Liquigas-Doimo fly to TTT victory

Nibali assumes pink on day one in Italy

It's a team game, and Liquigas-Doimo best demonstrated the benefits of having a fully fit squad in today's team time trial when it took the Giro by storm as rain clouds hovered over the peloton on the road from Savigliano to Cuneo.

The Italian team put its two general classification contenders, Vincenzo Nibali and Ivan Basso, in first and second on general classification with Nibali donning the maglia rosa, after setting the fastest time on the 33km route in the Piedmonte region.

Liquigas-Doimo topped Team Sky by 13 seconds, while the Astana team of the previous race leader Alexander Vinokourov imploded in the finale and lost 38 seconds to the stage winners by the line.

Before the start Nibali paid tribute to his team, noting how strong it is and that he felt molto tranquillo; that proved to be the case as Roberto Amadio's outfit put in a fantastic display of team riding in testing conditions that changed throughout the parcours.

"The whole team did an amazing ride. We went really, really strong," said Nibali after the stage. "I pushed a lot of times and Basso went really strong, Bodnar too. They were all good today... Sabatini, Syzmd and Vanotti."

"We got caught in the rain like everyone else but we didn't panic and stayed together. That was the difference. We won the time trial at the Giro a few years ago, so we know we're good at them. This is a team victory and the team has taken the pink jersey, not just me."

After a whirlwind opening to the 93rd Giro in which several big teams have lost some of their stars and been battered by conditions in Holland, Liquigas-Doimo showed that it has arguably suffered the least damage and possesses the firepower to take control of this year's race.

While the likes of Garmin-Transitions, Astana and even Team Sky lost one or more of its team members along the route, Liquigas-Doimo kept all nine men together until the finish in Cuneo, where Nibali collected his first maglia rosa.

"It's still difficult to think I'm in the pink jersey. The directeur sportif Zanatta kept shouting via radio that we were going to get it. They often say things like that to motivate us. But this time it was true," Nibali said.

"For every Italian rider, it's a special moment but I was called up late for the Giro and so I won't change my race strategy and will take things day by day. We'll see what happens in the rest of the Giro."

"Vincenzo and Ivan had a good day, as did the whole squad... they're big riders," said Roberto Amadio after the finish. And they showed how big they were with a superbly consistent performance that managed to overhaul the time set by Team Sky - which for most of the stage looked unbeatable - and propel the two aforementioned Italians to the top of the standings.

Vino vanquished

Meanwhile, just two days after taking the maglia rosa in his first Giro d'Italia, Vinokourov had a day he'd probably rather forget, his Astana team finishing fifth and its time of 37:15 meaning he slipped to sixth on general classification, 33 seconds behind Nibali.

Astana directeur sportif Giueseppe Martinelli had spoken of the importance of his team getting the fundamentals right before the start of today's stage; doing that proved a little difficult in the closing kilometre as the wheels feel off Vinokourov's train when he lost his fifth man in the squad and hence precious seconds while the remaining four riders waited for him to finish.

A visibly frustrated Vinokourov beckoned his troops to lift for the final push to the line in a bid to keep the jersey but it wasn't forthcoming, this year's version of Astana not possessing the firepower it did at last year's Tour de France when it dominated this discipline with the likes of Alberto Contador, Lance Armstrong and Andreas Klöden.

Saxo Bank, with its surprise packet Richie Porte its best hope on general classification, only managed 37:27 in a performance that reflected the squad directeur sportif Bradley McGee has at his disposal - that is, one not suited to team time trials.

Making a splash in Savigliano

Cadel Evans' BMC Racing team set the best of the early times with 37:58, beating the mark set by Footon-Servetto of 38:40 and until Team Katusha's ride of 37:04 - which earned it fourth place at day's end - it looked like Evans and co had done enough to be amongst the top 10. But as the rain fell near the first intermediate time check, so did the times and soon a sub 38-minute time became the norm.

