2013 Tour of Britain
|2013 UCI Europe Tour|
|Sir Bradley Wiggins after the final stage|
|Dates||15–22 September 2013|
|Distance||1,159.3 km (720.4 mi)|
|Winning time||29h 45' 22"|
|Winner||Bradley Wiggins (Great Britain)||(Team Sky)|
|Second||Martin Elmiger (Switzerland)||(IAM Cycling)|
|Third||Simon Yates (Great Britain)||(Great Britain)|
|Points||Martin Elmiger (Switzerland)||(IAM Cycling)|
|Mountains||Ángel Madrazo (Spain)||(Movistar Team)|
|Sprints||Ángel Madrazo (Spain)||(Movistar Team)|
The 2013 Tour of Britain was the tenth running of the current Tour of Britain and the 74th British tour in total. The race consisted of eight stages, starting on 15 September in Peebles, and finishing on 22 September in London. The race was part of the 2013 UCI Europe Tour, and was categorised by the UCI as a 2.1 category race.
Sir Bradley Wiggins won the race after gaining a lead in the stage 3 time trial.
|UCI ProTeams||UCI Professional Continental Teams||UCI Continental Teams||National Teams|
There were 8 stages in the 2013 race covering a total of 1,159.3 kilometres (720 mi). Notable stages were Stage 6, which featured the race's first ever summit finish, and Stage 3, an individual time trial, something absent in the previous edition.
|1||15 September||Peebles – Drumlanrig Castle||209.9 km (130 mi)||Flat stage||Elia Viviani (ITA)|
|2||16 September||Carlisle – Kendal||186.6 km (116 mi)||Medium-mountain stage||Gerald Ciolek (GER)|
|3||17 September||Knowsley – Knowsley||16.1 km (10 mi)||Individual time trial||Bradley Wiggins (GBR)|
|4||18 September||Stoke-on-Trent – Llanberis||188.4 km (117 mi)||Hilly stage||Mark Cavendish (GBR)|
|5||19 September||Machynlleth – Caerphilly||177.1 km (110 mi)||Medium-mountain stage||Sam Bennett (IRL)|
|6||20 September||Sidmouth – Haytor||137 km (85 mi)||Medium-mountain stage||Simon Yates (GBR)|
|7||21 September||Epsom – Guildford||155.4 km (97 mi)||Hilly stage||Mark Cavendish (GBR)|
|8||22 September||London – London||88.8 km (55 mi)||Flat stage||Mark Cavendish (GBR)|
|Stage 1 Result
|General Classification after Stage 1
|Stage 3 Result
|General Classification after Stage 3
|Stage 4 Result
|General Classification after Stage 4
|Stage 5 Result
|General Classification after Stage 5
|Stage 6 Result
|General Classification after Stage 6
|Stage 7 Result
|General Classification after Stage 7
|Stage 8 Result
|General Classification after Stage 8
||Team Classification||Combativity award|
|1||Elia Viviani||Elia Viviani||Aaron Gate||Kristian House||Elia Viviani||An Post–Chain Reaction||Anthony Delaplace|
|2||Gerald Ciolek||Gerald Ciolek||Nicola Boem||Ángel Madrazo||Gerald Ciolek||Bardiani Valvole–CSF Inox||Ángel Madrazo|
|3||Bradley Wiggins||Bradley Wiggins||Team Sky||no award|
|4||Mark Cavendish||Aaron Gate||Elia Viviani||Thomas Scully|
|5||Sam Bennett||Ángel Madrazo||Sam Bennett||Jacob Rathe|
|6||Simon Yates||Martin Elmiger||Liam Holohan|
|7||Mark Cavendish||Pete Williams|
|8||Mark Cavendish||Shane Archbold|
|Final||Bradley Wiggins||Ángel Madrazo||Ángel Madrazo||Martin Elmiger||Team Sky||Kristian House|
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