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Tour de France 2013

Date range:
June 29 - July 21, 2013
  • Tour de France, France,
  • Stages. Expand the race menu
    • Stage 1

      Distance:
      213km
      Start location:
      Porto-Vecchio
      End location:
      Bastia
    • Stage 2

      Distance:
      156km
      Start location:
      Bastia
      End location:
      Ajaccio
    • Stage 3

      Distance:
      145.5km
      Start location:
      Ajaccio
      End location:
      Calvi
    • Stage 4

      Distance:
      25km
      Location
      Nice (TTT)
    • Stage 5

      Distance:
      228.5km
      Start location:
      Cagnes-sur-mer
      End location:
      Marseille
    • Stage 6

      Distance:
      176.5km
      Start location:
      Aix-en-Provence
      End location:
      Montpellier
    • Stage 7

      Distance:
      205.5km
      Start location:
      Montpellier
      End location:
      Albi
    • Stage 8

      Distance:
      195km
      Start location:
      Castres
      End location:
      Ax 3 Domaines
    • Stage 9

      Distance:
      168.5km
      Start location:
      Saint-Girons
      End location:
      Bagnères-de-Bigorre
    • Rest day 1

      Location
      Saint-Nazaire, Loire-Atlantique
    • Stage 10

      Distance:
      197km
      Start location:
      St-Gildas-des-Bois
      End location:
      Saint Malo
    • Stage 11

      Distance:
      33km
      Start location:
      Avranches
      End location:
      Mont-Saint-Michel (ITT)
    • Stage 12

      Distance:
      218km
      Start location:
      Fougères
      End location:
      Tours
    • Stage 13

      Distance:
      173km
      Start location:
      Tours
      End location:
      Saint-Amand-Montrond
    • Stage 14

      Distance:
      191km
      Start location:
      Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule
      End location:
      Lyon
    • Stage 15

      Distance:
      242.5km
      Start location:
      Givors
      End location:
      Mont Ventoux
    • Rest day 2

      Location
      Vaucluse province (Avignon, Orange)
    • Stage 16

      Distance:
      168km
      Start location:
      Vaison-la-Romaine
      End location:
      Gap
    • Stage 17

      Distance:
      32km
      Start location:
      Embrun
      End location:
      Chorges (ITT)
    • Stage 18

      Distance:
      172.5km
      Start location:
      Gap
      End location:
      l'Alpe d'Huez
    • Stage 19

      Distance:
      204.5km
      Start location:
      Bourg d'Oisans
      End location:
      Le Grand Bornand
    • Stage 20

      Distance:
      125km
      Start location:
      Annecy
      End location:
      Annecy-Semnoz
    • Stage 21

      Distance:
      133.5km
      Start location:
      Versailles
      End location:
      Paris - Champs-Elysées
  • Race history

July 4, Stage 6: Aix-en-Provence - Montpellier 176.5km

Tour de France: Greipel wins stage 6

By:
Sadhbh O'Shea
Published:
July 4, 2013, 15:01,
Updated:
July 5, 2013, 10:30

Impey becomes first South African in yellow jersey

Andre Greipel (Lotto Belisol) wins stage 6 of the Tour de France.

Andre Greipel (Lotto Belisol) wins stage 6 of the Tour de France.

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André Greipel took his first win of the 2013 Tour de France on stage 6 in Montpellier on day that saw Daryl Impey (Orica-GreenEdge) become the first African to wear the yellow jersey after his teammate Simon Gerrans was caught on the wrong side of a split in the bunch in the final kilometre.

Greipel got the perfect lead-out from his Lotto-Belisol team to beat Peter Sagan (Cannondale) by a clear bike length in the sprint finish, while his compatriot Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) finished in third with yesterday’s winner Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) having to settle for fourth. The win means that Greipel is now 29 points behind Sagan in the points classification, and the Slovak struck a sullen figure on the podium, disappointed by missing out on another victory.

Lotto-Belisol left it late to take hold of the front of the peloton, waiting until many teams had done their turn. “It was really nervous,” Greipel explained. “I told my team to wait as long as possible. We came to the front with about 2km to go and everyone could see that we had some horsepower. I’m really proud of the team today.”

Many had expected Cavendish to take the glory in Montpellier and the Manxman has history here as the victor in 2011, on the last occasion the Tour visited the city. Cavendish’s task was complicated by a crash with 33km, however, and he was forced to expend valuable energy and take some risks to get back up to the peloton.

