Freire disqualified from stage win, Gavazzi awarded victory

No change in GC as Rodriguez leads into time trial

Oscar Freire’s victory celebrations at the Vuelta al Pais Vasco turned to consternation and despair a few minutes after he won the sprint in Zalla, when race officials relegated him down the results for dangerous racing.

Freire won the sprint by several bike lengths ahead Francesco Gavazzi (Lampre-ISD) with Kristof Vandewalle (Quick Step) but was relegated to 47th place, at the back of the group that contested the sprint.

Television helicopter images showed that both Freire and his teammate Luis Leon Sanchez out took their hands off the bars inside the final kilometre to push aside other riders. Then in sight of the line, Sanchez pushed Freire forward before he started his sprint.

The race judges awarded the victory to Gavazzi, with John Gadret (AG2R-La Mondiale) moving up to third.

Freire was ready to climb onto the winner’s podium and collect the flowers and was stunned to have been relegated, claiming he had not done anything wrong.

“I’m surprised to hear the news. It’s not fair,” he said on Spanish television. “In the last two hundred meters I showed that I was the strongest.”

“My teammate touched me as I passed but I don’t think it was an important help because I was passing him. As you can see, I made the difference with my sprint, not him with a push.”

Gavazzi was a little embarrassed to climb on the podium and celebrating victory after crossing the line in second place. “I did my sprint on the left, while Oscar came up on the right. I didn’t see the sprint, so I can’t really say what happened. I was happy with second and I’m happy with first.”

The battle for overall victory

The sprint finish and high-speed run into Zalla also saw the overall contenders fighting for a good result to defend their position overall and vitally their starting slot in Saturday’s decisive 27km time trial.

Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha) finished 11th and so held onto the overall race lead. Klöden finished 14th in his Rodriguez’s slipstream, while third Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) was tenth.

All three are still on the same time, with 2010 winner Christopher Horner (RadioShack) fourth overall at one second and Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Cervelo) fifth at six seconds. Ten riders are within ten seconds of each other in the overall classification, making it a wide open race. Every second will count in the time trial with the riders starting later having the slight advantage of knowing of their rivals’ times.

Rodriguez will start last and wear the race leader’s yellow jersey but knows he has little chance of overall success. Klöden, Horner, Hesjedal and perhaps Alexandre Vinokourov (Astana), who is tenth at ten seconds, seem the favourites to fill the final podium on Saturday.

