Gilbert snatches victory in Castelraimondo

Evans takes race lead as Gesink struggles

Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma-Lotto) snatched victory at the end of the longest stage at this year’s Tirreno-Adriatico with a late, last-gasp effort in the finishing straight.

Wout Poels (Vacansoleil) had caught breakaways Andrei Amador Bipkazacova (Movistar), Davide Malacarne (Quick Step) with two hundred metres to go but then Gilbert caught and passed them all along the barriers to win by a few centimetres.

Poels was stunned to be beaten but took second place, while Damiano Cunego (Lampre-ISD) was third and Danilo Di Luca (Katusha) was fourth.

The 244km stage was again a test of endurance and again Robert Gesink (Rabobank) was unable to go with his biggest rivals on the last climb. He chased on the fast descent but lost 26 precious seconds and lost the race leader’s blue jersey to Cadel Evans (BMC), who rode a clever race.

The Australia now leads Ivan Basso (Liquigas-Cannondale) by two seconds, with Cunego third at three seconds. Monday’s sixth stage to Macerata ends with a short uphill finish but it is Tuesday’s 9.3km individual time trial that is expected to decide the overall winner of Tirreno-Adriatico.

Evans BMC team will have to control the race on Monday but Evans is perhaps the strongest time trialist of all the riders in the top five overall. He had only ridden two races before Tirreno-Adriatico but looks the favourite to take home the winner’s trident trophy.

Evans was disappointed not to do better in the hectic stage finish but was happy to have the leader’s blue jersey.

"I really don't think on a finish like that I'm going to be able to beat Gilbert. But I got caught back in traffic and couldn't get anywhere in the finish, which is a bit disappointing. But for the GC, it was reasonably successful," he said.

"Yesterday was a good step forward and taking the jersey was a bit of a surprise today because I thought Gesink would keep it. But the attacks in finale killed off his team and he was left isolated.”

“There’s still another tough stage to come and anything can happen. Then we’ve got the final time trial, which is very important. Such a short and intense time trial is very difficult after three hard days. It’s difficult to go well and so a lot of things can still happen.”

Gilbert was a bit happier about his day. He struggled on the steep climb to Chieti on Saturday but bounced back to confirm his immense talent for tough long classics. He more than anyone, can ensure next Saturday’s Milan-San Remo is not again dominated by the sprinters.

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Despite facing a second day of over 240km, stage five started fast, although there were some riders missing from the peloton, including Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Sky).

The early break formed after just seven kilometres when Andrei Amador Bipkazacova (Movistar), Davide Malacarne (Quick Step), Matthew Hayman (Team Sky), Fabian Wegmann (Leopard Trek) and Jens Mouris (Vacansoleil) jumped away and sparked a first hour of racing at over 45km/h.

The break opened a lead of 11:25 after 100km but that was as big as it got. The testing Apennine climbs began to hurt and over the top of the snow covered, 1455 metre high Sasso Tetto the gap was down to 6:55, with Mouris a further 2:40 behind.

Lampre-ISD and BMC lead the chase as they put Gesink’s Rabobank teammates under pressure. The gap came down to 3:05 as the race approached the finish area for the start of a final 26.6km loop and seemed likely to stay away. However Amador was the first to attack on the circuit and blew the break apart.

Malacarne got across to him but then instead of working together and waiting for the sprint to decide the winner, they attacked each other, sat on each other and argued with each other. Their lead melted away but was still 1:40 with 10km to go but they still continued to waste energy on each other instead off holding off the chasers.

The last climb to Gagliole inspired Marco Pinotti (HTC-Highroad) to test his overall rivals and that further reduced the gap to the two up front. They made it over the top but Scarponi lead the chasers at just 15 seconds, with six kilometres to go. Behind Gesink was struggling and was lucky to have Giovanni Visconti (Farnese Vini-Neri Sottoli) near to him to share the work. But he would still lose 26 seconds and probably any chance of victory at this year’s Tirreno-Adriatico

Most of the final six kilometres were downhill but the final kilometre kicked up to the centre of Castelraimondo. It proved fatal for Amador and Malacarne. They didn’t realise that Poels had attacked from the front group with a kilometre to go and then suddenly the whole front group came up on them in the finish straight.