In the overall standings, Simon Gerrans handed his lead over to Orica-GreenEdge teammate Daryl Impey, as the South African becomes the first African to wear the Tour’s yellow jersey in the same city where Robbie Hunter became the first African to win a stage back in 2007. Gerrans led out fellow Australian Matt Goss for the sprint, and then conceded five seconds to Impey when the bunch split in the finale. The duo is now split by Sky’s Edvald Boasson Hagen, who lies three seconds down in second.

“It’s an unbelievable experience,” Impey said after standing on the podium. “If you’d told be that I was going to be wearing this, I would have said you were lying. It is a special moment for me and for African cycling.

“When Simon [Gerrans] got the jersey on stage three, I was happy to do the work for him, but he saw how much it meant to me and how much it would change my life. To see him do the lead-out today shows how much of a champion he is. He could have sat up, but he lead out Gossy [Matt Goss] and I was lucky to be his last lead-out man. I’m now the first for something.”

How it happened

There were two non-starters on the sixth day of the Tour de France. Jurgen van den Broeck’s (Lotto-Belisol) GC hopes were dashed in the finish line crash yesterday when the Belgian injured his knee and was unable to continue. Maxime Bouet (AG2R-La Mondiale), who was also caught up in the crash, abandoned with a fractured wrist.

The riders got under way in fine conditions, with little of the forecast wind immediately apparent. Luis Angel Maté (Cofidis) set himself up for a long day in the saddle when went from the gun, but he found himself with no company. Cofidis have been pretty quiet in this year’s race and Maté is the first rider from the French team to make it into a break. Cofidis are without a win in the Tour since 2008, when Sylvain Chavanel and Samuel Dumoulin took one each.

It wasn’t long before the wind started to pick up and Maté struggled against the gusts. The Cofidis rider had a maximum lead of 5:30 before he sat up and was caught after only 44 kilometres off the front.

With Maté caught there were no riders brave enough or, perhaps, foolhardy enough to try an attack, as the high pace in the peloton in anticipation of crosswinds in the seonc half of the stage put paid to any breakaway attempts. The peloton sat tight as they descended towards the intermediate sprint and the only classified climb of the day. Greipel took full points on this occasion with Cavendish trailing behind him, while Sky’s Kanstantin Siutsou led the bunch over the Col de la Vayède.

Nacer Bouhanni’s (FDJ) Tour de France continued to go from bad to worse as he was dropped on the Col de la Vayède, the only categorised climb of the day. Bouhanni has been suffering from stomach problems since the early days of the race and this spelt the end for the FDJ rider, as the former French champion climbed off with 86 kilometres still to run to the finish. Fredrik Kessiakoff (Astana) also abandoned shortly afterwards, leaving the Kazakh team with seven riders.

Defending the yellow jersey, Orica-GreenEdge kept the pace of the peloton very high. In fact the pace was so high that many riders missed their musettes in the feed zone. With 33k to go Cavendish crashed and was forced to make a bike change. The Manxman had to chase hard, but helped by teammate Peter Velits, he managed to get back on.

More bad luck was to come for Astana, when Janez Brajkovic crashed with 11 kilometres to the finish. The Slovenian took a long time to climb back on his bike and looked pretty tentative on the run to the finish. He was taken to the Tour’s mobile hospital unit after finishing the stage.

Coming into the final kilometre Lotto-Belisol and Argos-Shimano were the teams fighting for position. Greipel was able to convert his team’s effort into success, beating Sagan and Kittel across the line. After Omega Pharma-QuickStep team had done much of the work during the day, Cavendish was left to his own devices in the final kilometre. Given his efforts in chasing back on, it was perhaps too much for the Manxman, who had to settle for fourth on the day.

 

