Meersman wins opening stage at Volta Ciclista a Catalunya

Belgian earns first leader's jersey in Spain

Gianni Meersman (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) won the opening stage at the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya from an elite 13-rider selection. Valerio Agnoli (Astana) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) rounded out the top three in the sprint to the finish in Calella.

On a day where it seemed likely the winner would emerge from a full-on field sprint finale, Team Sky had other plans and came to the fore on the day's final climb, the category 3-rated Alt de Collsacreu, whose summit was situated 18km from the finish. The elastic stretched on the ascent and ultimately snapped on the technical descent, with Sky's Bradley Wiggins setting a furious pace which ultimately drew out 12 other riders. Sky placed three riders in the escape, the most of any team, and kept the tempo high to ensure the peloton would not make contact.

By the time Koldo Fernandez (Garmin-Sharp) prevailed in the field sprint for 14th place, 28 seconds had passed since Meersman took stage honours.

Meersman's first victory of the 2013 season also earned the Omega Pharma-Quick Step rider the first leader's jersey at the Spanish WorldTour event. With time bonuses factored in the 27-year-old Belgian leads Agnoli by four seconds and Valverde by six seconds on general classification.

The peloton was afforded a preview of the finale earlier in the stage and Meersman knew exactly what to do to vie for victory.

"During the race we passed through the finish line, so I knew the final climb and the descent," said Meersman. "I knew the descent was a technical one and I needed to stay near the front. I did a good job on the descent and then in the final, when I arrived at the sprint I was in the last position. I wanted no one to surprise me. So, I launched the sprint very, very early — several hundred metres from the finish. After that, I didn't think of anything but pulling and trying to do my best.

"This morning in our team briefing Rik Van Slycke said the day would either be for me or Andy Fenn," said Meersman. "So, it was my day and I am so happy."

The peloton enjoyed brilliant sunshine and blue skies on the first day of racing at the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya, quite a change of pace for the handful of riders who arrived at the start after contesting a frigid, miserable Milan-San Remo the day before. The first break formed early in the day with Cristiano Salerno (Cannondale) escaping the peloton 15km into the stage. The Italian was soon joined by Christian Meier (Orica-GreenEdge) and with the peloton not eager to chase the duo quickly found themselves more than eight minutes ahead of the field.

Salerno and Meier's lead maxed out at 8:40, 38km into the stage, but once the chase began in earnest the duo's advantage began to decrease on the rolling parcours. Omega Pharma-Quick Step was the first to commit riders to the pursuit and the Belgian ProTeam was eventually joined by Movistar and then Vacansoleil-DCM at the head of the peloton.

The break's lead was kept at a manageable five minutes but inside the final 50km their advantage began to evaporate. Salerno led Meier over the penultimate climb of Monstoriu Alt at 117.5km while Rafael Valls (Vacansoleil-DCM) reached the summit at the head of the peloton 3:10 in arrears.

Ten kilometres later Salerno and Meier's lead was cut to less than two minutes and on the slopes of the day's fifth and final categorised climb, the category 3 Alt de Collsacreu, they were absorbed back into the peloton.

Team Sky pushed the pace on the ascent with Lopez, Rigoberto Uran and Cataldo leading the peloton over the final KOM and continued to force the issue on the descent with reigning Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins prominent at the head of the race. Sky's efforts managed to force a 13-rider selection with Wiggins, David Lopez and Dario Cataldo all present from the British ProTeam. Many of the race's GC contenders marked the move with former Volta Ciclista a Catalunya champions Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) and Michele Scarponi (Lampre-Merida) in the mix along with Meersman, Agnoli, Daniel Martin (Garmin-Sharp), Danilo Wyss (BMC), Robert Gesink (Blanco), Przemyslaw Niemiec (Lampre-Merida) and Jose Herrada (Movistar).

Sky kept the tempo high on the flat run-in to the finish with Wiggins leading out the sprint. Daniel Martin jumped in a bid for victory but Meersman's finishing kick was too strong in the closing metres, earning the Belgian his first victory since stage 4 of Paris-Nice more than a year ago.