Sky managed to put several days of troubles behind it despite copping a drenching as the heavens opened - directeur sportif Sean Yates must have been praying to those same heavens that no more bad luck hit his team after a disastrous stage on Monday.

It didn't, and the British squad finished with a time of 36:50 which appeared fast enough to take the stage and a much-needed boost to morale. Led admirably by Bradley Wiggins, who mustered his troops along the 33km, the men in black held the fastest first intermediate split of 19:31 and carried that momentum to the finish where only one team proved to be faster on the day.

Possessing one of the favourites for the overall title in Carlos Sastre, Cervélo TestTeam were one of the squads to watch closely out of the gate in Savigliano. And driven by Lithuanian time trial champion Ignatas Konovalovas, who won the final stage time trial in Rome during last year's Giro, the Swiss squad managed sixth fastest, its time 38 seconds off that set by Liquigas.

Behind them however, Garmin-Transitions was having another tough day at the office. Its stocks already dwindled by the loss of Christian Vande Velde through a broken collarbone suffered in a crash during stage three, Matt White's charges also dropped Murilo Fischer with about 10km remaining.

Down to six riders, which included two national time trial champions in Canada's Svein Tuft and young Australian Cameron Meyer, Garmin-Transitions finished eighth, a good performance given the circumstances and the fact that its general classification hope, Vande Velde, wasn't there.

