Visconti makes it count in Pamukkale

ISD-Neri rider takes GC lead

Giovanni Visconti (ISD-Neri) won stage four at the Tour of Turkey, the Italian's second straight victory, after outsprinting breakaway companions Tejay Van Garderen (HTC-Columbia) and David Moncoutié (Cofidis) in Pamukkale.

Gian-paolo Cheula (Footon Servetto) had attacked the seven-man break with three kilometres to go and nearly pulled off the stage victory, but was caught by a quartet of Visconti, Van Garderen, Moncoutié and Yukihiro Doi (Skil-Shimano) only 100 metres from the finish line.

Fellow breakaway rider Cristiano Salerno (De Rosa Stac Plastic) finished sixth at 33 seconds, not having the legs to go with the attacks in the slightly uphill finale, while Oscar Gatto (ISD-Neri) finished seventh at 2:46 after doing yeoman's work for Visconti to power the break.

André Greipel (HTC-Columbia) led the peloton across the line for eighth place at 4:28.

The seven riders from today's break now occupy the top seven spots on general classification with Visconti holding a 16-second lead over Van Garderen. Moncoutié moves up to third, 27 seconds behind Visconti.

Overnight race leader Rein Taaramäe (Cofidis), who started the stage with a one second lead over Visconti, finished 5:19 behind the Italian and surrendered the leader's jersey earned the previous day.

Early break goes from the gun

The race started with a grueling climb from the coastal town of Marmaris on the way to Mugla. Three riders attacked prior to the ascent: Yukihiro Doi (Skil-Shimano) and Philip Ludescher (Vorarlberg-Corratec) who were soon rejoined by Alberto Fernandez (Xacobeo-Galicia).

The ISD-Neri team started a spectacular move towards the top of that climb after only 36 kilometres of racing as Oscar Gatto and Paolo Longo Borghini went together in the chase of the three escapees, despite their 10 minute deficit.

The Italian teammates eventually made it across at km 63 but it created tension and many attacks in the peloton due to a battle opened between ISD-Neri and Cofidis whose top riders were separated by only a single second at the top of general classification. Interestingly, Giovanni Visconti and David Moncoutié marked each other and formed a counter-attack with Gian-Paolo Cheula (Footon-Servetto), Tejay Van Garderen (HTC-Columbia), Christian Salerno (De Rosa-Stac Plastic) and Federico Canuti (Colnago-CSF).

Seven of eleven form decisive escape

With 87 kilometres to go, the six chasers bridged to the leading quintet to form an 11-man breakaway. As the escapees had a four minute lead and it was slightly downhill towards the big town of Denizli and then the historical site of Pamukkale, it looked like the bunch would be able to absorb the breakaway prior to the finish. The ISD-Neri riders, however, never gave up as the front group was reduced to seven under the impetus of the Italian squad: Visconti, Gatto, Salerno, Cheula, Doi, Moncoutié and Van Garderen.

The peloton's pursuit was initially led by Cofidis and then the by the teams of the sprinters, in particular HTC-Columbia and Colnago-CSF, but their chase efforts did nothing to reduce the gap to the break.

"I was able to sit on because we had André Greipel behind and he had a good chance of winning the stage if our breakaway was brought back," Van Garderen said. "But Visconti and his team had a lot of motivation for taking the jersey. I needed to get a couple of seconds from him so I attacked but it didn't work."

The bulk of the work in the break was done by Gatto, Visconti, Salerno and Cheula as Van Garderen, Moncoutié and Doi remained at the back of the escape. The cohesion of the lead group came to an end in the closing kilometres as riders vied for the stage win. Cheula attacked with three kilometres to go and drew out Visconti, Van Garderen, Moncoutié and Doi in pursuit on the slightly uphill finishing stretch.

Cheula nearly pulled off the victory, but was swept up by the four pursuers at 100 metres to go with Visconti powering to his second consecutive victory and the overall race lead.