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Full Results
1 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol 3:59:02  
2 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
3 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano    
4 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
5 Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
6 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha    
7 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team    
8 Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
9 Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
10 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
11 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun    
12 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling    
13 Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge    
14 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
15 Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge    
16 Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol    
17 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 0:00:05  
18 Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling    
19 Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling    
20 Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin-Sharp    
21 Gorka Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
22 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team    
23 Jean-Marc Marino (Fra) Sojasun    
24 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team    
25 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team    
26 Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team    
27 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
28 Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp    
29 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
30 Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack Leopard    
31 Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
32 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
33 Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha    
34 Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp    
35 Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha    
36 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
37 Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha    
38 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha    
39 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
40 Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack Leopard    
41 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
42 Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp    
43 Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team    
44 William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ.fr    
45 Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.fr    
46 Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin-Sharp    
47 Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano    
48 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge    
49 Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
50 Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
51 Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre-Merida    
52 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
53 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun    
54 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team    
55 Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
56 Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
57 Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
58 Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team    
59 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
60 Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team    
61 Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica-GreenEdge    
62 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr    
63 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol    
64 Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
65 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team    
66 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp    
67 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
68 Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
69 Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
70 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
71 John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
72 Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team    
73 Brice Feillu (Fra) Sojasun    
74 Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.fr    
75 Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr    
76 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
77 Maxime Mederel (Fra) Sojasun    
78 Tony Gallopin (Fra) RadioShack Leopard    
79 Andy Schleck (Lux) RadioShack Leopard    
80 Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack Leopard    
81 Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) RadioShack Leopard    
82 Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
83 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano    
84 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
85 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
86 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge    
87 Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
88 Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team    
89 Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
90 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
91 Maarten Wynants (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
92 Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack Leopard    
93 Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
94 Jerome Coppel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
95 Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge    
96 Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack Leopard    
97 Davide Malacarne (Ita) Team Europcar    
98 David Veilleux (Can) Team Europcar    
99 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar    
100 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar    
101 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha    
102 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar    
103 Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling    
104 Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano    
105 Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun    
106 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano    
107 Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol    
108 Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Sky Procycling    
109 Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol    
110 Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol    
111 Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
112 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar    
113 Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol    
114 Julien El Fares (Fra) Sojasun    
115 Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
116 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) FDJ.fr    
117 Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
118 Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
119 Robert Gesink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
120 Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun    
121 Yury Trofimov (Rus) Katusha    
122 Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ.fr    
123 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Sky Procycling    
124 Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team    
125 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:00:24  
126 Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team    
127 Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
128 Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Movistar Team    
129 Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) FDJ.fr    
130 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 0:00:29  
131 Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha    
132 Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:00:32  
133 Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team 0:00:40  
134 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
135 Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano 0:00:46  
136 Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:00:51  
137 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
138 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:00:59  
139 Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Lampre-Merida    
140 Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:01:02  
141 Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano 0:01:03  
142 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:01:32  
143 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:01:40  
144 David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling 0:01:54  
145 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:02:17  
146 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:02:59  
147 Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:03:25  
148 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:03:54  
149 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
150 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana Pro Team    
151 Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:03:58  
152 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
153 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
154 Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:05:18  
155 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team    
156 Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
157 Brian Vandborg (Den) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
158 Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
159 Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha    
160 Laurent Didier (Lux) RadioShack Leopard    
161 Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-Sharp    
162 Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Sharp    
163 Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
164 Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
165 David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Sharp    
166 Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
167 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Procycling    
168 Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
169 Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling    
170 Yohann Gene (Fra) Team Europcar    
171 Jerome Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar    
172 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
173 Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar    
174 Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
175 Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
176 Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
177 Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
178 Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
179 Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
180 Thomas Leezer (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
181 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:05:46  
182 Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:05:57  
183 Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:07:10  
184 Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-GreenEdge    
185 Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
186 Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Sojasun    
187 Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
188 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
189 Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:07:36  
190 Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team 0:10:48  
191 Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
DNS Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol    
DNS Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
DNF Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ.fr    
DNF Fredrik Carl Wilhelm Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro Team    
Points
1 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol 45 pts
2 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling 35  
3 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 30  
4 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 26  
5 Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 22  
6 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha 20  
7 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team 18  
8 Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 16  
