Fränk Schleck wins Tour de Suisse

Martin victorious in TT finale

Fränk Schleck (Saxo Bank) claimed a dramatic overall win in the Tour de Suisse with a strong performance in the final 26.9 kilometre time trial in Liestal. Schleck finished 13th on the stage but it was enough for the Saxo Bank rider to take the lead from Robert Gesink (Rabobank) who had led Schleck by 38 seconds coming into the final day. Lance Armstrong (RadioShack) climbed to second overall and Jakob Fuglsang (Saxo Bank) finished third.

The stage was won by Tony Martin (HTC-Columbia) who beat World Champion Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank) by 17 seconds. Gesink meanwhile dropped to fifth overall after losing 2:18 on the stage.

"I am surprised, of course as I'm not a time trial specialist," Schleck told Cyclingnews. "But I have trained a lot for that and today I didn’t have any stress and was able to do a good time trial. It is a good sign for the Tour de France, that’s for sure."

"I am a bit surprised to have won the Tour de Suisse. I won a stage, I was going well, but this is something…winning the Tour de Suisse is something which was done by maNy legends, many big champions and it is something very special. The race is very good and I won it – I think that will take a few days to fully realise that."

Coming into the time trial Gesink held a 29 second lead over Rigoberto Uran (Caisse d'Epargne) but the big threats would come from Schleck at 38 seconds, Steve Morabito (BMC) at 36 seconds and Lance Armstrong (RadioShack) who was 55 seconds down.

The course, a mini-version of the time trial at the recent Dauphine, was almost all uphill for the first 11.4 kilometres, followed by a long gradual descent before the finish, which unlike its Dauphine counterpart, had a small rise before the line.

With persistent rain throughout, the early pace was set by Thor Hushovd (Cervelo TestTeam) with a time of 33:43, suggesting that bigger, powerful riders would excel.

Local favourite and world time trial champion, Fabian Cancellara, set a blistering time of 32:38. He was well over a minute ahead of the opposition but when Dave Zabriskie (Garmin-Transitions) set the best time at the time check at 11.4 kilometres it looked as though the Swiss time trial machine would have to settle for second place.

And so it proved, but instead of Zabriskie, who faltered in the final kilometres, the challenge came from Martin. The German had decimated Zabriskie, Leipheimer, Armstrong and Cancellara in last month’s Amgen Tour of California time trial and started strongly, saving most of his powder for the second half of the race and coming home 17 seconds better than Cancellara.

"When Fabian goes out with the intention of winning, normally he will win. I am a bit surprised and I am proud to have beaten an athlete as strong as Fabian Cancellara," said Martin. 

Martin had recovered well after losing serious time during the mountain stage.

"It is true I felt very wasted and I had to really dig deep in my heart to resist. This contributes to my surprise today to win the time trial, and it also is a nice sign before the Tour de France."

But this was a side show for the main event and as Gesink set off last the battle ground was set with champions-in-waiting ready to pounce if Gesink faltered.

Armstrong began slowly and was well down at the first time check but rallied after the climb, taking risk after risk on the descent. Schleck, who was seventh at the first time check, continued to gain ground on the leader who came through the time check 1:09 down on Zabriskie.

In fact Gesink looked in control, rising from the saddle whenever the gradient called for it. He was faster than Schleck by 5 seconds, his lead seemingly unbreakable. Gustav Erik Larrson (Saxo Bank), Maxime Monfort (HTC-Columbia), Andreas Klöden (RadioShack) and Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack) all rolled in. Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha), a threat to Gesink but unpredictable, came in well down. Gesink had it in the bag.

But on the descent to the finish Gesink cracked. Second by second he lost ground as up ahead Armstrong came home in 11th and Schleck 13th.

As Gesink reached the final climb to the finish the writing was on the wall and Schleck was able to start celebrating the biggest stage race win of his life.

