Vinokourov solos to stage 3 win

Rodriguez assumes race lead on aggressive stage

Astana leader Alexander Vinokourov pulled off his signature move to win the third stage of the Vuelta al País Vasco. The rider from Kazakhstan attacked with four kilometres left in the deceptively difficult 180km stage and held off the chase from a select group to win by eight seconds.

"It's my first win this year and the first in the Basque Country," said Vinokourov. "I have been here seven or eight times but never had any luck. It is a big victory for me and the team. Everyone expected a victory from the leader and here it is - and I hope that now I will reach many more."

Vinokourov said his demonstration today gives him more motivation to win another Classic, "Liège, if possible, and then I will start thinking about the Tour de France."

Now 10 seconds behind the new race leader Joaquin Rodriguez, he said he will take the race day by day. "Tomorrow is a very difficult stage. I would like to be on the podium, but it is very difficult and there are strong competitors, like Andreas Klöden."

Today's sprint for second was won by Rabobank's Oscar Freire, but more importantly Rodriguez (Katusha) took 10th, finishing ahead of overnight leader Andreas Klöden (RadioShack). Because the pair were tied on time, Rodriguez now assumes the race lead.

Heated racing in sunny Spain

The festivities kicked off in warm temperatures and under sunny skies, with the first attacks coming just after the flag dropped. Jens Voigt (Leopard Trek), Dmitri Champion and Matteo Montaguti (AG2R La Mondiale), Noe Gianetti and David De la Fuente (Geox-TMC) and Higinio Fernandez (Caja Rural) made the first move, but were quickly reeled in.

Craig Lewis (HTC-Highroad), Oscar Pujol (Omega Pharma-Lotto) and Alfredo Balloni (Lampre-ISD) were the next to go but could also gain no ground.

Daniel Martin (Garmin-Cervélo), Damiano Caruso and Dominik Nerz (Liquigas-Cannondale) and Nicki Sorensen (Saxo Bank SunGard) continued the aggressive racing but were not successful.

It wasn't until HTC-Highroad's Tony Martin counter-attacked a move by Remi Di Gregorio (Astana) that the field began to loosen its grasp.

Martin stayed away solo until the top of the day's first climb, the Alto de Opakua at kilometre 41, before he was joined by Juan Manuel Garate (Rabobank), Amaël Moinard (BMC), Przemyslaw Niemiec (Lampre-ISD), Francesco Bellotti (Liquigas-Cannondale), Egoi Martinez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) and Jerome Pineau (Quick Step).

The leaders gained a maximum of 3:15, but there was no cooperation in the group. Moinard attacked ahead of the second climb, the Alto de Zarate, drawing away Bellotti and then Pineau to form a more cohesive working unit.

The three remained in the lead until the approach to the final climb with 11km to go when several counter-attacks flew from the peloton. Martin Kohler (BMC) went clear with Serge Renev (Astana), and was then joined by Marco Pinotti (HTC-Highroad). Renev got dropped before the move was reabsorbed.

Tejay Van Garderen (HTC-Highroad), Alexandr Kolobnev (Katusha) and Kevin Seeldraeyers (Quick Step) then got away, but could only manage a dozen seconds over a determined chase by RadioShack, since Kolobnev was best placed, only 42 seconds down on race leader Klöden.

The three were in the process of being caught when Seeldraeyers went off-roading after touching wheels with Kolobnev, then it was all together.

Geox-TMC's Fabio Duarte made the next move and was followed by a number of riders, but over the top the lead peloton came back together.

