Contador claims second Giro d'Italia victory

Millar master of Milan on final day

Alberto Contador (Saxo Bank-SunGard) sealed overall victory in the Giro d'Italia on Sunday with a third place finish in the concluding time trial in Milan, won by David Millar (Garmin-Cervélo). In the battle for second place, Michele Scarponi (Lampre-ISD) held off the challenge of a flagging Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas-Cannondale), on a day that saw few decisive brushstrokes added to the Giro's overall picture.

Although Contador didn't add to his tally of stage victories on the race's final day, his performance encapsulated the unnerving ease with which he has governed this year's corsa rosa. The Spaniard roared out of the start house to post the quickest time at the first intermediate check, but then once the pink jersey was emphatically secured, he relented over the remainder of the course to come home 36 seconds down on Millar.

By the time he reached the finish amid the grandeur of Milan's Piazza del Duomo, Contador had long since forgotten about trying to win the stage and he was careful to take time to savour his overall victory as he cruised to the line. Underneath the race's final Arrivo banner, he even sat up and delivered the trademark pistol celebration, the final shot of a Giro resoundingly dominated, albeit against a background in which the ruminations of the ongoing Clenbuterol saga were never quite drowned out.

"This piazza is fantastic, it was a dream finale for the Giro," an emotional Contador said on crossing the line. "I didn't win this race alone, the whole team did."

It is hard to gauge how close the rampant Contador could have come to Millar's time had he not taken such a conservative approach to cornering once he entered the more intricate section of the course in the streets of Milan. That said, Millar was just ahead of Contador at the last time check, and the Scot hurtled around the course at an average speed of 51.627kph to take the win.

The hard luck story of the day belonged to second-placed Alex Rasmussen (HTC-Highroad), who was among the earliest starters. His last intermediate time check remained unbeaten for the whole afternoon, but unfortunately for the Dane, the time that counts is the one taken at the finish line.

Inside the final kilometre, he suffered a most untimely puncture and the time he lost in negotiating the closing section on a flat tyre would ultimately prove costly, and he lost out to Millar by seven scant seconds.

An Italian battle for second

Many of the tired legs remaining in the 2011 Giro will doubtless have been pleased with the late alteration to the course of Sunday's final stage that saw the distance reduced from 31km to 26km. Local elections in Milan meant that the Giro did not have full licence to asphyxiate city centre traffic, and so instead of starting from the picturesque surrounds of the Castello Sforzesco, the riders set off from the rather less glamorous Fiera exhibition centre near Rho on Milan's northwestern fringe, before the grandstand finish in the outside the Duomo.

The early pace-setter was the flying Rasmussen, but he was already shaking his head even as he crossed the line with the best intermediate time, frustrated by his late puncture. Millar duly stepped up to the plate and shaded him for top spot soon afterwards, but from there it was a long wait for Contador et al to see if anybody could threaten his time.

The primary suspense of the final day ought to have been provided by the battle between Vincenzo Nibali and Michele Scarponi, the latter beginning the stage with a 56-second advantage. With a Court of Arbitration for Sport hearing still hanging over Contador, there remains the possibility that he could be stripped of his overall win at a later date, and so the Scarponi-Nibali dual was lent an additional, albeit unspoken, significance.

Officially, of course, their race was for second place on the podium and the honour of being the highest-placed Italian in Milan, but in spite of a defiant start by Nibali, the outcome was already apparent by the midway point of the time trial.

In the opening 6km, Nibali opened up a 13-second lead on Scarponi, and it briefly looked as though the Sicilian might upset the applecart and overturn his deficit. However, Scarponi had appeared the fresher of the two in recent days, and that impression was borne out over the following kilometres.

It was soon evident that the flagging Nibali was riding on borrowed legs by this stage and he was visibly struggling to keep the big gear turning as he grinded his way to the line in 11th place, 1:18 down on Millar. For his part, Scarponi refused to be thrown by Nibali's opening salvo and he rallied to storm to more or less break even with his rival thereafter, eventually ceding just 10 seconds of his cushion and avenging his defeat to Nibali in the battle for the third step of the podium on the corresponding stage in Verona last year.

