Luis Leon Sanchez wins Romandie stage to Charmey

Wiggins faces uphill battle for race lead

Close to the win on stage 2 to Moutier at the Tour of Romandie, Luis Leon Sanchez (Rabobank) moved onto the top step of the podium today, beating a small group of favourites into Charmey. The Spaniard secured a ten second time bonus to move to within one second of race leader Bradley Wiggins (Sky), who was unable to respond in the uphill sprint for the line.

Gianni Meersman (Lotto Belisol Team) and Paolo Tiralongo (Astana Pro Team) rounded out the top three, and with two stages remaining the race is delicately poised, with a mountain stage and individual time trial to come.

Wiggins had asked the press for better questions at end of his press conference on stage 1 but within 48 hours it was his GC rivals who turned quizzical on the tough climb to the finish, with a serious of testing attacks before the final sprint to the line.

Until then the Sky team had ridden a relatively untroubled stage, sheltering their leader from the wind and keeping the day's break in check. Mark Cavendish, so often the benefactor of teamwork, played his role in Sky's control, helping to set the pace for his teammates at various points.

The rolling parcours bore a resemblance to stage 2 and like yesterday's stage an early break formed with Gatis Smukulis (Katusha), Leigh Howard (GreenEdge), Anders Lund (Saxo Bank), Tosh Van der Sande (Lotto-Belisol) and Matthew Brammeier (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) escaping.

With just under 50 kilometres to go, and the gap at 4:55, Sky began to increase their pace. Howard was riding towards the yellow jersey, 3:43 down on Wiggins at the start of the race but as the gap began to evaporate on the flat roads between the final climb of Le Chateland and the finish, a number of teams began to assist Wiggins.

Lampre, Garmin, and Rabobank were the most effective, reducing the gap to 2:41 with 20 kilometres.

Sensing it was now or never, Smukulis snuck off the front as the remnants of the break watched each other. Brammeier and Van der Sande attempted a brief chase with 10 kilometres remaining but by the time they reached the final 6 kilometres the climb had started and their time was almost up.

Smukulis was finally brought back and Dave Zabriskie attempted to go clear. By now Sky's domestiques were reduced to the impressive Richie Porte and Michael Rogers, both of whom will surely be part of Sky's plans for the Tour. Porte responded to a flurry of attacks on the lower slopes, dragging Wiggins and the rest of the peloton back each time.

With so many riders within touching distance of Wiggins's lead it was important that Sky measured their strength, only pulling back moves that contained their closest rivals. So when Simon Spilak (Katusha Team), 9 seconds down on GC, attacked with Roman Kreuziger (Pro Team Astana), a response was needed.

Luckily for Wiggins it came but when Janez Brajkovic (Pro Team Astana) and then Johnny Hoogerland (Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team) struck for home it was clear that Wiggins was riding into the red. Both riders were caught but within sight of the line Sanchez launched his sprint and Wiggins was forced to yield.

Meersman, who had finished one place behind Sanchez a day earlier, and who was 28 seconds down on Wiggins before the start of the stage, almost came through on the inside. But Sanchez just about had enough in the tank, taking his third win of the year, and his first ever on Swiss soil.