9 Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida 14  
10 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 12  
11 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun 10  
12 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling 8  
13 Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge 6  
14 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 4  
15 Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 2  
Intermediate sprint - Maussane-Les-Alpilles, 63km
1 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol 20 pts
2 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 17  
3 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha 15  
4 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling 13  
5 Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 11  
6 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 10  
7 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 9  
8 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 8  
9 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 7  
10 Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 6  
11 Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 5  
12 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team 4  
13 Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-GreenEdge 3  
14 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 2  
15 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 1  
Mountain 1 - Col de la Vayède (Cat. 4) 68km
1 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Sky Procycling 1  
Most combative rider
1 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol    
Young riders
1 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling 3:59:02  
2 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano    
3 Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
4 Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
5 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:00:05  
6 Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp    
7 Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp    
8 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
9 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun    
10 Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team    
11 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr    
12 Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr    
13 Tony Gallopin (Fra) RadioShack Leopard    
14 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano    
15 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
16 Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
17 Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun    
18 Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ.fr    
19 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:00:51  
20 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:01:32  
21 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:02:59  
22 Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:05:18  
23 Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
24 Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-Sharp    
25 Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
26 Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling    
27 Jerome Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar    
28 Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar    
29 Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
30 Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:05:57  
31 Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:07:10  
32 Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
33 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
34 Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:10:48  
Teams
1 Vacansoleil-DCM 11:57:11  
2 Orica GreenEdge    
3 Lotto-Belisol    
4 Sky Procycling 0:00:05  
5 Movistar Team    
6 Euskaltel - Euskadi    
7 Katusha Team    
8 Sojasun    
9 Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
10 Ag2R La Mondiale    
11 Team Argos-Shimano    
12 Lampre - Merida    
13 Cannondale    
14 BMC Racing Team 0:00:10  
15 Garmin - Sharp    
16 Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
17 RadioShack Leopard    
18 FDJ.fr    
19 Belkin Pro Cycling    
20 Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
21 Team Europcar    
22 Astana Pro Team 0:09:12  
General classification after stage 6
1 Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge 22:18:17  
2 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling 0:00:03  
3 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:00:05  
4 Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica-GreenEdge    
5 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:00:06  
6 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
7 Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling 0:00:08  
8 Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling    
9 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:00:14  
10 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
11 Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
12 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
13 Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp 0:00:22  
14 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp    
15 Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol    
16 Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp    
17 Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin-Sharp    
18 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team 0:00:25  
19 Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team    
20 Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team    
21 Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team    
22 Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre-Merida 0:00:30  
23 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 0:00:31  
24 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team    
25 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team    
26 Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team    
27 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha 0:00:33  
28 Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack Leopard    
29 Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha    
30 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
31 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha    
32 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:00:34  
33 Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack Leopard    
34 Andy Schleck (Lux) RadioShack Leopard    
35 Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack Leopard    
36 Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack Leopard    
37 Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:00:38  
38 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 0:00:42  
39 Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
40 Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
41 Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team    
42 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:00:47  
43 Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ.fr    
44 Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ.fr    
45 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team 0:01:01  
46 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:01:09  
47 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
48 John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
49 Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun 0:01:15  
50 Maxime Mederel (Fra) Sojasun    
51 Brice Feillu (Fra) Sojasun    
52 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar 0:01:18  
53 Davide Malacarne (Ita) Team Europcar    
54 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar 0:01:20  
55 Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:01:21  
56 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:01:24  
57 Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Lampre-Merida    
58 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:01:25  
59 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits    
60 Gorka Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:01:29  
61 Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
62 Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
63 Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
64 Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:02:02  
65 Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun 0:03:44  
66 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar 0:03:47  
67 Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:04:37  
68 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:04:49  
69 Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:05:06  
70 Jean-Marc Marino (Fra) Sojasun 0:05:29  
71 Yury Trofimov (Rus) Katusha 0:05:35  
72 Tony Gallopin (Fra) RadioShack Leopard 0:05:36  
73 Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:05:56  
74 Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:06:17  
75 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun 0:06:48  
76 Julien El Fares (Fra) Sojasun 0:06:53  
77 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team 0:07:02  
78 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar 0:07:52  
79 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana Pro Team 0:08:30  
80 Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team    
81 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:08:59  
82 Robert Gesink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 0:09:08  
83 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:09:32  
84 Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha 0:09:51  
85 Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:10:02  
86 Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:10:22  
87 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:10:31  
88 Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:10:56  
89 Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:10:57  
90 Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team 0:11:44  
91 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team 0:13:03  
92 Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:13:05  
93 Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) RadioShack Leopard 0:13:55  
94 Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Movistar Team 0:14:05  
95 Jerome Coppel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:14:08  
96 Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Sky Procycling 0:14:12  
97 Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling 0:14:36  
98 Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack Leopard 0:14:38  
99 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano 0:14:52  
100 Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:15:07  
101 Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha 0:15:26  
102 Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team    
103 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:15:27  
104 David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Sharp 0:15:43  
105 Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Sharp    
106 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun 0:16:14  
107 Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha 0:16:42  
108 Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:17:11  
109 Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Sojasun 0:17:39  
110 Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:17:40  
111 Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
112 Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:17:41  
113 Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:18:06  
114 Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol 0:18:07  
115 Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:18:28  
116 Laurent Didier (Lux) RadioShack Leopard 0:18:47  
117 Alan Marangoni (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:18:49  
118 Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:18:54  
119 Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:19:33  
120 Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:19:53  
121 Maarten Wynants (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 0:20:37  
122 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team 0:21:34  
123 Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 0:21:56  
124 Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:22:19  
125 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol 0:22:22  
126 Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:22:38  
127 David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling 0:23:11  
128 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:23:13  
