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Tour de San Luis 2010

Date range:
January 18-24, 2010

January 20, Stage 3: Fraga - Buena Esperanza 199.7km

Loddo gallops to victory in Buena Esperanza

By:
Kirsten Frattini
Published:
January 20, 2010, 20:53 GMT,
Updated:
January 24, 2010, 16:05 GMT

Italians divide and conquer stage three sprint, Valls maintains GC lead on sprinter's day

Alberto Loddo (Androni-Giacatolli) gets to the line just ahead of Danilo Napolitano (Katusha)

Alberto Loddo (Androni-Giacatolli) gets to the line just ahead of Danilo Napolitano (Katusha)

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Alberto Loddo (Androni-Giocattoli) exceeded his team's expectations when he won the bunch sprint on stage three at the Tour de San Luis. The Italian galloped to the line ahead of his fellow countrymen Danilo Napolitano (Katusha) and stage one winner Francesco Chicchi (Liquigas).

"I want to dedicate this win to my team Androni-Giocattoli and the directeur Gianni Savio," Loddo said. "The team worked really well. But the last couple of kilometres were very chaotic, especially with the gutters that ran across the road. The actual sprint was fast with a lot of good rides. The Liquigas team did a lot of work."

There were no changes to the top three riders in the overall classification. Stage two winner Rafael Valls (Footon-Servetto) continues to lead the race with eight seconds ahead of runner-up Arnols Alcolea (Team Cuba) and 16 seconds to third-placed Jackson Rodriguez (Androni-Giocattoli).

Loddo's victory marks a full recovery from an injury to his hip last April that sidelined him from competing for most of the 2009 season. "I wasn't able to do much last year because I had an injury that caused me a lot of pain," Loddo said. "Last July I had an operation and now I feel very good. I believe this is my 25th win but it is my first win of the year."

As seen in stage one, Liquigas again flexed its muscles with a tough-to-beat lead-out for its sprinter Chicchi. The bright green entourage kicked it up a notch with 10 kilometres to the finish line. However, an arms wrestle over who would take the lead in the last two kilometres ended with Katusha on the front and its sprinter Napolitano gunning for the line. Still, Loddo found his way through the two burly sprinters and came up with the winning sprint.

"I thought I could win today," Napolitano said. "The distance was long but I'm not at my best condition and I don't have as much explosiveness yet. My team did a lot of good work today and during the last two stages as well. The sprint was not too dangerous today. The straights were very long so we all knew what to expect."

"I suffer a lot in this heat," he added. "In Italy it is only five or six degrees. I drank a lot of water but it is really hot here. The stage was really long today but it was good."

Lengthy break caught five kilometres to finish

The international peloton arrived to the start of stage three in the small town of Fraga where they met temperatures that approached 40 Celsius. Local families and school children flooded the dusty streets to catch a glimpse of the cyclists as they prepared for the start of the race. Stores opened up to offer their visitors slices of locally-made salami and bread. The event organization provided a mini concert for the fans as the riders arrived one by one to sign-in for the day's event.

Stage three's profile catered to the sprinters. It marked the longest day at 199 kilometres in total and offered two intermediate sprints. The peloton raced its way predominantly downhill toward the finishing city of Buena Esperanza.

Team Footon-Servetto assumed its rightful position at the front of the field, protective of its overall leader and stage two winner Rafael Valls. Team Argentina kicked off the stage with a series of attacks. Riders from all teams tried desperately to bridge across hoping to land themselves in the early move, however, their efforts proved counter-productive in bringing the field back together.

Andy Guptill (Jamis-Sutter Home) and Gonzalo Garrido (Team Chile) made the first significant jump of the day at the 40-kilometre mark. The pair were later joined by Edwin Avila (Team Colombia) and Mauricio Morandi (Scott-Marcondes) and the four riders gained five minutes. They were in it for the long haul.

"Five of us covered moves and a couple were being active because they were feeling good and I was just covering moves," Guptill said. "There were five of us taking turns covering moves. It just happened to be my time to come up and start covering again. I was the 'lucky' one."

