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Vuelta a España 2010

Date range:
August 28 - September 19, 2010
  • Vuelta a España, ESP, HIS (Historical Calendar)
  • Stages Expand the race menu
    • Stage 1

      Distance:
      13km
      Start location:
      Sevilla
      End location:
      Sevilla
    • Stage 2

      Distance:
      173.7km
      Start location:
      Alcalá de Guadaíra
      End location:
      Marbella
    • Stage 3

      Distance:
      157.3km
      Start location:
      Marbella
      End location:
      Málaga
    • Stage 4

      Distance:
      183.8km
      Start location:
      Málaga
      End location:
      Valdepeñas de Jaén
    • Stage 5

      Distance:
      198.8km
      Start location:
      Guadix
      End location:
      Lorca
    • Stage 6

      Distance:
      151km
      Start location:
      Caravaca de Cruz
      End location:
      Murcia
    • Stage 7

      Distance:
      187.1km
      Start location:
      Murcia
      End location:
      Orihuela
    • Stage 8

      Distance:
      190km
      Start location:
      Villena
      End location:
      Xorret del Catí
    • Stage 9

      Distance:
      187.7km
      Start location:
      Calpe
      End location:
      Alcoy
    • Rest day 1

      Start location:
      Calpe
      End location:
      Tarragona
    • Stage 10

      Distance:
      175.7km
      Start location:
      Tarragona
      End location:
      Vilanova i la Geltrú
    • Stage 11

      Distance:
      208.4km
      Start location:
      Vilanova i la Geltrú
      End location:
      Andorra
    • Stage 12

      Distance:
      172.5km
      Start location:
      Andorra la Vella
      End location:
      Lleida
    • Stage 13

      Distance:
      196km
      Start location:
      Rincón de Soto
      End location:
      Burgos
    • Stage 14

      Distance:
      178km
      Start location:
      Burgos
      End location:
      Peña Cabarga
    • Stage 15

      Distance:
      187.3km
      Start location:
      Solares
      End location:
      Lagos de Covadonga
    • Stage 16

      Distance:
      181.4km
      Start location:
      Gijón
      End location:
      Alto de Cotobello
    • Rest day 2

      Start location:
      Cotobello
      End location:
      Peñafiel
    • Stage 17

      Distance:
      46km
      Start location:
      Peñafiel
      End location:
      Peñafiel
    • Stage 18

      Distance:
      148.9km
      Start location:
      Valladolid
      End location:
      Salamanca
    • Stage 19

      Distance:
      231.2km
      Start location:
      Piedrahita
      End location:
      Toledo
    • Stage 20

      Distance:
      172.1km
      Start location:
      San Martín de Valdeiglesias
      End location:
      Bola del Mundo
    • Stage 21

      Distance:
      85km
      Start location:
      San Sebastián de los Reyes
      End location:
      Madrid
  • Race history

September 05, Stage 9: Calpe - Alcoy 187.7km

Lopez bests break in Alcoy

By:
Barry Ryan
Published:
September 05, 2010, 17:11 BST,
Updated:
September 05, 2010, 21:05 BST

Anton defends leader's jersey

David Lopez (Caisse d’Epargne) takes a solo victory in the Vuelta's ninth stage.

David Lopez (Caisse d’Epargne) takes a solo victory in the Vuelta's ninth stage.

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A tired David Lopez (Caisse d’Epargne) held off the best attempts of Roman Kreuziger (Liquigas-Doimo) and Giampaolo Caruso (Katusha) on the final drag to the finish line to take a well-deserved Vuelta a España stage victory in Alcoy.

The Spaniard was part of a 15-man breakaway that formed early on and then fragmented over the course of the stage’s seven categorised climbs. With the lead group reduced to five in the finale, the canny Lopez seized his opportunity with a clever attack on the descent of the Alto del Revolcat 5km from the finish and he managed to hold off the chasers on a testing climb to the finish line.

“I picked the right time to go alone and I suffered a lot to maintain my advantage until the finish line, but it was worth it,” Lopez said afterwards. “In the last kilometre I realized I couldn’t lose. The emotion this win generates is indescribable, I never imagined it could be so intense.”

Overall, Igor Anton (Euskaltel-Euskadi) maintains his slender overall advantage over Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha). The Spanish duo arrived at the head of the main peloton, 7:02 behind the winner, as Rodriguez was again thwarted in his attempts to dislodge his compatriot in the final push to the line.

“I tried everything I could to gain time on Anton but It was impossible,” Rodriguez explained afterwards. “I’m disappointed, I really wanted to lead the Vuelta as the race will be in my home region of Catalonia on Tuesday.” For his part, Anton was relieved to hold on to the red jersey. “I’m just happy to hold my lead rather than let it go,” he said. “Maybe people expected more from Purito [Rodriguez] but he is still going very well.”

However, for much of the stage, it did seem as though Anton was destined to lose the red jersey, but to Jean-Christophe Péraud (Omega Pharma-Lotto) rather than Rodriguez. The Frenchman was present in the day’s main breakaway but was dropped under the impetus of David Moncoutié and Lopez in the stage finale. He eventually crossed the line in 7th place, 55 seconds back, which was ultimately sufficient to lift him to fifth place overall.