129 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Sky Procycling 0:23:55  
130 Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:24:07  
131 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha 0:24:15  
132 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 0:24:22  
133 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:24:28  
134 Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:24:31  
135 David Veilleux (Can) Team Europcar 0:25:33  
136 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:26:39  
137 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:26:50  
138 Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:27:07  
139 Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:27:15  
140 Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp 0:27:25  
141 Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol 0:27:30  
142 Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) FDJ.fr 0:27:43  
143 Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:27:47  
144 Brian Vandborg (Den) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:27:50  
145 Roy Curvers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano 0:27:52  
146 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano    
147 Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:28:05  
148 Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol    
149 Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:28:14  
150 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:29:00  
151 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:29:18  
152 Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:29:39  
153 Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:30:06  
154 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:30:44  
155 Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:30:48  
156 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:32:06  
157 Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:32:09  
158 Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar 0:33:02  
159 Thomas Leezer (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 0:33:13  
160 Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:33:42  
161 Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:34:34  
162 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:34:54  
163 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:35:01  
164 Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-Sharp 0:35:10  
165 Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team 0:35:22  
166 Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:36:08  
167 Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling 0:36:16  
168 Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:36:24  
169 Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:36:44  
170 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:37:14  
171 William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:37:32  
172 Jack Bauer (NZl) Garmin-Sharp 0:38:02  
173 Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:38:43  
174 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:38:44  
175 Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha 0:38:45  
176 Koen De Kort (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano 0:39:30  
177 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:39:31  
178 Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano 0:39:47  
179 Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-GreenEdge 0:40:33  
180 Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:40:36  
181 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 0:41:40  
182 Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:42:19  
183 Yohann Gene (Fra) Team Europcar 0:42:39  
184 Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:42:40  
185 Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:42:48  
186 Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Procycling 0:43:03  
187 Jerome Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar 0:44:11  
188 Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:44:37  
189 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:44:52  
190 Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:45:41  
191 Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano 0:46:18  
Points classification
1 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling 159 pts
2 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol 130  
3 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 119  
4 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha 111  
5 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 87  
6 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team 71  
7 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling 66  
8 Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 65  
9 Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 51  
10 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 49  
11 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 46  
12 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 42  
13 Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 40  
14 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun 39  
15 Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida 36  
16 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 34  
17 Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge 33  
18 Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack Leopard 30  
19 Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun 30  
20 David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Sharp 30  
21 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team 26  
22 Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 26  
23 Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol 24  
24 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 22  
25 Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 20  
26 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 20  
27 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida 19  
28 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 19  
29 Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 19  
30 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar 18  
31 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team 17  
32 David Veilleux (Can) Team Europcar 17  
33 Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 17  
34 Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 17  
35 Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp 16  
36 Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol 16  
37 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar 15  
38 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun 15  
39 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 15  
40 Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 15  
41 Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun 13  
42 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 13  
43 Jerome Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar 13  
44 Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 11  
45 Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi 11  
46 Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 10  
47 Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar 10  
48 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 9  
49 Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida 8  
50 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 8  
51 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 8  
52 Tom Veelers (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano 8  
53 Gorka Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 7  
54 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 5  
55 Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 5  
56 Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 5  
57 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 4  
58 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 4  
59 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team 4  
60 Bram Tankink (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 3  
61 Svein Tuft (Can) Orica-GreenEdge 3  
62 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 2  
63 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 2  
64 Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Sojasun 1  
65 Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling 1  
66 Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol 1  
67 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 1  
Mountains classification
1 Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar 10 pts
2 Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 5  
3 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 5  
4 Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 4  
5 Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 3  
6 Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar 2  
7 Lars Boom (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 2  
8 Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 2  
9 Brice Feillu (Fra) Sojasun 2  
10 Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun 2  
11 Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar 1  
12 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Sky Procycling 1  
13 Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 1  
14 Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling 1  
15 Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Sky Procycling 1  
16 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun 1  
17 David Veilleux (Can) Team Europcar 1  
18 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 1  
Young riders classification
1 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 22:18:23  
2 Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp 0:00:16  
3 Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team 0:00:19  
4 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:00:25  
5 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:00:28  
6 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:00:41  
7 Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ.fr    
8 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:01:03  
9 Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) Sojasun 0:03:38  
10 Tony Gallopin (Fra) RadioShack Leopard 0:05:30  
11 Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ.fr 0:09:56  
12 Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:10:16  
13 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:10:25  
14 Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:10:51  
15 Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling 0:14:30  
16 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano 0:14:46  
17 Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:15:01  
18 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun 0:16:08  
19 Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:18:00  
20 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:24:22  
21 Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:24:25  
22 Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Sharp 0:27:19  
23 Danny van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:27:59  
24 Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:28:08  
25 Matteo Trentin (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:28:54  
26 Kévin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar 0:32:56  
27 Alexey Lutsenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:33:36  
28 Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-Sharp 0:35:04  
29 Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:36:18  
30 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:38:38  
31 Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:40:30  
32 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Belkin Pro Cycling Team 0:41:34  
33 Adriano Malori (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:42:34  
34 Jerome Cousin (Fra) Team Europcar 0:44:05  
Teams classification
1 Orica GreenEdge 66:03:04  
2 Sky Procycling 0:00:08  
3 Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:00:19  
4 Movistar Team 0:00:25  
5 Garmin - Sharp 0:00:27  
6 Lampre - Merida 0:00:30  
7 Vacansoleil-DCM 0:00:33  
8 Katusha Team    
9 BMC Racing Team 0:00:36  
10 RadioShack Leopard 0:00:38  
11 Belkin Pro Cycling 0:00:47  
12 FDJ.fr 0:00:52  
13 Ag2R La Mondiale 0:01:09  
14 Sojasun 0:01:15  
15 Team Europcar 0:01:23  
16 Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:01:29  
17 Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:01:30  
18 Cannondale 0:02:02  
19 Astana Pro Team 0:10:08  
20 Lotto-Belisol 0:13:00  
21 Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:17:40  
22 Team Argos-Shimano 0:53:35  

