Japan Cup 2017
|25th Japan Cup|
|Racing series||UCI Asia Tour - Category 1.HC|
|Competition period||October 22, 2017|
|overall length||144.2 km|
|Starting field||70 drivers in 14 teams
(of which 47 arrived at the finish)
|Overall rating||1. Marco Canola (NIP) 2:45:37 h 2. Benjamin Prades (UKO) equal time 3. Takeaki Amezawa (BLZ) equal time
|← 2016||2018 →|
The 25th Japan Cup 2017 was a Japanese road bike race . The one-day race took place on Sunday , October 22, 2017 . This bike race started and ended in Utsunomiya with a length of 144.2 km . In addition, the bike race was part of the UCI Asia Tour 2017 and was classified in the 1st HC category.
The winner was the Italian Marco Canola from Nippo-Vini Fantini in the five-man sprint ahead of Benjamin Prades from Team Ukyo . The next larger group followed, 34 seconds behind. Canola also won the 38.2 km criterion of the Japan Cup the day before .
Around Utsunomiya a circuit of 14 laps of 10.3 kilometers each had to be tackled. On each lap you climbed Mount Kogashi , a two-kilometer climb, at the beginning of each lap. This was followed by a descent. In the end, the last two kilometers were uphill.
|winner||Marco Canola||Nippo-Vini Fantini||2h 45 '37 "|
|2.||Benjamin Prades||Team Ukyo||equal time|
|3.||Takeaki Amezawa||Utsunomiya lightning||equal time|
|4th||Antwan Tolhoek||Team Lotto NL-Jumbo||equal time|
|5.||Thomas Lebas||Kinan Cycling Team||equal time|
|6th||Jasper Stuyven||Trek-Segafredo||+0 '34 "|
|7th||Benjamin Hill||Attaque Team Gusto||equal time|
|8th.||Enrico Battaglin||Team Lotto NL-Jumbo||equal time|
|9.||Danilo Wyss||BMC Racing Team||equal time|
|10.||Yūsuke Hatanaka||Team Ukyo||equal time|
- ↑ Canola also wins the cup according to the criterion. In: radsport-news.com. October 22, 2017. Retrieved October 22, 2017 .
- ↑ Preview of the races of the day / October 22nd. In: radsport-news.com. October 22, 2017. Retrieved October 22, 2017 .
- Official website
- Japan Cup 2017 in the ProCyclingStats.com database