Greipel gets it right on stage 4 of Eneco Tour

Boom takes over race lead in his hometown

André Greipel and his Lotto Belisol teammates finally got to celebrate victory at the Eneco Tour after the German national champion used his superior finishing speed to win stage four in Vlijmen after an excellent lead out in the twisting final kilometre.

On Wednesday Greipel was left to rue what could have been after four riders, including his teammate Jurgen Roelandts, escaped with a kilometre to go. This time Roelandts and several other teammates provided an excellent lead out, protecting Greipel until the final corners lined out the sprinters.

Boom went early in the sprint in search of a win in his hometown, or at least a placing and the time bonus that would give him the overall lead. However, Greipel had the power to pass him and win with ease, celebrating with his arms in the air and strengthening his lead in the red points jersey competition.

Giacomo Nizzolo (Radioshack-Leopard) finished second, with Lars Boom (Belkin) holding on to third and so gain enough bonus seconds to take the white race leader's jersey. Boom now leads Greipel by one second, with previous leader Arnaud Demare (FDJ.fr) slipping to third at three seconds.

Alessandro Petacchi (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) continued his solid comeback by taking fourth in the sprint, with Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Sharp) sixth.

A crash with six kilometres to go split the peloton, with Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) and Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky) both finishing in a second group several minutes down.

Wiggins will be hoping to turn his race around with victory in Friday's 13.2km stage from Sittard to Geleen in the Netherlands. For Boom, the winner of the 2012 Eneco Tour, it will be a chance to extend his overall race lead.

How it happened

The 169km stage was characterized by a four-rider breakaway, with the sprinters' teams happy to let the riders from minor teams go clear before gradually reeling them in. The stage started in the rain, making for a nervous day in the saddle.

Pieter Jacobs (Topsport Vlaanderen), Greece's Ioannis Tamouridis (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Staf Scheirlinckx (Accent Jobs-Wanty) and Pim Ligthart (Vacansoleil-DCM) jumped away after just a few kilometres formed the break, and the peloton let them go. Their gap grew quickly on the road to Vlijmen, reaching 3:40 after just seven kilometres. The gap peaked at 5:30 after 70km and some steady chasing from the peloton and especially from the sprinters' teams.

Wiggins was forced to do a big effort mid-stage after a split in the peloton but things came back together as the race headed to Vlijmen for the two twisting finishing laps.

Scheirlinckx was the first rider to sit up in the final part of the stage, tired after more than 120km up front. Then the breakaway became just two with 15km to go when Ligthart suffered a front puncture. Because the gap to the peloton was down to just 35 seconds, the team cars and the neutral service had been pulled out from the behind the riders and so he could only ride on slowly before being passed by the peloton. He eventually got a wheel but his day of glory ended early.

Jacobs and Tamouridis fought on but first Jacobs sat up and then the Greek time trial champion also threw in the towel as the peloton pursued them at speed. The race was suddenly all together with nine kilometres to go and it was time for the fast finish.

A crash with six kilometres raised the tension and left some riders with some road rash and pain, including Astana's Jacopo Guarnieri. The peloton also split but soon came back together and Lotto Belisol, Omega Pharma-Quick Step and Belkin fought to lead out the sprint.