Full Results
1Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step3:55:56 
2Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
3Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team  
4Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp  
5Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
6Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling  
7Robert Gesink (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
8Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha  
9Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
10David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling  
11Dario Cataldo (Ita) Sky Procycling  
12Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre-Merida  
13Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team  
14Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Garmin-Sharp0:00:28 
15Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
16Moreno Hofland (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
17Andrew Fenn (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
18Francois Parisien (Can) Team Argos-Shimano  
19Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun  
20Stéphane Poulhies (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
21Manuel Antonio Leal Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural  
22Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
23Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
24Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
25Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
26Matthew Busche (USA) RadioShack Leopard  
27Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
28Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
29Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
30Mads Christensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
31Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling  
32Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Argos-Shimano  
33Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
34Michel Kreder (Ned) Garmin-Sharp  
35Ivan Velasco Murillo (Spa) Caja Rural  
36Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Ag2R La Mondiale  
37George Bennett (NZl) RadioShack Leopard  
38Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
39Rob Ruijgh (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
40Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
41Egor Silin (Rus) Astana Pro Team  
42Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team  
43Robert Wagner (Ger) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
44Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
45Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
46Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
47Daniele Ratto (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
48Tiago Machado (Por) RadioShack Leopard  
49Jérémie Galland (Fra) Sojasun  
50Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
51Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-GreenEdge  
52Mikael Cherel (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
53Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
54Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
55Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
56Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
57Laurent Pichon (Fra) FDJ  
58Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
59Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez (Col) Ag2R La Mondiale  
60Michal Golas (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
61Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack Leopard  
62Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
63Cameron Wurf (Aus) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
64Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
65Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Argos-Shimano  
66Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
67Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack Leopard  
68Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
69Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ  
70Jean-Lou Paiani (Fra) Sojasun  
71Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural  
72Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ  
73Nelson Filipe Santos Simoes Oliveira (Por) RadioShack Leopard  
74Dries Devenyns (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
75Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha  
76Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
77Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
78Tristan Valentin (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
79Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Sojasun  
80Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
81Travis Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
82Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
83Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
84Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
85Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
86Laurent Mangel (Fra) FDJ  
87Eros Capecchi (Ita) Movistar Team  
88Ricardo Mestre (Por) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
89Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
90Francis De Greef (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
91Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling  
92Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
93Thomas Rohregger (Aut) RadioShack Leopard  
94Marcos Garcia (Spa) Caja Rural  
95Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
96Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) RadioShack Leopard  
97Simone Stortoni (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
98Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Katusha  
99Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team  
100Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha  
101Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp  
102Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Caja Rural  
103Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
104Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team  
105Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
106Maxime Mederel (Fra) Sojasun  
107Julien Berard (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
108Christophe Laborie (Fra) Sojasun  
109Yannick Eijssen (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
110David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
111Danail Andonov Petrov (Bul) Caja Rural  
112Willem Wauters (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
113Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Ag2R La Mondiale  
114Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
115Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling  
116Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha  
117Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
118Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
119Denis Menchov (Rus) Katusha  
120Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Movistar Team  
121Karol Domagalski (Pol) Caja Rural  
122Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ  
123Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha  
124Stef Clement (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
125Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) FDJ  
126Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida  
127Maciej Paterski (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
128Yury Trofimov (Rus) Katusha  
129Blel Kadri (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
130David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Caja Rural  
131Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ  
132Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
133Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
134Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
135Federico Canuti (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
136Jetse Bol (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
137Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
138Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
139Lawrence Warbasse (USA) BMC Racing Team  
140Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team  
141Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team  
142Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
143Joshua Edmondson (GBr) Sky Procycling  
144Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
