Haussler wins the sprint in Sierre

Cancellara still leads overall

Heinrich Haussler of the Cervelo TestTeam won stage two at the Tour de Suisse on Sunday with a perfectly-timed late sprint in Sierre.

A nasty five kilometre climb just 15 kilometres from the finish cracked most of the big-name sprinters, including Mark Cavendish, Tom Boonen and Alessandro Petacchi and hey were all dropped from the front group. Haussler survived and picked the perfect line through a hectic sprint with a late acceleration.

Spain's Pablo Urtasun (Euskaltel-Euskadi) was second and Italy's Marco Marcato (Vacansoleil) was third. Both thought they were going to win but Haussler came off their wheel and moved across the road before accelerating clear. Oscar Freire (Rabobank) was fourth and Gerald Ciolek (Milram) was fifth but both were unable find the way to the front to fight for victory.

Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank) finished safely in the peloton in 12th place, and so kept the race leader's yellow jersey. Roman Kreuziger (Liquigas-Doimo) is still one second behind and Tony Martin (HTC-Columbia) is third at three seconds.

Haussler has had a difficult spring. A knee problem stopped him riding the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix and then the problem returned in a crash at the Tour of California. He was also caught drink driving in late May. However the likeable Aussie-born German was smiling again in Sierre after his win.

“This season’s been a disaster up to now,” Haussler told the Reuters news agency.

“I had a knee injury early in the season which wrecked my Classics, then another crash in the Tour of California and I had to drop out there. Winning today was something I needed badly for my morale and motivation.”

Late climbs cracks the sprinters

The stage was held in cloudy and showery conditions but the racing began early as the race dipped into Italy.

Belgium's Joost Van Leijen (Vacansoleil) was the first to attack and he was joined by Aitor Hernandez (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Matthias Russ (Milram) and Pavel Brutt (Katusha). They quickly opened a gap of seven minutes as they headed to the Simplonpass but first HTC-Columbia and then Saxo Bank worked to keep them under control.

Hernandez was first to the summit of the Simplonpass ahead of Russ. Van Leijen was dropped on the long, long climb but got back on during the even longer descent. The gap was 5:06 at the summit but fell to just 3:40 on the descent as HTC-Columbia chased again. It was unclear if they were working for Mark Cavendish or trying to set up Tony Martin to snatch the race leadership from Cancellara.

The late Valençon climb proved too tough for Cavendish and many of his fellow sprinters. The climb snaked up the side of the mountain valley and split the bunch. 66 riders emerged at the front and would go on to fight for the stage win.

Cavendish showed he is climbing much better than earlier in the season and even better than many of his rival sprinters. The Briton was 96th, three minutes behind, along with Robbie McEwen (Katusha), Rinaldo Nocentini (Ag2r-La Mondiale) and surprisingly teammate Michael Rogers (HTC-Columbia), who had been a potential overall contender. Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre-Farnese Vini) finished six minutes down, Tom Boonen (Quick Step) was at nine minutes and Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Doimo) was at ten minutes.

At the head of the race, the late climb cracked Van Leijen as Frank won the climber's points and secured the lead in the competition. However the break only had 45 seconds after the descent and first Saxo Bank and then other teams began to close the gap as they could see a chance of victory.

Brutt had almost crashed on the descent but found the energy for one last attack as the bunch closed down on the three leaders inside the final five kilometres. However he was caught too and the 66 riders began to prepare for the sprint.

