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Tour de France 2009

Date range:
July 4-26, 2009
  • Tour de France, France, GT
  • Stages Expand the race menu
    • Stage 1

      Distance:
      15.5km
      Start location:
      Monaco
      End location:
      Monaco (ITT)
    • Stage 2

      Distance:
      187km
      Start location:
      Monaco
      End location:
      Brignoles
    • Stage 3

      Distance:
      196.5km
      Start location:
      Marseille
      End location:
      La Grande-Motte
    • Stage 4

      Distance:
      39km
      Start location:
      Montpellier
      End location:
      Montpellier (TTT)
    • Stage 5

      Distance:
      196.5km
      Start location:
      Le Cap d'Agde
      End location:
      Perpignan
    • Stage 6

      Distance:
      181.5km
      Start location:
      Gérone
      End location:
      Barcelone
    • Stage 7

      Distance:
      224km
      Start location:
      Barcelone
      End location:
      Andorre Arcalis
    • Stage 8

      Distance:
      176.5km
      Start location:
      Andorre-la-Vieille
      End location:
      Saint-Girons
    • Stage 9

      Distance:
      160.5km
      Start location:
      Saint-Gaudens
      End location:
      Tarbes
    • Rest day

      Location
      Limoges
    • Stage 10

      Distance:
      194.5km
      Start location:
      Limoges
      End location:
      Issoudun
    • Stage 11

      Distance:
      192km
      Start location:
      Vatan
      End location:
      Saint-Fargeau
    • Stage 12

      Distance:
      211.5km
      Start location:
      Tonnerre
      End location:
      Vittel
    • Stage 13

      Distance:
      200km
      Start location:
      Vittel
      End location:
      Colmar
    • Stage 14

      Distance:
      199km
      Start location:
      Colmar
      End location:
      Besançon
    • Stage 15

      Distance:
      207.5km
      Start location:
      Pontarlier
      End location:
      Verbier
    • Rest day

      Location
      Verbier
    • Stage 16

      Distance:
      159km
      Start location:
      Martigny
      End location:
      Bourg-Saint-Maurice
    • Stage 17

      Distance:
      169.5km
      Start location:
      Bourg-Saint-Maurice
      End location:
      Le Grand-Bornand
    • Stage 18

      Distance:
      40.5km
      Start location:
      Annecy
      End location:
      Annecy (ITT)
    • Stage 19

      Distance:
      178km
      Start location:
      Bourgoin-Jallieu
      End location:
      Aubenas
    • Stage 20

      Distance:
      167km
      Start location:
      Montélimar
      End location:
      Mont Ventoux
    • Stage 21

      Distance:
      164km
      Start location:
      Montereau-Fault-Yonne
      End location:
      Paris Champs-Élysées
  • Race history

July 21, Stage 16: Martigny - Bourg-Saint-Maurice 159km

Astarloza top dog in Bourg-Saint-Maurice

By:
Anthony Tan
Published:
July 21, 2009, 15:51 BST,
Updated:
July 22, 2009, 15:24 BST

Euskatel star leapfrogs to 11th on GC as first 10 remain unchanged

At the 2009 Tour de France, the art of the breakaway is being mastered by men of strength and courage.

In recent Tour history, rarely have there been so many successful escape attempts. With our without the controversial team radios, such men, when they attack, do not care how outnumbered they are or how remote the possibility of victory may be. They simply attack because it's in their nature, it's in their blood. It's the only thing they know how to do.

On the first of two giant mountains both named Bernard,  Mikel Astarloza felt his name being called.

Mountains classification leader Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) and Vladimir Karpets (Katusha) were some way ahead, but the Euskatel-Euskadi rider, along with fifteen other chasers, chose to persist. Sixty kilometres from the finish their effort was rewarded, where they met with the lead duo to form a front group of 18.

The rather dubiously-named Col du Petit-Saint-Bernard, a 22.6-km category 1 ascent that rose 2,188-metres-high, gradually withered the 18-man break to four by its summit – Pellizotti, Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Silence-Lotto), Amael Moinard (Cofidis) and Astarloza.

Hurtling down the 31-km descent to Bourg-Saint-Maurice, a town at the foot of some of the world's most acclaimed ski fields and situated at the gateway to the Haute-Tarentaise and the Mont Blanc, Astarloza, a gangly 29-year-old from Gipuzkoa in the Basque Country, began to do a quick calculation.

"I really like math," Astarloza told Cyclingnews, "so it was an easy calculation: I had a 25-percent chance of victory today. When the odds are that good, you really have to go for it."

Two Tours de France ago in 2007, he finished ninth overall to compatriot Alberto Contador, the current race leader. For him, that was a dream run. But without a big victory for some time – if our records are correct, his last win of significance was the 2003 Tour Down Under – he came to La Grande Boucle vying for stage honours.

For two-and-a-half weeks, he had bided his time. The moment was now his.