The route offered the competing cyclists one road traveling southbound with a view as far as the eyes could see, passing thousands of acres of the cattle farmland that Argentina is so famous for.

Mid-race, they accumulated an advantage of more than eight minutes. The first intermediate sprint of the day was cause for excitement after the last 100 kilometres of hot, flat tarmac. Garrido jumped at the opportunity to take full points followed by Avila, Guptill and Morandi.
"It felt so good after that sprint because it was a break from riding a steady tempo," Guptill said. "It was great to sprint like that to get the legs going again.

That particular situation, with four guys in a crosswind, was the most relentless and exhausting situation to be in."

Back in the bunch, Footon-Servetto set a tempo fast enough to reduce the time margin, which helped teams with strong sprinters such as Liquigas-Doimo.

At the 135-kilometre mark, Avila pinched a tyre and took a spare wheel from neutral support. The break of three riders continued on and Avila was reabsorbed back into the peloton. Guptill, Garrido and Morandi pressed on with one less rider, and the time margin to the peloton lessened to a mere two minutes with 30 kilometres to go.

The breakaway approached the second intermediate sprint and with only three riders left everyone was awarded points. Garrido, again, was first followed by Guptill and Morandi. The sprint was undoubtedly their last big effort of the day. All three riders, covered in salt, pushed their way toward the finish line as the peloton fley by them in pursuit of the stage win.

The event's only participating US team Jamis-Sutter Home lost its sprinter Ivan Dominguez to a crash five kilometres to the finish line.

The sprint came down to a tyre's width as Italians Loddo, Napolitano and Chicchi claimed the podium places. Weimar Roldan (Team Colombia) placed fourth, followed by Edgardo Simon (Funvic) in fifth. Dominguez's teammate Anibal Borrajo filled in the gap with a sixth place finish.

