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Tour de Suisse 2013

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June 8-16, 2013

June 12, Stage 5: Buochs - Leuggern 176.4km

Kristoff takes sprint victory in Leuggern

By:
Daniel Benson
Published:
June 12, 2013, 16:40,
Updated:
June 12, 2013, 18:18

Frank remains in leader's jersey

Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) wins stage 5 at the Tour de Suisse, the first WorldTour victory for the Norwegian

Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) wins stage 5 at the Tour de Suisse, the first WorldTour victory for the Norwegian

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Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) came up trumps on stage five of the Tour de Suisse from Buochs to Leuggern, winning the bunch sprint ahead of Peter Sagan (Cannondale) and Arnaud Demare (FDJ).

The Katusha rider opened up his sprint at the perfect moment, coming around Matti Breschel (Saxo-Tinkoff) as the road flattened out in the final 150 meters, with Sagan unable to come through.

Breschel, who had seen his Saxo-Tinkoff teammates try and control the race in the final stages, found himself at front too soon and was unable to hold the lead. Sagan suffered the same problem and was forced to open his sprint early while Kristoff could save his legs for the final 150 meters.

"I knew the sprint and the uphill and I knew I could make it from 150 meters to go. I'm really happy and this is my biggest victory. It's my first WorldTour win," Kristoff said.

Mathias Frank (BMC) retained his lead of 23 seconds over Roman Kreuziger (Team Saxo-Tinkoff) but Giovanni Visconti (Movistar Team), who started the stage in fourth, crashed out.

How it happened

Stijn Devolder (RadioShack-Leopard), Cyril Lemoine (Sojasun), Sébastien Minard (Ag2r-La Mondiale) and Serge Pauwels (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) broke clear after 18 kilometres and successfully built up a lead over the peloton.

As with stage 4 the break failed to establish a healthy enough of an advantage to trouble the peloton. Their lead stretched to just under three minutes with 100 kilometres to go and despite Pauwels stretching his legs on the first set of climbs and leading the break, the peloton were in no mood to let the opportunity of a bunch sprint slip through their fingers.

The lead was down to a minute with 30 kilometres to go, while Michele Scarponi (Lampre-Merida) was forced to pick himself out a ditch after a crash at the back of the field.

By now Cannondale were in full swing, intent on making up for yesterday, when on a rare occasion Peter Sagan fluffed his lines and could only manage seventh in the sprint. Boonen, another rider who failed to impress on stage 4, was able to hold his team back with Pauwels still up ahead.

The final two fourth category climbs sapped the last bit of strength from the break but it was Saxo-Tinkoff who reeled the break in. The Danish team were looking to catch race leader Mathias Frank napping, with Nicolas Roche setting a furious pace on the last climb.

Although the Irishman's efforts created clear daylight within the bunch the gaps were efficiently closed.

BMC, stung by Roche's audacity, moved their race leader back towards the front of the peloton with IAM Cycling also flexing their muscles.

Onto the final ascent of the Zurzacherberg Jorge Azanza (Euskaltel-Euskadi) jumped off the front of the peloton and built up a slight advantage. But the sprinters were not to be denied, and Thomas Lovkvist pulled the Euskaltel rider back.

Inside the final 10 kilometres BMC once more took up the responsibility of setting the pace. It allowed Argos-Shimano, Orica-GreenEdge, FDJ and Cannondale to organise their respective trains. It would be Saxo-Tinkoff, working for Daniele Bennati, who managed to assert control with 5 kilometres of racing left with Kreuziger helping to set the pace.

Inside the final kilometre Cannondale, BMC and Saxo-Tinkoff drew their sprinters as close to the front as possible but the nature of the final corner and rise to the finish meant that timing rather than brute strength would be critical.

Kristoff had kept out of trouble and out of the wind, sparingly using his Katusha team during the run in, and when the field dipped under the 400 metre to go banner the Norwegian looked a long shot at best. However his patience was to be rewarded with the 25-year-old's fifth win of the season.