2.8 kilometres from the line, Moinard was first to attack. Just as he was caught, Astarloza put in a power-packed surge down the left-side of the Rue de la Libération, and when he did so, he was free.

By God, did he feel liberated!

Punching the air so many times you’d think he’d dislocate his shoulder, the boy from the Basque country on a Basque team was immersed in delight. Six seconds later, Sandy Casar (Française des Jeux), part of a four-man chase group that tacked on after Astarloza launched his winning move, sprinted home to earn his sixth second place at the Tour ahead of Nicolas Roche (Ag2r La Mondiale) and Pierrick Fedrigo (BBOX Bouygues Telecom).

"I have a lot of victories, but this one is amazing – it's certainly the biggest moment of my career," Astarloza told Cyclingnews. And by virtue of his stage win, he leapfrogged eight spots to now sit 11th overall, 4:38 behind overnight leader Alberto Contador of Astana, who had little difficulty to finish tenth on the stage among a star-studded group of 16 riders, 59 seconds behind Astarloza.

"There's a long tradition of rowing in my village," said Astarloza. "My father was a rower and I wanted to be one, but my Dad told me it was too difficult, so I decided to take up cycling, and that came from my mother's side – my [maternal] grandfather was a cyclist, and I had cousins who were cyclists."

Grinned the dark-haired Basque, "I think I made the right decision."

Except for two names, the leader board's top 10 remained largely unchanged: Rinaldo Nocentini (AG2R La Mondiale, previously sixth) and Tony Martin (Columbia-HTC, previously eighth) both had bad days and are now out of contention at 14th and 34th overall, respectively. Carlos Sastre (Cérvelo TestTeam) and Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Slipstream) slotted into the top 10 by consequence.

Asked if the rumours are true that he's set to leave Astana by the year's end, Contador replied: "That's the first time I've heard of it. For the moment, I'm focused on the Tour. There's five difficult days to go. I'll start thinking about my future after Paris."

Finally, we saw the Lance of old

After 15 stages where just about everyone who's anyone has tried to ascertain just how far off Lance Armstrong is from his 1999-2005 self, perhaps the Texan's performance on the Col du Petit-Saint-Bernard has given the best indication so far.

He was missing from the groupe maillot jaune when Andy Schleck's dance of the devil around 8.5 kilometres from the summit dropped all but five riders. But just under two kilometres later, Armstrong put in a move that Kim Kirchen (Columbia-HTC) and Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Slipstream) at first managed to follow, though moments later couldn't.

Just over the crest of the Petit-Saint-Bernard, Armstrong gave one last out-of-the-saddle push to bridge to the group containing Contador. And even though the groupe maillot jaune grew in size to number 16 by the finish, the seven-time Tour champion concedes those petit, vicious, accelerations – of which we haven't seen the likes of for four years – were indeed significant as both an indicator of form and morale.

"Two days ago was certainly not my best day. I made some changes to my bike, to the position; I felt more comfortable on the bike. I felt like I was spinning more efficiently," said Armstrong.

"The quick accelerations to see if anyone is there, and then just ride a little tempo and accelerate again – that is stuff I would have done before. If I go back and look at the tapes of Verbier [Stage 15], I can tell that I was just a fish out of water. Again, tomorrow [Wednesday, Stage 17 to Le Grand-Bornand] is the real one," he said.

Did Contador find Armstrong's presence in the yellow jersey group useful?

"I value very much what he did today. He made a great effort to come up to the group, but in the end I didn't need him," said Contador.

Pellizotti clearly a man of the mountains

While the points classification's top three saw no change courtesy of the early breakaway, Liquigas' Franco Pellizotti is proving to be the consistent grimpeur par excellence. He now enjoys an almost-unbeatable lead in the mountains classification with a 159-point total.

Ever-aggressive, the Italian's ability to make the day's break and stay there for the long haul shows he's in good touch, while former polka-dot wearer and second on the classification, Egoi Martinez of Euskatel-Euskadi, is clearly waning, his widening deficit – now trailing by a massive 58 points – is proof of that.

"I preferred not to race for the [overall] classification; it would have been too difficult and I could have only achieved a top five. I preferred to aim for this jersey and I hope to take it all the way to Paris. Taking it to Paris is the same as a top five finish for me," said Pellizotti.

"Tomorrow there's some really hard climbs. I would like to go in an escape but the last two climbs, [Col de] Romme and Colombière, will be stomping grounds for the [general] classification riders."

The Tale of Big and Small Bernard

With new race leader Contador draped in yellow, the peloton set off at 5 to 1 Tuesday afternoon from Martigny, a small Gallo-Roman town with a rich historical past, also the cultural capital of the Valais region.

The bunch had just five kilometres of flat roads before beginning their ascent of the hors catégorie Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard; at 2,473 metres above sea level, the "roof" of this year's Tour.