"I’m really happy about my Pais Vasco and about keeping the race lead for another day. Now we’ll see what happens in the time trial,” Rodriguez said.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD4:27:03 
2Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
3John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
4Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
5Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Caja Rural  
6Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team  
7Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
8Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
9Christopher Horner (USA) Team RadioShack  
10Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
11Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team  
12Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Procycling  
13Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad  
14Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack  
15Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
16Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
17Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
18David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team  
19Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
20Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Pro Team Astana  
21Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
22Marco Pinotti (Ita) HTC-Highroad  
23Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team  
24Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Movistar Team  
25Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
26David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team  
27Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team  
28Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
29Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
30Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team  
31Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
32Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD  
33Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
34Andrew Talansky (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
35José Herrada Lopez (Spa) Caja Rural  
36Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
37Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team  
38Christian Vande Velde (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
39Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD  
40Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team  
41Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek  
42Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek  
43Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek  
44Stephen Cummings (GBr) Sky Procycling  
45Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC  
46Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
47Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
48Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
49Matthew Busche (USA) Team RadioShack0:00:11 
50Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:56 
51Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:17 
52Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling0:01:20 
53Thomas Danielson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
54Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Katusha Team  
55Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Procycling  
56Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
57Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
58Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
59Mauricio Ardila Cano (Col) Geox-TMC  
60Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
61Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling  
62Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack  
63Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
64Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
65Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
66Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
67Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC  
68Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana  
69Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team RadioShack  
70Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
71Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
72Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek  
73Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:01:50 
74Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:02:53 
75Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale0:03:28 
76Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team0:03:41 
77Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:03:51 
78Francesco Reda (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:04:08 
79Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling  
80Thimothy Roe (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
81Chris Butler (USA) BMC Racing Team  
82Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
83Daniele Ratto (Ita) Geox-TMC  
84Julien Vermote (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
85Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
86Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana  
87Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
88Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek  
89Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
90Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:05:42 
91Simone Ponzi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:06:49 
92Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
93Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
94David Lelay (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
95Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
96Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team  
97Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Pro Team Astana  
98Iván Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
99Jens Voigt (Ger) Leopard Trek  
100Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale  
101Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team  
102Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
103David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC  
104Caleb Fairly (USA) HTC-Highroad  
105Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
106Sergey Renev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
107Jason McCartney (USA) Team RadioShack  
108Brian Vandborg (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
109Laurent Didier (Lux) Saxo Bank Sungard  
110Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Caja Rural  
111Danny Pate (USA) HTC-Highroad  
112Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
113Maxim Belkov (Rus) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
114Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
115José Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Movistar Team  
116Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
117Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling  
118Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack  
119Addy Engels (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team  
120Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
121Anders Lund (Den) Leopard Trek0:08:58 
122Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad0:11:24 
123Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack0:12:06 
124Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD  
125Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad0:13:55 
126Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural  
127Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Caja Rural  
128Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
129Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard  
130Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad  
131Michael Rogers (Aus) Sky Procycling  
132Manuele Boaro (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard  
133Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team  
134Stefan Denifl (Aut) Leopard Trek  
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi25 pts
2Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack20 
3Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana16 
4Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team14 
5Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Team Garmin-Cervelo12 
6Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Movistar Team10 
7Christopher Horner (USA) Team RadioShack9 
8Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team8 
9Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team7 
10David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team6 
11Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek5 
12Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard4 
13Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC3 
14Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team2 
15Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team1 
Sprint 1 - Zalla, km. 115.8
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad3 pts
2Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
3Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
Sprint 2 - Zalla, km. 152.5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team3 pts
2Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad2 
3Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
Sprint 3 - Avellaneda, km. 159
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team3 pts
2Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
3Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team1 
Alto De Areitio (Cat 3) km. 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad3 pts
2Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2 
3Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack1 
Alto De Urkiola (Cat 1) km. 28
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team10 pts
2Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD8 
3Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad6 
4Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team4 
5Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Pro Team Astana2 
6Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
Alto De Bikotx-Gane (Cat 2) km. 64
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad6 pts
2Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team4 
3Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
4Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Pro Team Astana1 
Alto De Garate (Cat 3) km. 86
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad3 pts
2Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
3Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
Alto De San Cosme (Cat 3) km. 101
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad3 pts
2Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
3Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
Alto De Humaran (Cat 3) km. 136
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad3 pts
2Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
3Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
Alto De Beci (Cat 3) km. 164
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team3 pts
2Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 
3Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Movistar Team14:07:42 
2Team RadioShack0:01:55 
4Rabobank Cycling Team0:02:53 
5Katusha Team0:04:45 
6Leopard Trek0:04:48 
7Lampre - ISD0:06:28 
8Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:07:34 
9Pro Team Astana0:07:39 
10Saxo Bank Sungard0:08:18 
11Team Garmin-Cervelo0:09:05 
13Sky Procycling0:09:24 
14Caja Rural0:09:55 
16Quickstep Cycling Team0:11:30 
17AG2R La Mondiale0:14:20 
18Omega Pharma-Lotto0:16:44 
20BMC Racing Team0:21:23 
General classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team21:39:46 
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  
7David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team  
8Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
9Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:09 
10Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:00:10 
11Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek0:00:18 
12Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team0:01:03 
13Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:01:23 
14Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:01:26 
15Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:01:29 
16Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek0:01:34 
17Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:01:48 
18Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC0:02:13 
19David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team0:02:17 
20José Herrada Lopez (Spa) Caja Rural0:02:40 
21Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad0:02:58 
22Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD0:03:07 
23Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:03:22 
24Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Pro Team Astana0:03:44 
25Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Procycling0:03:48 
26Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team0:04:05 
27Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team0:05:22 
28Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek0:06:02 
29Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team0:06:45 
30Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Caja Rural0:07:02 
31Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:07:23 
32Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:07:48 
33Mauricio Ardila Cano (Col) Geox-TMC0:08:56 
34Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack0:09:21 
35Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:09 
36Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:10:26 
37Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:11:07 
38Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek0:12:05 
39Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:12:16 
40Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:12:18 
41Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:12:50 
42Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Caja Rural0:13:18 
43Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:15:09 
44Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling0:15:10 
45Christian Vande Velde (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:15:23 
46Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:16:27 
47Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:16:52 
48Matthew Busche (USA) Team RadioShack0:17:09 
49Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana0:18:24 
50Marco Pinotti (Ita) HTC-Highroad0:18:36 
51Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale0:18:59 
52Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Procycling0:19:39 
53Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:20:06 
54Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:20:07 
55Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Katusha Team0:20:19 
56Iván Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:20:42 
57Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana0:21:01 
58Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:21:11 
59Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale0:22:34 
60Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:24:02 
61Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:24:10 
62Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling0:24:30 
63Francesco Reda (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:25:01 
64Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:25:21 
65Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD0:25:34 
66Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:25:52 
67Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team0:27:02 
68Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:27:37 
69Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad0:27:42 
70Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:28:10 
71Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:28:32 
72Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:28:48 
73Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team0:29:04 
74Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team RadioShack0:29:11 
75Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team0:29:15 
76Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling0:29:40 
77Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling0:30:04 
78Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack0:31:15 
79Laurent Didier (Lux) Saxo Bank Sungard0:31:54 
80Thomas Danielson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:32:24 
81Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:32:36 
82Jens Voigt (Ger) Leopard Trek0:32:55 
83Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:33:26 
84Stephen Cummings (GBr) Sky Procycling0:33:45 
85Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
86Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:36:25 
87Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:36:33 
88Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team0:37:30 
89Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:40:21 
90Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:42:03 
91Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack0:43:56 
92Maxim Belkov (Rus) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:44:25 
93Daniele Ratto (Ita) Geox-TMC0:44:42 
94Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:45:21 
95John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:46:02 
96Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team0:46:14 
97Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:46:24 
98Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC0:46:46 
99Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:46:51 
100Thimothy Roe (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:48:36 
101Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:49:15 
102Chris Butler (USA) BMC Racing Team0:49:26 
103Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:49:29 
104Addy Engels (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team0:49:36 
105Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:50:06 
106Sergey Renev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:50:20 
107Brian Vandborg (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
108David Lelay (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:50:21 
109Andrew Talansky (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:51:05 
110Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:52:09 
111Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:52:33 
112Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek0:54:47 
113Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
114Stefan Denifl (Aut) Leopard Trek0:54:50 
115Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad0:56:07 
116Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD0:57:11 
117Michael Rogers (Aus) Sky Procycling0:57:59 
118Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team0:58:00 
119José Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Movistar Team0:58:17 
120Anders Lund (Den) Leopard Trek0:59:37 
121David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC1:00:13 
122Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale1:00:46 
123Caleb Fairly (USA) HTC-Highroad1:01:31 
124Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural1:03:02 
125Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Pro Team Astana1:04:29 
126Julien Vermote (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1:05:04 
127Simone Ponzi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1:05:54 
128Jason McCartney (USA) Team RadioShack1:06:33 
129Danny Pate (USA) HTC-Highroad1:07:11 
130Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad1:10:42 
131Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team1:12:28 
132Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard1:12:33 
133Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Caja Rural1:20:33 
134Manuele Boaro (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard1:26:46 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack58 pts
2Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team56 
3Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi56 
4Christopher Horner (USA) Team RadioShack50 
5Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana43 
6Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Team Garmin-Cervelo42 
7Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team37 
8Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD34 
9Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team28 
10Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Caja Rural22 
11Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek21 
12Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Movistar Team20 
13Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team20 
14Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team20 
15David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team18 
16Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard18 
17Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team16 
18Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team16 
19John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale16 
20Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale15 
21Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team12 
22Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale12 
23Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto10 
24Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC10 
25Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek8 
26Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana5 
27Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team4 
28Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Procycling4 
29Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale4 
30Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad3 
31Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3 
32Francesco Reda (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team3 
33Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2 
34Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek2 
35Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team1 
36Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Procycling1 
37Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling1 
38Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad58 pts
2Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team30 
3Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural24 
4Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Pro Team Astana21 
5Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team19 
6Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team17 
7Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi16 
8Christopher Horner (USA) Team RadioShack14 
9Maxim Belkov (Rus) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team14 
10Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team12 
11Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale12 
12Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team12 
13Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team11 
14Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Movistar Team10 
15Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD9 
16Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team9 
17Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana8 
18Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team7 
19Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad6 
20Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC6 
21Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack5 
22Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale4 
23Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad4 
24David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team3 
25Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Pro Team Astana3 
Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team13 pts
2Maxim Belkov (Rus) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team9 
3Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team9 
4Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad9 
5Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team8 
6Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team7 
7Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack6 
8Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
9Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural5 
10Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale3 
11Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team2 
12Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo2 
13Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team1 
14Tejay Van Garderen (USA) HTC-Highroad1 
15Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team1 
16Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Pro Team Astana1 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult


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