"Visconti is a good sprinter but the race isn't over," Van Garderen said. "We still have a really hard day tomorrow. If Visconti and his team are tired, we'll try to go for the overall win. If Moncoutié goes in the hills, people will have a hard time."

The Frenchman who is known for keeping a low profile didn't promise any big action. "The category 1 hill is too far (100km) from the finish," Moncoutié said. "Had it been an uphill finish, I would have tried to go for the overall win."

Visconti regretted Moncoutié's "lack of fair-play". "He could have taken some turns in the finale when he had clearly become the leader of his team during the stage," the Italian said. "It made no sense that he didn't cooperate. Never mind, this makes my win even more beautiful."

The duel between ISD-Neri and Cofidis was the kind of fight that brings passion into cycling. However, the French team isn't playing with equal weapons. "We're only six and we can't burn ourselves here because we have the Flèche Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liège after the Tour of Turkey," Moncoutié said. Rein Taaramäe lost the lead but it wasn't the end of the world for the French team.

"Now I'll give my best for winning the Tour of Turkey," Visconti said. "I can't guarantee that I'll succeed because I've never been a GC rider so far. It has become a goal now. It's a beautiful race."

The way ISD-Neri rides in Turkey might even provide some regret for the organisers of the Giro d'Italia to have left aside the team directed by Luca Scinto.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Giovanni Visconti (Ita) ISD - Neri5:46:10 
2Tejay Van Garderen (USA) Team HTC - Columbia  
3David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
4Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano0:00:02 
5Gian-Paolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:00:05 
6Christiano Salerno (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic0:00:33 
7Oscar Gatto (Ita) ISD - Neri0:02:46 
8André Greipel (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia0:04:28 
9Mattia Gavazzi (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox  
10Manuel Belletti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox  
11Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Carmiooro NGC  
12Remi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:04:30 
13Gianluca Mirenda (Ita) ISD - Neri  
14Giairo Ermeti (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic  
15Gustavo Dominguez Lemos (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:04:32 
16Hubert Schwab (Swi) Vorarlberg - Corratec  
17Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia  
18Andrei Sartasov (Rus) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos  
19Feng Han (Chn) Skil - Shimano  
20Philipp Ludescher (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec  
21Frederik Wilmann (Nor) Skil - Shimano  
22Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
23Alberto Fernandez Sainz (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
24Dmytro Grabovsky (Ukr) ISD - Neri  
25Enrico Magazzini (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
26Gert Dockx (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia  
27Andreas Dietziker (Swi) Vorarlberg - Corratec  
28Nelson Oliveira (Por) Xacobeo Galicia  
29Gustavo Rodriguez Iglesias (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
30Jorge Giacinti (Arg) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos  
31Johnny Walker (Aus) Footon-Servetto  
32Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Spa) Footon-Servetto  
33Christoph Sokoll (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec  
34Clemens Fankhauser (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec  
35Dominique Cornu (Bel) Skil - Shimano  
36Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
37Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
38Kalle Kriit (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
39Davide Cimolai (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:04:41 
40Oleg Berdos (Mol) De Rosa - Stac Plastic  
41Sacha Modolo (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:04:47 
42Bert Grabsch (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia  
43Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
44Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Team HTC - Columbia0:04:50 
45Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:04:54 
46Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo0:04:56 
47Tiziano Dall'antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
48Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox  
49Alan Marangoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox  
50Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
51Andrea Tonti (Ita) Carmiooro NGC  
52Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) ISD - Neri0:05:00 
53Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Team HTC - Columbia0:05:06 
54Amael Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:05:19 
55Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
56Diego Caccia (Ita) ISD - Neri  
57Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox  
58Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) ISD - Neri  
59Adam Sznitko (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:18:16 
60Cheng Ji (Chn) Skil - Shimano  