Providing a natural platform for an attack, there were more than a few willing to get a head-start on the day's mountainous affairs. It took all of five kilometres before a sizeable posse of 17 broke clear.

Pellizotti, Aleksandr Kuschinsky (Liquigas), Jose Angel Gomez Marchante, Heinrich Haussler, Hayden Roulston (Cervélo TestTeam), Van den Broeck (Silence Lotto), Jens Voigt, Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank), Laurens Ten Dam (Rabobank), Martijn Maaskant (Garmin-Slipstream), Egoi Martinez, Gorka Verdugo (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Sandy Casar (Française des Jeux), David Moncoutie (Cofidis), Pierrick Fedrigo, Pierre Rolland (Bouygues Telecom), Jose Ivan Gutierrez (Caisse d'Epargne), Maxime Bouet (Agritubel), Peter Velits (Milram), and Simon Geschke (Skil-Shimano) gained a two minute advantage just 16km in.

A quarter-hour later, still on the first-third of the Grand-Saint-Bernard, Pellizotti attacked, taking a flying Karpets with him along with Martinez, but 22km in, the Spaniard found he was unable to hang on. At the start of the day, eight points separated Pellizotti and Martinez in the polka-dot classification, so the Italian had reason to go forward with the Russian.

Pellizotti led Karpets up and over the roof, extending his mountains lead over Martinez and picking up 5,000 Euros for being the first rider to cross the highest point of this year's Tour – also known as the ‘Souvenir Henri Desgrange'. 1:14 behind was a group of 16 chasers, the groupe maillot jaune 2:03 back.

Astana truck gets a going-over; now the Petit-Bernard

Four minutes flat of the peloton after 62km, the lead duo widened their advantage to another minute more some 30 kilometres later. Around the same time, the Cyclingnews car passed the Swiss-Franco border on the off-course route, and saw a bunch of border-patrol police rustling through the Astana truck; a search that took three hours but lead to nothing irregular being found.

Heading towards the base of the second climb, the Col du Petit-Saint-Bernard, GC contender Andy Schleck and suffered what must have been his fourth puncture of the Tour. He was duly paced back to the fold by Aussie Classics star, Stuart O'Grady. The peloton, meanwhile, four-and-a-half minutes in arrears, had passed the Arvier, home of inaugural Tour de France champion, Marice Garin.

Sixty clicks from the finish in Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Pellizotti and Karpets were caught by a 16-man chase group, the other names being: Gomez Marchante (Cervelo Test Team), Van Den Broeck (Silence-Lotto), Voigt (Saxo Bank), Ten Dam (Rabobank), Verdugo, Astarloza, Igor Anton (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Casar (Française des Jeux), Fedrigo, Laurent Lefeve (Bouygues Telecom), Velits (Milram), Moinard (Cofidis), Nicolas Vogondy (Agritubel), Yury Trofimov (Bbox Bouygues Telecom), and Roche and Stephane Goubert (AG2R).

By the crest of the Petit-Saint-Bernard, also signalling 31 kilometres to go, the lead 18 had thinned considerably, to the point where Pellizotti led just three other men – Van Den Broeck, Astarloza and Moinard – over the top.

Behind them, five men, Marchante, Goubert, Roche, Casar and Fedrigo, struggled to remain clear of a 31-man groupe maillot jaune as the remainder of the break littered the mountain side.

That large peloton became just seven-strong when Schleck's scintillating attack could only be matched by Contador, Wiggins, Nibali, Klöden and Andy's brother Frank. They were joined soon by Voigt, who sat up from the break to help his team leader.

Two kilometres after Schleck the younger went, Armstrong chose to bridge alone, taking Kim Kirchen and Christian Vande Velde with him but only temporarily. When the Texan went again, it was as if out of a scene from the Armstrong of old, remarkably finding his way across to make a chase group of seven, 2:06 behind the lead quartet.

"We said were going to try to attack," said Schleck. "I don't think anyone in the media should be surprised by it, everyone knew it. If there is a chance, we have to take it."

Down, down, down…

Down to Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Astarloza and Pellizotti were the superior descenders but were unable to sufficiently distance themselves from Van Den Broeck and Moinard.

15 seconds behind, the chasing quartet had lost Marchante to a crash on the descent and were 1:10 ahead of the groupe maillot jaune, which had grown to 19 men with 10km to go.  Behind, Voigt had crashed badly and was carted to hospital in a concussed state.

Four kilometres out, the groupe maillot jaune was just over a minute behind. Clearly, Tuesday’s victor would emanate from the former group. A kilometre after, Moinard was the first to play his hand, but no more than 500 metres later, Astarloza’s counter was the one that stuck, finishing six seconds clear of Casar and 59 seconds ahead of the groupe maillot jaune, led home by Christophe Moreau (Agritubel).