Full Results

# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha 4:08:29  
2 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
3 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ    
4 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
5 Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling    
6 Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge    
7 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
8 Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Astana Pro Team    
9 Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
10 Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge    
11 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
12 Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol    
13 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team    
14 Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
15 Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun    
16 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team    
17 David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Sharp    
18 Stefano Agostini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
19 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team    
20 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano    
21 Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
22 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team    
23 Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team    
24 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
25 Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
26 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ    
27 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
28 Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling    
29 Andy Schleck (Lux) RadioShack Leopard    
30 Adrian Saez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
31 Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team    
32 Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
33 Grega Bole (Slo) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
34 Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack Leopard    
35 Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) Movistar Team    
36 Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge    
37 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
38 Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
39 Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
40 Jean-Marc Marino (Fra) Sojasun    
41 Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Argos-Shimano    
42 Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Team Blanco    
43 Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team    
44 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
45 Grégory Rast (Swi) RadioShack Leopard    
46 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale    
47 Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team    
48 Reto Hollenstein (Swi) IAM Cycling    
49 Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team    
50 Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Katusha    
51 Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha    
52 Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ    
53 Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
54 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha    
55 Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team    
56 Yannick Talabardon (Fra) Sojasun    
57 Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp    
58 Mickaël Chérel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
59 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
60 Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling    
61 Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team    
62 Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano    
63 Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha    
64 Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
65 Francis De Greef (Bel) Lotto Belisol    
66 Johann Tschopp (Swi) IAM Cycling    
67 Hayden Roulston (NZl) RadioShack Leopard    
68 Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Team Blanco    
69 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team    
70 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun    
71 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team    
72 Brice Feillu (Fra) Sojasun    
73 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team    
74 Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ    
75 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
76 Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Sky Procycling    
77 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team    
78 Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
79 Rémi Pauriol (Fra) Sojasun    
80 Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) IAM Cycling    
81 Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
82 Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
83 Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
84 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano    
85 Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team    
86 Jonathan Tiernan-Locke (GBr) Sky Procycling    
87 Joshua Edmondson (GBr) Sky Pro Cycling 0:00:26  
88 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:00:30  
89 Martin Elmiger (Swi) IAM Cycling    
90 Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Team Saxo Tinkoff    
91 Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha    
92 Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha    
93 Patrick Gretsch (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano    
94 Maxime Mederel (Fra) Sojasun    
95 Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ    
96 Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team    
97 Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale    
98 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano    
99 Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) FDJ 0:00:39  
100 Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
101 Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:00:41  
102 Simone Ponzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team 0:00:43  
103 Luke Rowe (GBr) Sky Procycling    
104 Tom Boonen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
105 Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha 0:00:46  
106 Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
107 Damiano Caruso (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
108 Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack Leopard    
109 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Sky Procycling    
110 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Blanco Pro Cycling Team    
111 Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
112 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana Pro Team    
113 Thomas Leezer (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team    
114 Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Sky Procycling    
115 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:00:53  
116 Marcel Wyss (Swi) IAM Cycling    
117 Stefan Denifl (Aut) IAM Cycling    
118 Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:01:17  
119 William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ 0:01:19  
120 Baden Cooke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:01:27  
121 Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica-GreenEdge    
122 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:01:46  
123 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:02:32  