Kreuziger pips Rujano

The main change in the overall standings came about thanks to José Rujano's (Androni Giocattoli) relative weakness against the watch, although to the Venezuelan's credit, he dropped only one place on the day, with white jersey Roman Kreuziger (Astana) the beneficiary. The Czech had his share of difficult moments in this Giro, but tactically he was irreproachable throughout, and he was good value for his best-ever Grand Tour placing of 6th.

With Denis Menchov (Geox-TMC) having an off-day against the watch, Rujano just about escaped falling any further and his 7th place puts the seal on what has been a hugely successful return to form for the prodigal son of Gianni Savio's Androni set-up.

Elsewhere, Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) managed to put his Vuelta a España time trial nightmare behind him by holding on to 5th place overall, while John Gadret (Ag2r-La Mondiale) enjoyed an incident-free ride to seal 4th, and the only other change at the business end of proceedings was Kanstantin Sivtsov's leapfrog over Mikel Nieve (Euskaltel-Euskadi) into 10th place.

Contador for the ages - but for how long?

The day belonged to Alberto Contador, however, and as he clambered atop the podium, he was feted as a champion by Italian hosts who had been rather more circumspect in their welcome at the start in Turin three weeks ago.

Contador has dominated this Giro from start to finish, on all terrains. Stronger, faster and tactically more astute than his rivals, the Spaniard has been in a race all of his own ever since he ripped clear of the peloton on the seemingly innocuous stage to Tropea at the end of week one. Since that moment, the Giro has been a procession, with one superlative tripping over the next in praise of Contador's other-worldly performances.

And yet, for all the spettacolo that Contador has given en route to his sixth Grand Tour win out of seven attempts, the story of his Giro has not necessarily ended with a pink jersey in Milan, a bottle of champagne and a kiss from the podium girls.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport will decide - sooner or later - whether the Spaniard is to be sanctioned for his positive test for Clenbuterol at last year's Tour de France, and until a verdict has been announced, there is an overwhelming lack of finality about this Giro and an understandable hesitancy over what place this performance will occupy in history.

As Contador signed off with his "pistolero" celebration in the shadow of the Duomo on Sunday afternoon, he did so believing that he had put the finishing touches to a Giro for the ages. But the lingering question remains as to whether that feat will survive in the record books.