For images of stage 17 click here

 

Full Results
1 Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 4:14:20  
2 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:00:06  
3 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
4 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale    
5 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Silence - Lotto    
6 Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
7 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas 0:00:11  
8 Stéphane Goubert (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
9 Christophe Moreau (Fra) Agritubel 0:00:59  
10 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Astana    
11 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas    
12 Lance Armstrong (USA) Astana    
13 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream    
14 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Astana    
15 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne    
16 Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Slipstream    
17 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Française des Jeux    
18 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas    
19 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
20 Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
21 Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Columbia - HTC    
22 Laurent Lefevre (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
23 Yury Trofimov (Rus) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
24 Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Cervelo Test Team    
25 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha    
26 Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
27 David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Slipstream 0:01:14  
28 Laurens ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank 0:03:16  
29 José Angel Gomez Marchante (Spa) Cervelo Test Team    
30 Rémi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:03:55  
31 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram    
32 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
33 Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
34 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram    
35 Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Team Katusha    
36 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
37 David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - NGC    
38 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale    
39 Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
40 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - NGC    
41 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Astana    
42 Pierre Rolland (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
43 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Team Katusha    
44 Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française des Jeux    
45 Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
46 Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence - Lotto    
47 Haimar Zubeldia Aguirre (Spa) Astana    
48 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step    
49 Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Cervelo Test Team    
50 Peter Velits (Svk) Team Milram    
51 Joan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Team Katusha    
52 Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step    
53 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Silence - Lotto    
54 Brice Feillu (Fra) Agritubel    
55 Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
56 Iñigo Cuesta Lopez De Castro (Spa) Cervelo Test Team    
57 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Astana    
58 Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel    
59 Chris Anker Sørensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:10:28  
60 José Luis Arrieta Lujambio (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale 0:10:42  
61 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank    
62 Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
63 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Silence - Lotto    
64 Geoffroy Lequatre (Fra) Agritubel    
65 Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Silence - Lotto    
66 Maxime Bouet (Fra) Agritubel    
67 Sylvain Calzati (Fra) Agritubel    
68 George Hincapie (USA) Team Columbia - HTC    
69 Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
70 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Silence - Lotto    
71 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
72 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre - NGC    
73 Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
74 David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
75 Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank 0:12:31  
76 Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas 0:15:25  
77 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:16:40  
78 Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Team Katusha    
79 Joost Posthuma (Ned) Rabobank    
80 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
81 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
82 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
83 Tony Martin (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC    
84 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram    
85 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank    
86 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram    
87 Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Silence - Lotto    
88 David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream 0:20:39  
89 Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Slipstream    
90 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Slipstream    
91 Danny Pate (USA) Garmin - Slipstream    
92 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 0:24:15  
93 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre - NGC    
94 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Rabobank    
95 Marco Bandiera (Ita) Lampre - NGC    
96 Koen de Kort (Ned) Skil-Shimano    
97 Sébastien Rosseler (Bel) Quick Step    
98 Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank    
99 Nikolai Troussov (Rus) Team Katusha    
100 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
101 Alan Perez Lezaun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
102 Saïd Haddou (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
103 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha    
104 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) Lampre - NGC    
105 Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
106 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Silence - Lotto    
107 Hayden Roulston (NZl) Cervelo Test Team    
108 Aleksandr Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas    
109 Alexandre Pichot (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
110 Juan Manuel Garate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank    
111 Bingen Fernandez Bustinza (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
112 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quick Step    
113 Grégory Rast (Swi) Astana    
114 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team Columbia - HTC    
115 Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana    
116 William Bonnet (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
117 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC    
118 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank    
119 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank    
120 Frederik Willems (Bel) Liquigas    
121 Anthony Geslin (Fra) Française des Jeux    
122 Benoït Vaugrenard (Fra) Française des Jeux    
123 Brian Vandborg (Den) Liquigas    
124 Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française des Jeux    
125 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team    
126 Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team    
127 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
128 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team    
129 Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne    
130 Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
131 Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Skil-Shimano    
132 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas 0:25:33  
133 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas    
134 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