Full Results
1 Alberto Loddo (Ita) Androni-Giocattoli 4:34:52  
2 Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Katusha    
3 Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
4 Weimar Roldan (Col) Colombia    
5 Edgardo Simon (Arg) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba    
6 Anibal Borrajo (Arg) Jamis-Sutter Home    
7 Enrique Mata (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji    
8 Pierpaolo De Negri (Ita) ISD-Neri    
9 Luis Mansilla (Chi) Chile    
10 Francisco Pacheco (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia    
11 Luciano A. Pagliarini (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
12 Ignacio Maldonado (Uru) Uruguay    
13 Simone Campagnaro (Ita) Miche    
14 Crischa Janorschke (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse    
15 Jorge Martin Montenegro (Arg) Andalucia-Cajasur    
16 Pablo Pintos (Uru) Uruguay    
17 Arnols Alcolea (Cub) Cuba    
18 Rafael Valls (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji    
19 Jose Serpa (Col) Androni-Giocattoli    
20 Nicholas Frey (USA) Jamis-Sutter Home    
21 Freddy Buergos (Cub) Cuba    
22 Francisco Ramon Chamorro (Arg) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
23 Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Katusha    
24 Manuel Vazquez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
25 Henning Bommel (Ger) Germany    
26 Carlos Alzate (Col) Colombia    
27 Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) ISD-Neri    
28 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
29 Jorge Giacinti (Arg) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
30 Gonzalo Miranda (Chi) Chile    
31 Walter Perez (Arg) Argentina    
32 Vidal Celis (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji    
33 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Katusha    
34 Kim Lachmann (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse    
35 Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Androni-Giocattoli    
36 Martin Garrido (Arg) Argentina 0:00:08  
37 Cesar S. Vaquera (Mex) Mexico 0:00:13  
38 Raul Granjel (Cub) Cuba    
39 Alien Garcia (Cub) Cuba    
40 Dmytro Krivtsov (Ukr) ISD-Neri    
41 Jose A. De Segovia (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia    
42 Flavio Cardoso (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba    
43 José Angel Gomez Marchante (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
44 Gustavo Rodriguez (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia    
45 Daniel Diaz (Arg) Argentina    
46 Moritz Milatz (Ger) Germany    
47 Roberto Pinheiro (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba    
48 Yosue Moyano (Arg) Argentina    
49 Yasmani Martinez (Cub) Cuba    
50 Ignacio Pereyra (Arg) Argentina    
51 Alfredo Lucero (Arg) Argentina    
52 Emanuel Vona (Ita) ISD-Neri    
53 Magno Nazaret (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
54 Philipp Mamos (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse    
55 Gerardo Fernandez (Arg) Argentina    
56 Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Liquigas-Doimo    
57 Marcel Kalz (Ger) Germany    
58 Jesus Rosendo (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
59 Carlos Ochoa (Ven) Androni-Giocattoli    
60 Jose Rodrigues (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba    
61 Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Miche    
62 Mariano De Fino (Uru) Uruguay    
63 Ramiro Cabrera (Uru) Uruguay    
64 Breno Sidoti (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba    
65 Jairo Perez (Col) Colombia    
66 Alexander Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha    
67 Yennier Lopez (Cub) Cuba    
68 Santiago Botero (Col) Colombia    
69 Matias Medici (Arg) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
70 Michael Rasmussen (Den) Miche    
71 Marco Arriagada (Chi) Chile    
72 Javier Moreno (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
73 Fernando Cardozo (Uru) Uruguay    
74 Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Miche    
75 Juan P. Suarez (Col) Colombia    
76 Edgar H. Treviño (Mex) Mexico    
77 Carlos Ospina (Col) Colombia    
78 Armando Camargo (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
79 Emanuel Guevera (Arg) Argentina    