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fantastic_dan More than 1 year ago
I watched this stage on NBC sports, and I have to say, Phil Liggett is horrible. He seems to have a knack for 1) stating the obvious, 2) giving no insight to what's going on, or 3) stating something that's completely wrong. What happened to this guy? I used to enjoy listening to him when I started following cycling - maybe I was just naive then.
ridleyrider More than 1 year ago
Have always felt that his commentary was oriented toward the American unfamiliar with cycling. His comments are on a very superficial level. I would love to hear him call it as he sees it instead.
avanti More than 1 year ago
I agree - but this is because NBCSports needs to reach a wide range of viewers - otherwise they might drop cycling coverage in the US. In my bike club many riders only watch the TdF on TV and are not interested in bicycle racing otherwise. If Lance Armstrong had expended his fame and money on a cycling sports TV channell he might be more liked today.
dslacker More than 1 year ago
Can we just leave Lance out of it for the next few years ?
Mark Schwitau More than 1 year ago
Regarding Phil Liggett .... He does have to fill up 5 hours of live TV per day .... So perhaps somewhat understandable that every sentence is not a completely riveting revelation. Frankly football, baseball and such are the same. He is just there to keep the tape rolling with a little background and background noise. He can't hit zingers for 5 hours for 21 days. Personally I enjoy Magnus Backstedt as a commentator much more.
john mathers More than 1 year ago
I' ve listened to Backstedt comment in the Tour de Suisse and only after the other guy at the table said it was Magnus did I realise he was not a native English speaker :)). He's really good and far from shallow. He gives you a straight inside .
cthenn More than 1 year ago
He's terrible at doing the final call, especially in frenetic mass sprints, but he's very good with Paul Sherwen during the 100k's before the final. That part of the race is simply boring, especially on these early stages, so I enjoy listening to him during these stretches. However, when he has to bring it up a notch or two, he just loses it. For those who watch NBC or Universal Sports, I actually think Steve Schlanger does a decent job of calling the race. He's just the opposite of Phil, he's good at the actual call of the race, but is a bore during lulls in the race.
CanadaSJRA More than 1 year ago
Actually he's great.
Ripper More than 1 year ago
Who's great? Liggett?
peter16x More than 1 year ago
Peter :)
fantastic_dan More than 1 year ago
How is a guy that constantly mis-identifies riders great? If you remember, he also announced that Sagan won Stage 3, when, in fact, it was Gerrans. I suppose if you don't really know anything about cycling, and only watch 20 or so minutes of the entire tour, you could conclude that he's great. However, if you do know something about cycling, you realize that most things he says are either very obvious or entirely wrong all together. And if you watch him for more than 20 minutes, his (supposedly) clever sayings are just looped over and over. Sean Kelly may be a bit dry, but I'll take him any day over Phil. Also, let's not forget that Phil was one of LA's lackeys, even after the USADA released their report.
mandeep gulati More than 1 year ago
+1 for Sean over Phil any day...
indurain666 More than 1 year ago
Couldn't agree more, there is really nothing special about Liggett. I don't have a lot of respect for the guy after the false rumours he started spreading after it was announced that Armstrong was in trouble (i.e. someone in south africa told me..). Not to mention that he was a blatant armstrong fanboy behind the mic from 2000 to 2005. Just like some folks at uci, ycling would be better off without him.
cthenn More than 1 year ago
I don't get this Armstrong nonsense. LA is so hated, that anyone associated with him is also worthless? LOL so what, he was one of his defenders, why does that PERSONALLY affect you? Get over it, and get a life. From what I hear of him now, he's certainly not a defender or apologizes for LA. You can dislike him all you want for his race call, but to say "because he was associated with LA, he's useless" is just ignorant.
Pedal Pusher More than 1 year ago
As well as being very ordinary as a cycling commentator, Liggett was also v supportive of LA and denigrated many people in the cycling world who questioned LA. Double whammy for me. I enjoy Matt Keenan. Accurate calling and good cycling knowledge. Though some of the Italian & Spanish commentators are v entertaining.
Pedal Pusher More than 1 year ago
Sean Kelly I avoid listening to - boring as hell and is not up on riders form, results, team tactics, even basic cycling news!
mandeep gulati More than 1 year ago