Importantly, today's stage showed how important a solid - and complete - team is going to prove as this year's Giro progresses. With several days to take stock before the first of the mountain stages, those teams with ambitions for overall glory will have to regroup and ensure that the losses suffered on the roads of Holland don't continue to hinder their chances as the race returns to its spiritual home of Italy.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:36:37 
2Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
3Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Liquigas-Doimo  
4Tiziano dall'Antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
5Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
6Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo  
7Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo0:00:04 
8Michael Barry (Can) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:00:13 
9Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
10Steven Cummings (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
11Dario David Cioni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
12Gregory Henderson (NZl) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
13Matthew Goss (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:00:21 
14Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia  
15Craig Lewis (USA) Team HTC - Columbia  
16Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Team HTC - Columbia  
17Andre Greipel (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia  
18Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:00:27 
19Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha  
20Evgeni Petrov (Rus) Team Katusha  
21Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha  
22Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Team Katusha  
23Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha  
24Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia0:00:37 
25Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana0:00:38 
26Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana  
27Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana  
28Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Astana  
29Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Astana  
30Marcel Wyss (Swi) Cervelo Test Team  
31Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team  
32Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Cervelo Test Team  
33Inigo Cuesta Lopez (Spa) Cervelo Test Team  
34Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Cervelo Test Team  
35Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Cervelo Test Team  
36Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:00:46 
37Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
38Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
39Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
40Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
41Charles Wegelius (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
42Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
43Svein Tuft (Can) Garmin - Transitions0:00:49 
44David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Transitions  
45Cameron Meyer (Aus) Garmin - Transitions  
46Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Transitions  
47Jack Bobridge (Aus) Garmin - Transitions  
48Roman Kireyev (Kaz) Astana  
49Richie Porte (Aus) Team Saxo Bank0:00:50 
50Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
51Baden Cooke (Aus) Team Saxo Bank  
52Chris Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
53Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank  
54Nicki Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
55Laurent Didier (Lux) Team Saxo Bank  
56Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Team Katusha0:00:55 
57Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha  
58Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram0:00:57 
59Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram  
60Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram  
61Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram  
62Luke Roberts (Aus) Team Milram  
63Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Team HTC - Columbia0:00:58 
64Adam Hansen (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia  
65Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha0:01:03 
66Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank0:01:04 
67Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank  
68Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank  
69Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank  
70Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank  
71Mauricio Ardila Cano (Col) Rabobank  
72Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram0:01:07 
73Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank  
74Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:01:17 
75Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:01:21 
76Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
77Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
78Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
79John Murphy (USA) BMC Racing Team  
80Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team  
81Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:01:25 
82Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:01:43 
83Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
84Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
85Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
86Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
87Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:01:45 
88Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:01:54 
89Eros Capecchi (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:02:03 
90Iban Mayoz Echeverria (Spa) Footon-Servetto  
91Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
92Matthias Brandle (Aut) Footon-Servetto  
93Markus Eibegger (Aut) Footon-Servetto  
94Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:02:08 
95Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox  
96Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox  
97Alan Marangoni (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox  
98Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox  
99Manuel Belletti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox  
100Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox  
101Sacha Modolo (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox  
102Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:02:14 
103Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step0:02:15 
104Jerome Pineau (Fra) Quick Step  
105Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Quick Step  
106Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step  
107Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step  
108Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step  
109Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:02:19 
110William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
111Johann Tschopp (Swi) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
112Damien Gaudin (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
113Yury Trofimov (Rus) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
114David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:21 
115Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne  
116Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
117Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne  
118Andrei Amador Bikkazakova (CRc) Caisse d'Epargne  
119Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
120Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
121Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step0:02:23 
122Cameron Wurf (Aus) Androni Giocattoli0:02:24 
123Rubens Bertogliati (Swi) Androni Giocattoli  
124Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli  
125Michele Scarponi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli  
126Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Androni Giocattoli  
127Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia0:02:26 
128Carlos Jose Ochoa (Ven) Androni Giocattoli0:02:28 
129Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:02:29 
130Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne  
131Kalle Kriit (Est) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne  
132Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne  
133Remi Cusin (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne  
134David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne  
135Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne  
136Mickael Buffaz (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne  
137Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:31 
138Addy Engels (Ned) Quick Step0:02:35 
139Robert McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha0:02:36 
140Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
141Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:02:39 
142Massimo Codol (Ita) Acqua & Sapone  
143Francesco Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone  
144Cayetano Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Acqua & Sapone  
145Francesco Failli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone  
146Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:02:42 
147Yuriy Krivtsov (Ukr) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:50 
148Alexander Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale  
149Rene Mandri (Est) AG2R La Mondiale  
150Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
151Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
152Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
153Anthony Ravard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
154John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
155Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone0:02:53 
156Dario Andriotto (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:02:57 
157Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank0:03:04 
158Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram0:03:12 
159Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram  
160Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank0:03:13 
161Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:03:15 
162David Loosli (Swi) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
163Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:03:18 
164Mauro Facci (Ita) Quick Step0:03:24 
165Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Rabobank0:03:25 
166Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:03:30 
167Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:03:31 
168Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana0:03:50 
169Alessandro Donati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:04:09 
170Alessandro Bertolini (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:04:24 
171Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne0:04:33 
172Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Cervelo Test Team0:04:44 
173Daniel Lloyd (GBr) Cervelo Test Team  
174Edward King (USA) Cervelo Test Team0:04:45 
175Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana  
176Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:04:46 
177Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana  
178Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:04:49 
179Michele Merlo (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:04:53 
180Andrea Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:04:57 
181Florian Stalder (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:05:43 
182Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
183Jeffry Louder (USA) BMC Racing Team  
184Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto  
185Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:05:44 
186Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Transitions0:05:47 
187Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Garmin - Transitions  
188Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram0:05:51 
189Anthony Charteau (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:06:37 
190Guillaume Le Floch (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
191Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:06:58 
192Adam Blythe (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:07:07 
193Guillaume Blot (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:07:19 
194Alberto Loddo (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:07:21 
195Sebastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:07:41 
196Mathieu Claude (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:08:06 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Liquigas - Doimo0:36:37 
2Sky Professional Cycling Team0:00:13 
3Team HTC - Columbia0:00:21 
4Team Katusha0:00:27 
6Cervelo TestTeam  
7Omega Pharma - Lotto0:00:46 
8Garmin - Transitions0:00:49 
9Team Saxo Bank0:00:50 
10Team Milram0:00:57 
12BMC Racing Team0:01:21 
13Lampre - Farnese Vini0:01:43 
14Footon - Servetto0:02:03 
15Colnago - CSF Inox0:02:08 
16Quick Step0:02:15 
17Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:02:19 
18Caisse d'Epargne0:02:21 
19Androni Giocattoli - Diquigiovanni0:02:24 
20Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne0:02:29 
21Acqua & Sapone d'Angelo0:02:39 
22AG2R La Mondiale0:02:50 
Time check 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sky Professional Cycling Team0:19:31 
2Team Katusha0:00:04 
3Omega Pharma - Lotto0:00:28 
4Cervelo TestTeam0:00:29 
5Liquigas - Doimo0:00:30 
6Team HTC - Columbia0:00:34 
8Garmin - Transitions0:00:43 
9Team Saxo Bank0:00:47 
10Androni Giocattoli - Diquigiovanni0:00:57 
11BMC Racing Team0:01:00 
12Lampre - Farnese Vini0:01:03 
14Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:01:09 
15Caisse d'Epargne  
16Team Milram  
17Quick Step0:01:24 
18Colnago - CSF Inox0:01:27 
19Acqua & Sapone d'Angelo0:01:28 
20AG2R La Mondiale  
21Footon - Servetto0:01:32 
22Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne0:01:53 
Super Team
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Liquigas - Doimo20 pts
2Team HTC - Columbia19 
4Team Saxo Bank17 
5Team Milram16 
7Garmin - Transitions14 
8Cervelo TestTeam13 
9Sky Professional Cycling Team12 
10Omega Pharma - Lotto11 
11Team Katusha10 
12Lampre - Farnese Vini9 
13Androni Giocattoli - Diquigiovanni8 
14AG2R La Mondiale7 
15Bbox Bouygues Telecom6 
16Acqua & Sapone d'Angelo5 
17Caisse d'Epargne4 
18BMC Racing Team3 
19Quick Step2 
20Footon - Servetto1 
21Colnago - CSF Inox  
22Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne  
General classification after stage 4
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo10:44:00 
2Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:00:13 
3Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:00:20 
4Matthew Goss (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:00:26 
5Andre Greipel (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia  
6Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana0:00:33 
7Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha0:00:39 
8Richie Porte (Aus) Team Saxo Bank0:00:45 
9David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Transitions  
10Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana0:00:59 
11Baden Cooke (Aus) Team Saxo Bank0:01:03 
