Farrar wins Vuelta's Caravaca de la Cruz stage

Farrar takes first Grand Tour win, Alejandro Valverde remains race leader

USA's Farrar won his first Grand Tour stage in the 11th stage of the Vuelta a España today in Caravaca de la Cruz, Spain. He out-sprinted Belgian Philippe Gilbert (Silence-Lotto) and Italian Marco Marcato (Vacansoleil).

Team Liquigas controlled the advantage of the day's escape group to create a sprint finish for Daniele Bennati. It continued to lead for the majority of the final kilometres on the straight roads into Caravaca de la Cruz.

Bennati had two lead-out men on the front starting the final three kilometres. Only at the start of the final kilometre did Liquigas lose control. Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank) started the sprint with Rabobank then taking over for Oscar Freire.

In a disorganised sprint Farrar came to the front early and remained there to claim a long sprint win.

Before the Vuelta, Farrar won one of the biggest one-day races for a sprinter, Vattenfall Cyclassics, August 16. His good form continued in the Eneco Tour, where he won three stages.

He was unable to win stages in his first two Grand Tours this year, the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France, but placed second twice in each race.

Spaniard Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) kept the race leader's gold jersey he took on Monday's mountain stage to Xorret del Catí. He leads by seven seconds over Australia's Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto). Netherlands' Robert Gesink (Rabobank) is in third place at 36 seconds and USA's Tom Danielson (Garmin-Slipstream) is fourth at 51 seconds.

Caravaca de la Cruz counts for two USA wins

Stage 11 started in Murcia, home town of race leader Alejandro Valverde. It remained in the province of Murcia, travelling 200 kilometres westward towards Caravaca de la Cruz.

USA's David Zabriskie won the stage solo the last time the Vuelta visited Caravaca de la Cruz, in 2004.

Luxembourg's Fränk Schleck (Saxo Bank) abandoned the race before the start of the stage. The elder Schleck brother is travelling back home for knee surgery.

The 182 riders who started faced the Alto Collado Bermejo and Alto Campo de San Juan climbs. The road over Campo de San Juan topped out at 1225 metres and left 49.3 kilometres to race.

The climb of the Alto Collado Bermejo helped formed the first escape. Amets Txurruka (Euskaltel-Euskadi), David de la Fuente (Fuji-Servetto), David Moncoutié (Cofidis) and Johnny Hoogerland (Vacansoleil) moved free at kilometre 39. De la Fuente was unable to follow the attacks by the other three despite being the leader in the mountains classification.

France's Moncoutié, Spain's Txurruka and Netherlands' Hoogerland led over the top of Collado Bermejo with 5:12 on the main group of race leader Valverde. Moncoutié took maximum points and the mountains lead by four points over De la Fuente.

The trio gained another four minutes to lead by 9:40 at kilometre 70.

The group took back a big part of the trio's advantage for the start of the final climb. The three riders had 1:30 for the start of the Campo de San Juan climb.

Ivan Basso's Liquigas team did the majority of the work on the climb. Oliver Zaugg and Sylvester Szmyd led for Basso - who started the day in fifth at 0:53 behind Valverde - and Bennati.

The trio survived to the top of the Campo de San Juan climb by 1:02. Moncoutié led Txurruka and Hoogerland over the top to take another 10 mountain points.

Previous race leader Cancellara, Rabobank's Oscar Freire and Juan Manuel Gárate, and De La Fuente lost contact with the main group on the climb. Cancellara worked hard to help the four re-join after the descent.

The main group caught the escape trio with 43.1 kilometres to race.

Frenchman Rémy Di Gregorio (Française des Jeux) immediately attacked. He had 24 seconds at 39 kilometres to race and 35 seconds four kilometres later.

Liquigas controlled Di Gregorio's advantage for its sprinter Bennati. They let Di Gregorio remain solo until 18 kilometres to race. German Linus Gerdemann (Milram) attacked immediately afterwards and led briefly before being brought back by the Liquigas led pack.

