Burghardt escapes for rainy stage win

Maaskant, Oss can't match German's attack

Germany's Marcus Burghardt (BMC) used his power and strength to win stage five of the Tour de Suisse after being part of the five-rider breakaway that dominated the rain-soaked stage from Wettingen to Frutigen.

The former Ghent-Wevelgem winner attacked alone in the final kilometre of the hilly 172km stage. Martijn Maaskant (Garmin-Transitions) and Daniel Oss (Liquigas-Doimo) were in his slipstream but were unable to hang onto him. They hesitated a few seconds but began to chase too late and Burghardt was able to celebrate his first win of the 2010 season with his arms in the air.

"My plan was to look for Maaskant because he was the strongest, but then he went out on the left side and was blocked by Oss," Burghardt said. "When I saw that, I took the moment and attacked. This is a nice present for (BMC Racing Team Owner) Andy Rihs and the BMC Racing Team to have a victory in Switzerland."

Maaskant finished second and Oss was third, two and four seconds behind.

Angelo Furlan (Lampre-Farnese Vini) and Francisco Javier Aramendia (Euskaltel-Euskadi) had also been part of the five rider break that spent 160km on the attack under terrible weather conditions. However they were dropped on a late climb and swept up by the peloton.

Australia's Robbie McEwen (Katusha) won the sprint for fourth place, 47 seconds behind Burghardt, proving that he is fit enough to deserve selection for the Tour de France.

Only 60 riders finished in the front group at 47 seconds. Lance Armstrong and Levi Leipheimer (RadioShack) were there, as was David Zabriskie and Tom Danielson (Garmin-Transitions). Their teammate Christian Vande Velde finished in the sprinters group at 11:07, as he continues to recover after breaking his collarbone in the Giro d'Italia. The last group including crash victims Mark Cavendish (HTC-Columbia), Tom Boonen (Quick Step), Gerald Ciolek (Milram).

Germany's Tony Martin (HTC-Columbia) finished safely in the front peloton and so kept the race leader's yellow jersey. Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank) is still just one second behind, with Thomas Löfkvist (Team Sky) third at nine seconds.

Cancellara was just happy that Switzerland had beaten Spain in the soccer World Cup, enjoying teasing a Spanish rider during the stage.

A nervous day in the rain

After the high-speed crash on Tuesday, many of the riders were still battered and bruised at the start of the stage, and still not happy with Mark Cavendish.

He was penalised 30 seconds and fined 200 Swiss Francs but that wasn’t enough for some of the riders in the bunch, who wanted to protest against his riding and lack of a clear apology. The race eventually got away after a couple of minutes but nobody went on the attack and the dark clouds and rain did not help the riders moral, as the faced 172.5km in the saddle.

The first riders to up the pace were Simon Gerrans (Team Sky) and Ludovic Turpin (Ag2r La Mondiale) but they were quickly pulled back.

The five-rider break of the day formed after 10km of racing: Martijn Maaskant (Garmin-Transitions), Daniel Oss (Liquigas-Doimo) Marcus Burghardt (BMC), Angelo Furlan (Lampre-Farnese Vini) and Francisco Javier Aramendia (Euskaltel-Euskadi) went clear, with the bunch happy to let them go. The first half of the stage was on rolling roads and the gap rose rapidly to five minutes. HTC-Columbia accepted responsibility for the chase with Tony Martin in the leader's yellow jersey, and set the tempo, getting some help from Rabobank.

The stage came alive in the last 80 kilometres. The category two Schallenberg climb was almost hidden in the clouds but hurt the legs of the riders in the break. The gap fell by a minute and suddenly the break seemed doomed, with Omega Pharma-Lotto leading the chase on the descent, intentioned to set up Philippe Gilbert for another late attack.

However fortune favoured the brave up front and the bunch eased dramatically after two riders crashed with 30km to go. One Omega Pharma rider went off the road with a long skid, somehow standing up with his brakes locked. He rode into the crowd, which fortunately seemed to soften his blow.

The gap on the break went back up to 3:30 at that point and convinced the five that they could stay away. It also convinced many in the bunch to avoid any further risks.