80 Tiago Fiorilli (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba    
81 Fabricio Morandi (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
82 Alberto Fernandez (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia    
83 Marcos Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia    
84 Alessandro Colo (Ita) ISD-Neri    
85 Guido Palma (Arg) Jamis-Sutter Home    
86 Pedro Merino (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji    
87 Pascale Muto (Ita) Miche    
88 Javier Ramirez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
89 Luca Solari (Ita) Androni-Giocattoli    
90 Luis Mate (Spa) Androni-Giocattoli    
91 Mauricio Morandi (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
92 Sergej Fuchs (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse 0:00:25  
93 Rafael Escarcega (Mex) Mexico    
94 Marco Bandiera (Ita) Katusha    
95 Leonardo Pinizzotto (Ita) Miche    
96 Robert Bengsch (Ger) Germany    
97 Luis Sepulveda (Chi) Chile    
98 Roderick Asconegui (Uru) Uruguay    
99 Pablo Seisdedos (Chi) Chile    
100 Luis Carlos Amorin (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
101 Victor H. Peña (Col) Colombia    
102 Edwin Avila (Col) Colombia    
103 Vicente Muga (Chi) Chile    
104 Stefan Schafer (Ger) Germany    
105 Dirk Muller (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse    
106 Sebastian Forke (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse    
107 Oleksandr Kvachuk (Ukr) ISD-Neri    
108 Brian Vandborg (Den) Liquigas-Doimo    
109 Carlos M. Hernandez (Mex) Mexico    
110 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
111 Gianpaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto-Fuji    
112 Tyler Wren (USA) Jamis-Sutter Home    
113 Duarte Gregory (Uru) Uruguay    
114 Andrew Guptill (USA) Jamis-Sutter Home    
115 Arles Castro (Col) Colombia    
116 Antoni Aldape (Mex) Mexico    
117 Ricardo Guedes (Uru) Uruguay    
118 Ariel Lucero (Arg) Argentina    
119 Juan Est. Arango (Col) Colombia    
120 Pedro A. Nicasio (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba    
121 David Gutierrez (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji    
122 Gonzalo Garrido (Chi) Chile    
123 Alvaro Tardaguila (Uru) Uruguay    
124 Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:00:35  
125 Andrey Sartasov (Rus) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
126 Demis Aleman (Arg) Jamis-Sutter Home    
127 Maximiliano Bade (Arg) Argentina    
128 Pedro Palma (Chi) Chile 0:00:54  
129 Frank Travieso (Cub) Jamis-Sutter Home 0:01:05  
130 Rodrigo Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia 0:00:13  
131 Sebastian Lazo (Chi) Chile 0:04:08  
Sprint 1 - Cruce Ruta 45, km. 103,70
1 Gonzalo Garrido (Chi) Chile 3 pts
2 Edwin Avila (Col) Colombia 2  
3 Andrew Guptill (USA) Jamis-Sutter Home 1  
Sprint 2 - Fortin El Patria, km. 178,00
1 Gonzalo Garrido (Chi) Chile 3 pts
2 Andrew Guptill (USA) Jamis-Sutter Home 2  
3 Mauricio Morandi (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 1  
Teams
1 Androni-Giocattoli 13:44:36  
2 Footon-Servetto-Fuji    
3 Katusha    
4 Scott- Marcondes    
5 ISD-Neri 0:00:13  
6 Cuba    
7 Andalucia-Cajasur    
8 Liquigas-Doimo    
9 Uruguay    
10 Colombia    
11 Nutrixxion-Sparkasse    
12 Chile    
13 Jamis-Sutter Home    
14 Argentina 0:00:21  
15 Funvic-Pindamonhangaba 0:00:26  
16 Xacobeo-Galicia    
17 Germany    
18 Miche    
19 Mexico 0:00:51  
General classification after stage 3
1 Rafael Valls (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji 12:54:26  
2 Arnols Alcolea (Cub) Cuba 0:00:08  
3 Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Androni-Giocattoli 0:00:16  
4 Jose Serpa (Col) Androni-Giocattoli 0:00:20  
5 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
6 Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Katusha 0:00:28  
7 Jorge Giacinti (Arg) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 0:00:35  
8 Ignacio Pereyra (Arg) Argentina 0:00:39  
9 Javier Moreno (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:00:41  
10 Michael Rasmussen (Den) Miche 0:00:42  
11 Raul Granjel (Cub) Cuba 0:00:47  
12 Manuel Vazquez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:00:48  
13 Pedro Merino (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji    