135 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram    
136 Thierry Huppond (Fra) Skil-Shimano    
137 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step    
138 Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team    
139 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
140 Mickael Delage (Fra) Silence - Lotto    
141 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Slipstream    
142 Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Skil-Shimano    
143 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Skil-Shimano    
144 Simon Geschke (Ger) Skil-Shimano    
145 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank    
146 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram    
147 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - NGC    
148 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream    
149 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC 0:27:36  
150 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team Columbia - HTC    
151 Steven de Jongh (Ned) Quick Step    
152 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne    
153 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC    
154 Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française des Jeux    
155 Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step    
156 Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
157 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram    
158 Marcin Sapa (Pol) Lampre - NGC    
159 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team Columbia - HTC    
160 Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil-Shimano    
161 Kenny Robert van Hummel (Ned) Skil-Shimano 0:34:43  
DNF Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank    
Points
1 Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 20 pts
2 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux 17  
3 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 15  
4 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale 13  
5 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Silence - Lotto 12  
6 Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 10  
7 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas 9  
8 Stéphane Goubert (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 8  
9 Christophe Moreau (Fra) Agritubel 7  
10 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Astana 6  
11 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas 5  
12 Lance Armstrong (USA) Astana 4  
13 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream 3  
14 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Astana 2  
15 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne 1  
Sprint 1 - Sarre, km. 78.5
1 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas 6 pts
2 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha 4  
3 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
Sprint 2 - Pre-Saint-Didier, km. 106.0
1 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale 6 pts
2 Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel 4  
3 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
Mountain 1 - Col du Grand-Saint-Bernard (HC) km. 40.5
1 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas 20 pts
2 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha 18  
3 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 16  
4 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux 14  
5 Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 12  
6 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank 10  
7 Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 8  
8 Peter Velits (Svk) Team Milram 7  
9 Laurens ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank 6  
10 Stéphane Goubert (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 5  
Mountain 2 - Col du Petit-Saint-Bernard (Cat. 1) km. 128.0
1 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas 30 pts
2 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Silence - Lotto 26  
3 Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 22  
4 Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 18  
5 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 16  
6 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux 14  
7 Stéphane Goubert (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 12  
8 José Angel Gomez Marchante (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 10  
Young riders
1 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale 4:14:26  
2 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas 0:00:53  
3 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne    
4 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas    
5 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
6 Yury Trofimov (Rus) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
7 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - NGC 0:03:49  
8 Pierre Rolland (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
9 Peter Velits (Svk) Team Milram    
10 Brice Feillu (Fra) Agritubel    
11 Chris Anker Sørensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:10:22  
12 Maxime Bouet (Fra) Agritubel 0:10:36  
13 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Silence - Lotto    
14 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:16:34  
15 Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Team Katusha    
16 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
17 Tony Martin (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC    
18 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram    
19 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 0:24:09  
20 Marco Bandiera (Ita) Lampre - NGC    
21 Nikolai Troussov (Rus) Team Katusha    
22 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) Lampre - NGC    
23 Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Skil-Shimano    
24 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas 0:25:27  
25 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram    
26 Thierry Huppond (Fra) Skil-Shimano    
27 Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team    
28 Mickael Delage (Fra) Silence - Lotto    
29 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Slipstream    
30 Simon Geschke (Ger) Skil-Shimano    
31 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team Columbia - HTC 0:27:30  
32 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram    
33 Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil-Shimano    
Most aggressive rider
1 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas    
Teams
1 Bbox Bouygues Telecom 12:45:04  
2 Liquigas 0:00:05  
3 Astana 0:00:53  
4 Garmin - Slipstream 0:01:08  
5 AG2R La Mondiale 0:02:08  
6 Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:02:50  
7 Francaise Des Jeux 0:02:56  
8 Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne 0:05:52  
9 Silence - Lotto    
10 Cervelo Test Team 0:06:06  
11 Team Katusha 0:06:45  
12 Caisse d'Epargne    
13 Agritubel    
14 Team Milram 0:09:41  
15 Team Saxo Bank 0:10:22  
16 Lampre - N.G.C 0:16:28  
17 Team Columbia - HTC 0:26:17  
18 Rabobank 0:28:34  
19 Quick Step 0:30:01  
20 Skil-Shimano 1:11:59  
General classification after stage 16
1 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Astana 67:33:15  
2 Lance Armstrong (USA) Astana 0:01:37  
3 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream 0:01:46  
4 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Astana 0:02:17  
5 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:02:26  
6 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas 0:02:51  
7 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:03:09  
8 Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:03:25  
9 Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 0:03:52  
10 Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Slipstream 0:03:59  
11 Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:04:38  
12 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas 0:04:40  
13 Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Columbia - HTC 0:05:05  
14 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 0:05:26  
15 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:05:40  
16 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha 0:05:56  
17 Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence - Lotto 0:07:23  
18 Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:08:23  
19 Stéphane Goubert (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:09:14  
20 Brice Feillu (Fra) Agritubel 0:10:00  