61Andréa Grendene (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
62Mustafa Sayar (Tur) Turkey  
63René Haselbacher (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec  
64Francisco José Pacheco Torres (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
65Jose Alberto De Segovia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
66Adrian Honkisz (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice  
67Lukasz Bodnar (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice  
68David Gutiérrez Palacios (Spa) Footon-Servetto  
69Sergio Lagana (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic  
70Dariusz Batek (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice  
71Vidal Celis Zabala (Spa) Footon-Servetto  
72Francesco Tizza (Ita) Carmiooro NGC  
73Aristide Ratti (Ita) Carmiooro NGC  
74Raffaele Ferrara (Ita) Carmiooro NGC0:18:21 
75Silvere Ackermann (Swi) Vorarlberg - Corratec0:21:51 
76Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:27:13 
77Giorgio Brambila (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic  
78Michele Merlo (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
79Tomasz Kiendys (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice  
80Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo  
81Fatih Harmanci (Tur) Turkey  
82Fabio Negri (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic  
83Krzysztof Jezowski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice  
84Bartlomiej Matysiak (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice  
85Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Skil - Shimano  
86Job Vissers (Ned) Skil - Shimano  
87Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia  
88Claudio Cucinotta (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic  
89Nilceu Aparecido Santos (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos  
90Sébastien Fournet Fayard (Fra) Carmiooro NGC  
91Jan Ghyselinck (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia  
92Daniel Walter Rogelin (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos  
93Enrico Zen (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox  
94Sébastian Siedler (Ger) Vorarlberg - Corratec  
95Soelito Gohr (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos  
96Robson Ribeiro Dias (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos  
97Francisco Chamorro Paiva (Arg) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos  
98David Deroo (Fra) Skil - Shimano  
HDSelçuk Türkçetin (Tur) Turkey  
HDAhmet Akdilek (Tur) Turkey  
DNFNoè Gianetti (Swi) Footon-Servetto  
DNFFrancesco Chicchi (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
DNFAntonio Quadranti (Ita) Carmiooro NGC  
DNFEmanuele Vona (Ita) ISD - Neri  
DNFMirac Kal (Tur) Turkey  
DNSThomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice  
Turkish Beauties Prime (Aphrodisias)
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Philipp Ludescher (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec5 pts
2Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) ISD - Neri3 
3Giovanni Visconti (Ita) ISD - Neri1 
Tavas Sprint Prime
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Giovanni Visconti (Ita) ISD - Neri5 pts
2Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) ISD - Neri3 
3Oscar Gatto (Ita) ISD - Neri1 
Turkish Beauties Prime (Cotton Castle)
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Giovanni Visconti (Ita) ISD - Neri5 pts
2Tejay Van Garderen (USA) Team HTC - Columbia3 
3David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1 
Finish Pamukkale
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Giovanni Visconti (Ita) ISD - Neri15 pts
2Tejay Van Garderen (USA) Team HTC - Columbia14 
3David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne13 
4Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano12 
5Gian-Paolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto11 
6Christiano Salerno (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic10 
7Oscar Gatto (Ita) ISD - Neri9 
8André Greipel (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia8 
9Mattia Gavazzi (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox7 
10Manuel Belletti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox6 
11Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Carmiooro NGC5 
12Remi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne4 
13Gianluca Mirenda (Ita) ISD - Neri3 
14Giairo Ermeti (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic2 
15Gustavo Dominguez Lemos (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia1 
King of the mountain Prime
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano10 pts
2Philipp Ludescher (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec7 
3Alberto Fernandez Sainz (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia5 
4Adam Sznitko (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice3 
5Oscar Gatto (Ita) ISD - Neri1 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1ISD - Neri17:25:46 
2Team HTC - Columbia0:01:44 
3Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:01:46 
4Skil - Shimano0:01:50 
5Footon-Servetto0:01:53 
6De Rosa - Stac Plastic0:02:28 
7Xacobeo Galicia0:06:20 
8Vorarlberg - Corratec  
9Lampre-Farnese Vini  
10Colnago - CSF Inox0:06:27 
11Liquigas-Doimo0:07:17 
General classification after stage 4