14 José Angel Gomez Marchante (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:00:50  
15 Yosue Moyano (Arg) Argentina 0:00:52  
16 Jose A. De Segovia (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia    
17 Carlos Ochoa (Ven) Androni-Giocattoli    
18 Moritz Milatz (Ger) Germany 0:00:59  
19 Gerardo Fernandez (Arg) Argentina 0:01:01  
20 Alfredo Lucero (Arg) Argentina    
21 Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Liquigas-Doimo    
22 Santiago Botero (Col) Colombia    
23 Magno Nazaret (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 0:01:05  
24 Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Miche 0:01:07  
25 Marco Arriagada (Chi) Chile 0:01:09  
26 Jesus Rosendo (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:01:30  
27 Tyler Wren (USA) Jamis-Sutter Home 0:01:40  
28 Martin Garrido (Arg) Argentina 0:01:50  
29 Alexander Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha    
30 Juan Est. Arango (Col) Colombia    
31 Mariano De Fino (Uru) Uruguay 0:01:55  
32 Emanuel Guevera (Arg) Argentina 0:01:56  
33 Yennier Lopez (Cub) Cuba 0:02:07  
34 Luis Mate (Spa) Androni-Giocattoli 0:02:12  
35 Matias Medici (Arg) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
36 Carlos Ospina (Col) Colombia 0:02:16  
37 Weimar Roldan (Col) Colombia 0:02:21  
38 David Gutierrez (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji 0:02:24  
39 Mauricio Morandi (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 0:02:27  
40 Gustavo Rodriguez (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia 0:02:28  
41 Javier Ramirez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
42 Tiago Fiorilli (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba    
43 Alessandro Colo (Ita) ISD-Neri    
44 Gonzalo Garrido (Chi) Chile    
45 Jose Rodrigues (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba 0:02:34  
46 Pedro A. Nicasio (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba    
47 Marcos Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia 0:02:38  
48 Rodrigo Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia 0:02:50  
49 Pablo Pintos (Uru) Uruguay 0:02:59  
50 Gonzalo Miranda (Chi) Chile    
51 Edgardo Simon (Arg) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba 0:03:13  
52 Anibal Borrajo (Arg) Jamis-Sutter Home 0:03:19  
53 Fabricio Morandi (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 0:03:32  
54 Pierpaolo De Negri (Ita) ISD-Neri 0:03:42  
55 Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) ISD-Neri    
56 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Katusha    
57 Flavio Cardoso (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba 0:03:46  
58 Philipp Mamos (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse 0:03:55  
59 Emanuel Vona (Ita) ISD-Neri    
60 Dmytro Krivtsov (Ukr) ISD-Neri    
61 Alberto Fernandez (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia    
62 Ignacio Maldonado (Uru) Uruguay 0:04:02  
63 Daniel Diaz (Arg) Argentina 0:04:05  
64 Juan P. Suarez (Col) Colombia    
65 Guido Palma (Arg) Jamis-Sutter Home    
66 Gianpaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto-Fuji 0:04:07  
67 Andrew Guptill (USA) Jamis-Sutter Home 0:04:14  
68 Jorge Martin Montenegro (Arg) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:04:15  
69 Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:04:17  
70 Arles Castro (Col) Colombia    
71 Jairo Perez (Col) Colombia 0:04:19  
72 Vicente Muga (Chi) Chile 0:04:33  
73 Roberto Pinheiro (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba 0:04:35  
74 Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Miche    
75 Duarte Gregory (Uru) Uruguay 0:04:37  
76 Edwin Avila (Col) Colombia 0:04:53  
77 Marco Bandiera (Ita) Katusha 0:05:00  
78 Roderick Asconegui (Uru) Uruguay 0:05:03  
79 Nicholas Frey (USA) Jamis-Sutter Home 0:05:04  
80 Luis Sepulveda (Chi) Chile 0:05:37  
81 Sergej Fuchs (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse 0:05:45  
82 Cesar S. Vaquera (Mex) Mexico 0:05:53  
83 Luca Solari (Ita) Androni-Giocattoli    
84 Ramiro Cabrera (Uru) Uruguay 0:05:59  
85 Dirk Muller (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse 0:06:05  
86 Breno Sidoti (Bra) Funvic-Pindamonhangaba 0:06:09  