Awesomely done by Greipel , and great luck for Impey. I was surprised to see Cav in the final run after his crash and bunny-hopping (he had to bunny hop an island to avoid hitting the Euskaltel team car). Too much energy was wasted to in trying to come back. In the meanwhile, it looks like Sagan's double-wheel change seemed to work for him quite well. He did great again. He may not win that many stages, but he's consistent and gets god points added in his Green jersey every stage.
fantastic_dan More than 1 year ago
unless Sagan DNF's, I think he has the green jersey locked up - he'll have his chances to pick up points on several stages where the other sprinters will be on the autobus - incredible talent indeed.
dslacker More than 1 year ago
There's a second category climb before the intermediate sprint Friday. A chance for Sagan to open up his points lead some more. For my money, the best five sprinters in the world are at Le Tour and for Sagan to have 3 seconds and a third is just amazing.
rshimizu12 More than 1 year ago
I was very impressed that Cavendish made all the way back up and contended to win. I was surprised that his team did not send anyone back to help him.
Astro Zolilles More than 1 year ago
wake up, Peter Velits brought Cav back.. and finally without train he is 4th.. today Greipels train ruled
mandeep gulati More than 1 year ago
Tomorrow's Cat 2 can kill a lot of pure sprinters, but I guess that's another great one possible for Sagan, and perhaps Kittel as well.
PJK1972 More than 1 year ago
Kittel is a pure sprinter and cannot get over Climb's. he'll be one of the first sprinters dropped today
spilak More than 1 year ago
brajkovič is out...hope he Will go to vuelta because tdf is not for him...always falling :(
fusty copy More than 1 year ago
Report of 'Tack Saboteurs' on Stage 5, evidence in tyres of Porte and Thomas, other teams also. Was Sagan a victim today?
mandeep gulati More than 1 year ago
No, Sagan just wanted to swap his wheels to get new ones to help his sprint. But, yes, Tacks have always been a prob on the Tour. I remember a couple of years over 30 tires have had tacks in them. Hopefully this year isn't that bad,
WilGirod'Italia More than 1 year ago
Also Cunego suffered from a puncture in the last kilometers today, and he's lost almost a minute - no reports the puncture is due to tacks, though
indurain666 More than 1 year ago
Cavendish spent some significant time motorpacing behind his team car after the crash (before cav's fanboys start flaming, it was shown on tv, everyone saw it even if CN live commentator "missed" it ;) ) I haven't really read the rules about this in a while, but is this allowed ? I know he is notorious for getting pulled by cars during mountain stages. It would be funny to see that if this is against the rules, he doesn't get penalized while the poor american guy got kicked out of the race after missing the cut-off time of a 60 kmh ttt effort byt 6 seconds.
WilGirod'Italia More than 1 year ago
I'm not sure what the rules are, but everybody does it and being behind the line of cars and motorbikes on the narrow road he was, I don't think he had much choice
Astro Zolilles More than 1 year ago
to be honest, he doesnt deserves those finish sprint points --> this is not FAIR PLAY AT ALL
Chris Jasmer More than 1 year ago
Who are you a fanboy of? The use of the word is annoying to say the least but your dislike of Cavendish must stem from a hatred of true winners. Maybe you've been getting your own rear end kicked your whole life, hence the negative attitude. If you've noticed in the first five stages so far, there were several other riders drafting off team cars after crashes and mechanicals to get back on to the group. Do some research Einstein.
indurain666 More than 1 year ago
please don't get all emotional and bend out of shape; no need for personal attacks over a disagreement ;-) and don't hate the word "fanboy"; I don't like cavendish off the bike, but I like him as a sprinter; again, I don't know the rules but my point is that if they can bend them a bit to let riders like cavendis get back in the peloton and contest the sprint without time/points penalties, they could have made an exemption and allow the american rider to stay in the race. and I am a fanboy of almost any rider who has an aggressive racing style and adds some excitement to races!
DBChas More than 1 year ago
Sadly, Impey, now the first African rider to wear the yellow, didn't earn it the hard way but had it handed to him by his teammates. That's not how it's done. Gerrans is a sprinter and should have been trying to place as high as possible on the sprint in. He's a better rider than Impey and so I found the whole thing fairly disgraceful, most especially when it's about the first African to wear yellow. You don't give it away no matter the occasion or opportunity unless for tactical purposes with respect to other teams. Far better to earn it than to have it handed to one without having to make the effort. This was a bad day for Orika, an ostensibly pro team that should have known better than to pull a stunt like that.