“I believed I could take the jersey today because I was aware of the gaps,” said Péraud, an Olympic mountain biker silver medallist. “It would have been great to have been paid back for all the effort I made today.”

An early break

The day’s main breakaway formed before the bunch reached the first of the climbs and the presence of race leader Anton’s teammate Egoi Martinez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) ensured that the escapees’ day passes from the peloton would be rubber-stamped. Fourteen other riders managed to escape with Martinez: Oscar Pujol (Cervelo TestTeam), Blel Kadri (AG2R-La Mondiale), Javier Ramirez (Andalucia-CajaSur), Enrico Gasparotto (Astana), Perrig Quemeneur (Bbox), David Moncoutié (Cofidis), Roman Kreuziger (Liquigas-Doimo), Jean-Christophe Peraud (Omega Pharma-Lotto), Jelle Vanendert (Omega Pharma-Lotto), Carlos Barredo (Quick Step), Dario Cataldo (Quick Step), Giampaolo Caruso (Katusha) and Gonzalo Rabunal (Xacobeo Galicia).

However, once the break’s advantage reached four minutes with 129km to go and Carlos Barredo moved into the overall lead on the road, mild alarm bells were sounded in the Euskaltel camp and the orange jerseys massed at the front of the bunch. Although they did little more than keep the gap at a manageable distance, their pursuit was ultimately sufficient to persuade Barredo to drop out of the breakaway in the final 60km so as not to jeopardise his teammate Cataldo’s hopes of going the distance, even if his director Wilfred Peters insisted that he was simply tired.

Meanwhile, at the rear of the peloton, Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre-Farnese Vini) was forced to abandon as a result of the injuries he sustained in a crash yesterday. “I’m very sad,” Petacchi said. “It’s a real pity to have to abandon the race just when I was starting to feel my legs beginning to turn better and better." The Italian sprinter is also facing in to a potentially career-threatening doping investigation in his home country and had already voiced his concerns that each day he races may be his last.

Back at the head of affairs, the irrepressible David Moncoutié was engaged in the pursuit of King of the Mountains points, although he found himself locked in a fierce and entertaining battle with Gonzalo Rabunal. The Xacobeo Galicia man was riding in stout defence of his teammate Serafin Martinez’s lead in the competition and while he didn't manage to prevent Moncoutié from moving into the jersey in Alcoy tonight, he did limit the damage by out-jumping the Frenchman on the climbs of the Alto de Guadalest, the Alto de Confrides and the Alto de Todons.

Nonetheless, yesterday’s victor Moncoutié was again pleased with his day’s work: “I rode well for the mountains classification and that remains my main target for the Vuelta. In the end today I paid for the effort I made yesterday.”

The plucky Rabunal followed through with his effort atop the Todons 51km from the line and opened up a gap of almost two minutes over the remnants of the breakaway and a lead of eight minutes over the peloton. On the next climb of the Torremanzanas, Vanendert attacked behind in an effort to bring back Rabunal and his move sparked a flurry of counter attacks in the breakaway group and whittled it down to just nine riders.

An attacking finale

Rabunal's bold bid for glory was eventually quashed on the climb of the Benfalim and he was deposited out the back of the break on the next climb of the Revolcat, along with Pujol. Lopez made his first attack at this point, jumping clear13km from the line. He was soon joined by Moncoutié and the duo worked well together to open up a gap. Meanwhile, Kreuziger, Martinez and Caruso formed a chasing trio of their own meaning that Péraud, the red jersey on the road, was forced to plough a lone furrow in his doomed bid to take over the overall lead.

The five up front came back together near the top of the climb and after Caruso’s telegraphed attack was shut down by Moncoutie, Lopez made his move on the descent with 5km to go. He immediately opened a lead of 20 seconds over the chasers, who couldn't agree on whose responsibility it was to lead the pursuit. Lopez exploited that hesitation to perfection and his gap proved to be enough to seal the win as he grinded his way up the final drag to the line.

After the stage, Lopez picked out Caruso and Kreuziger as the men he had feared most in the break, and they were the men who proved the strongest of his pursuers. Caruso made one final bid to get across in the final kilometre but he over-estimated his strength on the slope and was passed by Kreuziger in the finishing straight. The Czech had the flagging Lopez in his sights but it was too little, too late as the Caisse d’Epargne man held on to take a fine victory with six seconds to spare.

Kreuziger confessed that he had erred in failing to track Lopez’s initial move. “I made a mistake in letting the last guy Lopez go,” he said. “But it was a very demanding stage, the heat made our day even more difficult.” For his part, Caruso was annoyed that his move was pegged back straight away and Lopez’s counter-attack was not. “I’m disappointed,” he admitted. “Moncoutié went after me when I attacked and then he didn’t react when Lopez went.”

A little over seven minutes later, the peloton swept into the finishing straight, where Nicolas Roche (AG2R) battled it out for 15th place with Joaquin Rodriguez and Igor Anton. It certainly didn’t escape the Spanish duo’s attention, however, that Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas-Doimo) was glued to their wheels, serenely surveying the scene, and the Italian looms menacingly in 3rd place overall as the race reaches its first rest day. “I believe in Nibali for the overall win,” Anton admitted. “He’s looking fresh.”