21 Peter Velits (Svk) Team Milram 0:10:54  
22 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Silence - Lotto 0:11:11  
23 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram 0:11:16  
24 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:11:33  
25 Haimar Zubeldia Aguirre (Spa) Astana 0:13:26  
26 George Hincapie (USA) Team Columbia - HTC 0:13:48  
27 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Astana 0:15:06  
28 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram 0:15:21  
29 Pierre Rolland (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:16:13  
30 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale 0:16:48  
31 José Angel Gomez Marchante (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 0:17:19  
32 Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:18:25  
33 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step 0:18:44  
34 Tony Martin (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC 0:18:48  
35 Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Cervelo Test Team 0:21:23  
36 Chris Anker Sørensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:21:35  
37 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Astana 0:22:02  
38 Yury Trofimov (Rus) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:22:32  
39 Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française des Jeux 0:23:24  
40 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas 0:23:38  
41 Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank 0:27:04  
42 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank    
43 Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:27:39  
44 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team Columbia - HTC 0:27:54  
45 Laurent Lefevre (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:30:44  
46 Christophe Moreau (Fra) Agritubel 0:32:12  
47 Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:32:17  
48 Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:32:57  
49 Laurens ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank 0:33:04  
50 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:35:28  
51 Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:38:33  
52 Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:39:19  
53 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne 0:40:55  
54 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank 0:41:02  
55 Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:41:49  
56 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:43:37  
57 Rémi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:44:16  
58 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:44:34  
59 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Silence - Lotto 0:44:42  
60 Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel 0:50:05  
61 Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step 0:50:50  
62 Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Silence - Lotto 0:51:23  
63 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:52:40  
64 Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 0:55:15  
65 Juan Manuel Garate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank 0:55:55  
66 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Slipstream 0:55:59  
67 David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - NGC 0:56:39  
68 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:57:26  
69 Maxime Bouet (Fra) Agritubel 0:59:15  
70 Geoffroy Lequatre (Fra) Agritubel 0:59:19  
71 David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Slipstream 0:59:47  
72 David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream 1:00:14  
73 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 1:03:07  
74 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram 1:03:37  
75 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank 1:04:09  
76 Sylvain Calzati (Fra) Agritubel 1:08:49  
77 Joan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Team Katusha 1:12:36  
78 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 1:12:54  
79 David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 1:13:26  
80 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Silence - Lotto 1:13:53  
81 Iñigo Cuesta Lopez De Castro (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 1:15:23  
82 Frederik Willems (Bel) Liquigas 1:16:13  
83 José Luis Arrieta Lujambio (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale 1:16:50  
84 Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 1:18:13  
85 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 1:18:50  
86 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre - NGC 1:20:14  
87 Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team 1:21:05  
88 Hayden Roulston (NZl) Cervelo Test Team 1:21:58  
89 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Silence - Lotto 1:23:34  
90 Joost Posthuma (Ned) Rabobank 1:24:39  
91 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1:24:52  
92 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre - NGC 1:25:42  
93 Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1:27:12  
94 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quick Step 1:29:24  
95 Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step 1:29:42  
96 Thierry Huppond (Fra) Skil-Shimano 1:29:59  
97 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream 1:31:41  
98 Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 1:32:05  
99 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Rabobank 1:32:16  
100 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Silence - Lotto 1:33:10  
101 Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 1:34:02  
102 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha 1:37:07  
103 Aleksandr Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas 1:37:35  
104 Bingen Fernandez Bustinza (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 1:37:57  
105 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank 1:38:16  
106 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - NGC 1:38:25  
107 Sébastien Rosseler (Bel) Quick Step 1:40:56  
108 Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française des Jeux 1:41:19  
109 Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas 1:45:23  
110 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team 1:45:54  
111 Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Team Katusha 1:48:25  
112 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank 1:49:45  
113 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step 1:49:53  
114 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC 1:50:07  
115 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram 1:50:42  
116 Brian Vandborg (Den) Liquigas 1:54:44  
117 Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 1:55:19  
118 Nikolai Troussov (Rus) Team Katusha 1:56:34  
119 Koen de Kort (Ned) Skil-Shimano 1:57:45  
120 Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank 1:59:35  
121 Mickael Delage (Fra) Silence - Lotto 2:01:15  
122 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram 2:02:02  
123 Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Slipstream    
124 Anthony Geslin (Fra) Française des Jeux 2:02:24  
125 Alexandre Pichot (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 2:02:41  
126 Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Silence - Lotto 2:04:22  
127 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - NGC 2:04:31  
128 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) Lampre - NGC 2:05:09  
129 Simon Geschke (Ger) Skil-Shimano 2:05:25  
130 Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Skil-Shimano 2:07:02  
131 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas 2:07:06  
132 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 2:08:20  
133 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 2:08:44  
134 Benoït Vaugrenard (Fra) Française des Jeux 2:09:36  
135 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC 2:09:45  
136 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram 2:09:59  
137 Grégory Rast (Swi) Astana 2:10:19  
138 Marco Bandiera (Ita) Lampre - NGC 2:11:32  
139 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 2:11:56  
140 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team 2:12:27  
141 Alan Perez Lezaun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2:12:51  
142 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team Columbia - HTC 2:15:38  
143 Danny Pate (USA) Garmin - Slipstream 2:17:22  