Valverde enjoys a rest

Valverde wore the gold jersey in 2006 and 2008, today was the 12th stage on which he had worn the precious fleece. He will face the first challenge to his overall lead in Friday's stage to Alto de Velefique. It finishes with a 13.3 kilometres ascent up the Velefique.

The riders enjoy the second of two rest days tomorrow in Almería, the start of Friday's stage 12.

Full Results
1Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Slipstream5:11:10 
2Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto  
3Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil  
4Iñaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
5André Greipel (Ger) Columbia-HTC  
6Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre-NGC  
7Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Lampre-NGC  
8Christian Knees (Ger) Milram  
9Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank  
10Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step  
11Roger Hammond (GBr) Cervélo TestTeam  
12Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto  
13Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas  
14Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
15Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia  
16Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step  
17Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
18Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale  
19Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank  
20Karsten Kroon (Ned) Saxo Bank  
21Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank  
22Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
23Manuel Váquez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo  
24David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto  
25Françis De Greef (Bel) Silence-Lotto  
26Alan Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
27David Herrero (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
28Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
29Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Saxo Bank  
30Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Slipstream  
31David Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
32Ignas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervélo TestTeam  
33Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank  
34Daniel Navarro (Spa) Astana  
35Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervélo TestTeam  
36Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-NGC  
37Egoi Martínez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
38Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
39Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil  
40Imanol Erviti (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
41Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
42Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
43Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam  
44Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas  
45Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas  
46Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis  
47Arkaitz Durán (Spa) Fuji-Servetto  
48Alexander Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale  
49Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne  
50Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Astana0:00:09 
51Juan José Cobo (Spa) Fuji-Servetto  
52Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-NGC  
53Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis  
54Mickaël Chérel (Fra) Française des Jeux  
55José Angel Gomez Marchante (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam  
56Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil  
57Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis0:00:12 
58Jesús Hernández (Spa) Astana  
59Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis  
60Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
61Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Saxo Bank  
62Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux  
63Francisco José Martínez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur  
64Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
65Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis  
66Xavier Tondo (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur  
67Eros Capecchi (Ita) Fuji-Servetto  
68Manuel Calvente (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur  
69Adrián Palomares (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo  
70Julien Loubet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
71Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:00:17 
72Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas  
73Jesús Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto  
74Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam  
75Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
76David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis  
77José Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:20 
78Francisco Pérez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:21 
79Aitor Hernández (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
80Simon Gerrans (Aus) Cervélo TestTeam  
81Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Silence-Lotto  
82Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank  
83David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Slipstream  
84Juan Manuel Gárate (Spa) Rabobank0:00:33 
85Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Française des Jeux  
86David López García (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
87Julián Sánchez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo  
88Martin Velits (Svk) Milram  
89Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Slipstream  
90Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Slipstream  
91Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank  
92Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-NGC  
93Igor Antón (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
94Vicente Reynes (Spa) Columbia-HTC0:00:39 
95Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis0:00:46 
96Adam Hansen (Aus) Columbia-HTC0:00:48 
97Maxim Iglinsky (Kaz) Astana0:00:52 
98Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Saxo Bank0:00:53 
99Alexander Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana0:00:56 
100Kjell Carlström (Fin) Liquigas  
101Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas  
102Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Milram0:01:03 
103Javier Benitez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo0:06:56 
104Mickaël Delage (Fra) Silence-Lotto  
105Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Cervélo TestTeam  
106Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Saxo Bank  
107Pierrick Fédrigo (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
108Matti Breschel (Den) Saxo Bank  
109Mathieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française des Jeux  
110José Luis Rubiera (Spa) Astana  
111Alberto Fernández Sainz (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
112Dominik Roels (Ger) Milram  
113Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur  
114Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