12Tiziano dall'Antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
13Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram0:01:04 
14Laurent Didier (Lux) Team Saxo Bank0:01:13 
15Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana0:01:15 
16Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank  
17Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram0:01:16 
18Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:01:22 
19Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Liquigas-Doimo0:01:24 
20Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank0:01:28 
21Adam Hansen (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:01:38 
22Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:01:41 
23Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank0:01:45 
24Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank0:01:49 
25Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:01:52 
26Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Astana0:01:55 
27Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:01:59 
28Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia0:02:01 
29Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram0:02:05 
30Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:02:06 
31Xavier Tondo Volpini (Spa) Cervelo Test Team0:02:09 
32Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Cervelo Test Team0:02:13 
33Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia0:02:28 
34Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step0:02:31 
35Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Team HTC - Columbia0:02:33 
36Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Astana  
37Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions  
38Michele Scarponi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:02:35 
39Nicki Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:02:36 
40Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank0:02:40 
41Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:02:49 
42Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram0:03:28 
43David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:43 
44Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:03:45 
45William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:03:49 
46Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:04:11 
47Alexander Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale  
48Markus Eibegger (Aut) Footon-Servetto0:04:13 
49Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank0:04:29 
50Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:04:36 
51Dario David Cioni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:04:49 
52Robert McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha0:04:50 
53Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:51 
54Michael Barry (Can) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:05:09 
55Gregory Henderson (NZl) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:05:10 
56Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Rabobank0:05:48 
57Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone0:07:10 
58Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Androni Giocattoli0:07:19 
59Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:07:59 
60Adam Blythe (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:08:05 
61Sacha Modolo (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:08:12 
62Steven Cummings (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:08:51 
63Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo0:09:06 
64Mauricio Ardila Cano (Col) Rabobank0:09:15 
65Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team0:09:16 
66Marcel Wyss (Swi) Cervelo Test Team0:09:18 
67Craig Lewis (USA) Team HTC - Columbia  
68Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank0:09:20 
69Luke Roberts (Aus) Team Milram0:09:25 
70Svein Tuft (Can) Garmin - Transitions0:09:27 
71Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha0:09:29 
72Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Team HTC - Columbia0:09:33 
73Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
74Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:09:34 
75Charles Wegelius (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:09:35 
76Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Team Katusha0:09:36 
77Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:09:37 
78Roman Kireyev (Kaz) Astana  
79Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:09:40 
80Inigo Cuesta Lopez (Spa) Cervelo Test Team0:09:43 
81Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia0:09:46 
82Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team  
83Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:09:47 
84Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Transitions0:09:51 
85Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:09:54 
86Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:09:56 
87Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram0:09:59 
88Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha0:10:01 
89Evgeni Petrov (Rus) Team Katusha0:10:05 
90Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha0:10:07 
91Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:10:08 
92Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Cervelo Test Team0:10:09 
93Chris Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:10:13 
94Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:10:15 
95Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Team Katusha  
96Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:10:22 
97Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Transitions0:10:26 
98Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step0:10:37 
99Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step0:10:40 
100Matthias Brandle (Aut) Footon-Servetto0:10:42 
101Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step0:10:52 
102Daniel Lloyd (GBr) Cervelo Test Team0:10:59 
103Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:11:01 
104Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:11:04 
105Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
106Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
107Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne0:11:14 
108Iban Mayoz Echeverria (Spa) Footon-Servetto0:11:18 
109Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:11:19 
110Remi Cusin (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:11:23 
111Rubens Bertogliati (Swi) Androni Giocattoli  
112Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:11:24 
113Jerome Pineau (Fra) Quick Step  
114Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Quick Step0:11:25 
115Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
116Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step0:11:26 
117Anthony Ravard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:11:30 
118Manuel Belletti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox  
119Eros Capecchi (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
120Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:11:33 
121Yury Trofimov (Rus) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:11:34 
122Andrei Amador Bikkazakova (CRc) Caisse d'Epargne0:11:35 
123Johann Tschopp (Swi) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:11:37 
124Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:11:38 
125Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:11:39 
126Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:11:40 
127Yuriy Krivtsov (Ukr) AG2R La Mondiale0:11:41 
128Francesco Failli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone  
129Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:11:42 
