Tony Martin wins second consecutive Tour of Beijing

BMC's Cummings take final stage win

Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) secured his second successive Tour of Beijing victory with a minimum of fuss in Pinggu, while Stephen Cummings took the stage honours on a day that was marked by an aggressive showing from Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp).

While the first category climb to Si Zuo Lou failed to provide the anticipated pyrotechnics in the battle for general classification, it was the site of a resolute bout of forcing from Hesjedal, who had forged his way across to the day’s early break on the previous ascent. Only Cummings could follow the Canadian’s tempo, and the pair had a lead of 35 seconds over the chasing peloton at the summit, with 30km to go.

1:30 behind in the general standings as the day started, Hesjedal was an outside threat to Martin’s red jersey, particularly as the chase initially struggled to organise itself behind, but once the gap drifted back down beneath 30 seconds in the finale, it soon became apparent that the German would take his second successive win.

“It’s a fantastic feeling. I’m really so proud of the team again today, without them we couldn’t have made it. This success is for the whole team,” said Martin, who maintained his 40-second lead over Francesco Gavazzi (Astana) in the final overall standings.

While Martin was happy to keep the advantage pegged as part of a significantly reduced peloton, Hesjedal and Cummings were complementing each other perfectly at the head of the race to stay clear. Hesjedal’s mountain biking instincts were to the fore as he led on the descent, while Cummings’ pursuit pedigree was instantly apparent on the fast, flat run-in to the line in Pinggu.

The pair’s neatly dovetailing objectives also helped their ad hoc alliance, with Hesjedal convinced to the last that he could spring an upset and divest Martin of the red jersey. “We had a very little information about the gaps, and given that we had 35 seconds at the top of the last climb and a few seconds of time bonuses on offer at the finish line, I thought I was going for final victory,” Hesjedal said.

The eventual two-up sprint was scarcely a contest, with Cummings easily coming around Hesjedal to take his second win of the season. The Briton had been part of the initial 12-man move that had gone clear before the 50km mark, and was the only man with the wherewithal to match Hesjedal when he jumped across on the climb to Tai Hou Village.

“It was a big breakaway initially, so it was difficult for them to chase behind,” said Cummings, who correctly guessed that the final climb would whittle down the chasers behind. “When you have a climb like that in the final, you only have so many people left to pull. After the descent, I was with Ryder and he was strong, and we did a good job together to hold them off.”

“I have no regret about the final sprint,” Hesjedal said. “Steve was going more for the stage victory and actually he was pretty strong and smooth on the flat.”

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Sky) led the red jersey group home 17 seconds later, and the time bonus he picked up for third was enough to see him leapfrog Dan Martin (Garmin-Sharp) in the general classification to claim the final step of the podium.

“Third place would have been a bonus because I knew that Edvald would be there at the end for the time bonuses,” said Martin, who had the consolation of retaining his hold on the king of the mountains jersey.

Schleck abandons

Friday night brought news that RadioShack-Nissan had finally opted to part company with Johan Bruyneel, faced with the full weight of evidence against the Belgian accumulated by USADA in its investigation of doping practices at his former US Postal Service team.

Andy Schleck and company opted not to make any declarations on the overnight development, with the Luxembourger keen to focus on his ongoing comeback from the pelvis fracture he sustained in June. Already the lanterne rouge coming into Saturday’s final stage, Schleck abandoned 40 kilometres in after being distanced by the peloton on the second climb, but he will doubtless be pleased to face into the winter with at least some racing in his legs after spending the summer on the sidelines

With Dan Martin keen to ensure possession of the king of the mountains jersey, Garmin-Sharp kept a tight rein on proceedings at the head of the peloton for the first 50 kilometres as the Irishman picked up maximum points on both Hei Shan Zhai and Tuo Ling Tunnell.

Shortly afterwards, the break of the day sallied clear, featuring Cummings, Jussi Veikkanen (FDJ-Big Mat), Mikhail Ignatyev, Alexey Tsatevich (Katusha), Grega Bole (Lampre-ISD), Enrique Sanz (Movistar), Manuele Boaro (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank), Maarten Wynants (Rabobank), Kenny Dehaes (Lotto Belisol), David Tanner (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank), Jan Bakelants (RadioShack-Nissan) and Frederik Veuchelen (Vacansoleil-DCM).