145Jean-Marc Marino (Fra) Sojasun  
146Brian Vandborg (Den) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
147José Rujano Guillen (Ven) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
148Sandy Casar (Fra) FDJ  
149Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team  
150Brian Bulgac (Ned) Lotto Belisol  
151Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Movistar Team  
152Thomas Damuseau (Fra) Team Argos-Shimano  
153Danny Pate (USA) Sky Procycling  
154Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:01:15 
155William Clarke (Aus) Team Argos-Shimano0:01:17 
156Patrick Gretsch (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:02:32 
157Brice Feillu (Fra) Sojasun  
158Jonas Ahlstrand (Swe) Team Argos-Shimano0:02:35 
159Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
160Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:05:53 
161Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
162Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge  
163Karsten Kroon (Ned) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
164Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Lampre-Merida  
165Tarik Chaoufi (Mar) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
166Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
167Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
168Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
169Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol  
170Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
171Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Lotto Belisol0:06:43 
172Jack Bobridge (Aus) Blanco Pro Cycling Team0:08:43 
173Allan Davis (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:16:14 
174Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida  
Mountain 1 - Alt de Collsacreu (Cat. 3) 15.9km
1Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling6pts
2Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge4 
3Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural2 
4Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ1 
Mountain 2 - Alt de Montseny (Cat. 1) 42.8km
1Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling16pts
2Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge12 
3Francois Parisien (Can) Team Argos-Shimano10 
4Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Omega Pharma-Quick Step8 
5Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step6 
6Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team4 
7Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team3 
8Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Movistar Team2 
9Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team1 
Mountain 3 - Alt de Collsacreu (Cat. 3) 64.7km
1Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling6pts
2Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge4 
3Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 
4Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step1 
Mountain 4 - Alt de Montsoriu (Cat. 3) 117.5km
1Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling6pts
2Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge4 
3Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 
4Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1 
Alt de Collsacreu (Cat. 3) 141.4km
1David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling6pts
2Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling4 
3Dario Cataldo (Ita) Sky Procycling2 
4Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team1 
Sprint 1 - Sant Esteve de Palautorde, 31.8km
1Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge3pts
2Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling2 
3Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ1 
Sprint 2 - Calella, 82.7km
1Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge3pts
2Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling2 
3Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1 
100th Edition Tour de France sprint - Tordera, 97km
1Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge3pts
2Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling2 
3Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Omega Pharma-Quick Step1 
Best Catalan rider
1Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha  
Teams
1Sky Procycling11:47:48 
2Lampre-Merida0:00:28 
3Movistar Team  
4Garmin-Sharp0:00:56 
5Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
6Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
7Astana Pro Team  
8BMC Racing Team  
9Katusha  
10Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:24 
11Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
12Team Argos-Shimano  
13RadioShack Leopard  
14Cannondale Pro Cycling  
15Caja Rural  
16Ag2R La Mondiale  
17Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
18Sojasun  
19Orica-GreenEdge  
20Euskaltel-Euskadi  
21FDJ  
22Lotto Belisol  
General classification after stage 1
1Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step3:55:46 
2Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:00:04 
3Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:06 
4Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp0:00:10 
5Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
6Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling  
7Robert Gesink (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
8Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha  
9Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
10David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling  
11Dario Cataldo (Ita) Sky Procycling  
12Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre-Merida  
13Jesus Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team  
14Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:00:37 
15Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ  
16Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Garmin-Sharp0:00:38 
17Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
18Moreno Hofland (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
19Andrew Fenn (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
20Francois Parisien (Can) Team Argos-Shimano  
21Julien Simon (Fra) Sojasun  
22Stéphane Poulhies (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
23Manuel Antonio Leal Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural  
24Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
25Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
26Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
27Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
28Matthew Busche (USA) RadioShack Leopard  
29Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
30Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
31Mads Christensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
32Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling  
33Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Argos-Shimano  
34Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
35Michel Kreder (Ned) Garmin-Sharp  
36Ivan Velasco Murillo (Spa) Caja Rural  
37Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Ag2R La Mondiale  
38George Bennett (NZl) RadioShack Leopard  
39Albert Timmer (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
40Rob Ruijgh (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
41Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
42Egor Silin (Rus) Astana Pro Team  
43Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team  
44Robert Wagner (Ger) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
45Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
46Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
47Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
48Daniele Ratto (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
49Tiago Machado (Por) RadioShack Leopard  
50Jérémie Galland (Fra) Sojasun  
51Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
52Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-GreenEdge  
53Mikael Cherel (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
54Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
55Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
56Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
57Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
58Laurent Pichon (Fra) FDJ  
59Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
60Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez (Col) Ag2R La Mondiale  
61Michal Golas (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
62Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack Leopard  
63Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
64Cameron Wurf (Aus) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
65Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
66Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Argos-Shimano  
67Andrea Guardini (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
68Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack Leopard  
69Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
70Jean-Lou Paiani (Fra) Sojasun  
71Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural  
72Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ  
73Nelson Filipe Santos Simoes Oliveira (Por) RadioShack Leopard  
74Dries Devenyns (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
75Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha  
76Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
77Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
78Tristan Valentin (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
79Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Sojasun  
80Gianluca Brambilla (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
81Travis Meyer (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
82Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
83Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
84Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
85Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
86Laurent Mangel (Fra) FDJ  
87Eros Capecchi (Ita) Movistar Team  
88Ricardo Mestre (Por) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
89Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
90Francis De Greef (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
91Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling  
92Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
93Thomas Rohregger (Aut) RadioShack Leopard  
94Marcos Garcia (Spa) Caja Rural  
95Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
96Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) RadioShack Leopard  
97Simone Stortoni (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
98Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Katusha  
99Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team  
100Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha  
101Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Sharp  
102Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Caja Rural  
103Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
104Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team  
105Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
106Maxime Mederel (Fra) Sojasun  
107Julien Berard (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
108Christophe Laborie (Fra) Sojasun  
109Yannick Eijssen (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
110David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
111Danail Andonov Petrov (Bul) Caja Rural  
112Willem Wauters (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
113Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Ag2R La Mondiale  
114Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
115Peter Kennaugh (GBr) Sky Procycling  
116Simon Spilak (Slo) Katusha  
117Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
118Maurits Lammertink (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
119Denis Menchov (Rus) Katusha  
120Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Movistar Team  
121Karol Domagalski (Pol) Caja Rural  
122Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ  
123Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha  
124Stef Clement (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
125Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) FDJ  
126Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida  
127Maciej Paterski (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
128Yury Trofimov (Rus) Katusha  
129Blel Kadri (Fra) Ag2R La Mondiale  
130David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Caja Rural  
131Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ  
132Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
133Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
134Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
135Federico Canuti (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
136Jetse Bol (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
137Fabio Aru (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
138Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
139Lawrence Warbasse (USA) BMC Racing Team  
140Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team  
141Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team  
142Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
143Joshua Edmondson (GBr) Sky Procycling  
144Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
145Jean-Marc Marino (Fra) Sojasun  
146Brian Vandborg (Den) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
147José Rujano Guillen (Ven) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
148Sandy Casar (Fra) FDJ  
149Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team  
150Brian Bulgac (Ned) Lotto Belisol  
151Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Movistar Team  
152Thomas Damuseau (Fra) Team Argos-Shimano  
153Danny Pate (USA) Sky Procycling  
154Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:01:25 
155William Clarke (Aus) Team Argos-Shimano0:01:27 
156Patrick Gretsch (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:02:42 
157Brice Feillu (Fra) Sojasun  
158Jonas Ahlstrand (Swe) Team Argos-Shimano0:02:45 
159Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
160Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge0:05:57 
161Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:05:59 
162Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:06:03 
163Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
164Karsten Kroon (Ned) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
165Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Lampre-Merida  
166Tarik Chaoufi (Mar) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
167Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
168Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
169Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol  
170Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
171Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Lotto Belisol0:06:53 
172Jack Bobridge (Aus) Blanco Pro Cycling Team0:08:53 
173Allan Davis (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:16:24 
174Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida  
Mountains classification
1Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling34pts
2Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge24 
3Francois Parisien (Can) Team Argos-Shimano10 
4Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Omega Pharma-Quick Step8 
5Julien Vermote (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step7 
6David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling6 
7Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling4 
8Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team4 
9Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team4 
10Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team3 
11Dario Cataldo (Ita) Sky Procycling2 
Sprint classification
1Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge6pts
2Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling4 
3Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1 
4Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ1 
100th Edition Tour de France sprint classification
1Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge3pts
2Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling2 
3Carlos Verona Quintanilla (Spa) Omega Pharma-Quick Step1 
Teams classification
1Sky Procycling11:47:48 
2Lampre-Merida0:00:28 
3Movistar Team  
4Garmin-Sharp0:00:56 
5Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
6Blanco Pro Cycling Team  
7Astana Pro Team  
8BMC Racing Team  
9Katusha  
10Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:24 
11Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
12Team Argos-Shimano  
13RadioShack Leopard  
14Cannondale Pro Cycling  
15Caja Rural  
16Ag2R La Mondiale  
17Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
18Sojasun  
19Orica-GreenEdge  
20Euskaltel-Euskadi  
21Lotto Belisol  
22FDJ  
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