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Giovanni Visconti (Ita) ISD - Neri14:57:48 
2Tejay Van Garderen (USA) Team HTC - Columbia0:00:16 
3David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:00:27 
4Gian-Paolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:00:48 
5Christiano Salerno (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic0:01:42 
6Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano0:02:46 
7Oscar Gatto (Ita) ISD - Neri0:03:45 
8André Greipel (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia0:04:43 
9Remi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:04:59 
10Dominique Cornu (Bel) Skil - Shimano0:05:03 
11Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
12Dmytro Grabovsky (Ukr) ISD - Neri0:05:07 
13Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Spa) Footon-Servetto  
14Frederik Wilmann (Nor) Skil - Shimano0:05:12 
15Andreas Dietziker (Swi) Vorarlberg - Corratec0:05:14 
16Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:05:15 
17Gustavo Dominguez Lemos (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:05:18 
18Giairo Ermeti (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic0:05:23 
19Hubert Schwab (Swi) Vorarlberg - Corratec  
20Clemens Fankhauser (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec  
21Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:05:26 
22Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:05:28 
23Tiziano Dall'antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
24Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:05:31 
25Davide Cimolai (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:05:34 
26Kalle Kriit (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
27Andrei Sartasov (Rus) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos0:05:38 
28Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Team HTC - Columbia0:05:45 
29Mattia Gavazzi (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:06:01 
30Manuel Belletti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:06:08 
31Amael Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:06:10 
32Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia0:06:15 
33Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:06:34 
34Enrico Magazzini (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:06:42 
35Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:06:55 
36Nelson Oliveira (Por) Xacobeo Galicia0:07:00 
37Alan Marangoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:07:11 
38Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:07:32 
39Gustavo Rodriguez Iglesias (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:07:33 
40Johnny Walker (Aus) Footon-Servetto0:07:46 
41Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) ISD - Neri0:07:50 
42Sacha Modolo (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:07:51 
43Alberto Fernandez Sainz (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:08:03 
44Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Team HTC - Columbia0:08:14 
45Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) ISD - Neri  
46Bert Grabsch (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia0:08:39 
47Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo0:08:41 
48Gert Dockx (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia0:08:46 
49Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:08:58 
50Christoph Sokoll (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec0:09:24 
51Gianluca Mirenda (Ita) ISD - Neri0:10:27 
52Jorge Giacinti (Arg) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos0:11:34 
53Oleg Berdos (Mol) De Rosa - Stac Plastic0:11:52 
54Feng Han (Chn) Skil - Shimano0:11:55 
55Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Carmiooro NGC0:13:19 
56Philipp Ludescher (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec0:13:58 
57Diego Caccia (Ita) ISD - Neri0:14:07 
58Andrea Tonti (Ita) Carmiooro NGC0:15:15 
59Jose Alberto De Segovia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:19:01 
60Francisco José Pacheco Torres (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:19:09 
61Dariusz Batek (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:20:40 
62Adrian Honkisz (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:21:25 
63Andréa Grendene (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:22:43 
64Sergio Lagana (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic  
65Francesco Tizza (Ita) Carmiooro NGC0:22:52 
66Aristide Ratti (Ita) Carmiooro NGC0:22:53 
67Silvere Ackermann (Swi) Vorarlberg - Corratec0:22:54 
68Vidal Celis Zabala (Spa) Footon-Servetto  
69David Gutiérrez Palacios (Spa) Footon-Servetto0:22:56 
70Cheng Ji (Chn) Skil - Shimano0:24:31 
71René Haselbacher (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec0:27:11 
72Mustafa Sayar (Tur) Turkey0:29:03 
73Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:30:04 
74Claudio Cucinotta (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic0:30:27 
75Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:31:28 
76Sébastien Fournet Fayard (Fra) Carmiooro NGC0:31:32 
77David Deroo (Fra) Skil - Shimano  
78Tomasz Kiendys (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:31:33 
79Enrico Zen (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox0:31:34 
80Krzysztof Jezowski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:31:43 
81Giorgio Brambila (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic0:31:44 