It was on the flat run-in to the line that Vinokourov put in his effort, pulling out a handful of seconds over the yellow jersey group. The Astana man nearly halved his 18 second deficit at the line, pulling himself up to 11th overall.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana4:20:38 
2Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:08 
3Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team  
4Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
5Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
6Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Caja Rural  
7Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
8Christopher Horner (USA) Team RadioShack  
9Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
10Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team  
11Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana  
12Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale  
13Francesco Reda (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team  
14Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek  
15Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Procycling  
16Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team  
17Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
18Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
19Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack  
20Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling  
21Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
22Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Movistar Team  
23Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team  
24Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
25Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team  
26Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
27Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
28Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
29David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team  
30José Herrada Lopez (Spa) Caja Rural  
31Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
32Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
33Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale  
34Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team  
35Marco Pinotti (Ita) HTC-Highroad  
36Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team  
37David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team  
38Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
39Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek  
40Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
41Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC  
42Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
43Iván Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
44Christian Vande Velde (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
45Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad  
46Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team  
47Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek  
48Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
49Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team  
50Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Katusha Team  
51Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
52Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
53Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Caja Rural  
54Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek  
55Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
56Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD  
57Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana  
58Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
59Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling  
60Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack  
61Mauricio Ardila Cano (Col) Geox-TMC0:00:22 
62Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
63Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Pro Team Astana  
64Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC0:01:52 
65Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
66Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
67Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
68Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:01:54 
69Addy Engels (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team0:02:25 
70Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
71Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
72Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team RadioShack0:03:57 
73Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
74Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
75Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad  
76David Lelay (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
77Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
78Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:05:17 
79Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team0:07:05 
80Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek  
81Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling  
82Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
83Thimothy Roe (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
84Jens Voigt (Ger) Leopard Trek  
85Laurent Didier (Lux) Saxo Bank Sungard  
86Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
87Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
88Julien Vermote (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
89Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team  
90Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
91Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling  
92Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Procycling  
93Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
94Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team  
95Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
96John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
97Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
98Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
99Sergey Renev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
100Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
101Stephen Cummings (GBr) Sky Procycling  
102Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
103Matthew Busche (USA) Team RadioShack  
104Anders Lund (Den) Leopard Trek  
105Brian Vandborg (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
106Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:08:23 
107Simone Ponzi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
108Thomas Danielson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
109Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team  
110Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
111Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
112Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD  
113Maxim Belkov (Rus) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
114Chris Butler (USA) BMC Racing Team  
115Caleb Fairly (USA) HTC-Highroad  
116Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack  
117Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack  
118Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
119Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
120David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC  
121Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural  
122José Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Movistar Team0:12:16 
123Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD  
124Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Geox-TMC  
125Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad  
126Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Pro Team Astana  
127Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
128Daniele Ratto (Ita) Geox-TMC  
129Stefan Denifl (Aut) Leopard Trek  
130Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
131Andrew Talansky (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
132Jason McCartney (USA) Team RadioShack  
133Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
134Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Lampre - ISD  
135Michael Rogers (Aus) Sky Procycling  
136Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural  
137Higinio Fernández (Spa) Caja Rural  
138Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
139Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
140Danny Pate (USA) HTC-Highroad  
141Aitor Galdos (Spa) Caja Rural0:12:44 
142Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad0:12:46 
143Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Caja Rural0:21:14 
144Noè Gianetti (Swi) Geox-TMC0:22:09 
145Marco Bandiera (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team  
146Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard  
147Fabio Felline (Ita) Geox-TMC  