The three tight corners in the final two kilometres made it difficult for one lead out team. Fortunately nobody crashed on the corners and suddenly the finishing straight opened up. Boom went early and got a huge cheer from his home crowd but Greipel mercilessly surged passed him and celebrated his first victory since taking stage six to Montpellier at the Tour de France. After the disappointment of defeat, the gentile German Gorilla was smiling again.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol3:47:36 
2Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) RadioShack Leopard  
3Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling  
4Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
5Alexander Porsev (Rus) Katusha  
6Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
7Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica-GreenEdge  
8Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Ag2R La Mondiale  
9Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
10Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling  
11Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
12Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
13John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano  
14Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ  
15Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
16Jonathan Cantwell (Aus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
17Borut Bozic (Slo) Astana Pro Team  
18Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
19Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
20Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ  
21Daniel Oss (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
22Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge  
23Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica-GreenEdge  
24Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
25Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling  
26Francois Parisien (Can) Team Argos-Shimano  
27Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team  
28Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:00:06 
29Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Accent Jobs-Wanty  
30Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Orica-GreenEdge  
31Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
32Davide Appollonio (Ita) Ag2R La Mondiale  
33Alexey Tsatevitch (Rus) Katusha  
34Stefan Van Dijk (Ned) Accent Jobs-Wanty  
35Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
36Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida  
37Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
38Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
39Dominique Rollin (Can) FDJ  
40Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
41Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
42Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Garmin-Sharp  
43Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team  
44Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
45Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica-GreenEdge  
46Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack Leopard  
47Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling  
48Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
49Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ  
50Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
51Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
52Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha  
53Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling  
54Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
55Tim Declercq (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
56Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
57Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Katusha  
58Karsten Kroon (Ned) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
59Manuele Boaro (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
60Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack Leopard  
61Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
62Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
63Raymond Kreder (Ned) Garmin-Sharp  
64Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
65Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
66Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
67Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
68Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
69Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp  
70Julian Kern (Ger) Ag2R La Mondiale  
71Eloy Teruel Rovira (Spa) Movistar Team  
72Jos Van Emden (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling0:00:14 
73Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
74Gregory Habeaux (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty0:00:21 
75Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano0:00:23 
76Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Sky Procycling  
77Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:00:26 
78Bob Jungels (Lux) RadioShack Leopard0:00:29 
79David Boucher (Fra) FDJ  
80Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha  
81Axel Domont (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
82Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) Ag2R La Mondiale  
83Mickael Delage (Fra) FDJ  
84Hugo Houle (Can) Ag2R La Mondiale  
85Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin-Sharp  
86Sven Vandousselaere (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
87Björn Leukemans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
88Jesse Sergent (NZl) RadioShack Leopard  
89Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:00:34 
90Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
91Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team  
92Nick Nuyens (Bel) Garmin-Sharp  
93Winner Anacona Gomez (Col) Lampre-Merida  
94Daniele Bennati (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
95Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
96Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
97Ioannis Tamouridis (Gre) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
98Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Katusha  
99Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
100Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
101Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) Accent Jobs-Wanty  
102Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
103Boy Van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
104Manuel Belletti (Ita) Ag2R La Mondiale  
105Mark Renshaw (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling0:00:48 
106Danilo Hondo (Ger) RadioShack Leopard0:00:50 
107Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
108Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:01:09 
109Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty0:01:23 
110Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:01:33 
111Jonas Aaen Jörgensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:01:46 
112Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha  
113Benjamin Verraes (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty  
114Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
115Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica-GreenEdge  
116Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-GreenEdge  
117Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
118Luca Dodi (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
119Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
120Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty  
121Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
122Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha  
123Luca Wackermann (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:01:55 
124Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Movistar Team0:03:11 
125Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team  
126James Vanlandschoot (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty  
127Evan Huffman (USA) Astana Pro Team  
128Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin-Sharp  
129Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
130Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
131Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Sky Procycling  
132Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling  
133David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling  
134Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team  
135Miguel Minguez Ayala (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
136Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano  
137Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
138Sébastien Minard (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
139Takashi Miyazawa (Jpn) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
140Guillaume Boivin (Can) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
141Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
142Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
143Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
144Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
145Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
146Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ0:03:17 
147Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling  
148Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling  
149Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
150Grégory Rast (Swi) RadioShack Leopard0:03:21 
151Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling0:04:48 
152Marko Kump (Slo) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
153Maciej Paterski (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:04:50 
154Francisco Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar Team0:07:04 
155Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
156Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:07:49 
157Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:09:43 
158Brian Vandborg (Den) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:10:04 
159Jure Kocjan (Slo) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
160Sander Cordeel (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:12:11 
DNFTheo Bos (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling  
DNFStijn Devolder (Bel) RadioShack Leopard  
DNFRamunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp  
Sprint 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise8 pts
2Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty5 
3Ioannis Tamouridis (Gre) Euskaltel-Euskadi3 
Sprint 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise8 pts
2Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team5 
3Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty3 
Sprint 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise8 pts
2Ioannis Tamouridis (Gre) Euskaltel-Euskadi5 
3Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3 
Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol30 pts
2Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) RadioShack Leopard25 
3Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling22 
4Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team19 
5Alexander Porsev (Rus) Katusha17 
6Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Sharp15 
7Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica-GreenEdge13 
8Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Ag2R La Mondiale12 
9Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling11 
10Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling10 
Primus Checkpoint 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise10 pts
2Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team8 
3Ioannis Tamouridis (Gre) Euskaltel-Euskadi6 
4Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty4 
5Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling2 
Primus Checkpoint 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling10 pts
2Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff8 
3Jonathan Cantwell (Aus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff6 
4Grégory Rast (Swi) RadioShack Leopard4 
5Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Astana Pro Team2 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team11:22:48 
2Orica-GreenEdge  
3Astana Pro Team  
4BMC Racing Team0:00:06 
5FDJ  
6Team Argos-Shimano  
7Lotto Belisol0:00:12 
8Katusha  
9Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
10RadioShack Leopard  
11Ag2R La Mondiale  
12Garmin-Sharp  
13Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
14Cannondale Pro Cycling  
15Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
16Euskaltel-Euskadi  
17Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
18Sky Procycling0:00:23 
19Accent Jobs-Wanty0:00:33 
20Lampre-Merida0:01:14 
21Movistar Team0:03:51 
General classification after stage 4
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling16:06:15 
2André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol0:00:01 
3Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ0:00:03 
4Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team0:00:06 
5Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:00:07 
6Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Sharp0:00:09 
7Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team0:00:13 
8Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) RadioShack Leopard0:00:15 
9Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team0:00:17 
10Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
11Alexander Porsev (Rus) Katusha0:00:18 
12Jonathan Cantwell (Aus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
13Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ  
14Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
15Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
16Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling  
17Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica-GreenEdge  
18Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge  
19Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ0:00:19 
20Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack Leopard  
21Tim Declercq (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:00:22 
22Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling0:00:24 
23Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Orica-GreenEdge  
24Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
25Alexey Tsatevitch (Rus) Katusha  
26Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
27Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling  
28Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica-GreenEdge  
29Julian Kern (Ger) Ag2R La Mondiale  
30Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
31Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:00:25 
32Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
33Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team  
34Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
35Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
36Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha0:00:31 
37Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
38Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack Leopard  
39Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
40Garikoitz Bravo Oiarbide (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
41Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Rus) Katusha  
42Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
43Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
44Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
45Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
46Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
47Karsten Kroon (Ned) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
48Daniel Oss (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:00:46 
49Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) Accent Jobs-Wanty0:00:47 
50Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:00:48 
51Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Ag2R La Mondiale0:00:51 
52Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
53Francois Parisien (Can) Team Argos-Shimano  
54Axel Domont (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale0:00:52 
55Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:00:54 
56Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
57Björn Leukemans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
58Mark Renshaw (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling  
59Bob Jungels (Lux) RadioShack Leopard  
60Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha  
61Jesse Sergent (NZl) RadioShack Leopard  
62Stefan Van Dijk (Ned) Accent Jobs-Wanty0:00:57 
63Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
64Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Garmin-Sharp  
65Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
66Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
67Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:00:59 
68Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
69John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:01:04 
70Pieter Vanspeybrouck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:01:05 
71Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano0:01:10 
72Eloy Teruel Rovira (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:13 
73Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Sky Procycling0:01:14 
74Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:15 
75Manuel Belletti (Ita) Ag2R La Mondiale0:01:16 
76Hugo Houle (Can) Ag2R La Mondiale0:01:20 
77Mickael Delage (Fra) FDJ  
78Ioannis Tamouridis (Gre) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:01:22 
79Dominique Rollin (Can) FDJ0:01:25 
80Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team  
81Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling0:01:35 
82Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica-GreenEdge  
83Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida0:01:39 
84Luke Durbridge (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:01:46 
85Nick Nuyens (Bel) Garmin-Sharp  
86Raymond Kreder (Ned) Garmin-Sharp0:01:50 
87Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin-Sharp0:01:52 
88Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:55 
89Boy Van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:57 
90Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:01:59 
91Daniele Bennati (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:02:07 
92David Boucher (Fra) FDJ0:02:09 
93Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Katusha  
94Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:02:10 
95Gregory Habeaux (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty0:02:15 