124 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) RadioShack Leopard    
125 Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
126 Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff    
127 Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Garmin-Sharp 0:03:31  
128 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Sharp    
129 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
130 Robert Vrecer (Slo) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:06:35  
131 Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack Leopard    
132 Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team    
133 Luca Wackermann (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
134 Romain Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:08:51  
135 Wesley Kreder (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
136 Ricardo Mestre (Por) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
137 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
138 Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica-GreenEdge    
139 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun    
140 Maarten Neyens (Bel) Lotto Belisol    
141 Stijn Devolder (Bel) RadioShack Leopard    
142 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step    
143 Michel Koch (Ger) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
144 Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Garmin-Sharp    
145 Simone Stortoni (Ita) Lampre-Merida    
146 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Movistar Team    
147 Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team    
148 Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ    
149 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
150 Ben Swift (GBr) Sky Procycling    
151 Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-GreenEdge 0:10:06  
152 Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp    
153 Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
154 Edward King (USA) Cannondale Pro Cycling    
155 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Blanco Pro Cycling Team    
156 Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Argos-Shimano    
157 Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team    
158 Kenny Dehaes (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:11:28  
159 Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol    
160 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Lotto Belisol    
161 Jonas Ahlstrand (Swe) Team Argos-Shimano    
DNF Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Movistar Team    
DNS Brian Bulgac (Ned) Lotto Belisol    
Sprint 1 - Aarestr
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 6  pts
2 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun 3  
3 Stijn Devolder (Bel) RadioShack Leopard 1  
Sprint 2 - Aarestr
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 6  pts
2 Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team 3  
3 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team 1  
Sprint 3 - Finish
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha 25  pts
2 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling 20  
3 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ 16  
4 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 13  
5 Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling 11  
6 Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 10  
7 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida 9  
8 Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Astana Pro Team 8  
9 Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 7  
10 Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge 6  
11 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 5  
12 Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol 4  
13 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team 3  
14 Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 2  
15 Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun 1  
Mountain 1 - Zurzibergstr
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3  pts
2 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 2  
3 Stijn Devolder (Bel) RadioShack Leopard 1  
Mountain 2 - Loorweg
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3  pts
2 Stijn Devolder (Bel) RadioShack Leopard 2  
3 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1  
Mountain 3 - Zurzibergstr
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3  pts
2 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 2  
3 Stijn Devolder (Bel) RadioShack Leopard 1  
Mountain 4 - Loorweg
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3  pts
2 Stijn Devolder (Bel) RadioShack Leopard 2  
3 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1  
Mountain 5 - Zurzibergstr
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 3  pts
2 Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) IAM Cycling 2  
3 Reto Hollenstein (Swi) IAM Cycling 1  
Teams
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Orica GreenEDGE 12:25:27  
2 Team Saxo -Tinkoff    
3 BMC Racing Team    
4 Lampre-Merida    
5 FDJ    
6 Astana Pro Team    
7 AG2R La Mondiale    
8 Euskaltel - Euskadi    
9 Katusha Team    
10 Movistar Team    
11 Radioshack Leopard    
12 Sojasun    
13 Blanco Pro Cycling Team    
14 IAM Cycling    
15 Vacansoleil - DCM Procycling Team    
16 Team Argos-Shimano    
17 Omega Pharma-QuickStep    
18 Sky Procycling    
19 Cannondale 0:00:39  
20 Garmin-Sharp 0:03:31  
21 Lotto-Belisol Team 0:08:51  
General classification after stage 5
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team 15:56:30  
2 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:00:23  
3 Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) Movistar Team 0:00:35  
4 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ 0:00:57  
5 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team 0:01:08  
6 Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp 0:01:23  
7 Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team 0:01:26  
8 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:01:28  
9 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:01:39  
10 Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:01:42  
11 Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha 0:01:50  
12 Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:01:59  
13 Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team 0:02:24  
14 Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:02:25  
15 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 0:02:29  
16 Johann Tschopp (Swi) IAM Cycling 0:02:38  
17 Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:02:40  
18 Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) IAM Cycling 0:02:41  
19 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:02:44  
20 Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack Leopard 0:03:00  
21 Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:03:04  
22 Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team 0:04:45  
23 Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:04:50  
24 Andrey Amador Bakkazakova (CRc) Movistar Team 0:04:54  
25 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:04:56  
26 Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) IAM Cycling 0:04:58  
27 Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Team Blanco 0:05:38  
28 Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha 0:05:40  
29 Luis León Sánchez Gil (Spa) Team Blanco 0:06:29  
30 Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team 0:06:38  
31 Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:07:49  
32 Mickaël Chérel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:07:50  