130John Murphy (USA) BMC Racing Team0:11:44 
131Mickael Buffaz (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:11:47 
132Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram0:11:49 
133David Loosli (Swi) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:11:50 
134Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
135Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne  
136Massimo Codol (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:11:51 
137Francesco Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:11:54 
138Addy Engels (Ned) Quick Step0:11:55 
139Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne0:11:57 
140Kalle Kriit (Est) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne  
141John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:11:58 
142Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:12:01 
143Carlos Jose Ochoa (Ven) Androni Giocattoli0:12:03 
144Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:12:07 
145Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli0:12:08 
146Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:12:09 
147Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:12:29 
148Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana  
149Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram0:12:48 
150Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha0:13:04 
151Dario Andriotto (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:13:06 
152Alan Marangoni (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:13:07 
153Alessandro Bertolini (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:13:23 
154Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana0:13:28 
155Alessandro Donati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:13:33 
156Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:13:34 
157Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank0:13:37 
158Cayetano Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Acqua & Sapone0:13:42 
159Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank0:13:50 
160Michele Merlo (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
161Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:13:57 
162Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Cervelo Test Team0:13:59 
163Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana0:14:19 
164Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo  
165Edward King (USA) Cervelo Test Team0:14:28 
166Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:14:29 
167Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Garmin - Transitions0:14:33 
168Jeffry Louder (USA) BMC Racing Team0:14:45 
169Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:14:46 
170Cameron Wurf (Aus) Androni Giocattoli0:15:00 
171Florian Stalder (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:15:05 
172Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram0:15:08 
173Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:15:10 
174Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto0:15:37 
175Andrea Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:15:42 
176Guillaume Le Floch (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:15:47 
177Mauro Facci (Ita) Quick Step0:16:04 
178Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:16:16 
179Sebastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:16:23 
180Cameron Meyer (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:16:43 
181Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:17:08 
182Guillaume Blot (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:17:14 
183Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne0:17:30 
184Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:17:36 
185Mathieu Claude (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:17:49 
186Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne0:18:18 
187David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:18:33 
188Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:18:46 
189Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:19:04 
190Alberto Loddo (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:19:46 
191Damien Gaudin (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:20:03 
192Jack Bobridge (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:20:40 
193Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:22:00 
194Anthony Charteau (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:22:13 
195Rene Mandri (Est) AG2R La Mondiale0:22:52 
196Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:26:00 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank28 pts
2Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step27 
3Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions25 
4Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team25 
5Andre Greipel (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia24 
6Matthew Goss (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia22 
7Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team22 
8Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana20 
9Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram19 
10Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team16 
11Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo16 
12Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini14 
13Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo13 
14David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Transitions13 
15Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank12 
16Gregory Henderson (NZl) Sky Professional Cycling Team12 
17Adam Blythe (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto12 
18Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini12 
19Richie Porte (Aus) Team Saxo Bank10 
20Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team10 
21Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram9 
22Robert McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha9 
23Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram8 
24Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank8 
25Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram7 
26Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank7 
27Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Transitions7 
28Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia6 
29Sacha Modolo (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox6 
30Jerome Pineau (Fra) Quick Step6 
31Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox6 
32Baden Cooke (Aus) Team Saxo Bank5 
33Anthony Ravard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
34Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto4 
35Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank4 
36Michele Merlo (Ita) Footon-Servetto4 
37Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia3 
38Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone3 
39Jeffry Louder (USA) BMC Racing Team3 
40Mauro Facci (Ita) Quick Step3 
41Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana2 
42Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia2 
43Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo1 
44Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto1 
45Dario David Cioni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team1 
46Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team1 
47Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram4 pts
2Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox4 
3Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank4 
Young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo10:44:20 
2Matthew Goss (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:00:06 
3Richie Porte (Aus) Team Saxo Bank0:00:25 
4Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Liquigas-Doimo0:01:04 
5Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:01:21 
6Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank0:01:25 
7Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank0:01:29 
8Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank0:02:20 
9Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Androni Giocattoli0:06:59 
10Adam Blythe (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:07:45 
11Sacha Modolo (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:07:52 
12Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team0:08:56 
13Marcel Wyss (Swi) Cervelo Test Team0:08:58 
14Craig Lewis (USA) Team HTC - Columbia  
15Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:09:13 
16Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:09:14 
17Roman Kireyev (Kaz) Astana0:09:17 
18Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:09:27 
19Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Transitions0:09:31 
20Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram0:09:39 
21Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha0:09:41 
22Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:09:48 
23Matthias Brandle (Aut) Footon-Servetto0:10:22 
24Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step0:10:32 
25Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:10:44 
26Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:10:59 
27Remi Cusin (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:11:03 
28Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Quick Step0:11:05 
29Manuel Belletti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:11:10 
30Eros Capecchi (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
31Andrei Amador Bikkazakova (CRc) Caisse d'Epargne0:11:15 
32Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:11:18 
33Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:11:22 
34Francesco Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:11:34 
35Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:11:47 
36Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram0:12:28 
37Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank0:13:17 
38Cayetano Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Acqua & Sapone0:13:22 
39Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo0:13:59 
40Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:14:09 
41Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:14:26 
42Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:14:50 
43Guillaume Le Floch (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:15:27 
44Cameron Meyer (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:16:23 
45Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:16:48 
46Guillaume Blot (Fra) Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:16:54 
47Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne0:17:10 
48Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne0:17:58 
49Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox0:18:26 
50Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:18:44 
51Damien Gaudin (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:19:43 
52Jack Bobridge (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:20:20 
53Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:25:40 
Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank5 pts
2Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram5 
3Jerome Pineau (Fra) Quick Step4 
4Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox4 
5Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto3 
6Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank3 
7Jeffry Louder (USA) BMC Racing Team2 
8Mauro Facci (Ita) Quick Step2 
9Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia1 
10Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team1 
Azzurri d'Italia classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step4 pts
2Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions4 
3Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team4 
4Matthew Goss (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia2 
5Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank2 
6Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team2 
7Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team1 
8Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram1 
9Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo1 
Most aggressive rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank185 pts
2Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram180 
3Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox179 
4Mauro Facci (Ita) Quick Step144 
5Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto132 
6Jerome Pineau (Fra) Quick Step132 
7Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank131 
Combativity classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram7 pts
2Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step6 
3Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions6 
4Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team6 
5Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team6 
6Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago-CSF Inox6 
7Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank5 
8Matthew Goss (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia5 
9Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank5 
10Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank5 
11Andre Greipel (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia4 
12Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team4 
13Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram4 
14Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo4 
15Jerome Pineau (Fra) Quick Step4 
16Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana3 
17Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini3 
18Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto3 
19Gregory Henderson (NZl) Sky Professional Cycling Team2 
20Adam Blythe (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto2 
21Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini2 
22Jeffry Louder (USA) BMC Racing Team2 
23Mauro Facci (Ita) Quick Step2 
24Richie Porte (Aus) Team Saxo Bank1 
25Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team1 
26Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia1 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Liquigas - Doimo30:59:09 
2Team HTC - Columbia0:00:01 
4Team Saxo Bank0:00:24 
5Team Milram0:01:19 
7Garmin - Transitions0:05:22 
8Cervelo TestTeam0:05:25 
9Sky Professional Cycling Team0:09:27 
10Omega Pharma - Lotto0:09:54 
11Team Katusha0:09:56 
12Lampre - Farnese Vini0:11:12 
13Androni Giocattoli - Diquigiovanni0:12:06 
14AG2R La Mondiale0:13:23 
15Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:14:26 
16Acqua & Sapone d'Angelo0:15:45 
17Caisse d'Epargne0:16:26 
18BMC Racing Team0:18:10 
19Quick Step0:18:32 
20Footon - Servetto0:20:54 
21Colnago - CSF Inox0:25:20 
22Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne0:28:07 
Super Team classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team HTC - Columbia96 pts
2Garmin - Transitions73 
4Sky Professional Cycling Team69 
5Team Milram68 
6Liquigas - Doimo67 
7Team Saxo Bank63 
9BMC Racing Team47 
10Lampre - Farnese Vini42 
11Quick Step34 
12Omega Pharma - Lotto33 
13Team Katusha25 
14AG2R La Mondiale18 
15Cervelo TestTeam16 
16Androni Giocattoli - Diquigiovanni15 
17Acqua & Sapone d'Angelo13 
18Colnago - CSF Inox11 
19Footon - Servetto10 
20Bbox Bouygues Telecom6 
21Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne5 
22Caisse d'Epargne4 

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