wrwhiteknight More than 1 year ago
I must disagree. Impey did earn it. He has been solid and in the pack since stage 1 and kept his time up there at the top - hence the Maillot Jaune. I think that you are not alone in thinking that him wearing the jersey is of significance because he is the first African to do so, but, for Impey, he is just a cyclist in the most glorious jersey there is. His accomplishment is an individual one foremost, and a 'continental' one secondly. Additionally, cycling is a team sport, and teams function off of positive morale. If they can spread the positive energy through their ranks then that is exactly what they should do.
john mathers More than 1 year ago
In my opinion, Daryl very much deserves the Maillot jaune. Remember the superb lead-out for Gerrans on stage 3.
amadeusj More than 1 year ago
cycling is a team sport. today teh oge team had decided to work for goss to set him up for a sprint. both gerrans and impey were his leadout men. they could not expect a time gap to open up in the sprint and so being at the front of the bunch as part of the leadout train seems a good strategy to keep the jersey in the own team. apart from that - talking about who "deserves" the jersey, you should keep in mind that the jersey is in the hands of oge as a result of the ttt. and who is the better time triallist? gerrans or impey? so be careful about your judgements about who's the "better rider"...
cthenn More than 1 year ago
LOL, I love how you defeated your own logic. "You don't give it away, UNLESS for tactical purposes". Huh? How is that any more respectable? Armstrong gave Voeckler the jersey in 2004 by 20+ minutes, and that whole affair MADE Thomas Voeckler what he is today. Thomas Voeckler is a nobody in terms of a GT winner, he will never and never was in contention for overall victory, but Armstrong gave him 20+ minutes and the jersey. To me, that's way more disingenuous than Gerrans "giving" the jersey to Impey who is on the same time as him. And the "first of this" is nonsense, who cares. Man, you are gonna be confused when Froome gets the jersey...is he African? Is he British? Oh man, so complicated, gotta make sure I get his nationality correct!
Aus Sau More than 1 year ago
With you comment of "Gerrans is a sprinter" you don't have a clue what you are talking about.
Pedal Pusher More than 1 year ago
Neither do you. Gerrans is known as a punchy short sprinter - he beat Sagan to the line on Stage 3 - looked like a sprint to me
Aus Sau More than 1 year ago
Gerrans is a Puncheur and a Puncheur is not a sprinter. Beating Sagan means nothing, and certainly doesn't mean he is a sprinter. Using your analogy, I suppose you think David Millar is a sprinter because he just missed the podium on stage 1?
rickpaulos More than 1 year ago
Until a just a few years ago, the tdf handed out time bonuses for sprints. Talk about putting guys in yellow who never deserved it! Many wouldn't even finish the tour let alone in the top 50% of the field. Impey is in yellow not because of questionable bonus or an obscure tie breaker rule but because he has the lowest cumulative time and that's where the yellow belongs. Until tommorrow that is. The climbs will change everything.
dslacker More than 1 year ago
"You don't give it away ... disgraceful" - hahahahaha They're always swapping things on Le Tour because it's a lot more like real life than any one day event ever could be.
Pete59 More than 1 year ago
Orica Green Edge needs to find a sprinter who can sprint. The Australian NRS has faster guys
rickpaulos More than 1 year ago
Every team has it's own priorities. GC, stage wins, points, dots, young rider, team overall or just tv exposure time (break aways) for their sponsors. You sure don't need a sprinter unless your priority is stage wins and knowing you are going up against Cav, Sagan and a few other fast guys can help set your priorities. For many teams, they do nothing notable in the whole tour. Orica has a stage win and a few days in yellow. More success than 1/2 the teams will see.
Aus Sau More than 1 year ago
Make that 2 stage wins
Pedal Pusher More than 1 year ago
Actually OGE have 2 stage wins - Stage 3 and Stage 4 TTT
rickpaulos More than 1 year ago
Doh, of course, 2. 22 teams, only 21 stages. OGE has already deprived some team of 'their' win.
hooli16 More than 1 year ago
Road cycling=soap opera=gayness. You all argue over this tihs like women. Get over it. Some idiot will think of something cool to respond with but I won't give two stihs so save your thoughts, hero! The only question I have is: Why can't you just enjoy the race without drama?
Aus Sau More than 1 year ago
Knob=cool