Although the group collaborated smoothly and posed no general classification threat, they struggled to press their advantage above two minutes on the flat run along the northern extremity of greater Beijing, with Omega Pharma-QuickStep continuing to police the peloton.

After 80 kilometres of through and off, the group splintered on the climb to Tai Hou Village, while Hesjedal seized his opportunity to jump off the front of the peloton and bridge across. “Ryder’s attack wasn’t planned, but we didn’t know what the other teams would do,” said his teammate Dan Martin. “With the final climb so far from the finish, it was going to be hard for me, and my legs weren’t so good after my earlier efforts in the stage.”

Hesjedal continued to push on once he joined the remnants of the break, and midway up the final climb – the first category Si Zuo Lou – he had only Cummings and Jan Bakelants for company at the front. Two kilometres from the summit, Bakelants would also yield to his forcing, leaving Hesjedal and Cummings to fight out the stage honours. “I knew it would be very hard to get to the finish, but then Hesjedal came and that was it,” Bakelants said. “He was really strong and he put a real strong pace and gradually the group just got smaller.”

The only frisson in the chase group on the climb came when Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) launched a stinging attack near the summit, but Tony Martin was quickly across to his wheel, which seemed to discourage any other attempts on his red jersey.

“It’s a really special win for me because I think there was a little bit of pressure on me as a lot of people were expecting for me to win again,” Martin said. “But there was no time trial, so I had to try something else. I’m really proud of myself.”