96Luca Wackermann (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:02:20 
97Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Accent Jobs-Wanty0:02:23 
98Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty0:02:25 
99Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:02:28 
100Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:02:39 
101Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:02:45 
102Sven Vandousselaere (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:02:55 
103Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-GreenEdge0:02:58 
104Jos Van Emden (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling0:03:01 
105Benjamin Verraes (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty0:03:10 
106Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:03:12 
107Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:03:24 
108Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp  
109Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team0:03:29 
110Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:03:40 
111Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) Ag2R La Mondiale0:03:55 
112Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team0:03:57 
113James Vanlandschoot (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty0:04:02 
114Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
115Jonas Aaen Jörgensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:04:12 
116Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team0:04:24 
117Grégory Rast (Swi) RadioShack Leopard0:04:29 
118Miguel Minguez Ayala (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:04:39 
119Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:04:44 
120Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ0:04:45 
121Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team0:04:46 
122Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica-GreenEdge0:05:00 
123Marko Kump (Slo) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:05:01 
124Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano0:05:02 
125Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling0:05:04 
126Takashi Miyazawa (Jpn) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:05:09 
127Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:05:12 
128Maciej Paterski (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:05:15 
129Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:05:16 
130Winner Anacona Gomez (Col) Lampre-Merida0:05:34 
131Guillaume Boivin (Can) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:05:46 
132Borut Bozic (Slo) Astana Pro Team0:06:05 
133Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty0:06:46 
134Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:07:06 
135Luca Dodi (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:07:07 
136Francisco Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar Team0:07:29 
137Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha0:08:12 
138Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:08:29 
139Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:08:39 
140Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:08:40 
141Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise0:08:50 
142Sébastien Minard (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale0:08:55 
143Davide Appollonio (Ita) Ag2R La Mondiale0:09:13 
144David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling0:09:37 
145Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling  
146Danilo Hondo (Ger) RadioShack Leopard0:09:57 
147Manuele Boaro (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:10:16 
148Jonas Vangenechten (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:10:39 
149Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Movistar Team0:11:55 
150Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:12:18 
151Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin-Sharp0:12:39 
152Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling0:12:45 
153Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling0:13:51 
154Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:14:29 
155Brian Vandborg (Den) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:15:22 
156Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha0:15:44 
157Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Sky Procycling0:16:27 
158Evan Huffman (USA) Astana Pro Team0:17:09 
159Jure Kocjan (Slo) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:24:02 
160Sander Cordeel (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:25:03 
Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol75 pts
2Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) RadioShack Leopard66 
3Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling63 
4Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team47 
5Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida44 
6Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise37 
7Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Sharp37 
8Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team32 
9Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise31 
10Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ30 
11Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team30 
12Mark Renshaw (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling30 
13Alexander Porsev (Rus) Katusha29 
14Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling28 
15Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team25 
16Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling24 
17Davide Appollonio (Ita) Ag2R La Mondiale23 
18Marko Kump (Slo) Team Saxo-Tinkoff19 
19Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux) Accent Jobs-Wanty15 
20Manuel Belletti (Ita) Ag2R La Mondiale15 
21Eloy Teruel Rovira (Spa) Movistar Team13 
22Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Orica-GreenEdge13 
23Michael Van Staeyen (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise13 
24Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Lampre-Merida13 
25Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Accent Jobs-Wanty13 
26Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Ag2R La Mondiale12 
27Benjamin Verraes (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty11 
28Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp11 
29Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ10 
30Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling10 
31Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team10 
32Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team10 
33Ioannis Tamouridis (Gre) Euskaltel-Euskadi8 
34Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty8 
35Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team8 
36Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise8 
37Tim Declercq (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise6 
38Axel Domont (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale5 
39Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling3 
40Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) Ag2R La Mondiale3 
Combativity classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Laurens De Vreese (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise66 pts
2Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling36 
3Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise30 
4Tim Declercq (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise28 
5Benjamin Verraes (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty22 
6Gediminas Bagdonas (Ltu) Ag2R La Mondiale22 
7Jelle Wallays (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise18 
8Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team10 
9Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ8 
10Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff8 
11Ioannis Tamouridis (Gre) Euskaltel-Euskadi8 
12Jonathan Cantwell (Aus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff6 
13Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling6 
14Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty6 
15Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team4 
16Gijs Van Hoecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise4 
17David Boucher (Fra) FDJ4 
18Grégory Rast (Swi) RadioShack Leopard4 
19Jens Mouris (Ned) Orica-GreenEdge4 
20Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ2 
21Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica-GreenEdge2 
22Sven Vandousselaere (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise2 
23James Vanlandschoot (Bel) Accent Jobs-Wanty2 
24Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team2 
25Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Astana Pro Team2 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team48:19:32 
2FDJ0:00:03 
3Orica-GreenEdge0:00:07 
4Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:00:10 
5BMC Racing Team  
6Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:00:21 
7Katusha0:00:26 
8RadioShack Leopard0:00:28 
9Euskaltel-Euskadi0:00:33 
10Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise  
11Cannondale Pro Cycling0:00:40 
12Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
13Astana Pro Team0:00:44 
14Ag2R La Mondiale0:00:50 
15Team Argos-Shimano  
16Lotto Belisol  
17Sky Procycling0:01:10 
18Garmin-Sharp0:01:20 
19Lampre-Merida0:01:28 
20Accent Jobs-Wanty0:01:34 
21Movistar Team0:04:21 

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