Wiggins asked for better questions, and today he answered them, just.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team3:58:29 
2Gianni Meersman (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
3Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Pro Team Astana  
4Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Barracuda  
5Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
6Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
7Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale  
8Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team  
9Gorka Verdugo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
10Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
11Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
12Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
13Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
14Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar  
15Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
16Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Pro Team Astana  
17Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Radioshack-Nissan  
18Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
19Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
20Dario Cataldo (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
21Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Movistar Team  
22Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling  
23Tiago Machado (Por) Radioshack-Nissan  
24Maxime Mederel (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
25Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
26Rui Costa (Por) Movistar Team  
27Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling  
28Molina Ruben Plaza (Spa) Movistar Team  
29Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Barracuda  
30Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
31Michael Rogers (Aus) Sky Procycling  
32Daniel Navarro (Spa) Team Saxo Bank  
33Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team  
34Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Pro Team Astana  
35Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Movistar Team  
36Chris Anker Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
37Jerôme Coppel (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
38Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team  
39Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin-Barracuda  
40Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team  
41Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
42Mikel Astarloza (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
43Juan Jose Cobo (Spa) Movistar Team  
44Egoi Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
45Petr Ignatenko (Rus) Katusha Team  
46Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
47Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale  
48Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
49Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
50John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
51Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Barracuda  
52Pieter Weening (Ned) GreenEdge Cycling Team  
53George Bennett (NZl) Radioshack-Nissan  
54Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) Sky Procycling  
55Andreas Klöden (Ger) Radioshack-Nissan  
56Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
57Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Barracuda  
58Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
59Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha Team  
60Jorge Azanza (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
61Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
62Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
63Jesus Hernandez (Spa) Team Saxo Bank  
64Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Team Saxo Bank  
65Mikel Landa (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
66David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Barracuda  
67Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team  
68Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha Team  
69Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
70Angel Madrazo (Spa) Movistar Team  
71Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
72Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
73Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Pro Team Astana  
74Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:15 
75Allan Davis (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team  
76Jose Cayetano Sarmiento (Col) Liquigas-Cannondale  
77Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
78Rob Ruijgh (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
79Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
80Angelo Tulik (Fra) Team Europcar  
81Cyrille Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar  
82Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Pro Team Astana0:01:40 
83Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) GreenEdge Cycling Team  
84Cedric Pineau (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
85Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team0:02:00 
86Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:02:54 
87Francis Mourey (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:03:33 
88Jeremy Roy (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
89Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ-Big Mat  
90Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
91Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana  
92Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Pro Team Astana  
93Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
94Gustav Larsson (Swe) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
95Rippol Juan Horrach (Spa) Katusha Team  
96Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
97Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Radioshack-Nissan  
98Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
99Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team  
100Luke Durbridge (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team  
101David Tanner (Aus) Team Saxo Bank  
102Ricardo Garcia (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
103Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
104Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:04:17 
105Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
106Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:04:49 
107Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale  
108Manuele Boaro (Ita) Team Saxo Bank  
109Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Radioshack-Nissan  
110Martin Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
111Lars Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol Team  
112Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
113Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
114Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
115Giovanni Bernaudeau (Fra) Team Europcar  
116Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
117Nelson Oliveira (Por) Radioshack-Nissan  
118Sergio Paulinho (Por) Team Saxo Bank  
119Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
120Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale  
121Bert Grabsch (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
122Maarten Neyens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
123Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
124Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
125Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
126Matthew Brammeier (Irl) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
127Yannick Talabardon (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
128Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
129Kevin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar  
130Davide Malacarne (Ita) Team Europcar  
131Franck Bouyer (Fra) Team Europcar  
132Jean-Christophe Perraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
133Daryl Impey (RSA) GreenEdge Cycling Team  
134Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
135Leigh Howard (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team0:05:48 
136Maarten Wynants (Bel) Rabobank Cycling Team0:06:15 
137Michael Matthews (Aus) Rabobank Cycling Team  
138Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Barracuda  
138Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre - ISD  
140Morris Possoni (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
141Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Lampre - ISD  
142Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
143Said Haddou (Fra) Team Europcar  
144Rémi Pauriol (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
145Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Barracuda  
146Alan Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
147Christian Meier (Can) GreenEdge Cycling Team  
148Chris Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling0:06:33 
149Danny Pate (USA) Sky Procycling  
150Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Procycling0:12:33 
151Mark Cavendish (GBr) Sky Procycling  
152Kenny De Haes (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:13:46 
DNSJakob Fugslang (Den) Radioshack-Nissan  
Mountain 1 (Cat 3) Arrisoules, km 59.9
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Matthew Brammeier (Irl) Omega Pharma-Quickstep5 pts
2Leigh Howard (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team3 
3Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team2 
4Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank1 
Mountain 2 (Cat. 2) Le Chatelard, km 102.8
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team8 pts
2Leigh Howard (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team6 
3Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank4 
4Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team2 
5Matthew Brammeier (Irl) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1 
Mountain 3 (Cat. 3) Treyvaux, km 124.6
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team5 pts
2Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank3 
3Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team2 
4Matthew Brammeier (Irl) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1 
Sprint 1 - La Cantine, km 112.8
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team6 pts
2Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team3 
3Leigh Howard (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team1 
Sprint 2 - Bulle, km 140.1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team6 pts
2Leigh Howard (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team3 
3Matthew Brammeier (Irl) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1 
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rabobank Cycling Team11:55:27 
2Pro Team Astana  
3BMC Racing Team  
4Saur - Sojasun  
6Lampre - ISD  
7Movistar Team  
8Sky Procycling  
9Katusha Team  
11Euskaltel - Euskadi  
13Team Saxo Bank  
14FDJ-Big Mat  
15AG2R La Mondiale0:01:15 
16Team Europcar0:02:30 
17Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
18Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:02:54 
19GreenEdge Cycling Team0:02:55 
20Lotto Belisol Team0:09:38 
General classification after stage 3
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling12:40:31 
2Luis Leon Sanchez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:01 
3Michael Rogers (Aus) Sky Procycling0:00:07 
4Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:09 
5Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
6Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Barracuda0:00:11 
7Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
8David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Barracuda0:00:12 
9Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha Team  
10Molina Ruben Plaza (Spa) Movistar Team  
11Rui Costa (Por) Movistar Team0:00:13 
12Tiago Machado (Por) Radioshack-Nissan  
13Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:14 
14Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Movistar Team  
15Jerôme Coppel (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:00:15 
16Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
17Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
18Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team0:00:16 
19Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Radioshack-Nissan  
20Daniel Navarro (Spa) Team Saxo Bank  
21Mikel Astarloza (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:18 
22Andreas Klöden (Ger) Radioshack-Nissan  
23Branislau Samoilau (Blr) Movistar Team  
24Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Barracuda  
25Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Movistar Team0:00:19 
26Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin-Barracuda  
27Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Pro Team Astana  
28Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Pro Team Astana  
29Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Barracuda0:00:20 
30Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Pro Team Astana  
31Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:00:21 
32Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale  
33Angel Madrazo (Spa) Movistar Team  
34Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
35Dario Cataldo (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:00:22 
36Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
37Gianni Meersman (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
38Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:00:23 
39Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Barracuda  
40Maxime Mederel (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
41Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:24 
42Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
43Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
44Johann Tschopp (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:25 
45Gorka Verdugo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
46Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar  
47Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
48Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:26 
49Pieter Weening (Ned) GreenEdge Cycling Team0:00:27 
50Chris Anker Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
51Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:00:28 
52Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling  
53Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:00:29 
54Jesus Hernandez (Spa) Team Saxo Bank0:00:30 
55Egoi Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
56Mikel Landa (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:32 
57Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team0:00:35 
58Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
59Petr Ignatenko (Rus) Katusha Team0:00:37 
60Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:00:38 
61George Bennett (NZl) Radioshack-Nissan0:00:39 
62Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:00:49 
63Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Pro Team Astana0:01:16 
64Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:33 
65Juan Jose Cobo (Spa) Movistar Team  
66Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Team Saxo Bank0:01:37 
67Rob Ruijgh (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:40 
68Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team0:01:42 
69Allan Davis (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team  
70Cyrille Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar0:01:46 
71Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) Sky Procycling0:01:58 
72Jorge Azanza (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:02:54 
73Jose Cayetano Sarmiento (Col) Liquigas-Cannondale0:03:01 
74John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:02 
75Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:03:41 
76Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Pro Team Astana0:04:14 
77Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha Team0:04:15 
78Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:04:33 
79Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:04:41 
80Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Pro Team Astana0:05:03 
81Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale0:05:13 
82Manuele Boaro (Ita) Team Saxo Bank0:05:48 
83Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:05:54 
84Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
85Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:06:00 
86Martin Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:06:15 
87Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Saur - Sojasun  
88Kevin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar0:06:29 
89Yannick Talabardon (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:07:40 
90Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team0:07:46 
91Jean-Christophe Perraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
92Gustav Larsson (Swe) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:07:47 
93Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team0:07:49 
94Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:07:50 
95Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Radioshack-Nissan0:08:31 
96Christian Meier (Can) GreenEdge Cycling Team0:08:44 
97Francis Mourey (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:08:45 
98Leigh Howard (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team0:09:31 
99Angelo Tulik (Fra) Team Europcar0:09:34 
100Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:09:58 
101Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:01 
102Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:10:09 
103Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana0:10:11 
104Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:14 
105Fumiyuki Beppu (Jpn) GreenEdge Cycling Team0:10:15 
106Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:10:25 
107Ricardo Garcia (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:11:16 
108Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:11:21 
109Sergio Paulinho (Por) Team Saxo Bank0:11:23 
110Luke Durbridge (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team0:11:31 
111Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ-Big Mat0:11:56 
112Rippol Juan Horrach (Spa) Katusha Team0:12:07 
113Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Radioshack-Nissan0:12:17 
114Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:12:25 
115Michael Matthews (Aus) Rabobank Cycling Team0:12:27 
116Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
117Jeremy Roy (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:13:07 
118Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:13:23 
119Morris Possoni (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:13:30 
120Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:13:32 
121Maarten Neyens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:13:34 
122Davide Malacarne (Ita) Team Europcar0:13:58 
123Lars Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol Team0:14:09 
124Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Barracuda0:14:17 
125Rémi Pauriol (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:14:27 
126Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:14:53 
127Cedric Pineau (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:15:52 
128Nelson Oliveira (Por) Radioshack-Nissan0:16:26 
129Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:16:50 
130Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale0:17:58 
131David Tanner (Aus) Team Saxo Bank0:18:32 
132Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:18:35 
133Maarten Wynants (Bel) Rabobank Cycling Team0:18:48 
134Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:18:55 
135Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:19:38 
136Bert Grabsch (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:19:46 
137Matthew Brammeier (Irl) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:19:48 
138Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:19:49 
139Franck Bouyer (Fra) Team Europcar0:19:52 
140Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:19:55 
141Giovanni Bernaudeau (Fra) Team Europcar0:20:04 
142Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Lampre - ISD0:20:49 
143Daryl Impey (RSA) GreenEdge Cycling Team0:20:55 
144Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Barracuda0:21:07 
145Said Haddou (Fra) Team Europcar0:21:21 
146Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre - ISD0:21:23 
147Chris Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling0:24:39 
148Alan Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:26:30 
149Kenny De Haes (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
150Danny Pate (USA) Sky Procycling0:26:38 
151Geraint Thomas (GBr) Sky Procycling0:28:25 
152Mark Cavendish (GBr) Sky Procycling0:32:29 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lars Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol Team21 pts
2Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Saur - Sojasun15 
3Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team13 
4Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team12 
5Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team10 
6Christian Meier (Can) GreenEdge Cycling Team9 
7Leigh Howard (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team9 
8Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank8 
9Matthew Brammeier (Irl) Omega Pharma-Quickstep7 
10Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Radioshack-Nissan7 
11Angelo Tulik (Fra) Team Europcar6 
12Daniel Navarro (Spa) Team Saxo Bank5 
13Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin-Barracuda4 
14Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Pro Team Astana4 
15Kenny De Haes (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team4 
16Maxime Mederel (Fra) Saur - Sojasun3 
17Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team2 
18Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale2 
19Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) Sky Procycling2 
20Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Saur - Sojasun2 
21Chris Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling2 
22Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling1 
23Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team1 
Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team12 pts
2Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team7 
3Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Saur - Sojasun6 
4Christian Meier (Can) GreenEdge Cycling Team6 
5Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Saur - Sojasun6 
6Leigh Howard (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team4 
7Kenny De Haes (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team4 
8Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin-Barracuda3 
9Chris Anker Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank3 
10Lars Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol Team3 
11Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team3 
12Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Pro Team Astana1 
13Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team1 
14Matthew Brammeier (Irl) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1 
Young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Barracuda12:40:42 
2Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
3Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:04 
4Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team  
5Angel Madrazo (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:10 
6Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:00:18 
7Mikel Landa (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:21 
8George Bennett (NZl) Radioshack-Nissan0:00:28 
9Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:00:38 
10Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:04:30 
11Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:05:43 
12Kevin Reza (Fra) Team Europcar0:06:18 
13Leigh Howard (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team0:09:20 
14Angelo Tulik (Fra) Team Europcar0:09:23 
15Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:09:47 
16Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:09:58 
17Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:10:14 
18Ricardo Garcia (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:11:05 
19Luke Durbridge (Aus) GreenEdge Cycling Team0:11:20 
20Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Radioshack-Nissan0:12:06 
21Michael Matthews (Aus) Rabobank Cycling Team0:12:16 
22Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:13:21 
23Ramunas Navardauskas (Ltu) Garmin-Barracuda0:14:06 
24Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:14:42 
25Nelson Oliveira (Por) Radioshack-Nissan0:16:15 
26Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:16:39 
27Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:19:44 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sky Procycling38:01:59 
2Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:03 
5Movistar Team0:00:16 
6BMC Racing Team0:00:17 
7Team Saxo Bank0:00:21 
8Katusha Team0:00:24 
9Pro Team Astana0:00:26 
10Saur - Sojasun0:00:28 
12Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:44 
13FDJ-Big Mat0:01:31 
14Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:02:50 
15Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:04:10 
16Team Europcar0:04:29 
17Lampre - ISD0:04:59 
18GreenEdge Cycling Team0:05:23 
19AG2R La Mondiale0:06:16 
20Lotto Belisol Team0:26:58 

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