Full Results
1Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia0:32:21 
2Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank0:00:17 
3David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:00:29 
4Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank0:00:48 
5Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack  
6Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack0:00:52 
7Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
8Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia0:00:57 
9Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:01:02 
10Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step0:01:07 
11Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack0:01:09 
12Nicolas Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:01:14 
13Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank  
14Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:01:20 
15Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:01:21 
16Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team0:01:22 
17George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team  
18Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank0:01:26 
19Luis Leòn Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:01:32 
20Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo0:01:33 
21Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:01:39 
22Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions0:01:43 
23Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:01:51 
24Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:01:52 
25Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team0:01:53 
26Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step0:01:54 
27Jason Mccartney (USA) Team Radioshack0:01:56 
28Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne  
29Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia0:01:59 
30Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank0:02:01 
31Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank0:02:09 
32Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step0:02:11 
33Juan José Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:02:12 
34Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
35Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:02:13 
36Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:14 
37Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:02:17 
38Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux  
39Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:02:19 
40Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank  
41Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha  
42Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:02:23 
43José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:24 
44Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack0:02:25 
45Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:02:28 
46Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana  
47Martijn Maaskant NEd Garmin - Transitions (Ned) Garmin - Transitions  
48Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:02:29 
49Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:02:37 
50Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo  
51Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale  
52Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:02:41 
53Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram0:02:42 
54Dimitri Muravyev (Kaz) Team Radioshack0:02:43 
55Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:02:51 
56Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini  
57Gert Steegmans (Bel) Team Radioshack  
58Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:02:53 
59Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:02:55 
60Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank0:02:57 
61Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank0:03:00 
62Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:02 
63Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:03:04 
64Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step  
65Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank0:03:07 
66Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step  
67Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne  
68Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step0:03:08 
69Edouard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha0:03:09 
70Oscar Pereiro Sio (Spa) Astana0:03:11 
71Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
72Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto0:03:13 
73Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team  
74Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram0:03:14 
75Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram0:03:17 
76Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:03:22 
77Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
78Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:03:23 
79Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank0:03:25 
80Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo  
81Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana0:03:26 
82Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Astana0:03:27 
83Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram0:03:30 
84Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:32 
85Grégory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack0:03:33 
86Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
87Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:03:37 
88Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo0:03:41 
89Yevgeni Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana0:03:42 
90Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:03:44 
91Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:46 
92Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:03:48 
93Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:03:52 
94Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha0:03:55 
95Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:04:04 
96Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:04:06 
97Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team0:04:08 
98Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:04:09 
99Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:04:15 
100Aitor Hernandez Gutierrez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:04:17 
101Jonas Ljungblad (Swe) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:04:19 
102Xavier Florencio Cabre (Spa) Cervelo Test Team0:04:21 
103Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank  
104Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:04:24 
105Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:04:27 
106Allan Davis (Aus) Astana0:04:41 
107Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:04:52 
108Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:05:05 
109Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia0:05:10 
110Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:05:11 
111Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux0:05:19 
112Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:05:25 
113Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:05:27 
114Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:05:40 
115Noè Gianetti (Swi) Footon-Servetto0:07:12 
HDJeremy Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team  
DNSRyder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions  
DNSDries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step  
DNSTom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step  
DNSMatti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank  
DNSRobbie Mcewen (Aus) Team Katusha  
DNSArtur Gajek (Ger) Team Milram  
DNSStuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank  
Points
1Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia15pts
2Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank12 
3David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions10 
4Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank9 
5Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack8 
6Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack7 
7Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank6 
8Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia5 
9Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team4 
10Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step3 
11Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack2 
12Nicolas Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1 
Teams
1Team Saxo Bank1:39:00 
2Team RadioShack0:00:52 
3Team HTC - Columbia0:00:59 
4BMC Racing Team0:02:24 
5Garmin - Transitions0:02:43 
6Quick Step0:03:15 
7Caisse d'Epargne0:03:43 
8Rabobank0:03:49 
9Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:04:03 
10Sky Pro Cycling Team0:04:09 
11Euskaltel - Euskadi0:04:40 
12Française des Jeux0:05:18 
13Cervélo Test Team0:05:26 
14Liquigas - Doimo0:05:38 
15AG2R - La Mondiale0:06:26 
16Lampre - Farnese Vini0:06:55 
17Astana0:07:08 
18Team Milram0:07:16 
19Team Katusha0:07:26 
20Footon-Servetto0:08:11 
21Omega Pharma - Lotto0:08:14 
Final general classification
1Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank35:02:00 
2Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack0:00:12 
3Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:00:17 
4Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:23 
5Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank0:00:27 
6Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia  
7Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:33 
8Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack0:00:48 
9Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha0:01:09 
10Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack0:01:14 
11Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank0:01:20 
12Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:01:38 
13Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo0:01:46 
14Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank0:01:57 
15Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
16Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo0:02:05 
17Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step0:02:12 
18Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia0:03:13 
19Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale0:04:36 
20Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:04:47 
21Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:04:58 
22Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step0:05:19 
23Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto0:05:43 
24Nicolas Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:06:00 
25Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:07:43 
26Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram0:09:34 
27Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:10:20 
28Juan José Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:10:21 
29Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:11:24 
30Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank0:11:45 
31George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team0:11:48 
32Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:14:46 
33Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:15:26 
34Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne0:18:13 
35José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:18:34 
36Luis Leòn Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:20:06 
37Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:21:54 
38Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step0:22:30 
39Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:22:39 
40Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana0:22:57 
41Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:23:00 
42Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:23:29 
43Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:23:30 
44Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:23:38 
45Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:25:36 
46Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step0:25:46 
47Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank0:26:01 