144 Marcin Sapa (Pol) Lampre - NGC 2:18:17  
145 Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil-Shimano 2:20:18  
146 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 2:20:19  
147 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 2:20:28  
148 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas 2:21:47  
149 Saïd Haddou (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 2:22:06  
150 William Bonnet (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 2:22:59  
151 Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana 2:23:18  
152 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Skil-Shimano 2:23:36  
153 Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Skil-Shimano 2:24:48  
154 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC    
155 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team Columbia - HTC 2:25:15  
156 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Slipstream 2:26:13  
157 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram 2:26:53  
158 Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team 2:27:46  
159 Steven de Jongh (Ned) Quick Step 2:37:27  
160 Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française des Jeux 2:50:14  
161 Kenny Robert van Hummel (Ned) Skil-Shimano 3:35:54  
Points classification
1 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team 218 pts
2 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team Columbia - HTC 200  
3 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 126  
4 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram 122  
5 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Slipstream 110  
6 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale 100  
7 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank 97  
8 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas 96  
9 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 74  
10 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Astana 67  
11 Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Team Katusha 66  
12 Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 64  
13 George Hincapie (USA) Team Columbia - HTC 63  
14 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step 57  
15 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank 55  
16 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Astana 54  
17 William Bonnet (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 54  
18 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream 53  
19 Marco Bandiera (Ita) Lampre - NGC 53  
20 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas 52  
21 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 51  
22 Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team 48  
23 Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 48  
24 Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française des Jeux 48  
25 Kenny Robert van Hummel (Ned) Skil-Shimano 48  
26 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 47  
27 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC 47  
28 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Skil-Shimano 47  
29 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 46  
30 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 46  
31 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quick Step 46  
32 Nikolai Troussov (Rus) Team Katusha 44  
33 Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence - Lotto 43  
34 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux 42  
35 Brice Feillu (Fra) Agritubel 41  
36 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 41  
37 Hayden Roulston (NZl) Cervelo Test Team 38  
38 Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 38  
39 Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 37  
40 Thierry Huppond (Fra) Skil-Shimano 37  
41 Peter Velits (Svk) Team Milram 37  
42 Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 35  
43 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas 34  
44 Koen de Kort (Ned) Skil-Shimano 34  
45 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 34  
46 Maxime Bouet (Fra) Agritubel 31  
47 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 31  
48 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 30  
49 Lance Armstrong (USA) Astana 30  
50 Laurent Lefevre (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 30  
51 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 30  
52 Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 29  
53 Tony Martin (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC 29  
54 Saïd Haddou (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 29  
55 Sylvain Calzati (Fra) Agritubel 28  
56 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Française des Jeux 28  
57 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre - NGC 27  
58 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha 27  
59 Marcin Sapa (Pol) Lampre - NGC 26  
60 Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 26  
61 Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Astana 26  
62 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 26  
63 Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil-Shimano 26  
64 Rémi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 25  
65 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas 25  
66 Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 24  
67 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream 24  
68 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram 24  
69 Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française des Jeux 23  
70 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 22  
71 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - NGC 22  
72 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram 21  
73 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 20  
74 Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram 19  
75 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) Lampre - NGC 18  
76 Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) Skil-Shimano 18  
77 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram 17  
78 Steven de Jongh (Ned) Quick Step 17  
79 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Silence - Lotto 16  
80 Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 16  
81 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Silence - Lotto 16  
82 Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank 14  
83 Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Columbia - HTC 14  
84 Frederik Willems (Bel) Liquigas 14  
85 Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 14  
86 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Rabobank 14  
87 Christophe Moreau (Fra) Agritubel 13  
88 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Silence - Lotto 13  
89 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Silence - Lotto 13  
90 Benoït Vaugrenard (Fra) Française des Jeux 12  
91 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank 11  
92 Sébastien Rosseler (Bel) Quick Step 11  
93 David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream 10  
94 Anthony Geslin (Fra) Française des Jeux 10  
95 Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 10  
96 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram 10  
97 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha 9  
98 Alexandre Pichot (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 9  
99 Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Slipstream 8  
100 Stéphane Goubert (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 8  
101 Geoffroy Lequatre (Fra) Agritubel 8  
102 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team Columbia - HTC 7  
103 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team 7  
104 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank 6  
105 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Team Katusha 5  
106 Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne 5  
107 Alan Perez Lezaun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 5  
108 Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) Agritubel 4  
109 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 4  
110 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Slipstream 4  
111 Aleksandr Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas 4  
112 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank 4  
113 Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Team Katusha 4  
114 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas 4  