82Bartlomiej Matysiak (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:32:04 
83Fabio Negri (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic0:32:12 
84Daniel Walter Rogelin (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos0:32:13 
85Raffaele Ferrara (Ita) Carmiooro NGC0:32:19 
86Jan Ghyselinck (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia0:33:28 
87Lukasz Bodnar (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:35:37 
88Adam Sznitko (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice0:35:51 
89Michele Merlo (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:36:28 
90Sébastian Siedler (Ger) Vorarlberg - Corratec0:39:09 
91Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo0:44:46 
92Job Vissers (Ned) Skil - Shimano0:45:12 
93Nilceu Aparecido Santos (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos0:45:40 
94Robson Ribeiro Dias (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos0:47:46 
95Soelito Gohr (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos0:49:18 
96Fatih Harmanci (Tur) Turkey0:49:46 
97Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Skil - Shimano0:51:19 
98Francisco Chamorro Paiva (Arg) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos0:51:39 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Giovanni Visconti (Ita) ISD - Neri35 pts
2David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne24 
3André Greipel (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia23 
4Mattia Gavazzi (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox19 
5Oscar Gatto (Ita) ISD - Neri16 
6Remi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne16 
7Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Carmiooro NGC16 
8Tejay Van Garderen (USA) Team HTC - Columbia14 
9Christiano Salerno (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic14 
10Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini14 
11Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini14 
12Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne13 
13Claudio Cucinotta (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic13 
14Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano12 
15Gian-Paolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto11 
16Gustavo Dominguez Lemos (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia10 
17Tiziano Dall'antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo10 
18Michele Merlo (Ita) Footon-Servetto10 
19Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne9 
20Francisco José Pacheco Torres (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia9 
21Giorgio Brambila (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic8 
22Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Spa) Footon-Servetto7 
23Giairo Ermeti (Ita) De Rosa - Stac Plastic7 
24Krzysztof Jezowski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice7 
25Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox6 
26Manuel Belletti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox6 
27Diego Caccia (Ita) ISD - Neri6 
28Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo5 
29Thomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice5 
30Dmytro Grabovsky (Ukr) ISD - Neri5 
31Vidal Celis Zabala (Spa) Footon-Servetto5 
32Job Vissers (Ned) Skil - Shimano4 
33Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) ISD - Neri3 
34Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini3 
35Gianluca Mirenda (Ita) ISD - Neri3 
36David Deroo (Fra) Skil - Shimano2 
37Hubert Schwab (Swi) Vorarlberg - Corratec1 
38Nelson Oliveira (Por) Xacobeo Galicia1 
39René Haselbacher (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec1 
40Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo-5 
41Mirac Kal (Tur) Turkey-15 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Diego Caccia (Ita) ISD - Neri14 pts
2Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano10 
3Nelson Oliveira (Por) Xacobeo Galicia10 
4Adam Sznitko (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice10 
5Philipp Ludescher (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec7 
6Thomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice6 
7Alberto Fernandez Sainz (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia5 
8Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo5 
9Hubert Schwab (Swi) Vorarlberg - Corratec3 
10Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2 
11Oscar Gatto (Ita) ISD - Neri1 
12Dmytro Grabovsky (Ukr) ISD - Neri1 
Turkish Beauty Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
 Giovanni Visconti (Ita) ISD - Neri6 pts
2Philipp Ludescher (Aut) Vorarlberg - Corratec5 
3Thomasz Marczynski (Pol) CCC Polsat Polkowice5 
4Tejay Van Garderen (USA) Team HTC - Columbia3 
5Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne3 
6Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) ISD - Neri3 
7David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1 
8Diego Caccia (Ita) ISD - Neri1 
9Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo-5 
10Mirac Kal (Tur) Turkey-15 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1ISD - Neri45:02:30 
2Cofidis, le Credit en Ligne0:00:58 
3Team HTC - Columbia0:01:20 
4Skil - Shimano0:03:55 
5Footon-Servetto0:04:05 
6De Rosa - Stac Plastic0:05:41 
7Vorarlberg - Corratec0:06:48 
8Xacobeo Galicia0:06:49 
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