48David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:26:02 
49Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank0:26:46 
50Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha0:26:47 
51Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:27:15 
52Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:27:55 
53Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank0:28:55 
54Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:32:06 
55Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:32:44 
56Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank0:32:54 
57Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:33:19 
58Edouard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha0:33:43 
59Oscar Pereiro Sio (Spa) Astana0:35:00 
60Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack0:35:09 
61Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram0:35:58 
62Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale0:36:40 
63Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:38:35 
64Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:41:01 
65Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia0:45:02 
66Martijn Maaskant NEd Garmin - Transitions (Ned) Garmin - Transitions0:45:15 
67Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank0:47:43 
68Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:48:37 
69Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux0:48:38 
70Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:48:51 
71Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram0:48:59 
72Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:49:37 
73Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:50:21 
74Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:52:25 
75Grégory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack0:52:50 
76Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:53:22 
77Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:53:45 
78Xavier Florencio Cabre (Spa) Cervelo Test Team0:54:14 
79Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:54:22 
80Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:54:36 
81Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:55:52 
82Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale0:57:45 
83Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Astana0:58:05 
84Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:58:57 
85Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions1:01:01 
86Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank1:01:53 
87Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo1:01:56 
88Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team1:02:42 
89Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step1:03:03 
90Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team1:03:09 
91Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team1:04:57 
92Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step1:05:04 
93Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo1:05:05 
94Allan Davis (Aus) Astana1:06:27 
95Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram1:06:58 
96Dimitri Muravyev (Kaz) Team Radioshack1:07:47 
97Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team1:08:00 
98Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank1:08:36 
99Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini1:08:56 
100Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions1:10:59 
101Jonas Ljungblad (Swe) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:11:33 
102Jason Mccartney (USA) Team Radioshack1:11:40 
103Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana1:12:09 
104Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto1:12:14 
105Yevgeni Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana1:15:06 
106Gert Steegmans (Bel) Team Radioshack1:15:50 
107Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team1:15:58 
108Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne1:17:39 
109Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto1:18:58 
110Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team1:19:50 
111Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team1:21:07 
112Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia1:25:53 
113Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia1:25:59 
114Aitor Hernandez Gutierrez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1:28:44 
115Noè Gianetti (Swi) Footon-Servetto1:30:28 
Points classification
1Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team50pts
2Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne50 
3Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team43 
4Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank36 
5Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia33 
6Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank33 
7Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank27 
8Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne25 
9Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia25 
10Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne24 
11Fränk Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank20 
12Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini20 
13Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack20 
14Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi20 
15Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini19 
16Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank19 
17Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo18 
18Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto17 
19Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank16 
20Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo16 
21Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo16 
22Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team15 
23Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team15 
24Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Quick Step15 
25Martijn Maaskant NEd Garmin - Transitions (Ned) Garmin - Transitions15 
26Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team14 
27Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha13 
28Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo13 
29Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux13 
30Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack12 
31Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank12 
32Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini12 
33Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team11 
34Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram11 
35Luis Leòn Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne11 
36Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo11 
37Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini11 
38David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions10 
39Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team10 
40Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team10 
41Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin - Transitions9 
42Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack8 
43Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team8 
44Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank7 
45Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team7 
46Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step6 
47George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team5 
48Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions5 
49Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step4 
50Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale4 
51Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team4 
52Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo4 
53Nicolas Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi3 
54Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale3 
55Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank3 
56Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2 
57Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram2 
58Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank1 
59Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team-5 
60Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana-5 
61Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi-5 
Sprint classification
1Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team16pts
2Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team15 
3Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi12 
4Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team9 
5Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne7 
6Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram7 
7Juan José Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi6 
8Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne6 
9Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia6 
10Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto6 
11Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia4 
12Luis Leòn Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne3 
13Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step3 
14Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team3 
15Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini3 
16Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team3 
17Aitor Hernandez Gutierrez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi3 
18Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank2 
19Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team1 
20Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1 
21Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step1 
22Martijn Maaskant NEd Garmin - Transitions (Ned) Garmin - Transitions1 
23Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo1 
24Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team1 
Mountains classification
1Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team49pts
2Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team40 
3Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank21 
4Aitor Hernandez Gutierrez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi19 
5Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team18 
6Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team15 
7Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo13 
8Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia11 
9Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo10 
10Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi10 
11Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin - Transitions9 
12Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne9 
13Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team8 
14Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram8 
15Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto8 
16Grégory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack7 
17Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha7 
18Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux6 
19Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne5 
20Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto5 
21Juan Manuel Gárate Cepa (Spa) Rabobank5 
22Martijn Maaskant NEd Garmin - Transitions (Ned) Garmin - Transitions5 
23Francisco Javier Aramendia Llorente (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi5 
24Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne4 
25Luis Leòn Sánchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne4 
26Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank2 
27Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux2 
28Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team1 
Teams classification
1Team Saxo Bank105:03:40 
2Team RadioShack0:04:34 
3Caisse d'Epargne0:16:33 
4Sky Pro Cycling Team0:17:05 
5Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:18:21 
6Quick Step0:18:25 
7Liquigas - Doimo0:18:45 
8Rabobank0:22:37 
9Euskaltel - Euskadi0:25:18 
10Team Katusha0:34:27 
11BMC Racing Team0:34:48 
12Team HTC - Columbia0:40:48 
13Garmin - Transitions0:41:41 
14Lampre - Farnese Vini0:51:44 
15Française des Jeux1:01:49 
16AG2R - La mondiale1:21:29 
17Team Milram1:21:33 
18Omega Pharma - Lotto1:25:59 
19Astana1:36:29 
20Footon-Servetto1:37:15 
21Cervélo Test Team2:32:24 

 

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