115Antonio Piedra (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur  
116Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Fuji-Servetto  
117Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
118Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil  
119Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas  
120Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
121Björn Leukemans (Bel) Vacansoleil0:14:19 
122Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Columbia-HTC  
123Gregory Henderson (NZl) Columbia-HTC  
124Jesús Rosendo (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur  
125Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step  
126Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto  
127Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step  
128Bert Grabsch (Ger) Columbia-HTC  
129Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française des Jeux  
130Franck Bouyer (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
131William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
132Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
133Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step  
134Davide Viganò (Ita) Fuji-Servetto  
135Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil0:14:24 
136Christophe Brandt (Bel) Silence-Lotto  
137Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank  
138Björn Schröder (Ger) Milram  
139Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil  
140Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step  
141Matthias Russ (Ger) Milram  
142Dominique Rollin (Can) Cervélo TestTeam  
143Timothy Gudsell (NZl) Française des Jeux  
144Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Lampre-NGC  
145Emanuele Bindi (Ita) Lampre-NGC  
146Gustavo Dominguez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia  
147Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Saxo Bank  
148Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Milram  
149Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas  
150José Ruiz (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur  
151Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step  
152Vitaliy Buts (Ukr) Lampre-NGC  
153Sergio Dominguez Munoz (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo  
154Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Silence-Lotto  
155Jürgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto  
156Francesco Tomei (Ita) Lampre-NGC  
157Anthony Roux (Fra) Française des Jeux  
158Michael Schär (Swi) Astana  
159Markel Irizar (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
160Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Française des Jeux  
161Jean Eudes Demaret (Fra) Cofidis  
162Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Columbia-HTC  
163Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) Française des Jeux  
164Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil  
165Francisco Jose Pacheco Torres (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo  
166Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas  
167Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana  
168Mickaël Buffaz (Fra) Cofidis  
169Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil  
170Christian Meier (Can) Garmin-Slipstream  
171Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo  
172Rubén Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
173Damien Gaudin (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom  
174Paul Voss (Ger) Milram  
175Svein Tuft (Can) Garmin-Slipstream  
176Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin-Slipstream  
177Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank  
178Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin-Slipstream  
179Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
180José Vicente Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne  
DNSFränk Schleck (Lux) Saxo Bank  
DNFJohn Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
DNFMichael Albasini (Swi) Columbia-HTC  
Points
1Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Slipstream25pts
2Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto20 
3Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil16 
4Iñaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi14 
5André Greipel (Ger) Columbia-HTC12 
6Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre-NGC10 
7Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Lampre-NGC9 
8Christian Knees (Ger) Milram8 
9Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank7 
10Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step6 
11Roger Hammond (GBr) Cervélo TestTeam5 
12Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto4 
13Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas3 
14Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne2 
15Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia1 
Sprint 1 - Los Ventorrillos, km 21.5
1André Greipel (Ger) Columbia-HTC4pts
2Gregory Henderson (NZl) Columbia-HTC2 
3Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto1 
Sprint 2 - Caravaca de la Cruz, km. 125.9
1Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil4pts
2David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis2 
3Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1 
Alto Collado Bermejo (Cat. 1) km. 51
1David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis16pts
2Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi12 
3Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil10 
4David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto8 
5Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto6 
6José Vicente Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne4 
7Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne3 
8Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne2 
9Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne1 
Alto Campo de San Juan (Cat. 2) km. 151
1David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis10pts
2Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi7 
3Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil5 
4Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis3 
5Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis2 
6Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas1 
Teams
1Silence - Lotto15:33:30 
2Lampre - N.G.C  
3Rabobank  
4Euskaltel - Euskadi  
5Xacobeo Galicia  
6Cervelo Test Team  
7Caisse D'Epargne  
8Liquigas  
9Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team  
10Team Saxo Bank  
11AG2R - La Mondiale  
12Fuji - Servetto  
13Garmin - Slipstream  
14Astana  
15Cofidis, le credit en ligne  
16Andalucía - Cajasur  
17Contentpolis - Ampo  
18Française Des Jeux  
19Team Columbia - HTC0:01:27 
20Team Milram0:01:36 
General classification after stage 11
1Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne45:37:51 
2Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto0:00:07 
3Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank0:00:36 
4Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Slipstream0:00:51 
5Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas0:00:53 
6Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:01:03 
7Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-NGC0:02:13 
8Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:02:24 
9Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Astana0:03:10 
10Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:13 
11Daniel Navarro (Spa) Astana0:03:16 
12Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:49 
13Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-NGC0:03:52 
14Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:04:23 
15Juan José Cobo (Spa) Fuji-Servetto  
16Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil0:04:44 
17Xavier Tondo (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:05:01 
18Sandy Casar (Fra) Française des Jeux0:05:14 
19José Angel Gomez Marchante (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam0:05:40 
20Arkaitz Durán (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:05:48 
21Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis0:05:52 
22Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervélo TestTeam0:06:12 
23Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas0:06:34 
24David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis0:06:58 
25Françis De Greef (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:07:03 
26Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis0:07:05 
27Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia0:07:16 
28Manuel Váquez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo0:07:47 
29Jesús Hernández (Spa) Astana0:07:50 
30Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step0:08:08 
31Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne0:09:32 
32Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil0:09:55 
33David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:11:04 
34David Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:11:11 
35Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam0:12:56 
36Alexander Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana0:15:27 
37Mickaël Chérel (Fra) Française des Jeux0:16:45 
38Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank0:16:50 
39Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Slipstream0:16:56 
40Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Silence-Lotto0:17:46 
41Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:18:40 
42Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step0:18:43 
43Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis0:18:47 
44Juan Manuel Gárate (Spa) Rabobank0:18:57 
45Manuel Calvente (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:19:11 
46Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Saxo Bank0:19:12 
47Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:19:29 
48Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:19:45 
49Julien Loubet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:20:11 
50Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:20:13 
51David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Slipstream0:20:19 
52Egoi Martínez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:21:07 
53Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Slipstream0:21:25 
54Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis0:21:41 
55Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank0:21:42 
56Simon Gerrans (Aus) Cervélo TestTeam0:21:54 
57David López García (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:24:51 
58Jesús Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:25:27 
59Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:25:59 
60Adrián Palomares (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo0:26:00 
61Antonio Piedra (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:26:21 
62Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Saxo Bank0:27:26 
63Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank0:27:30 
64Francisco Pérez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:28:03 
65Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:29:40 
66David Herrero (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:30:21 
67Christian Knees (Ger) Milram0:30:28 
68Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:31:01 
69Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:31:32 
70Adam Hansen (Aus) Columbia-HTC0:32:08 
71Karsten Kroon (Ned) Saxo Bank0:32:46 
72Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank0:33:39 
73Matti Breschel (Den) Saxo Bank0:33:53 
74Iñaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:34:18 
75José Luis Rubiera (Spa) Astana0:34:20 
76Mathieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française des Jeux0:34:27 
77Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank0:35:17 
78Igor Antón (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:35:43 
79Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Slipstream0:35:50 
80Roger Hammond (GBr) Cervélo TestTeam0:36:26 
81Eros Capecchi (Ita) Fuji-Servetto0:36:30 
82Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam0:36:43 
83Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank  
84Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis0:37:01 
85Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre-NGC0:37:08 
86Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas0:37:40 
87Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Lampre-NGC0:39:16 
88Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas0:39:32 
89Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:39:48 
90Alexander Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale0:39:55 
91Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Milram0:40:12 
92Mickaël Delage (Fra) Silence-Lotto0:40:14 
93Pierrick Fédrigo (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:40:24 
94José Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale0:40:54 
95Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:41:46 
96Alan Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:42:08 
97Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:42:11 
98Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-NGC0:42:33 
99Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas  
100Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Saxo Bank0:43:44 
101Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil0:43:57 
102Gustavo Dominguez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:45:09 
103Bert Grabsch (Ger) Columbia-HTC0:45:29 
104Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto0:46:24 
105Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step0:47:43 
106Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:47:49 
107Francisco José Martínez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:47:50 
108Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Française des Jeux0:48:51 
109André Greipel (Ger) Columbia-HTC0:49:52 
110Imanol Erviti (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:50:17 
111Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Française des Jeux0:50:37 
112Rubén Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:51:07 
113Maxim Iglinsky (Kaz) Astana0:51:15 
114Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil0:51:54 
115Mickaël Buffaz (Fra) Cofidis0:51:55 
116Kjell Carlström (Fin) Liquigas0:52:27 
117Dominik Roels (Ger) Milram0:52:40 
118Björn Leukemans (Bel) Vacansoleil0:53:01 
119Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil0:54:09 