33 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:07:54  
34 Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica-GreenEdge 0:07:59  
35 Francis De Greef (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:08:31  
36 Marcel Wyss (Swi) IAM Cycling 0:08:47  
37 Brice Feillu (Fra) Sojasun 0:08:57  
38 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha 0:09:06  
39 Joshua Edmondson (GBr) Sky Pro Cycling 0:09:21  
40 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:10:55  
41 Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Argos-Shimano 0:10:59  
42 Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun 0:11:01  
43 Grega Bole (Slo) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:11:04  
44 Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Team Saxo Tinkoff 0:11:16  
45 Maxime Mederel (Fra) Sojasun 0:11:18  
46 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team 0:11:19  
47 Simon Geschke (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:11:35  
48 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:11:47  
49 Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:11:51  
50 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:11:57  
51 Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:12:06  
52 Stefano Agostini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:13:52  
53 Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ 0:14:08  
54 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team 0:14:21  
55 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:14:43  
56 Joseph Lloyd Dombrowski (USA) Sky Procycling 0:15:28  
57 Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling 0:16:20  
58 Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:16:46  
59 Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge 0:17:02  
60 Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ 0:18:04  
61 Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Garmin-Sharp 0:18:21  
62 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 0:19:34  
63 Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano 0:20:22  
64 Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 0:20:23  
65 Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:20:40  
66 Rémi Pauriol (Fra) Sojasun 0:20:44  
67 Andy Schleck (Lux) RadioShack Leopard 0:21:14  
68 Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:21:27  
69 Martin Elmiger (Swi) IAM Cycling 0:21:41  
70 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:21:53  
71 Hayden Roulston (NZl) RadioShack Leopard 0:22:29  
72 Patrick Gretsch (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:22:38  
73 Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:22:39  
74 Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:22:52  
75 Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:22:57  
76 Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Sky Procycling 0:22:59  
77 Damiano Caruso (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:23:13  
78 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team 0:23:34  
79 Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:23:36  
80 Michel Koch (Ger) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:24:41  
81 Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha 0:25:23  
82 Grégory Rast (Swi) RadioShack Leopard 0:25:32  
83 Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team 0:25:51  
84 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:26:01  
85 Tom Boonen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:26:37  
86 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:27:08  
87 Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:27:27  
88 Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack Leopard 0:27:32  
89 Stefan Denifl (Aut) IAM Cycling 0:27:35  
90 Reto Hollenstein (Swi) IAM Cycling 0:27:44  
91 José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team 0:27:46  
92 Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Katusha 0:27:55  
93 Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:28:22  
94 Simone Stortoni (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:28:23  
95 Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ 0:28:26  
96 Jean-Marc Marino (Fra) Sojasun 0:28:36  
97 Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha 0:28:50  
98 Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Procycling 0:28:53  
99 Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack Leopard 0:29:00  
100 Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Argos-Shimano 0:29:09  
101 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana Pro Team 0:29:10  
102 Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:29:18  
103 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:29:28  
104 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:29:29  
105 Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) FDJ 0:29:57  
106 Adrian Saez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:30:29  
107 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 0:30:38  
108 Yannick Talabardon (Fra) Sojasun 0:30:41  
109 Jonathan Tiernan-Locke (GBr) Sky Procycling 0:30:57  
110 Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:30:59  
111 Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:31:05  
112 Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:31:22  
113 Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:31:23  
114 William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ 0:31:35  
115 Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Katusha 0:31:42  
116 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team 0:32:09  
117 Anthony Delaplace (Fra) Sojasun 0:32:17  
118 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:32:21  
119 Luke Rowe (GBr) Sky Procycling 0:32:44  
120 Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:32:54  
121 Stijn Devolder (Bel) RadioShack Leopard 0:33:31  
122 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ 0:33:44  
123 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha 0:33:47  
124 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:34:14  
125 David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Sharp 0:34:24  
126 Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:34:32  
127 Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Blanco Pro Cycling Team 0:34:36  
128 Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:34:50  
129 Thomas Leezer (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team 0:34:58  
130 Simone Ponzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team 0:35:12  
131 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 0:35:26  
132 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) RadioShack Leopard 0:35:49  
133 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 0:35:50  
134 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Sky Procycling 0:36:01  
135 Robert Vrecer (Slo) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:36:03  
136 Ricardo Mestre (Por) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:37:05  
137 Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Astana Pro Team 0:37:12  
138 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Sharp 0:37:34  
139 Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:38:14  
140 Edward King (USA) Cannondale Pro Cycling 0:38:37  
141 Baden Cooke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:38:48  
142 Maarten Neyens (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:39:47  
143 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 0:39:53  
144 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun 0:40:12  