87 Francesco Chicchi (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:07:03  
88 Pedro Palma (Chi) Chile 0:07:06  
89 Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Katusha 0:07:07  
90 Alberto Loddo (Ita) Androni-Giocattoli    
91 Luciano A. Pagliarini (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 0:07:15  
92 Enrique Mata (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji 0:07:17  
93 Francisco Pacheco (Spa) Xacobeo-Galicia    
94 Crischa Janorschke (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse    
95 Simone Campagnaro (Ita) Miche    
96 Henning Bommel (Ger) Germany    
97 Vidal Celis (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji    
98 Carlos Alzate (Col) Colombia    
99 Luis Mansilla (Chi) Chile    
100 Kim Lachmann (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse    
101 Walter Perez (Arg) Argentina    
102 Alien Garcia (Cub) Cuba 0:07:25  
103 Yasmani Martinez (Cub) Cuba 0:07:29  
104 Marcel Kalz (Ger) Germany 0:07:30  
105 Pascale Muto (Ita) Miche    
106 Fernando Cardozo (Uru) Uruguay    
107 Victor H. Peña (Col) Colombia 0:07:42  
108 Stefan Schafer (Ger) Germany    
109 Ariel Lucero (Arg) Argentina    
110 Luis Carlos Amorin (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos    
111 Ricardo Guedes (Uru) Uruguay    
112 Rafael Escarcega (Mex) Mexico    
113 Brian Vandborg (Den) Liquigas-Doimo    
114 Leonardo Pinizzotto (Ita) Miche    
115 Carlos M. Hernandez (Mex) Mexico    
116 Maximiliano Bade (Arg) Argentina 0:07:51  
117 Demis Aleman (Arg) Jamis-Sutter Home 0:07:52  
118 Robert Bengsch (Ger) Germany 0:08:00  
119 Alvaro Tardaguila (Uru) Uruguay 0:08:11  
120 Andrey Sartasov (Rus) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 0:08:13  
121 Frank Travieso (Cub) Jamis-Sutter Home 0:08:47  
122 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:09:17  
123 Oleksandr Kvachuk (Ukr) ISD-Neri 0:09:40  
124 Antoni Aldape (Mex) Mexico    
125 Francisco Ramon Chamorro (Arg) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 0:10:32  
126 Armando Camargo (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 0:10:45  
127 Sebastian Forke (Ger) Nutrixxion-Sparkasse 0:11:46  
128 Freddy Buergos (Cub) Cuba 0:13:02  
129 Sebastian Lazo (Chi) Chile 0:18:22  
130 Pablo Seisdedos (Chi) Chile 0:18:31  
131 Edgar H. Treviño (Mex) Mexico 0:27:14  
Mountains classification
1 Rafael Valls (Spa) Footon-Servetto-Fuji 10 pts
2 Arnols Alcolea (Cub) Cuba 10  
3 Yasmani Martinez (Cub) Cuba 6  
4 Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Androni-Giocattoli 6  
5 Jose Serpa (Col) Androni-Giocattoli 4  
6 Pedro Palma (Chi) Chile 4  
7 Luis Mansilla (Chi) Chile 3  
8 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 2  
9 Freddy Buergos (Cub) Cuba 2  
10 Ignacio Pereyra (Arg) Argentina 1  
11 Emanuel Guevera (Arg) Argentina 1  
Sprint classification
1 Gonzalo Garrido (Chi) Chile 6 pts
2 Emanuel Guevera (Arg) Argentina 5  
3 Alien Garcia (Cub) Cuba 5  
4 Arnols Alcolea (Cub) Cuba 3  
5 Robert Bengsch (Ger) Germany 3  
6 Andrew Guptill (USA) Jamis-Sutter Home 3  
7 Pedro Palma (Chi) Chile 3  
8 Edwin Avila (Col) Colombia 2  
9 Luciano A. Pagliarini (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 2  
10 Jesus Rosendo (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 1  
11 Mauricio Morandi (Bra) Scott - Marcondes Cesar Sao Jose Dos Campos 1  
U23 classification
1 Yosue Moyano (Arg) Argentina    
2 Emanuel Guevera (Arg) Argentina    
3 Ignacio Maldonado (Uru) Uruguay    
4 Daniel Diaz (Arg) Argentina    
5 Vicente Muga (Chi) Chile    
6 Edwin Avila (Col) Colombia    
7 Roderick Asconegui (Uru) Uruguay    
8 Cesar S. Vaquera (Mex) Mexico    
9 Ramiro Cabrera (Uru) Uruguay    
10 Pedro Palma (Chi) Chile    
11 Rafael Escarcega (Mex) Mexico    
Teams classification
1 Androni-Giocattoli 38:44:37  
2 Andalucia-Cajasur 0:00:47  
3 Argentina 0:00:55  
4 Katusha 0:01:23  
5 Footon-Servetto-Fuji 0:01:25  
6 Cuba 0:01:39  
7 Scott- Marcondes 0:02:07  
8 Colombia 0:02:25  
9 Liquigas-Doimo 0:03:44  
10 Xacobeo-Galicia 0:04:26  
11 Chile 0:04:27  
12 Miche 0:04:52  
13 Funvic-Pindamonhangaba 0:05:52  
14 Jamis-Sutter Home 0:07:20  
15 Uruguay 0:07:37  
16 ISD-Neri 0:08:33  
17 Nutrixxion-Sparkasse 0:13:36  
18 Germany 0:14:27  
19 Mexico 0:19:46