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team4:05:08 
2Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Sharp0:00:02 
3Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling0:00:17 
4Daniele Bennati (Ita) RadioShack-Nissan  
5Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
6Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
7Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
8Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
9Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
10Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team  
11Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
12Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team  
13Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
14Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha Team  
15Ivan Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
16Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
17Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
18Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
19Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
20Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
21Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
22Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale  
23Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Sharp  
24Moreno Moser (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
25Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team  
26Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
27Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
28Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
29Thomas Dekker (Ned) Garmin - Sharp  
30Chris Butler (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
31Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack-Nissan0:00:28 
32Dario Cataldo (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:00:36 
33Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Sky Procycling  
34Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack-Nissan0:01:10 
35Christian Meier (Can) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team0:01:48 
36Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team  
37Allan Davis (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team  
38Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team  
39Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
40Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol Team  
41Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol Team  
42Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team  
43Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Movistar Team  
44José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team  
45Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team  
46Benjamin King (USA) RadioShack-Nissan  
47Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
48Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
49Alexey Tsatevich (Rus) Katusha Team  
50Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
51Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
52David Tanner (Aus) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
53Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Garmin - Sharp  
54Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Garmin - Sharp  
55Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha Team  
56Timofey Kritskiy (Rus) Katusha Team  
57Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
58Luke Rowe (GBr) Sky Procycling  
59Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling  
60Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
61Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
62George Bennett (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan  
63Jesse Sergent (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan  
64Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team  
65Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
66Peio Bilbao (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
67Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team  
68Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
69Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team  
70Maarten Wynants (Bel) Rabobank Cycling Team  
71Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
72Sylvain Georges (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:48 
73Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:03:01 
74Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:04:05 
75Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:05:29 
76Morris Possoni (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:05:39 
77Craig Lewis (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:05:53 
78Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre - ISD  
79Tiziano Dall'antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
80Pengda Jiao (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
81Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:06:44 
82Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
83Maarten Neyens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
84Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
85Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ-Big Mat  
86Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
87Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team  
88Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
89Manuele Boaro (Ita) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
90Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:09:53 
91Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
92Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
93Jaroslaw Marycz (Pol) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
94Petr Ignatenko (Rus) Katusha Team  
95Maxim Belkov (Rus) Katusha Team  
96Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team  
97Clinton Robert Avery (NZl) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
98Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
99Mads Christensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
100Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Lotto Belisol Team  
101Barry Markus (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
102Javier Iriarte (Spa) Movistar Team  
103Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) Lotto Belisol Team  
104Dominique Rollin (Can) FDJ-Big Mat  
105Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Garmin - Sharp  
106Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
107Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha Team0:12:52 
108Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:16:52 
109Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp  
110Daniele Ratto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
111Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
112Kenny De Haes (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
113Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:18:12 
114Jetse Bol (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
115Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
116Rudiger Selig (Ger) Katusha Team  
117Gang Xu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
118Alex Dowsett (GBr) Sky Procycling  
119Aaron Kemps (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
120Theo Bos (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
121Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
122Andrew Fenn (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
123Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
124Marco Bandiera (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
DNFIljo Keisse (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
DNFFrancesco Chicchi (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
DNFKun Jiang (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
DNFJean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
DNFMaxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
DNFJacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
DNFAndy Schleck (Lux) RadioShack-Nissan  
DNFAnthony Geslin (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
DNFJohan Vansummeren (Bel) Garmin - Sharp  
DNFBiao Liu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
DNFHayden Roulston (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan  
DNSAdriano Malori (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
DNSWesley Sulzberger (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team  
Sprint 1 - Bohai
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Garmin - Sharp5 pts
2Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling3 
3Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2 
4Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank1 
Sprint 2 - Miyun
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexey Tsatevich (Rus) Katusha Team5 pts
2Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ-Big Mat3 
3Kenny De Haes (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team2 
4Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack-Nissan1 
Sprint 3 - Finish
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team15 pts
2Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Sharp14 
3Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling13 
4Daniele Bennati (Ita) RadioShack-Nissan12 
5Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team11 
6Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team10 
7Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team9 
8Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank8 
9Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team7 
10Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team6 
11Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale5 
12Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team4 
13Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD3 
14Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha Team2 
15Ivan Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
Mountain 1 - Hei Shan Zhai
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Sharp8 pts
2Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team6 
3Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack-Nissan4 
4Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep2 
5Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1 
Mountain 2 - Tuo Ling Tunnel
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Sharp5 pts
2Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3 
3Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling2 
4Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team1 
Mountain 3 - Tai Hou Village
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team8 pts
2Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack-Nissan6 
3David Tanner (Aus) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank4 
4Manuele Boaro (Ita) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank2 
5Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha Team1 
Mountain 4 - Si Zuo Lou
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Sharp12 pts
2Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team8 
3Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi6 
4Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep4 
5Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team2 
Best young rider
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team4:05:25 
2Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
3Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
4Moreno Moser (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
5Chris Butler (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
6Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Sky Procycling0:00:19 
7Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team0:01:31 
8Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team  
9Benjamin King (USA) RadioShack-Nissan  
10Alexey Tsatevich (Rus) Katusha Team  
11Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
12Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha Team  
13Luke Rowe (GBr) Sky Procycling  
14Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
15George Bennett (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan  
16Jesse Sergent (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan  
17Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
18Peio Bilbao (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
19Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team  
20Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:05:12 
21Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:06:27 
22Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team  
23Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
24Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:09:36 
25Barry Markus (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
26Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp0:16:35 
27Daniele Ratto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
28Jetse Bol (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:17:55 
29Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
30Rudiger Selig (Ger) Katusha Team  
31Alex Dowsett (GBr) Sky Procycling  
32Andrew Fenn (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
DNFBiao Liu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
DNSAdriano Malori (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Garmin-Sharp12:16:00 
2Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:15 
3Liquigas-Cannondale  
4RadioShack-Nissan0:01:19 
5BMC Racing Team0:01:29 
6Astana Pro Team0:01:46 
7Rabobank Cycling Team  
8Vacansoleil - DCM Procycling Team  
9Sky Procycling0:02:05 
10Orica GreenEDGE0:03:17 
11Lotto-Belisol Team  
12Movistar Team  
13Katusha Team  
14Lampre - ISD0:04:30 
15Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank0:08:13 
16AG2R La Mondiale0:09:13 
17FDJ-BigMat0:09:44 
18Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:10:10 
19Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:11:27 
Final general classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep17:16:56 
2Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:00:40 
3Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling0:00:46 
4Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Sharp0:00:50 
5Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:52 
6Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:56 
7Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
8Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
9Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team0:01:00 
10Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
11Ivan Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
12Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
13Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team  
14Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
15Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:01:05 
16Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:01:06 
17Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team0:01:09 
18Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Sharp  
19Moreno Moser (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
20Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack-Nissan0:01:36 
21Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team0:02:48 
22Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:03:14 
23Daniele Bennati (Ita) RadioShack-Nissan0:03:24 
24Chris Butler (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:03:31 
25Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale0:03:43 
26Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:03:45 
27José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team0:03:59 
28Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha Team0:04:25 
29Allan Davis (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team0:05:03 
30Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:05:16 
31Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team0:05:20 
32Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team0:05:33 
33Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:05:38 
34Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:05:50 
35Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team0:06:02 
36Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Sky Procycling0:06:04 
37Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:06:05 
38Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol Team  
39Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack-Nissan0:07:27 
40David Tanner (Aus) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank0:08:15 
41Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:08:52 
42Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:09:01 
43Dario Cataldo (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:10:03 
44Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ-Big Mat0:10:07 
45Craig Lewis (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:10:12 
46Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team0:11:01 
47Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:11:06 
48Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:11:28 
49Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
50Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
51Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:11:40 
52Peio Bilbao (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:11:49 
53Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:12:51 
54Christian Meier (Can) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team0:13:09 
55Dmitriy Gruzdev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:14:04 
56Petr Ignatenko (Rus) Katusha Team0:14:10 
57Jesse Sergent (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan0:14:56 
58Maxim Belkov (Rus) Katusha Team0:15:13 
59Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Movistar Team0:15:50 
60Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team0:16:11 
61Benjamin King (USA) RadioShack-Nissan0:16:39 
62George Bennett (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan0:17:30 
63Sylvain Georges (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:17:40 
64Jaroslaw Marycz (Pol) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank0:18:16 
65Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:18:57 
66Alexey Tsatevich (Rus) Katusha Team0:19:00 
67Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:19:12 
68Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
69Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:20:02 
70Morris Possoni (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:20:08 
71Javier Iriarte (Spa) Movistar Team0:20:20 
72Pengda Jiao (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:20:27 
73Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha Team0:20:57 
74Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Garmin - Sharp0:21:16 
75Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Garmin - Sharp0:21:20 
76Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team0:21:23 
77Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Garmin - Sharp0:21:57 
78Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:22:04 
79Mads Christensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank0:23:10 
80Timofey Kritskiy (Rus) Katusha Team0:23:16 
81Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol Team0:23:19 
82Maarten Wynants (Bel) Rabobank Cycling Team0:23:28 
83Luke Rowe (GBr) Sky Procycling  
84Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:24:16 
85Dominique Rollin (Can) FDJ-Big Mat0:24:18 
86Thomas Dekker (Ned) Garmin - Sharp0:25:08 
87Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:25:52 
88Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling0:25:55 
89Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:26:19 
90Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:27:20 
91Tiziano Dall'antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:27:24 
92Jos Van Emden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:27:26 
93Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank  
94Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:27:28 
95Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team0:28:15 
96Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre - ISD0:28:33 
97Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:29:28 
98Clinton Robert Avery (NZl) Champion System Pro Cycling Team  
99Mehdi Sohrabi (IRI) Lotto Belisol Team0:29:37 
100Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha Team0:29:54 
101Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:30:21 
102Maarten Neyens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:31:21 
103Barry Markus (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:31:24 
104Manuele Boaro (Ita) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank0:32:01 
105Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team0:33:01 
106Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:33:52 
107Gang Xu (Chn) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:34:27 
108Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Lotto Belisol Team0:36:35 
109Kenny De Haes (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:37:32 
110Aaron Kemps (Aus) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:37:47 
111Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank0:38:23 
112Rudiger Selig (Ger) Katusha Team0:39:43 
113Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:40:04 
114Alex Dowsett (GBr) Sky Procycling0:40:28 
115Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:41:37 
116Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:42:28 
117Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp0:42:44 
118Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:43:47 
119Andrew Fenn (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:43:56 
120Theo Bos (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:44:12 
121Daniele Ratto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:44:14 
122Jetse Bol (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:44:27 
123Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:46:19 
124Marco Bandiera (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:53:16 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling49 pts
2Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team39 
3Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale30 
4Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale29 
5Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team28 
6Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Sharp24 
7Daniele Bennati (Ita) RadioShack-Nissan23 
8Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale22 
9Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD21 
10Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team19 
11Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat18 
12Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank18 
13Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Sharp18 
14Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team17 
15Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team17 
16Andrew Fenn (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quickstep17 
17Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep16 
18Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team16 
19Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team15 
20Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha Team15 
21Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team15 
22Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team15 
23Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team13 
24Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank13 
25Moreno Moser (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale11 
26Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol Team11 
27Allan Davis (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team10 
28Barry Markus (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team10 
29Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team9 
30Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team8 
31Alexey Tsatevich (Rus) Katusha Team8 
32Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat8 
33Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp7 
34Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Garmin - Sharp6 
35Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre - ISD6 
36Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack-Nissan6 
37Dominique Rollin (Can) FDJ-Big Mat6 
38Theo Bos (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team6 
39Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team5 
40Timofey Kritskiy (Rus) Katusha Team5 
41Marco Bandiera (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quickstep5 
42Christian Meier (Can) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team4 
43Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale4 
44Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi3 
45Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD3 
46David Tanner (Aus) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank3 
47Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ-Big Mat3 
48Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team2 
49Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha Team2 
50Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team2 
51Maxim Belkov (Rus) Katusha Team2 
52Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team2 
53Kenny De Haes (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team2 
54Ivan Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1 
55José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team1 
56Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1 
57Craig Lewis (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team1 
58Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Sharp39 pts
2Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team26 
3Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep20 
4Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team16 
5Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat15 
6Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Sharp14 
7Jan Bakelants (Bel) RadioShack-Nissan11 
8Christian Meier (Can) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team11 
9Sylvain Georges (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale9 
10Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team8 
11Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team8 
12Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team8 
13Alex Dowsett (GBr) Sky Procycling7 
14Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi6 
15Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team6 
16Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team5 
17Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale5 
18Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp5 
19Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling4 
20Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi4 
21David Tanner (Aus) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank4 
22Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi4 
23Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team4 
24Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team3 
25Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat3 
26Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank2 
27Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi2 
28Timofey Kritskiy (Rus) Katusha Team2 
29Thomas Dekker (Ned) Garmin - Sharp2 
30Manuele Boaro (Ita) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank2 
31Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1 
32Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha Team1 
Best young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank17:17:52 
2Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:00:04 
3Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:09 
4Moreno Moser (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:13 
5Chris Butler (USA) Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:02:35 
6Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team0:04:24 
7Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team0:05:06 
8Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Sky Procycling0:05:08 
9Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:32 
10Peio Bilbao (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:10:53 
11Jesse Sergent (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan0:14:00 
12Benjamin King (USA) RadioShack-Nissan0:15:43 
13George Bennett (NZl) RadioShack-Nissan0:16:34 
14Alexey Tsatevich (Rus) Katusha Team0:18:04 
15Gert Dockx (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:18:16 
16Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:19:06 
17Marco Haller (Aut) Katusha Team0:20:01 
18Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team0:20:27 
19Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:21:08 
20Luke Rowe (GBr) Sky Procycling0:22:32 
21Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:23:20 
22Enrique Sanz (Spa) Movistar Team0:27:19 
23Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:29:25 
24Barry Markus (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:30:28 
25Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:32:56 
26Rudiger Selig (Ger) Katusha Team0:38:47 
27Alex Dowsett (GBr) Sky Procycling0:39:32 
28Alex Howes (USA) Garmin - Sharp0:41:48 
29Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:42:51 
30Andrew Fenn (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:43:00 
31Daniele Ratto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:43:18 
32Jetse Bol (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:43:31 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Liquigas-Cannondale51:56:06 
2Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:27 
3Astana Pro Team0:01:56 
4RadioShack-Nissan0:02:29 
5BMC Racing Team0:03:26 
6Movistar Team0:04:07 
7Orica GreenEDGE0:06:06 
8Rabobank Cycling Team0:06:20 
9Garmin-Sharp0:06:28 
10Lampre - ISD0:09:27 
11AG2R La Mondiale0:10:53 
12Katusha Team0:12:03 
13Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank0:16:06 
14Vacansoleil - DCM Procycling Team0:16:44 
15Lotto-Belisol Team0:18:54 
16FDJ-BigMat0:19:07 
17Sky Procycling0:20:58 
18Champion System Pro Cycling Team0:28:06 
19Omega Pharma-QuickStep0:34:39 

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