115 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step 3  
116 Mickael Delage (Fra) Silence - Lotto 3  
117 Simon Geschke (Ger) Skil-Shimano 3  
118 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team Columbia - HTC 3  
119 Haimar Zubeldia Aguirre (Spa) Astana 2  
120 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 2  
121 Juan Manuel Garate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank 2  
122 David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - NGC 2  
123 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne 1  
124 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC 1  
125 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - NGC -25  
Mountains classification
1 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas 159 pts
2 Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 101  
3 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 97  
4 Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 86  
5 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux 71  
6 Brice Feillu (Fra) Agritubel 64  
7 Christophe Kern (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 63  
8 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Silence - Lotto 57  
9 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step 56  
10 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Astana 52  
11 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 46  
12 Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team 45  
13 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 41  
14 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 38  
15 Juan Manuel Garate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank 36  
16 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 34  
17 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas 32  
18 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram 32  
19 Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence - Lotto 31  
20 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 31  
21 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 26  
22 Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 26  
23 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 26  
24 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 24  
25 Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 24  
26 Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 23  
27 Laurens ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank 23  
28 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Quick Step 23  
29 George Hincapie (USA) Team Columbia - HTC 21  
30 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank 21  
31 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha 18  
32 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 17  
33 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream 17  
34 Stéphane Goubert (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 17  
35 Aleksandr Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas 17  
36 Stéphane Auge (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 14  
37 Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 14  
38 Pierre Rolland (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 14  
39 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Astana 14  
40 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Rabobank 13  
41 Haimar Zubeldia Aguirre (Spa) Astana 12  
42 Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 12  
43 David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Slipstream 11  
44 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Astana 10  
45 José Angel Gomez Marchante (Spa) Cervelo Test Team 10  
46 Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 10  
47 Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française des Jeux 9  
48 David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Slipstream 9  
49 Thierry Huppond (Fra) Skil-Shimano 7  
50 Peter Velits (Svk) Team Milram 7  
51 Tony Martin (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC 6  
52 Frederik Willems (Bel) Liquigas 6  
53 Koen de Kort (Ned) Skil-Shimano 6  
54 Anthony Geslin (Fra) Française des Jeux 6  
55 Lance Armstrong (USA) Astana 6  
56 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank 6  
57 Laurent Lefevre (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 5  
58 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Silence - Lotto 5  
59 Marcin Sapa (Pol) Lampre - NGC 5  
60 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 5  
61 Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 5  
62 Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 4  
63 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Slipstream 4  
64 Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 4  
65 Maxime Bouet (Fra) Agritubel 4  
66 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram 4  
67 Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil-Shimano 4  
68 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 4  
69 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Team Katusha 3  
70 Sylvain Calzati (Fra) Agritubel 3  
71 Marcus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram 3  
72 Benoït Vaugrenard (Fra) Française des Jeux 3  
73 Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Team Katusha 2  
74 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas 2  
75 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas 1  
76 Christophe Moreau (Fra) Agritubel 1  
77 Rémi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit en Ligne 1  
78 David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - NGC 1  
79 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Slipstream 1  
80 Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank 1  
Young rider classification
1 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 67:35:41  
2 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas 0:00:25  
3 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas 0:02:14  
4 Brice Feillu (Fra) Agritubel 0:07:34  
5 Peter Velits (Svk) Team Milram 0:08:28  
6 Pierre Rolland (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:13:47  
7 Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale 0:14:22  
8 Tony Martin (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC 0:16:22  
9 Chris Anker Sørensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:19:09  
10 Yury Trofimov (Rus) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:20:06  
11 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne 0:38:29  
12 Maxime Bouet (Fra) Agritubel 0:56:49  
13 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram 1:01:11  
14 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 1:10:28  
15 Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team 1:18:39  
16 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Silence - Lotto 1:21:08  
17 Thierry Huppond (Fra) Skil-Shimano 1:27:33  
18 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - NGC 1:35:59  
19 Stijn Vandenbergh (Bel) Team Katusha 1:45:59  
20 Nikolai Troussov (Rus) Team Katusha 1:54:08  
21 Mickael Delage (Fra) Silence - Lotto 1:58:49  
22 Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) Lampre - NGC 2:02:43  
23 Simon Geschke (Ger) Skil-Shimano 2:02:59  
24 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 2:06:18  
25 Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram 2:07:33  
26 Marco Bandiera (Ita) Lampre - NGC 2:09:06  
27 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 2:09:30  
28 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team Columbia - HTC 2:13:12  
29 Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil-Shimano 2:17:52  
30 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas 2:19:21  
31 Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Skil-Shimano 2:22:22  
32 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Slipstream 2:23:47  
33 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram 2:24:27  
Teams classification
1 Astana 201:08:46  
2 AG2R La Mondiale 0:02:32  
3 Garmin - Slipstream 0:05:54  
4 Team Milram 0:11:29  
5 Team Saxo Bank 0:11:43  
6 Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:13:12  
7 Cervelo Test Team 0:13:41  
8 Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne 0:16:45  
9 Liquigas 0:17:10  
10 Francaise Des Jeux 0:18:10  
11 Bbox Bouygues Telecom 0:25:10  
12 Team Columbia - HTC 0:28:13  
13 Silence - Lotto 0:31:58  
14 Team Katusha 0:36:10  
15 Caisse d'Epargne 0:39:27  
16 Agritubel 0:43:51  
17 Rabobank 0:53:41  
18 Quick Step 1:40:08  
19 Lampre - N.G.C 2:21:36  
20 Skil-Shimano 4:49:49