148Manuele Boaro (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard  
149Mads Christensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana25 pts
2Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team20 
3Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team16 
4Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team14 
5Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale12 
6Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Caja Rural10 
7Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD9 
8Christopher Horner (USA) Team RadioShack8 
9Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale7 
10Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team6 
11Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana5 
12Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale4 
13Francesco Reda (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team3 
14Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek2 
15Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Procycling1 
Sprint 1 - Amurrio, km. 124,5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team3 pts
2Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2 
3Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
Sprint 2 - Amurrio, km. 155
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team3 pts
2Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
3Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
Sprint 3 - Ametzaga, km. 172
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team3 pts
2Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team2 
3Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad1 
Alto de Opakua (Cat. 2) km. 42
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad6 pts
2Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team4 
3Sergey Renev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana2 
4Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD1 
Alto de Zarate (Cat. 3) km. 100
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team3 pts
2Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
3Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
Alto de Mendeika (Cat. 3) km. 139
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team3 pts
2Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
3Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
Alto de Altube (Cat. 2) km. 169
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team6 pts
2Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad4 
3Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team2 
4Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team RadioShack1 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pro Team Astana13:02:10 
2Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:08 
3Katusha Team  
4Liquigas-Cannondale  
5Quickstep Cycling Team  
6Movistar Team  
7Team RadioShack  
8Caja Rural  
9Lampre - ISD  
10Sky Procycling  
11Leopard Trek  
12Euskaltel-Euskadi  
13Team Garmin-Cervelo  
14Geox-TMC0:02:06 
15Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:02:39 
16AG2R La Mondiale0:03:57 
17HTC-Highroad  
18Omega Pharma-Lotto  
19Saxo Bank Sungard0:07:05 
20BMC Racing Team0:14:02 
General classification after stage 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team12:30:09 
2Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack  
3Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
4Christopher Horner (USA) Team RadioShack0:00:01 
5Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:00:06 
6Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Movistar Team  
7Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
8David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team  
9Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
10Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:09 
11Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:00:10 
12Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team0:00:16 
13Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek0:00:18 
14Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
15Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek  
16Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:00:36 
17Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling0:00:42 
18Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
19Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team  
20Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:54 
21Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Procycling0:01:06 
22Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad0:01:07 
23José Herrada Lopez (Spa) Caja Rural0:01:18 
24Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:01:24 
25Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD  
26David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:26 
27Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Caja Rural0:01:28 
28Mauricio Ardila Cano (Col) Geox-TMC0:01:33 
29Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek0:01:35 
30Marco Pinotti (Ita) HTC-Highroad0:01:37 
31Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC0:01:41 
32Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Katusha Team0:02:00 
33Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
34Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:02:04 
35Iván Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:02:13 
36Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Pro Team Astana0:02:14 
37Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team0:02:20 
38Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team0:02:22 
39Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:03:26 
40Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Caja Rural0:03:30 
41Francesco Reda (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:03:54 
42Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:03:57 
43Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:06 
44Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:05:04 
45Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:05:13 
46Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad0:05:48 
47Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack0:06:06 
48Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana0:06:36 
49Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek0:07:13 
50Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:07:24 
51Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale0:07:43 
52Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:07:46 
53Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:08:29 
54Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling0:08:57 
55Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:08:59 
56Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:09:31 
57Matthew Busche (USA) Team RadioShack0:10:07 
58Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:10:15 
59Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:10:33 
60Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team0:10:36 
61Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling0:10:48 
62Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:10:55 
63Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana  
64Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling0:11:21 
65Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:11:35 
66Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:11:49 
67Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team0:12:05 
68Christian Vande Velde (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:12:21 
69Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:12:57 
70Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:13:08 
71Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team0:13:40 
72Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:13:44 
73Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:13:49 
74Thomas Danielson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:14:05 
75Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:14:17 
76Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Procycling0:14:39 
77Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
78Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack0:14:51 
79Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:15:08 
80Stephen Cummings (GBr) Sky Procycling0:16:46 
81Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack0:16:49 
82Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale0:17:23 
83Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:17:52 
84Jens Voigt (Ger) Leopard Trek0:18:07 
85Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:18:14 
86Laurent Didier (Lux) Saxo Bank Sungard0:19:02 
87Stefan Denifl (Aut) Leopard Trek0:19:24 
88Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:19:26 
89Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:19:32 
90Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team0:19:35 
91Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
92Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team0:20:19 
93Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:22:05 
94Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD0:22:32 
95Michael Rogers (Aus) Sky Procycling0:22:33 
96Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:22:34 
97Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team RadioShack0:23:24 
98Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:24:13 
99Addy Engels (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team0:25:48 
100Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:26:18 
101Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural0:26:31 
102Sergey Renev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:26:32 
103Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
104Brian Vandborg (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
105David Lelay (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:26:33 
106Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team0:27:06 
107Maxim Belkov (Rus) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:27:19 
108Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD0:28:06 
109Fabio Felline (Ita) Geox-TMC0:28:12 
110Chris Butler (USA) BMC Racing Team0:28:19 
111Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:28:22 
112Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
113Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC0:28:27 
114Daniele Ratto (Ita) Geox-TMC0:28:31 
115Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:29:18 
116Andrew Talansky (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:29:34 
117Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Geox-TMC0:30:28 
118Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:30:56 
119Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:30:59 
120Caleb Fairly (USA) HTC-Highroad  
121Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:31:43 
122David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC0:31:53 
123Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek0:33:40 
124Anders Lund (Den) Leopard Trek  
125Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:33:51 
126José Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Movistar Team0:34:29 
127Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team0:34:58 
128Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural0:35:45 
129Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:37:34 
130Danny Pate (USA) HTC-Highroad0:38:51 
131Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Pro Team Astana0:40:41 
132Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad0:40:47 
133Thimothy Roe (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:41:26 
134John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:41:35 
135Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard0:41:39 
136Simone Ponzi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:42:06 
137Julien Vermote (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:43:57 
138Mads Christensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:44:22 
139Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:45:59 
140Jason McCartney (USA) Team RadioShack  
141Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Lampre - ISD  
142Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad0:46:29 
143Higinio Fernández (Spa) Caja Rural0:46:46 
144Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:46:49 
145Aitor Galdos (Spa) Caja Rural0:47:16 
146Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Caja Rural0:49:39 
147Manuele Boaro (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard0:55:52 
148Noè Gianetti (Swi) Geox-TMC0:56:29 
149Marco Bandiera (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team1:00:35 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team37 pts
2Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack36 
3Christopher Horner (USA) Team RadioShack34 
4Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana27 
5Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team25 
6Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi25 
7Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Team Garmin-Cervelo21 
8Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team20 
9Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek16 
10Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team16 
11Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard14 
12Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team14 
13David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team12 
14Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale12 
15Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD11 
16Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Movistar Team10 
17Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto10 
18Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Caja Rural10 
19Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD9 
20Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team8 
21Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek8 
22Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC7 
23Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale7 
24Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team5 
25Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana5 
26Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team4 
27Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale4 
28Francesco Reda (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team3 
29Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3 
30Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2 
31Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek2 
32Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling1 
33Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Procycling1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team24 pts
2Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Pro Team Astana21 
3Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Geox-TMC19 
4Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team13 
5Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale12 
6Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team10 
7Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi10 
8Christopher Horner (USA) Team RadioShack10 
9Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team9 
10Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team8 
11Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team7 
12Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team7 
13Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad6 
14Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC4 
15Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad4 
16Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack4 
17Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team4 
18Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3 
19Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek2 
20Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2 
21Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team2 
22Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team2 
23Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek2 
24Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2 
25Sergey Renev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana2 
Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team13 pts
2Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team9 
3Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack6 
4Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
5Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team3 
6Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team3 
7Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale3 
8Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo3 
9Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team2 
10Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo2 
11Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Geox-TMC2 
12Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad1 
13Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team1 
14Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Pro Team Astana1 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Movistar Team37:30:46 
2Katusha Team0:01:21 
3Leopard Trek0:01:52 
4Rabobank Cycling Team0:02:11 
5Euskaltel-Euskadi0:02:30 
6Lampre - ISD0:02:35 
7Team RadioShack0:02:52 
8Sky Procycling0:03:04 
9Pro Team Astana0:04:35 
10Caja Rural0:05:57 
11Geox-TMC0:07:38 
12Quickstep Cycling Team0:08:08 
13HTC-Highroad0:08:13 
14Team Garmin-Cervelo0:09:31 
15Liquigas-Cannondale0:09:32 
16Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:09:39 
17AG2R La Mondiale0:13:35 
18Omega Pharma-Lotto0:13:46 
19Saxo Bank Sungard0:21:15 
20BMC Racing Team0:40:27 

 

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