The finish in Sierre was narrow and positioning was vital. Marcato and Urtasun hit the front early but it was too early. Haussler saw a gap on his right and moved across the road to hit the front with 100 metres to go. He timed the switch perfectly and then had the power to edge in front. As he hit the line, he sat up and began celebrating a surprise victory, while Marcato banged his handlebars in frustration.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team4:25:16 
2Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
3Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
4Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank  
5Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram  
6Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
8Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
9Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
10Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step  
11George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team  
12Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank  
13Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale  
14Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram  
15Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions  
16Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank  
17Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
18Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
19Jacob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
20Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
21Javier Aramendia (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
22Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale  
23Olivier Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo  
24Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
25Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
26Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step  
27Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
28Andreas Kloden (Ger) Team Radioshack  
29José Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
30Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
31Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank  
32Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
33Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo  
34Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
35Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia  
36Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia  
37Nicolas Jona Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
38Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
39Juan José Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
40Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto  
41Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank  
42Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack  
43Alexandre Moos (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
44Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step  
45Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
46Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack  
47Joaqui Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha  
48Oscar Pereiro Sio (Spa) Astana  
49Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank  
50Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank  
51Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank  
52Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
53Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram  
54Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux  
55Jürgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step  
56Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne  
57Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank  
58Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin - Transitions  
59Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
60Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
61Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
62Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram  
63Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank  
64Gian-Paolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
65Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
66David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions  
67Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha0:01:01 
68Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:01:55 
69Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
70Rui Albert Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne  
71Alexandre Pliuschin MOL Team Katusha  
72Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux  
73Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux  
74Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank  
75Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
76Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervelo Test Team  
77Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana  
78Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Katusha  
79Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale  
80Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
81José-Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale  
82Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha  
83Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
84Brice Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
85Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions  
86Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana  
87Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Milram0:03:09 
88Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana  
89Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team  
90Gerben Löwik (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
91Loyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
92Hayden Roulston (NZl) Team HTC - Columbia  
93Robbie Mcewen (Aus) Team Katusha  
94Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step  
95Jaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack  
96Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia  
97Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
98Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
99Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia  
100Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step  
101Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team  
102Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
103Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne  
104Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux  
105Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
106Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
107Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
108Artur Gajek (Ger) Team Milram  
109Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
110Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
111Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
112Cameron Meyer (Aus) Garmin - Transitions  
113Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia  
114Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervelo Test Team  
115Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Astana  
116Leif Hoste (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
117Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions  
118Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
119Jonas Ljungblad (Swe) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:05:33 
120Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
121Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team  
122Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step  
123Aliaksandr Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo  
124Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia  
125Jeremie Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team0:06:05 
126Edouard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha  
127Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Française Des Jeux  
128Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
129Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team  
130Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
131Noè Gianetti (Swi) Footon-Servetto0:07:09 
132Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:09:20 
133Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:09:34 
134Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
135Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
136Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
137Mikhaylo Khalilov (Ukr) Team Katusha  
138Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française Des Jeux  
139Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
140Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank  
141Yevgeni Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana  
142Valeriy Dmitriyev (Kaz) Astana  
143Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
144Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
145Pedro Merino Criado (Spa) Footon-Servetto  
146David Vitoria (Swi) Footon-Servetto  
147Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
148Gert Steegmans (Bel) Team Radioshack  
149Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions  
150Allan Davis (Aus) Astana  
151Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step  
152Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram  
153Dominique Nerz (Ger) Team Milram  
154Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne0:10:57 
155Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
156Dimitri Muravyev (Kaz) Team Radioshack  
157Jason Mccartney (USA) Team Radioshack  
158Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Doimo  
159Gregory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack  
160Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team  
161Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia  
162Kurt Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
163Wilfried Cretskens (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
164Stuart O'grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank  
165Christian Vandevelde (USA) Garmin - Transitions  
166Joao Correia (Por) Cervelo Test Team0:14:58 
DNFLaurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank  
Sprint 1 - Sierre
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team6 pts
2Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi3 
3Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram1 
Sprint 2 - Réchy
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram6 pts
2Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team3 
3Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha1 
Sprint 3 - Finish
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team25 pts
2Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi20 
3Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team16 
4Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank13 
5Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram11 
6Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne10 
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto9 
8Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team8 
9Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini7 
10Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step6 
11George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team5 
12Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank4 
13Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale3 
14Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram2 
15Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions1 
Mountain 1 - Simplonpass
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi12 pts
2Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team8 
3Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram6 
4Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha4 
5Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2 
Mountain 2 - Valençon
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team5 pts
2Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha3 
3Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram2 
4Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank1 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sky Pro Cycling Team13:15:48 
2Rabobank  
3Caisse d'Epargne  
4Euskaltel - Euskadi  
5Lampre - Farnese Vini  
6Team Milram  
7Team Saxo Bank  
8Quick Step  
9BMC Racing Team  
10Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
11Liquigas - Doimo  
12Footon-Servetto  
13Team RadioShack  
14Garmin - Transitions  
15AG2R - La mondiale0:01:55 
16Omega Pharma - Lotto  
17Team Katusha0:02:56 
18Team HTC - Columbia0:03:09 
19Française des jeux0:03:50 
20Astana  
21Cervélo Test Team0:05:04 
General classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank4:35:37 
2Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo0:00:01 
3Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia0:00:03 
4Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step0:00:10 
5Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank0:00:11 
6Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:00:12 
7Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:00:13 
8Jacob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
9Nicolas Jona Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:14 
10Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram0:00:15 
11Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step0:00:18 
12Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack  
13Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:19 
14Joaqui Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha0:00:20 
15Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:21 
16Alexandre Moos (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
17Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:22 
18George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team  
19Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:00:23 
20Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale  
21Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia  
22Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank0:00:24 
23Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank  
24Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:25 
25Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:00:26 
26Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
27Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram0:00:27 
28Jürgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step  
29Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
30José Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:28 
31Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank  
32Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
33Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack0:00:29 
34Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions  
35Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank  
36Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:00:30 
37Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank  
38Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:00:32 
39Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
40Andreas Kloden (Ger) Team Radioshack  
41Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
42Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team0:00:34 
43Olivier Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo0:00:35 
44Juan José Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:36 
45Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step0:00:37 
46Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
47Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
48Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:00:38 
49Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank  
50Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
51Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram  
52Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:39 
53Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:00:40 
54Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto0:00:41 
55Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
56Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
57David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:00:44 
58Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank0:00:46 
59Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
60Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram0:00:47 
61Gian-Paolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:00:49 
62Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:00:50 
63Javier Aramendia (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
64Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:51 
65Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank0:00:54 
66Oscar Pereiro Sio (Spa) Astana0:00:59 
67Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha0:01:40 
68Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Katusha0:02:12 
69Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux0:02:18 
70Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervelo Test Team  
71Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions0:02:21 
72Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:02:27 
73Brice Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:02:30 
74Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:33 
75Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:02:34 
76Alexandre Pliuschin MOL Team Katusha0:02:35 
77Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana0:02:40 
78Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha0:02:42 
79Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:02:44 
80José-Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:45 
81Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank0:02:46 
82Rui Albert Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:49 
83Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
84Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:09 
85Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux0:03:11 
86Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana0:03:12 
87Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:03:23 
88Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions0:03:43 
89Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:45 
90Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:47 
91Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervelo Test Team0:03:49 
92Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
93Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:03:50 
94Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step0:03:52 
95Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
96Loyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
97Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia  
98Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:03:54 
99Leif Hoste (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
100Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:03:55 
101Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
102Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team0:03:56 
103Hayden Roulston (NZl) Team HTC - Columbia0:04:00 
104Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:04:01 
105Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step0:04:04 
106Artur Gajek (Ger) Team Milram  
107Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:04:06 
108Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:04:09 
109Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:04:12 
110Cameron Meyer (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:04:13 
111Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana0:04:16 
112Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Astana  
113Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia0:04:22 
114Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Milram  
115Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:04:24 
116Jaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack  
117Robbie Mcewen (Aus) Team Katusha0:04:26 
118Gerben Löwik (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:04:29 
119Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team0:06:02 
120Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step0:06:20 
121Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia0:06:25 
122Aliaksandr Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo0:06:28 
123Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:06:31 
124Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:06:32 
125Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team0:06:54 
126Edouard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha0:07:00 
127Jonas Ljungblad (Swe) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:07:01 
128Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:07:12 
129Jeremie Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team0:07:31 
130Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:07:33 
131Noè Gianetti (Swi) Footon-Servetto0:08:30 
132Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:09:45 
133Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:09:47 
134Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:09:59 
135Dominique Nerz (Ger) Team Milram0:10:06 
136Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:10:07 
137Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:10:21 
138Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:10:25 
139Mikhaylo Khalilov (Ukr) Team Katusha0:10:28 
140Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank0:10:29 
141Gert Steegmans (Bel) Team Radioshack0:10:30 
142Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:39 
143Yevgeni Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana0:10:43 
144Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step0:10:44 
145Pedro Merino Criado (Spa) Footon-Servetto0:10:47 
146Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram0:10:49 
147Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
148Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française Des Jeux0:10:54 
149Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:10:55 
150Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:10:58 
151Valeriy Dmitriyev (Kaz) Astana  
152Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Doimo0:11:00 
153Allan Davis (Aus) Astana0:11:14 
154David Vitoria (Swi) Footon-Servetto0:11:17 
155Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne0:11:27 
156Kurt Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:11:44 
157Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:11:47 
158Jason Mccartney (USA) Team Radioshack0:11:56 
159Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team  
160Dimitri Muravyev (Kaz) Team Radioshack0:12:00 
161Stuart O'grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank0:12:03 
162Gregory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack0:12:04 
163Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:12:21 
164Christian Vandevelde (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:12:30 
165Wilfried Cretskens (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:12:38 
166Joao Correia (Por) Cervelo Test Team0:16:11 
Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram7 pts
2Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team6 
3Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team3 
4Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi3 
5Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team13 pts
2Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi12 
3Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram8 
4Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha7 
5Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2 
6Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank1 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team25 pts
2Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi20 
3Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank19 
4Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team16 
5Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank13 
6Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo12 
7Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team12 
8Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram11 
9Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia10 
10Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne10 
11Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto9 
12Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Doimo9 
13Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step8 
14Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank7 
15Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini7 
16Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team6 
17Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step6 
18George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team5 
19Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo5 
20Jacob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank3 
21Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale3 
22Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank2 
23Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram2 
24Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions1 
25Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia1 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Liquigas - Doimo13:47:08 
2Team Saxo Bank0:00:07 
3Quick Step0:00:28 
4Sky Pro Cycling Team0:00:40 
5BMC Racing Team0:00:45 
6Rabobank0:00:50 
7Team Milram0:01:01 
8Team RadioShack0:01:02 
9Caisse d'Epargne0:01:03 
10Euskaltel - Euskadi0:01:04 
11Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:01:09 
12Lampre - Farnese Vini0:01:12 
13Garmin - Transitions  
14Footon-Servetto0:01:39 
15AG2R - La mondiale0:03:00 
16Team HTC - Columbia0:03:32 
17Omega Pharma - Lotto  
18Team Katusha0:03:56 
19Française des jeux0:05:08 
20Cervélo Test Team0:06:13 
21Astana0:06:24 

 

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