Full Results
1David Millar (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:30:13 
2Alex Rasmussen (Den) HTC-Highroad0:00:07 
3Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:36 
4Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:43 
5Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack0:00:55 
6Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:01:02 
7Cameron Meyer (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:01:04 
8Patrick Gretsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad0:01:08 
9Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack0:01:12 
10Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad0:01:16 
11Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:01:18 
12Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:19 
13Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team0:01:22 
14Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:01:24 
15Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:01:26 
16Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Pro Team Astana  
17Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:01:28 
18Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
19Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team0:01:30 
20Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:01:31 
21Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:01:32 
22Yuriy Krivtsov (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:35 
23Philip Deignan (Irl) Team RadioShack0:01:36 
24Maxim Belkov (Rus) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:38 
25Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:01:40 
26Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:01:42 
27Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
28Bart De Clercq (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:01:43 
29Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:01:44 
30Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:01:47 
31Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:01:52 
32Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:01:55 
33Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Pro Team Astana0:02:01 
34Michael Mørkøv (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:02:02 
35Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC0:02:03 
36Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Team RadioShack  
37Bjorn Selander (USA) Team RadioShack0:02:04 
38Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Pro Team Astana0:02:07 
39Dario David Cioni (Ita) Sky Procycling  
40Joaquím Rodríguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team0:02:14 
41Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha Team0:02:15 
42Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
43Michael Barry (Can) Sky Procycling0:02:21 
44Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:02:24 
45Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
46José Rujano Guillen (Ven) Androni Giocattoli0:02:25 
47Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:02:27 
48Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
49Giairo Ermeti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli  
50Simon Zahner (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:02:29 
51Emanuele Sella (Ita) Androni Giocattoli0:02:30 
52Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli0:02:33 
53Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:02:34 
54Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:02:36 
55Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
56Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
57Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:02:37 
58Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:02:38 
59Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:02:40 
60Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
61Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:02:41 
62Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
63Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Geox-TMC0:02:43 
64Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Androni Giocattoli  
65Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana  
66Elia Favilli (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:02:44 
67Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack  
68Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling0:02:45 
69Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:02:49 
70Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team  
71John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:51 
72Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:02:52 
73Russell Downing (GBr) Sky Procycling0:02:58 
74Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:03:00 
75Carlos Oyarzun (Chi) Movistar Team  
76Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
77Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:03:01 
78Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
79Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD0:03:04 
80Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Movistar Team0:03:08 
81Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard  
82Leonardo Giordani (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:03:09 
83David Blanco Rodriguez (Spa) Geox-TMC0:03:13 
84Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
85Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
86Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:03:14 
87Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Procycling0:03:15 
88Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
89Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:17 
90Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar Team  
91Peter Stetina (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
92Massimo Codol (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:03:18 
93Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:03:19 
94Lars Ytting Bak (Den) HTC-Highroad  
95Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:20 
96Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Pro Team Astana0:03:25 
97Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
98Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team0:03:26 
99Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:03:28 
100Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team0:03:31 
101Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:03:35 
102David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team0:03:36 
103Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa) Androni Giocattoli0:03:38 
104Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:03:40 
105Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
106Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team0:03:41 
107Kasper Klostergaard Larsen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:03:42 
108Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard0:03:43 
109Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:03:44 
110Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Pro Team Astana  
111Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
112Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone0:03:45 
113Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:03:46 
114Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:03:47 
115Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Procycling0:03:48 
116Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
117Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:03:49 
118Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
119Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:51 
120Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
121Francesco Reda (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:03:52 
122Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling  
123Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team0:03:53 
124Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
125Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale0:03:54 
126Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team0:03:56 
127Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Saxo Bank Sungard0:03:58 
128Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team0:04:00 
129Carlos Alberto Betancourt Gomez (Col) Acqua & Sapone  
130Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:04:02 
131Miguel Minguez Ayala (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:04:05 
132Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:06 
133Alberto Ongarato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:04:07 
134Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Procycling0:04:08 
135Matteo Rabottini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:04:09 
136Marcel Wyss (Swi) Geox-TMC0:04:13 