120Martin Velits (Svk) Milram0:54:31 
121Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis0:54:52 
122Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:54:55 
123Dominique Rollin (Can) Cervélo TestTeam0:56:00 
124Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas0:56:14 
125Jesús Rosendo (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:56:16 
126Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Saxo Bank0:57:16 
127William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:57:31 
128Markel Irizar (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:59:03 
129Ignas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervélo TestTeam0:59:08 
130Vicente Reynes (Spa) Columbia-HTC0:59:28 
131Davide Viganò (Ita) Fuji-Servetto0:59:31 
132Aitor Hernández (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1:00:38 
133Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Saxo Bank1:00:40 
134Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Cervélo TestTeam1:00:56 
135Michael Schär (Swi) Astana  
136Christian Meier (Can) Garmin-Slipstream1:01:13 
137Paul Voss (Ger) Milram1:01:55 
138Matthias Russ (Ger) Milram1:02:08 
139Javier Benitez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo1:02:49 
140Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil1:03:22 
141Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step1:03:37 
142Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas1:04:04 
143Björn Schröder (Ger) Milram1:04:19 
144Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Columbia-HTC1:04:40 
145Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo1:04:47 
146Svein Tuft (Can) Garmin-Slipstream1:05:29 
147Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step1:05:51 
148Julián Sánchez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo1:07:42 
149Christophe Brandt (Bel) Silence-Lotto1:07:59 
150Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne1:08:49 
151Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana1:09:21 
152Gregory Henderson (NZl) Columbia-HTC1:09:23 
153Sergio Dominguez Munoz (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo1:10:42 
154Alberto Fernández Sainz (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia1:11:03 
155Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step1:12:23 
156Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) Française des Jeux1:12:25 
157Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step1:13:25 
158Vitaliy Buts (Ukr) Lampre-NGC1:14:03 
159Francisco Jose Pacheco Torres (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo1:14:11 
160Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale1:14:26 
161Jürgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto1:14:52 
162Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin-Slipstream1:15:18 
163Emanuele Bindi (Ita) Lampre-NGC1:15:29 
164Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française des Jeux1:15:52 
165Jean Eudes Demaret (Fra) Cofidis1:16:14 
166Anthony Roux (Fra) Française des Jeux1:16:30 
167Franck Bouyer (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom1:19:18 
168Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas1:20:03 
169Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil1:20:49 
170Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Milram1:21:42 
171José Vicente Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne1:22:13 
172Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank1:22:21 
173Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Lampre-NGC1:22:40 
174Francesco Tomei (Ita) Lampre-NGC1:24:51 
175Timothy Gudsell (NZl) Française des Jeux1:24:55 
176Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Columbia-HTC1:25:07 
177Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil1:25:14 
178José Ruiz (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur1:30:51 
179Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin-Slipstream1:32:34 
180Damien Gaudin (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom1:36:08 
Points classification
1André Greipel (Ger) Columbia-HTC99pts
2Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Slipstream92 
3Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step75 
4Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil58 
5Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas51 
6Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Saxo Bank50 
7Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto46 
8Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne42 
9Bert Grabsch (Ger) Columbia-HTC37 
10Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank36 
11Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia33 
12Jürgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto33 
13Roger Hammond (GBr) Cervélo TestTeam31 
14Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-NGC30 
15Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas29 
16Davide Viganò (Ita) Fuji-Servetto28 
17Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step28 
18Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank28 
19Gregory Henderson (NZl) Columbia-HTC27 
20Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Milram25 
21Simon Gerrans (Aus) Cervélo TestTeam25 
22Alexander Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana24 
23William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom24 
24Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi23 
25Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto23 
26Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis23 
27Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Slipstream22 
28David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis22 
29Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step22 
30Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-NGC21 
31Adam Hansen (Aus) Columbia-HTC21 
32Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Columbia-HTC21 
33David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Slipstream21 
34Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas20 
35Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Slipstream20 
36Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil19 
37Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Saxo Bank18 
38Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo17 
39Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale17 
40Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) Française des Jeux17 
41David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto17 
42Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil16 
43Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Milram15 
44Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank14 
45Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil14 
46David Herrero (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia14 
47Iñaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi14 
48Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre-NGC14 
49Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale13 
50Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne13 
51Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step12 
52Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne12 
53Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Française des Jeux11 
54Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur11 
55Francisco Jose Pacheco Torres (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo10 
56Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas10 
57Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia10 
58Francisco Pérez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne10 
59Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Saxo Bank9 
60Christian Knees (Ger) Milram9 
61Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Lampre-NGC9 
62Dominik Roels (Ger) Milram8 
63David Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia8 
64Karsten Kroon (Ned) Saxo Bank8 
65Jesús Rosendo (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur7 
66Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia6 
67Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale6 
68Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas6 
69Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-NGC6 
70Dominique Rollin (Can) Cervélo TestTeam5 
71Juan Manuel Gárate (Spa) Rabobank5 
72Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom5 
73Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step4 
74Antonio Piedra (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur4 
75Jesús Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto4 
76Mathieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française des Jeux3 
77Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil3 
78Javier Benitez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo2 
79Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Slipstream2 
80Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank2 
81Matti Breschel (Den) Saxo Bank2 
82Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil2 
83Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil2 
84Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis2 
85Adrián Palomares (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo2 
86Francisco José Martínez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur2 
87Julián Sánchez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo1 
88Daniel Navarro (Spa) Astana1 
89Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne1 
90Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia1 
91Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1 
92Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank1 
93Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis1 
Mountains classification
1David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis86pts
2David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto72 
3Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank48 
4Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil46 
5Julián Sánchez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo37 
6Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-NGC30 
7Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur29 
8Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia25 
9Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto22 
10Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank22 
11Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne21 
12Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi19 
13Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis19 
14Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-NGC19 
15Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis11 
16Aitor Hernández (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi10 
17Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Milram10 
18Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas10 
19Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi10 
20Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale10 
21Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank9 
22Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale9 
23Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo9 
24Paul Voss (Ger) Milram8 
25Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia7 
26Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Fuji-Servetto7 
27Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto6 
28Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia4 
29José Vicente Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne4 
30William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom4 
31Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne3 
32Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-NGC3 
33Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis3 
34Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne3 
35Alexander Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana3 
36Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil3 
37Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step3 
38Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil3 
39Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Slipstream2 
40Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne2 
41Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin-Slipstream2 
42Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas1 
43Simon Gerrans (Aus) Cervélo TestTeam1 
44Dominik Roels (Ger) Milram1 
Combination classification
1Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto18pts
2Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne20 
3Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-NGC27 
4Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank31 
5Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas38 
6Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi49 
7David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis52 
8Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia60 
9Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil61 
10David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto75 
11Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Slipstream78 
12Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale81 
13Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia93 
14Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne93 
15Simon Gerrans (Aus) Cervélo TestTeam111 
16Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-NGC114 
17Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne122 
18Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank123 
19Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia146 
20Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi147 
21Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank155 
22Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis163 
23Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis173 
Teams classification
1Caisse d'Epargne136:55:00 
2Astana0:04:53 
3Fuji - Servetto0:07:16 
4Silence - Lotto0:10:17 
5Cofidis, le credit en ligne0:11:42 
6Xacobeo Galicia0:13:01 
7Cervelo Test Team0:13:14 
8Garmin - Slipstream0:13:24 
9AG2R - La Mondiale0:13:57 
10Euskaltel - Euskadi0:23:27 
11Lampre - N.G.C0:24:42 
12Andalucía - Cajasur0:25:46 
13Rabobank0:26:02 
14Liquigas0:30:09 
15Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:30:54 
16Française Des Jeux0:34:48 
17Team Saxo Bank0:38:16 
18Contentpolis - Ampo0:50:36 
19Team Milram1:11:39 
20Team Columbia - HTC1:42:57 

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