145 Wesley Kreder (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:41:02  
146 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Movistar Team 0:41:23  
147 Lachlan David Morton (Aus) Garmin-Sharp 0:41:37  
148 Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ 0:42:43  
149 Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:43:08  
150 Luca Wackermann (Ita) Lampre-Merida 0:44:05  
151 Arman Kamyshev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team 0:44:09  
152 Jonas Ahlstrand (Swe) Team Argos-Shimano 0:45:25  
153 Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team 0:46:14  
154 Aidis Kruopis (Ltu) Orica-GreenEdge 0:46:15  
155 Kenny Dehaes (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:46:25  
156 Romain Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 0:46:29  
157 Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp 0:47:00  
158 Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-GreenEdge 0:47:37  
159 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Blanco Pro Cycling Team 0:49:46  
160 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Lotto Belisol 0:52:25  
161 Ben Swift (GBr) Sky Procycling 0:53:44  
Points classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling 44  pts
2 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ 41  
3 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha 36  
4 Heinrich Haussler (Aus) IAM Cycling 31  
5 Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 30  
6 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team 23  
7 Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team 22  
8 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 16  
9 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre-Merida 16  
10 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Sharp 16  
11 Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge 15  
12 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ 15  
13 Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Astana Pro Team 14  
14 Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp 13  
15 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 13  
16 John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 13  
17 Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) Movistar Team 12  
18 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 12  
19 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 10  
20 Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp 9  
21 Johann Tschopp (Swi) IAM Cycling 8  
22 Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 8  
23 Boy van Poppel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team 8  
24 Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol 8  
25 Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 7  
26 Reto Hollenstein (Swi) IAM Cycling 7  
27 Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica-GreenEdge 6  
28 Michel Koch (Ger) Cannondale Pro Cycling 6  
29 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-Merida 5  
30 Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team 4  
31 Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol 4  
32 Luke Rowe (GBr) Sky Procycling 4  
33 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 3  
34 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 3  
35 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team 3  
36 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 3  
37 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun 3  
38 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team 2  
39 Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida 2  
40 Grégory Rast (Swi) RadioShack Leopard 2  
41 Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha 1  
42 Moreno Moser (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 1  
43 Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun 1  
Mountains classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Robert Vrecer (Slo) Euskaltel-Euskadi 19  pts
2 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 12  
3 Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 12  
4 Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack Leopard 12  
5 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Lotto Belisol 10  
6 Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team 8  
7 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale 8  
8 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ 6  
9 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale Pro Cycling 6  
10 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 6  
11 Stijn Devolder (Bel) RadioShack Leopard 6  
12 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team 5  
13 Marcel Wyss (Swi) IAM Cycling 5  
14 Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team 4  
15 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-Merida 4  
16 Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 3  
17 Tom Boonen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 3  
18 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 3  
19 Rui Alberto Faria da Costa (Por) Movistar Team 2  
20 Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp 2  
21 Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) IAM Cycling 2  
22 Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Garmin-Sharp 2  
23 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) RadioShack Leopard 2  
24 Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team 1  
25 Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica-GreenEdge 1  
26 Reto Hollenstein (Swi) IAM Cycling 1  
27 Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team 1  
28 Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling 1  
Sprint classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team 13  pts
2 Robert Vrecer (Slo) Euskaltel-Euskadi 9  
3 Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack Leopard 7  
4 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 6  
5 Hayden Roulston (NZl) RadioShack Leopard 6  
6 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quick Step 6  
7 Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 6  
8 Adrian Saez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 6  
9 Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica-GreenEdge 3  
10 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team 3  
11 Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team 3  
12 Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Sojasun 3  
13 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Lotto Belisol 3  
14 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team 1  
15 Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team 1  
16 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff 1  
17 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano 1  
18 Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 1  
19 Stijn Devolder (Bel) RadioShack Leopard 1  
Teams classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Astana Pro Team 47:55:10  
2 Movistar Team 0:00:30  
3 AG2R La Mondiale 0:00:32  
4 BMC Racing Team 0:01:44  
5 IAM Cycling 0:03:00  
6 Blanco Pro Cycling Team 0:05:09  
7 Team Saxo -Tinkoff 0:06:18  
8 Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:07:14  
9 Katusha Team 0:09:50  
10 Cannondale 0:17:59  
11 Orica GreenEDGE 0:19:34  
12 Sojasun 0:20:35  
13 Team Argos-Shimano 0:22:48  
14 Lampre-Merida 0:23:03  
15 Radioshack Leopard 0:23:14  
16 FDJ 0:26:03  
17 Omega Pharma-QuickStep 0:26:58  
18 Sky Procycling 0:30:44  
19 Garmin-Sharp 0:32:32  
20 Vacansoleil - DCM Procycling Team 0:43:42  
21 Lotto-Belisol Team 1:00:30  

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