Poels should have stayed close to the barriers but he went down the middle of the road, leaving the door wide open for Gilbert to surge through and snatch victory.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto6:43:23 
2Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
3Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
4Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team  
5Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team  
6Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team  
7Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack0:00:02 
8Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
9Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling  
10Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
11Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
12Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
13Marco Pinotti (Ita) HTC-Highroad  
14Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:17 
15Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
16Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:00:25 
17Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team  
18Nick Nuyens (Bel) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:27 
19Stephen Cummings (GBr) Sky Procycling  
20Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Team RadioShack  
21Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
22Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
23Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad  
24Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone  
25Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
26Simon Clarke (Aus) Pro Team Astana  
27Peter Velits (Svk) HTC-Highroad  
28Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
29Ben Hermans (Bel) Team RadioShack0:00:37 
30Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard  
31George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team  
32Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Procycling  
33Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
34David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team  
35Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli  
36Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:01:06 
37Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team  
38Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
39Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
40Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
41Gustav Larsson (Swe) Saxo Bank Sungard  
42David Lelay (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:10 
43Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek0:01:43 
44Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
45Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli  
46Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling0:01:56 
47Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD0:03:40 
48Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale0:05:01 
49Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:07:46 
50Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
51Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone  
52Iván Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
53Francesco Failli (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli  
54Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team  
55Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
56Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:11:52 
57Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek  
58Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
59Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
60Leonardo Giordani (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli  
61Paolo Ciavatta (Ita) Acqua & Sapone  
62Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
63Andrea Noe (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli  
64Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
65Grégory Rast (Swi) Team RadioShack  
66Sébastien Rosseler (Bel) Team RadioShack0:13:12 
67Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
68Massimo Codol (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:15:07 
69Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
70Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
71Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
72Joost Posthuma (Ned) Leopard Trek  
73Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team RadioShack  
74Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Leopard Trek  
75Matthew Wilson (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
76Yuriy Krivtsov (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
77Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team  
78Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team  
79Marco Bandiera (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team  
80Michael Mørkøv (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
81Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
82Maarten Wynants (Bel) Rabobank Cycling Team  
83Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale  
84Alessandro Donati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone  
85Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
86Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Leopard Trek  
87Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack  
88Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
89Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team  
90Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
91Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek  
92Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling  
93Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar Team  
94Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team  
95Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team  
96Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
97Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
98Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
99Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:21:47 
100Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:31:00 
101Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
102Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team  
103Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
104Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
105Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek  
106Roger Hammond (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
107Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
108Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre - ISD  
109Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Katusha Team  
110Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
111Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Pro Team Astana  
112Roman Kireyev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
113Bert Grabsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad  
114Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
115Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
116Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Team RadioShack  
117Allan Davis (Aus) Pro Team Astana  
118Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
119David Tanner (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard  
120Baden Cooke (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard  
121Brett Lancaster (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
122Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard  
123Bernhard Eisel (Aut) HTC-Highroad  
124Tyler Farrar (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
125Thomas Leezer (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
126Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team  
127Mark Renshaw (Aus) HTC-Highroad  
128Alberto Ongarato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
129Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Quickstep Cycling Team  
130Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Pro Team Astana  
131Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team  
132Mark Cavendish (GBr) HTC-Highroad  
133Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
134Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team  
135Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli  
136Diego Caccia (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli  
137Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
138Kevin Van Impe (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
139Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana  
140Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
141Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
142Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling  
143Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Procycling  
144Kasper Klostergaard Larsen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
145Alessandro Proni (Ita) Acqua & Sapone  
146Fabio Taborre (Ita) Acqua & Sapone  
147Thor Hushovd (Nor) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
148Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
149Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
150David Zabriskie (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
151Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
152Gorik Gardeyn (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
153Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Acqua & Sapone  
DNSMauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
DNFLuca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team  
DNFEdvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling  
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto12 pts
2Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team12 
3Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team10 
4Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team10 
5Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD8 
6Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team7 
7Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek7 
8Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack4 
9Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD3 
10Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3 
11Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling2 
12Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
13Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling1 
Mountain 1 - Sasso Tetto, 158.6km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team5 pts
2Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek3 
3Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team2 
4Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling1 
Mountain 2 - Camerino, 201.8km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek5 pts
2Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team3 
3Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling2 
4Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team1 
Mountain 3 - Gagliole, 237.4km
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team5 pts
2Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team3 
3Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD2 
4Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team1 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
2Movistar Team0:00:06 
3BMC Racing Team0:00:08 
4Team RadioShack0:00:10 
5Sky Procycling  
8Saxo Bank Sungard0:01:14 
9Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:01:41 
10AG2R La Mondiale0:01:43 
11Lampre - ISD0:02:46 
12Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:07:17 
13Katusha Team0:15:17 
14Acqua & Sapone0:19:09 
15Rabobank Cycling Team0:23:25 
16Leopard Trek0:27:46 
17Omega Pharma-Lotto0:29:18 
18Pro Team Astana0:42:23 
19Quickstep Cycling Team0:45:11 
20Team Garmin-Cervelo1:16:11 
General classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team22:48:45 
2Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:02 
3Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:00:03 
4Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:00:05 
5Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
6Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:12 
7Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:00:23 
8Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling0:00:27 
9Marco Pinotti (Ita) HTC-Highroad  
10Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack0:00:32 
11Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team0:00:46 
12Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:00:51 
13Peter Velits (Svk) HTC-Highroad0:00:52 
14Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad0:01:00 
15Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard0:01:03 
16Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:01:09 
17Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:01:14 
18Simon Clarke (Aus) Pro Team Astana0:01:18 
19Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Team RadioShack0:01:20 
20Stephen Cummings (GBr) Sky Procycling0:01:27 
21Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:01:28 
22Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:30 
23Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
24Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:39 
25Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:01:40 
26George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team0:01:41 
27Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:51 
28Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Procycling0:01:52 
29Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:01:55 
30Nick Nuyens (Bel) Saxo Bank Sungard0:01:59 
31Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:02:03 
32David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Movistar Team0:02:34 
33Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:45 
34Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:02:56 
35David Lelay (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:01 
36Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:04:10 
37Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team0:05:58 
38Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:07:16 
39Ben Hermans (Bel) Team RadioShack0:07:31 
40Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team0:09:00 
41Francesco Failli (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:09:34 
42Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:11 
43Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone0:10:16 
44Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD0:10:41 
45Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:11:44 
46Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:11:59 
47Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:12:54 
48Iván Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:13:00 
49Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek0:13:14 
50Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:13:37 
51Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:14:14 
52Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:14:48 
53Patrik Sinkewitz (Ger) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:15:20 
54Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:16:12 
55Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha Team  
56Massimo Codol (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:17:15 
57Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar Team0:17:29 
58Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team0:18:12 
59Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Leopard Trek0:18:31 
60Gustav Larsson (Swe) Saxo Bank Sungard0:18:40 
61Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale0:18:53 
62Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling0:19:40 
63Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:20:55 
64Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:21:20 
65Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek0:21:31 
66Sébastien Rosseler (Bel) Team RadioShack0:21:44 
67Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale0:22:06 
68Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team0:22:10 
69Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team RadioShack0:23:14 
70Maarten Wynants (Bel) Rabobank Cycling Team0:25:25 
71Andrea Noe (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:25:29 
72Grégory Rast (Swi) Team RadioShack0:27:50 
73Michael Mørkøv (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:28:13 
74Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team RadioShack0:28:20 
75Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:28:28 
76Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:28:43 
77Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team0:29:56 
78Matthew Wilson (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:29:57 
79Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:30:01 
80Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:30:21 
81Leonardo Giordani (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:31:01 
82Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek0:31:43 
83Paolo Ciavatta (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:31:46 
84Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana0:32:06 
85Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:32:28 
86Thor Hushovd (Nor) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:32:42 
87Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek0:32:46 
88Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:32:53 
89Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:32:55 
90Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Leopard Trek0:32:58 
91Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:33:07 
92Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:33:09 
93Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team0:33:10 
94Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:33:15 
95Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
96Fabio Taborre (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:33:18 
97Joost Posthuma (Ned) Leopard Trek0:34:33 
98Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Katusha Team0:34:46 
99Marco Bandiera (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:35:52 
100Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:36:42 
101Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:37:00 
102Baden Cooke (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard0:37:23 
103Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:37:24 
104Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Team RadioShack0:37:54 
105Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Pro Team Astana0:39:29 
106Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling0:40:57 
107Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:41:28 
108Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:42:00 
109Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team0:42:34 
110Yuriy Krivtsov (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:42:40 
111Alessandro Donati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:45:08 
112Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team0:45:49 
113Niki Terpstra (Ned) Quickstep Cycling Team0:47:58 
114Tyler Farrar (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:48:03 
115Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard0:48:08 
116Thomas Leezer (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:48:11 
117Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:48:18 
118Mark Renshaw (Aus) HTC-Highroad0:48:21 
119Mark Cavendish (GBr) HTC-Highroad0:48:28 
120David Tanner (Aus) Saxo Bank Sungard0:48:31 
121Kasper Klostergaard Larsen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:48:35 
122Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:48:37 
123Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:48:42 
124Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre - ISD0:48:48 
125Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:48:52 
126Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:49:01 
127Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:49:03 
128Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Pro Team Astana0:49:08 
129Alessandro Proni (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:49:10 
130Roman Kireyev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:49:14 
131Davide Ricci Bitti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:49:17 
132David Zabriskie (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:49:51 
133Bert Grabsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad0:49:52 
134Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Procycling0:50:15 
135Diego Caccia (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:50:36 
136Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:50:50 
137Gorik Gardeyn (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:52:28 
138Roger Hammond (GBr) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:56:14 
139Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:56:27 
140Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling0:56:49 
141Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Quickstep Cycling Team0:57:13 
142Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:57:25 
143Bernhard Eisel (Aut) HTC-Highroad0:57:29 
144Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:57:46 
145Kevin Van Impe (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:57:58 
146Allan Davis (Aus) Pro Team Astana0:58:27 
147Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team  
148Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
149Alberto Ongarato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:59:03 
150Brett Lancaster (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:59:04 
151Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:59:50 
152Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:00:42 
153Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1:03:19 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tyler Farrar (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo24 pts
2Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard20 
3Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD18 
4Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD17 
5Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD15 
6Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto13 
7Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team13 
8Mark Renshaw (Aus) HTC-Highroad13 
9Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team12 
10Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi10 
11Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi10 
12Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team10 
13Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team10 
14Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek9 
15Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Pro Team Astana8 
16Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team8 
17Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale8 
18Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto8 
19Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale7 
20Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale7 
21Leonardo Giordani (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli6 
22Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team5 
23Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team5 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team13 pts
2Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi11 
3Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Pro Team Astana10 
4Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Leopard Trek8 
5Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD7 
6Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale6 
7Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team6 
8Leonardo Giordani (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli6 
9Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team5 
10Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Katusha Team4 
11Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto4 
12Nick Nuyens (Bel) Saxo Bank Sungard3 
13Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling3 
14Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD2 
15Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek2 
16Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli2 
Best young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team22:48:50 
2Simon Clarke (Aus) Pro Team Astana0:01:13 
3Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:01:23 
4Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:25 
5Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:34 
6Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:01:35 
7Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:01:50 
8Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:07:11 
9Ben Hermans (Bel) Team RadioShack0:07:26 
10Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:06 
11Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team0:18:07 
12Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:28:23 
13Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:33:02 
14Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:36:55 
15Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:37:19 
16Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling0:40:52 
17Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:48:13 
18Mark Cavendish (GBr) HTC-Highroad0:48:23 
19Roman Kireyev (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:49:09 
20Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:56:22 
21Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Quickstep Cycling Team0:57:08 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
2BMC Racing Team0:00:39 
4Sky Procycling0:01:30 
6Movistar Team0:02:35 
7AG2R La Mondiale0:03:50 
8Team RadioShack0:07:13 
9Lampre - ISD0:08:45 
10Saxo Bank Sungard0:08:59 
11Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:10:34 
12Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:16:08 
13Katusha Team0:17:23 
14Acqua & Sapone0:22:22 
15Rabobank Cycling Team0:24:00 
16Leopard Trek0:32:05 
17Pro Team Astana0:44:21 
18Omega Pharma-Lotto0:55:15 
19Quickstep Cycling Team1:07:33 
20Team Garmin-Cervelo1:31:51 

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