A short category three climb, 15km from the finish meant Furlan and Aramendia were dropped but Burghardt, Maaskant and Oss powered on, chasing the stage victory.

With 14km to go, Lance Armstrong gathered his RadioShack riders on the front. They led the chase but also allowed Armstrong to stay out of the trouble and avoid other possible crashes. The gap was still a minute with 10km to go and the bunch seemed to ease even more, admitting defeat. Pablo Lastras (Caisse d'Epargne) tried to go across the gap with a teammate but it was futile move and they were quickly caught.

Upfront Burghardt knew he would struggle to beat Oss and Maaskant in the sprint. He saw the road begin to rise in the final kilometre and went for it, pushing a huge gear.

He immediately got a slight gap and kept going. It was enough to crack Oss and Maaskant mentally, and the German stayed away all the way to the finish.

Behind the overall contenders were happy just to finish the stage without crashing or losing time. Their big day will be on Thursday with the 213.3km sixth stage is from Meiringen to La Punt.

It is the big mountain stage of this year's race and includes two early climbs and the Albulapass pass, just 13km from the finish.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team4:21:23 
2Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions0:00:02 
3Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:00:04 
4Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha0:00:47 
5Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
6Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
7Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step  
8Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram  
9Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
10Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
11Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
12Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank  
13Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack  
14Nicolas Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
15Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
16Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto  
17Edouard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha  
18Alexandre Moos (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
19Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack  
20Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
21Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
22Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
23Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank  
24José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
25Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia  
26Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step  
27George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team  
28Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank  
29Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack  
30Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
31Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
32Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
33Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
34Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank  
35Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
36Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia  
37Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank  
38Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo  
39Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank  
40Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank  
41Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha  
42Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
43Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana  
44Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
45Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne  
46Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux  
47Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Katusha  
48Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale  
49Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step  
50Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin - Transitions  
51Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step  
52Juan José Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
53Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne  
54Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
55Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo  
56Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
57Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank  
58David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions  
59Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
60Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux  
61Leif Hoste (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
62Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
63Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia  
64Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack0:00:58 
65Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:01:05 
66Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions0:02:06 
67Alexandre Pliuschin (Mol) Team Katusha  
68Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:02:57 
69Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:03:25 
70Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
71Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:03:40 
72Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram0:05:10 
73Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step  
74Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
75Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team0:05:56 
76Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
77Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
78Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia  
79Luis Leòn Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
80Gert Steegmans (Bel) Team Radioshack0:08:00 
81Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step  
82Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha  
83Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions0:09:16 
84Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank  
85Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux  
86Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team  
87Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Milram  
88Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram  
89Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale  
90Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Astana  
91Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
92Grégory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack  
93Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team  
94Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana  
95Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana  
96Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne  
97Hayden Roulston (NZl) Team HTC - Columbia  
98Allan Davis (Aus) Astana  
99Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
100Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha  
101Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale  
102Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank  
103Mikhaylo Khalilov (Ukr) Team Katusha  
104Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team  
105Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team  
106Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
107Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
108Xavier Florencio Cabre (Spa) Cervelo Test Team  
109Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank  
110Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step  
111Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
112Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
113Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
114Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux  
115Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
116Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:11:07 
117Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Transitions  
118Jason McCartney (USA) Team Radioshack  
119Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team  
120Jonas Ljungblad (Swe) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
121Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia  
122Artur Gajek (Ger) Team Milram  
123Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
124Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram  
125Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo  
126Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
127Noè Gianetti (Swi) Footon-Servetto  
128Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto  
129Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia  
130Oscar Pereiro Sio (Spa) Astana  
131Aitor Hernandez Gutierrez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
132Dimitri Muravyev (Kaz) Team Radioshack  
133Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française Des Jeux  
134Valeriy Dmitriyev (Kaz) Astana  
135Yevgeni Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana  
136Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
137Koldo Fernandez De Larrea (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:11:12 
138Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
139Wilfried Cretskens (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
140Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step  
141Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
142Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
143Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux  
144Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervelo Test Team  
145Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram  
146Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank  
147Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
148Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank  
149Brice Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
DNFGerben Löwik (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
DNFCameron Meyer (Aus) Garmin - Transitions  
DNFSébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
DNFLudovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
DNSLloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
DNSHeinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team  
DNSArnaud Coyot (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne  
DNSJosé Luis Arrieta Lujambio (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale  
Sprint 1 - Amsoldingen
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi6 pts
2Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team3 
3Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo1 
Sprint 2 - Thunstrasse
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi6 pts
2Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini3 
3Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions1 
Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team25 pts
2Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions20 
3Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo16 
4Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha13 
5Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini11 
6Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team10 
7Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step9 
8Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram8 
9Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne7 
10Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team6 
11Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini5 
12Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank4 
13Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack3 
14Nicolas Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi2 
15Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1 
Mountain 1 - Schallenberg
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo8 pts
2Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team6 
3Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi4 
4Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions2 
5Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini1 
Mountain 2- Aeschi
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo5 pts
2Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions3 
3Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team2 
4Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1 
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1BMC Racing Team13:05:43 
2Garmin - Transitions0:00:02 
3Liquigas-Doimo0:00:04 
4Lampre-Farnese Vini0:00:47 
5Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
6Team Radioshack  
7Team Katusha  
8Caisse d'Epargne  
9Sky Professional Cycling Team  
10Quick Step  
11Team Saxo Bank  
12Rabobank  
13Omega Pharma-Lotto  
14Team HTC - Columbia  
15Euskaltel - Euskadi  
16Française Des Jeux0:03:40 
17Team Milram0:13:39 
18Astana0:17:45 
19AG2R La Mondiale  
20Footon-Servetto0:19:36 
21Cervelo Test Team0:26:14 
General classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia18:57:47 
2Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank0:00:01 
3Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:00:09 
4Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:10 
5Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step0:00:11 
6Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
7Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank0:00:13 
8Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:00:14 
9Nicolas Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:15 
10Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank0:00:17 
11Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:18 
12Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step0:00:19 
13Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack  
14Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha0:00:21 
15Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:00:24 
16Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank  
17Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:00:26 
18Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank0:00:27 
19Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:00:28 
20Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:00:29 
21Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack0:00:30 
22Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:00:33 
23Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo0:00:36 
24Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia  
25Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank0:00:37 
26Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step0:00:38 
27Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto0:00:42 
28Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
29Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack0:00:45 
30Juan José Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:49 
31Alexandre Moos (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:53 
32Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:54 
33George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team  
34David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:00:57 
35Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:01:01 
36Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram0:01:10 
37Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
38Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:01:12 
39Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:01:13 
40Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:01:15 
41José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:01:29 
42Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions0:01:46 
43Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:01:51 
44Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank0:01:55 
45Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo0:01:59 
46Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Katusha0:03:13 
47Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:21 
48Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:03:25 
49Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana0:03:59 
50Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank0:04:48 
51Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:05:29 
52Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia0:05:47 
53Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:06:20 
54Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:06:27 
55Alexandre Pliuschin (Mol) Team Katusha0:06:53 
56Edouard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha0:07:32 
57Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step0:08:22 
58Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:08:25 
59Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale0:09:16 
60Luis Leòn Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:09:40 
61Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram0:09:48 
62Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:10:35 
63Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank0:11:00 
64Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:11:09 
65Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
66Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank0:11:13 
67Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:11:16 
68Xavier Florencio Cabre (Spa) Cervelo Test Team0:11:19 
69Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram0:11:35 
70Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:11:37 
71Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha0:11:43 
72Oscar Pereiro Sio (Spa) Astana0:11:51 
73Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
74Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step0:12:15 
75Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank0:12:49 
76Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:13:01 
77Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team  
78Leif Hoste (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:13:48 
79Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha0:14:20 
80Hayden Roulston (NZl) Team HTC - Columbia0:14:27 
81Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha0:15:01 
82Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Milram0:15:54 
83Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:17:16 
84Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:17:42 
85Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:17:58 
86Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:19:07 
87Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:19:19 
88Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:19:41 
89Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram0:20:04 
90Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:20:20 
91Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step0:20:37 
92Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux0:20:39 
93Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions0:20:44 
94Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions  
95Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram0:21:12 
96Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana0:21:40 
97Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step0:22:27 
98Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:22:34 
99Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux0:22:40 
100Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana0:22:44 
101Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:22:58 
102Mikhaylo Khalilov (Ukr) Team Katusha0:23:01 
103Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack0:23:12 
104Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:23:21 
105Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:24:14 
106Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team0:24:30 
107Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:24:55 
108Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia0:25:06 
109Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale0:25:18 
110Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:25:25 
111Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo0:26:42 
112Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia0:26:44 
113Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:26:48 
114Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:26:55 
115Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team0:26:57 
116Brice Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:27:35 
117Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:28:45 
118Allan Davis (Aus) Astana0:29:37 
119Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:30:08 
120Grégory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack0:30:27 
121Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:30:35 
122Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank0:30:53 
123Yevgeni Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana0:30:57 
124Gert Steegmans (Bel) Team Radioshack0:30:59 
125Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step0:31:03 
126Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Astana0:31:14 
127Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:32:02 
128Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervelo Test Team0:32:51 
129Artur Gajek (Ger) Team Milram0:32:56 
130Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team0:33:16 
131Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:33:28 
132Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team0:33:53 
133Dimitri Muravyev (Kaz) Team Radioshack0:34:51 
134Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne0:35:02 
135Jonas Ljungblad (Swe) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:35:14 
136Noè Gianetti (Swi) Footon-Servetto0:36:13 
137Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team0:38:18 
138Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
139Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:38:41 
140Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:38:59 
141Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française Des Jeux0:39:07 
142Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:39:16 
143Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank0:39:35 
144Aitor Hernandez Gutierrez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:39:44 
145Jason McCartney (USA) Team Radioshack0:40:53 
146Wilfried Cretskens (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:44:13 
147Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:45:39 
148Valeriy Dmitriyev (Kaz) Astana0:46:45 
149Koldo Fernandez De Larrea (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:48:20 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team42 pts
2Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne30 
3Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team25 
4Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini25 
5Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank24 
6Robbie McEwen (Aus) Team Katusha24 
7Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi20 
8Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions20 
9Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank20 
10Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank19 
11Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team18 
12Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo16 
13Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank15 
14Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step15 
15Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step14 
16Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia13 
17Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank13 
18Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne12 
19Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini12 
20Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo12 
21Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team11 
22Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini11 
23Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram11 
24Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini11 
25Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram11 
26Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack10 
27Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team10 
28Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team9 
29Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team8 
30Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank7 
31Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank7 
32Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank6 
33George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team5 
34Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo5 
35Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale4 
36Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia4 
37Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank3 
38Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale3 
39Nicolas Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi2 
40Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto2 
41Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram2 
42Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step1 
43Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1 
44Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions1 
45Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team1 
46Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini-5 
47Valeriy Dmitriyev (Kaz) Astana-5 
48Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia-25 
Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi12 pts
2Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team9 
3Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram7 
4Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions6 
5Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia6 
6Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto6 
7Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini3 
8Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step3 
9Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team3 
10Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team3 
11Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux3 
12Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini3 
13Aitor Hernandez Gutierrez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi3 
14Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team1 
15Alexandre Pliuschin (Mol) Team Katusha1 
16Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step1 
17Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo1 
18Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha1 
19Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions1 
20Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Aitor Hernandez Gutierrez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi19 pts
2Alexandre Pliuschin (Mol) Team Katusha18 
3Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team15 
4Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo13 
5Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team8 
6Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team8 
7Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram8 
8Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto8 
9Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha7 
10Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux6 
11Brice Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team5 
12Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi5 
13Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions5 
14Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions3 
15Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank2 
16Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto2 
17Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi2 
18Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha1 
19Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank1 
20Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank1 
21Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini1 
Other
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank-5 
2Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team-5 
3Cameron Meyer (Aus) Garmin - Transitions-5 
4Valeriy Dmitriyev (Kaz) Astana-5 
5Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini-5 
6Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia-25 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Team Saxo Bank56:53:41 
2Quick Step0:00:28 
3Rabobank0:00:38 
4BMC Racing Team0:00:56 
5Garmin - Transitions0:01:10 
6Lampre-Farnese Vini0:01:12 
7Team Radioshack0:01:14 
8Caisse d'Epargne0:01:31 
9Sky Professional Cycling Team0:01:49 
10Euskaltel - Euskadi0:02:16 
11Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:02:38 
12Team HTC - Columbia0:04:11 
13Team Katusha0:04:58 
14Liquigas-Doimo0:05:33 
15Française Des Jeux0:08:47 
16Omega Pharma-Lotto0:14:19 
17Team Milram0:15:37 
18AG2R La Mondiale0:22:14 
19Astana0:35:04 
20Footon-Servetto0:39:47 
21Cervelo Test Team0:42:40 

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