137Chad Beyer (USA) BMC Racing Team0:04:14 
138Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:04:16 
139Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:04:17 
140Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
141Carlos José Ochoa (Ven) Androni Giocattoli0:04:23 
142Claudio Corioni (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:04:24 
143Laurent Didier (Lux) Saxo Bank Sungard0:04:26 
144Jesús Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard0:04:28 
145Ruggero Marzoli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:04:34 
146Cayetano José Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Acqua & Sapone0:04:44 
147Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:04:45 
148Alexander Kristoff (Nor) BMC Racing Team  
149Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Geox-TMC0:04:50 
150Addy Engels (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team0:04:54 
151Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team  
152Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:04:57 
153Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:04:58 
154Fabio Taborre (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:04:59 
155Mauricio Ardila Cano (Col) Geox-TMC0:05:02 
156Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Geox-TMC0:05:16 
157Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team0:05:21 
158Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - ISD0:05:25 
159Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team0:05:40 
1David Millar (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo25pts
2Alex Rasmussen (Den) HTC-Highroad20 
3Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard16 
4Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard14 
5Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack12 
6Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team10 
7Cameron Meyer (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo9 
8Patrick Gretsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad8 
9Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack7 
10Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad6 
11Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale5 
12Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale4 
13Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team3 
14Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
15Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto1 
Azzurri d'Italia
1David Millar (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo4pts
2Alex Rasmussen (Den) HTC-Highroad2 
3Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard1 
Most combative
1David Millar (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo6pts
2Alex Rasmussen (Den) HTC-Highroad5 
3Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard4 
4Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard3 
5Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack2 
6Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team1 
2Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:50 
3Team RadioShack0:01:12 
4Team Garmin-Cervelo0:01:13 
5Rabobank Cycling Team0:01:30 
6Pro Team Astana0:02:40 
7AG2R La Mondiale0:02:47 
8Omega Pharma-Lotto0:02:53 
9Movistar Team0:03:10 
11Lampre - ISD0:03:43 
12Androni Giocattoli0:04:01 
13Quickstep Cycling Team0:04:32 
14Sky Procycling0:04:42 
15Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli  
16Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:04:45 
17BMC Racing Team0:05:17 
18Katusha Team0:05:24 
20Colnago - CSF Inox0:06:05 
21Acqua & Sapone0:07:08 
Super teams
2Saxo Bank Sungard35 
3Team Garmin-Cervelo34 
4Team RadioShack28 
5Rabobank Cycling Team19 
7Movistar Team10 
8AG2R La Mondiale9 
9Quickstep Cycling Team7 
10Omega Pharma-Lotto6 
11Pro Team Astana5 
12Lampre - ISD4 
13Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
14Androni Giocattoli  
15Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli  
17Sky Procycling  
18Katusha Team  
19BMC Racing Team  
20Acqua & Sapone  
21Colnago - CSF Inox  
Final general classification
1Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard84:05:14 
2Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:06:10 
3Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:06:56 
4John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:04 
5Joaquím Rodríguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team0:11:05 
6Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Pro Team Astana0:11:28 
7José Rujano Guillen (Ven) Androni Giocattoli0:12:12 
8Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC0:12:18 
9Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:13:51 
10Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad0:14:10 
11Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:16:08 
12Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:18:06 
13Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:18:23 
14David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team0:26:56 
15Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:32:08 
16Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:35:20 
17Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:37:08 
18Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:37:39 
19Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Pro Team Astana0:38:21 
20Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack0:39:59 
21Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling0:43:51 
22Peter Stetina (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:50:09 
23Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:55:07 
24Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:57:36 
25Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team1:02:01 
26Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone1:04:00 
27Bart De Clercq (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:04:25 
28Jesús Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard1:05:14 
29Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team1:07:31 
30Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Geox-TMC1:07:33 
31Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone1:14:38 
32Massimo Codol (Ita) Acqua & Sapone1:15:21 
33Cayetano José Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Acqua & Sapone1:17:29 
34Marcel Wyss (Swi) Geox-TMC1:18:44 
35Emanuele Sella (Ita) Androni Giocattoli1:19:06 
36Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team1:20:47 
37Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team1:21:02 
38Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team1:25:05 
39Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Pro Team Astana1:25:24 
40Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD1:29:19 
41Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:31:42 
42Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team1:33:31 
43Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana1:33:38 
44Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard1:34:07 
45Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team1:35:50 
46Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team1:37:35 
47Philip Deignan (Irl) Team RadioShack1:47:02 
48Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar Team1:52:11 
49Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli1:52:49 
50Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1:53:50 
51Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Movistar Team1:57:16 
52Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli1:58:04 
53Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team2:00:00 
54Michael Barry (Can) Sky Procycling2:03:57 
55Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team2:07:33 
56Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto2:11:10 
57Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2:11:17 
58Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2:12:17 
59Carlos Alberto Betancourt Gomez (Col) Acqua & Sapone2:13:35 
60Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2:15:32 
61Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox2:15:51 
62Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2:16:58 
63Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2:17:13 
64Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack2:18:52 
65Carlos José Ochoa (Ven) Androni Giocattoli2:19:18 
66David Blanco Rodriguez (Spa) Geox-TMC2:22:27 
67Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Team RadioShack2:25:06 
68Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2:31:06 
69Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team2:32:27 
70Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale2:33:06 
71Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa) Androni Giocattoli2:33:07 
72Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Saxo Bank Sungard2:33:09 
73Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2:33:16 
74Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Pro Team Astana2:34:03 
75Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Geox-TMC2:34:52 
76Dario David Cioni (Ita) Sky Procycling2:35:22 
77Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale2:41:21 
78Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack2:41:39 
79Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Procycling2:43:17 
80Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox2:45:15 
81Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard2:46:57 
82Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale2:48:32 
83Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2:49:50 
84Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team2:50:00 
85Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team2:50:55 
86Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Pro Team Astana2:51:58 
87Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling2:54:07 
88Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale2:54:45 
89Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo2:55:47 
90Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team2:56:50 
91Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3:01:33 
92Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Procycling3:03:03 
93Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team3:03:30 
94Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox3:04:02 
95Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox3:08:02 
96Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto3:09:01 
97Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Geox-TMC3:10:39 
98Fabio Taborre (Ita) Acqua & Sapone3:11:27 
99Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3:12:06 
100David Millar (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo3:14:39 
101Maxim Belkov (Rus) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3:15:06 
102Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team3:16:06 
103Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli3:16:12 
104Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale3:17:08 
105Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli3:18:10 
106Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3:18:41 
107Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD3:19:43 
108Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team3:20:46 
109Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli3:22:20 
110Addy Engels (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team3:23:03 
111Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Pro Team Astana3:23:53 
112Carlos Oyarzun (Chi) Movistar Team3:24:38 
113Matteo Rabottini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli3:26:28 
114Leonardo Giordani (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli3:28:05 
115Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3:34:14 
116Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3:36:31 
117Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - ISD3:36:33 
118Ruggero Marzoli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone3:37:46 
119Yuriy Krivtsov (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3:42:53 
120Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Omega Pharma-Lotto3:43:15 
121Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team3:44:38 
122Mauricio Ardila Cano (Col) Geox-TMC3:45:00 
123Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3:45:08 
124Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi3:45:26 
125Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - ISD3:45:43 
126Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team3:47:13 
127Lars Ytting Bak (Den) HTC-Highroad3:49:26 
128Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha Team3:50:06 
129Bjorn Selander (USA) Team RadioShack3:50:13 
130Laurent Didier (Lux) Saxo Bank Sungard3:51:30 
131Simon Zahner (Swi) BMC Racing Team3:52:26 
132Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox3:53:15 
133Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Procycling3:54:24 
134Francesco Reda (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team3:57:16 
135Miguel Minguez Ayala (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi4:02:17 
136Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard4:04:24 
137Cameron Meyer (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo4:05:04 
138Patrick Gretsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad4:06:33 
139Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale4:07:07 
140Russell Downing (GBr) Sky Procycling4:09:56 
141Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto4:10:17 
142Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale4:10:37 
143Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Androni Giocattoli4:10:50 
144Giairo Ermeti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli4:11:20 
145Alberto Ongarato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team4:11:59 
146Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team4:13:05 
147Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto4:13:58 
148Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli4:16:04 
149Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi4:16:41 
150Claudio Corioni (Ita) Acqua & Sapone4:18:30 
151Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana4:25:18 
152Chad Beyer (USA) BMC Racing Team4:29:36 
153Kasper Klostergaard Larsen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard4:35:05 
154Alex Rasmussen (Den) HTC-Highroad4:38:13 
155Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team4:40:17 
156Michael Mørkøv (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard4:42:26 
157Alexander Kristoff (Nor) BMC Racing Team4:42:38 
158Elia Favilli (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli4:47:46 
159Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team4:49:15 
Points classification
1Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard202pts
2Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD122 
3Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale121 
4José Rujano Guillen (Ven) Androni Giocattoli107 
5John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale97 
6Joaquím Rodríguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team87 
7Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Pro Team Astana85 
8Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone81 
9Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Androni Giocattoli70 
10Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team66 
11Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto63 
12Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo61 
13Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale51 
14Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Pro Team Astana50 
15Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli50 
16Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi49 
17Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team46 
18David Millar (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo45 
19Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC45 
20Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad45 
21Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi43 
22Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team43 
23Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli40 
24Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team35 
25Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli31 
26Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa) Androni Giocattoli28 
27Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale28 
28Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team27 
29David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team26 
30Alexander Kristoff (Nor) BMC Racing Team26 
31Bart De Clercq (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto25 
32Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD25 
33Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team25 
34Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale25 
35Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team25 
36Alex Rasmussen (Den) HTC-Highroad25 
37Fabio Taborre (Ita) Acqua & Sapone24 
38Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team22 
39Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox21 
40Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto17 
41Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team17 
42Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack17 
43Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team16 
44Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto16 
45Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team15 
46Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale15 
47Carlos Alberto Betancourt Gomez (Col) Acqua & Sapone14 
48Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard14 
49Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team13 
50Cameron Meyer (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo13 
51Lars Ytting Bak (Den) HTC-Highroad12 
52Jesús Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard12 
53Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team12 
54Patrick Gretsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad12 
55Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team11 
56Russell Downing (GBr) Sky Procycling11 
57Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team10 
58Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team10 
59Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team10 
60Matteo Rabottini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli9 
61Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard9 
62Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team9 
63Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Team RadioShack8 
64Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli8 
65Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale8 
66Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team7 
67Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack7 
68Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana7 
69Leonardo Giordani (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli7 
70Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone6 
71Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD6 
72Ruggero Marzoli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone6 
73Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Omega Pharma-Lotto6 
74Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi6 
75Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale6 
76Philip Deignan (Irl) Team RadioShack5 
77Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team5 
78Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli5 
79Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team5 
80Miguel Minguez Ayala (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi5 
81Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling4 
82Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale4 
83Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale4 
84Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team4 
85Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team4 
86Yuriy Krivtsov (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale4 
87Elia Favilli (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli4 
88Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD3 
89Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Movistar Team3 
90Michael Barry (Can) Sky Procycling3 
91Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team3 
92Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox3 
93Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale3 
94Michael Mørkøv (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard3 
95Emanuele Sella (Ita) Androni Giocattoli2 
96Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team2 
97Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 
98Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox2 
99Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2 
100Addy Engels (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
101Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
102Peter Stetina (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo1 
103Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
104Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - ISD1 
105Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team-1 
Mountains classification
1Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone67pts
2Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard58 
3José Rujano Guillen (Ven) Androni Giocattoli43 
4Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi39 
5Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox29 
6Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team24 
7Emanuele Sella (Ita) Androni Giocattoli23 
8Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD23 
9Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale22 
10Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team21 
11Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team20 
12Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team19 
13Matteo Rabottini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli19 
14Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto17 
15Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi15 
16Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana14 
17Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team13 
18Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Pro Team Astana12 
19Carlos Alberto Betancourt Gomez (Col) Acqua & Sapone12 
20Bart De Clercq (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto11 
21Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team11 
22Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack10 
23Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale9 
24Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox9 
25Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale9 
26Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team9 
27Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team8 
28Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli8 
29Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team7 
30Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD7 
31Lars Ytting Bak (Den) HTC-Highroad7 
32Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Pro Team Astana6 
33Joaquím Rodríguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team6 
34John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
35Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
36Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo5 
37Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale5 
38Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team5 
39Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team4 
40Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team3 
41Cayetano José Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Acqua & Sapone3 
42Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team3 
43Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto3 
44Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Team RadioShack3 
45Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha Team3 
46Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC2 
47Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team2 
48Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad2 
49David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team2 
50Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox2 
51David Millar (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo2 
52Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2 
53Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi2 
54Philip Deignan (Irl) Team RadioShack1 
55Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
56Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
57Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale1 
58Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack1 
59Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team1 
60Fabio Taborre (Ita) Acqua & Sapone1 
61Yuriy Krivtsov (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
62Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Omega Pharma-Lotto1 
63Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard1 
64Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli1 
Sprint classification
1Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto26pts
2Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team13 
3Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto10 
4Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone8 
5Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team8 
6Lars Ytting Bak (Den) HTC-Highroad8 
7Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team6 
8Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team5 
9Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli5 
10Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Team RadioShack5 
11Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale5 
12Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team5 
13Matteo Rabottini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli5 
14Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team5 
15Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard5 
16Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli5 
17Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad4 
18Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo4 
19Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team4 
20Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team4 
21Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD4 
22Leonardo Giordani (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli4 
23Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Omega Pharma-Lotto4 
24Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi4 
25Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale4 
26Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard3 
27Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3 
28Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack3 
29Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox3 
30Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team3 
31Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli3 
32Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team3 
33Yuriy Krivtsov (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3 
34Miguel Minguez Ayala (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3 
35Cameron Meyer (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo3 
36Patrick Gretsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad3 
37Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team2 
38Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2 
39Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
40Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team2 
41Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team2 
42Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team2 
43Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team2 
44Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox2 
45Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2 
46Michael Mørkøv (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard2 
47Emanuele Sella (Ita) Androni Giocattoli1 
48Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team1 
49Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1 
50Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
51Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox1 
52Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
53Addy Engels (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
54Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
Best young rider classification
1Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Pro Team Astana84:16:42 
2Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:02:23 
3Peter Stetina (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:38:41 
4Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:43:39 
5Bart De Clercq (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:52:57 
6Cayetano José Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Acqua & Sapone1:06:01 
7Marcel Wyss (Swi) Geox-TMC1:07:16 
8Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:20:14 
9Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana1:22:10 
10Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1:42:22 
11Carlos Alberto Betancourt Gomez (Col) Acqua & Sapone2:02:07 
12Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2:04:04 
13Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox2:04:23 
14Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2:05:30 
15Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack2:30:11 
16Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team2:39:27 
17Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling2:42:39 
18Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale2:43:17 
19Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo2:44:19 
20Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox2:56:34 
21Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto2:57:33 
22Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli3:10:52 
23Matteo Rabottini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli3:15:00 
24Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3:22:46 
25Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - ISD3:25:05 
26Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team3:33:10 
27Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3:33:40 
28Bjorn Selander (USA) Team RadioShack3:38:45 
29Miguel Minguez Ayala (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3:50:49 
30Cameron Meyer (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo3:53:36 
31Patrick Gretsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad3:55:05 
32Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team4:01:37 
33Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto4:02:30 
34Chad Beyer (USA) BMC Racing Team4:18:08 
35Alexander Kristoff (Nor) BMC Racing Team4:31:10 
36Elia Favilli (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli4:36:18 
Azzurri d'Italia classification
1Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard18pts
2José Rujano Guillen (Ven) Androni Giocattoli8 
3David Millar (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo6 
4John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale5 
5Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale4 
6Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi4 
7Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi4 
8Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Pro Team Astana4 
9Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team4 
10Bart De Clercq (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto4 
11Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD4 
12Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team4 
13Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale4 
14Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa) Androni Giocattoli4 
15Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli4 
16Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD3 
17Joaquím Rodríguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team3 
18Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone3 
19Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team3 
20Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli2 
21Alex Rasmussen (Den) HTC-Highroad2 
22Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Pro Team Astana1 
23Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
24Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli1 
25Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Androni Giocattoli1 
Fuga Pinarello classification
1Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack354pts
2Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli275 
3Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox273 
4Matteo Rabottini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli269 
5Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team255 
6Leonardo Giordani (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli222 
7Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto219 
8Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team212 
9Lars Ytting Bak (Den) HTC-Highroad207 
10Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team205 
11Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team193 
12Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli185 
13Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Omega Pharma-Lotto185 
14Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team165 
15Miguel Minguez Ayala (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi165 
16Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto152 
17Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha Team150 
18Bart De Clercq (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto149 
19Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Team RadioShack147 
20Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi147 
21Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale141 
22Yuriy Krivtsov (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale136 
23Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team134 
24Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team126 
25Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone125 
26Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team109 
27Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team106 
28Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team103 
29Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale103 
30Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox85 
31Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team80 
32Emanuele Sella (Ita) Androni Giocattoli76 
33Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale75 
34Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team67 
35Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale48 
36Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team42 
37Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team38 
38Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team34 
39Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi34 
40Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana31 
41Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa) Androni Giocattoli30 
42Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team24 
43Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team19 
44Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard18 
45Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox18 
46Francesco Reda (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team18 
47José Rujano Guillen (Ven) Androni Giocattoli17 
48Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack15 
49Ruggero Marzoli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone15 
50Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - ISD15 
51Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo14 
52Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team14 
53Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale14 
54Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Geox-TMC12 
55Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team10 
56Russell Downing (GBr) Sky Procycling9 
57Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi6 
58Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi6 
59Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Pro Team Astana6 
60Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team5 
61Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Movistar Team5 
62Carlos Alberto Betancourt Gomez (Col) Acqua & Sapone5 
63Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox5 
64Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale5 
65Fabio Taborre (Ita) Acqua & Sapone5 
Most combative classification
1Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank Sungard58pts
2Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone39 
3Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto34 
4José Rujano Guillen (Ven) Androni Giocattoli32 
5Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team25 
6Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD23 
7Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale22 
8Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi19 
9John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale18 
10Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox16 
11Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli15 
12Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Androni Giocattoli15 
13Joaquím Rodríguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team14 
14Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team13 
15Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi12 
16Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Pro Team Astana12 
17David Millar (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo11 
18Matteo Rabottini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli11 
19Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team11 
20Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Pro Team Astana10 
21Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto10 
22Lars Ytting Bak (Den) HTC-Highroad10 
23Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team10 
24Bart De Clercq (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto9 
25Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo9 
26Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team9 
27Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale8 
28Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli8 
29Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team8 
30Emanuele Sella (Ita) Androni Giocattoli8 
31Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack8 
32Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team8 
33Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team7 
34Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale7 
35Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli7 
36Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team7 
37Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD6 
38Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa) Androni Giocattoli6 
39Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team6 
40Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD6 
41Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Team RadioShack5 
42Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale5 
43Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team5 
44Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team5 
45Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard5 
46Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli5 
47Carlos Alberto Betancourt Gomez (Col) Acqua & Sapone5 
48Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox5 
49Alex Rasmussen (Den) HTC-Highroad5 
50Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad4 
51Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team4 
52Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana4 
53Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team4 
54Leonardo Giordani (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli4 
55Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Omega Pharma-Lotto4 
56Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi4 
57Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale4 
58Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team3 
59Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team3 
60Richie Porte (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard3 
61Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team3 
62Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale3 
63Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team3 
64Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli3 
65Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team3 
66Yuriy Krivtsov (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3 
67Miguel Minguez Ayala (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3 
68Cameron Meyer (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo3 
69Patrick Gretsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad3 
70Alexander Kristoff (Nor) BMC Racing Team3 
71Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC2 
72Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team2 
73Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team2 
74Fabio Taborre (Ita) Acqua & Sapone2 
75Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2 
76Michael Mørkøv (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard2 
77David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team1 
78Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team1 
79Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team1 
80Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1 
81Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox1 
82Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
83Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
84Addy Engels (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
85Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha Team1 
86Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
87Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team1 
Fair play classification
2Androni Giocattoli  
4Quickstep Cycling Team  
5BMC Racing Team  
6Colnago-CSF Inox  
7Pro Team Astana10pts
10Team RadioShack25 
11Sky Procycling25 
12Team Garmin-Cervelo30 
13AG2R La Mondiale38 
14Rabobank Cycling Team45 
15Katusha Team100 
16Movistar Team125 
18Acqua & Sapone145 
19Omega Pharma-Lotto195 
20Farnese Vini-Neri Sottoli230 
21Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team240 
22Saxo Bank Sungard1143 
Teams classification
1Pro Team Astana252:44:52 
2Movistar Team0:10:00 
3AG2R La Mondiale0:11:23 
4Katusha Team0:24:46 
6Saxo Bank Sungard0:45:23 
7Omega Pharma-Lotto1:07:35 
8Acqua & Sapone1:07:57 
10Lampre - ISD1:24:01 
11Androni Giocattoli1:25:33 
12Rabobank Cycling Team1:33:59 
13Team Garmin-Cervelo1:35:19 
15Team RadioShack1:48:22 
16Quickstep Cycling Team2:38:01 
18Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2:53:52 
19Sky Procycling2:56:46 
20Colnago - CSF Inox3:55:43 
21Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli4:37:58 
22BMC Racing Team5:21:32 
Super teams classification
1Lampre - ISD338pts
2Androni Giocattoli299 
3AG2R La Mondiale298 
4Movistar Team285 
5Saxo Bank Sungard277 
7Pro Team Astana242 
9Katusha Team202 
10Team Garmin-Cervelo194 
11Rabobank Cycling Team187 
12Acqua & Sapone177 
13Quickstep Cycling Team169 
14Sky Procycling131 
17Omega Pharma-Lotto121 
18Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli115 
19Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team114 
20Team RadioShack101 
21Colnago - CSF Inox101 
22BMC Racing Team66 

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