Full Results
1 David Lopez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 5:20:51  
2 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo 0:00:06  
3 Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha 0:00:13  
4 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 0:00:21  
5 Blel Kadri (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 0:00:27  
6 Egoï Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:00:30  
7 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:00:55  
8 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:02:36  
9 Oscar Pujol (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 0:03:52  
10 Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:04:17  
11 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step 0:05:22  
12 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana 0:06:25  
13 Javier Ramirez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:06:29  
14 Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:06:32  
15 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha 0:07:02  
16 Igor Anton (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
17 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Ag2R-La Mondiale    
18 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
19 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
20 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d’Epargne    
21 Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
22 Ruben Plaza (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne    
23 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC-Columbia    
24 Tejay Van Garderen (USA) Team HTC-Columbia    
25 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha    
26 Luis-Leon Sanchez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne    
27 Xavier Tondo (Spa) Cervélo Test Team    
28 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
29 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Cervélo Test Team    
30 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:07:12  
31 David Garcia Dapena (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
32 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d’Epargne    
33 Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin-Transitions    
34 Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Transitions    
35 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) FDJ 0:07:15  
36 Juan-Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank    
37 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank    
38 Aleksandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana 0:07:17  
39 Inigo Cuesta (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 0:07:19  
40 David Arroyo (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne    
41 Gustav Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank    
42 Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
43 Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank    
44 Luis Pasamontes (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne    
45 Remy Di Gregorio (Fra) FDJ    
46 Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Team Katusha    
47 Ludovic Turpin (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale    
48 Jürgen Van Goolen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
49 Dmitry Fofonov (Kaz) Astana    
50 Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale    
51 Josep Jufre (Spa) Astana    
52 Aleksandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha 0:07:29  
53 Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:07:37  
54 Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
55 Imanol Erviti (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne    
56 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Ag2R-La Mondiale    
57 Delio Fernandez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
58 Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step 0:07:41  
59 Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo 0:07:45  
60 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
61 Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank 0:07:53  
62 Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Transitions    
63 Frederik Willems (Bel) Liquigas-Doimo    
64 Mikel Nieve (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:08:04  
65 Roy Sentjens (Bel) Team Milram 0:08:17  
66 Gustavo Cesar-Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:08:33  
67 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha 0:08:49  
68 Joan Horrach (Spa) Team Katusha    
69 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:09:08  
70 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram 0:09:59  
71 Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto    
72 Jose Angel Gomez-Marchante (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:10:51  
73 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank    
74 Tony Gallopin (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne    
75 Mathieu Sprick (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:12:45  
76 Hubert Dupont (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale    
77 Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana    
78 Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo 0:12:48  
79 Marcos Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
80 Juan-Jose Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
81 Leif Hoste (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:13:54  
82 Allan Davis (Aus) Astana    
83 Pierre Cazaux (Fra) FDJ    
84 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step    
85 Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram    
86 Sergio Carrasco (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
87 Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto    
88 Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
89 Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quick Step 0:14:46  
90 Johann Tschopp (Swi) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
91 Kanstantin Sivtsov (Blr) Team HTC-Columbia    
92 Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervélo Test Team    
93 Christophe Riblon (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 0:15:47  
94 Nicol Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne    
95 Javier Moreno (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:16:52  
96 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:17:18  
97 Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:18:56  
98 Bjorn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram    
99 David Gutierrez Gutierrez (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
100 Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne    
101 Remi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne    
102 Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank    
103 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
104 Serafin Martinez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
105 Juan Javier Estrada (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
106 Manuel Ortega (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
107 Jose Vincente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne    
108 Jose-Luis Arrieta (Spa) Ag2R-La Mondiale    
109 Martin Velits (Svk) Team HTC-Columbia    
110 Jose Vicente Toribio (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
111 Alberto Benitez (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
112 Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Rabobank    
113 Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank    
114 Manuel Cardoso (Por) Footon-Servetto 0:19:32  
115 Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
116 Gustavo Iglesias (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
117 Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step    
118 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
119 Mauro Finetto (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
120 Benat Intxausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
121 William Bonnet (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
122 Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
123 Mikael Cherel (Fra) FDJ    
124 Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne    
125 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale    
126 Hayden Roulston (NZl) Team HTC-Columbia    
127 David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Transitions    
128 Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram    
129 Mauricio Ardila (Col) Rabobank 0:22:34  
130 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne    
131 Antonio Piedra (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur    
132 Juan-Jose Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank 0:26:08  
133 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank    
134 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC-Columbia    
135 Matthew Goss (Aus) Team HTC-Columbia    
136 Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ    
137 Vincent Jerôme (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
138 Alexandre Pichot (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
139 Enrique Mata (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
140 Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana    
141 Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
142 Theo Bos (Ned) Cervélo Test Team    
143 Robert Förster (Ger) Team Milram    
144 Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana    
145 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Transitions    
146 Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step    
147 Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia    
148 Arnaud Labbe (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne    
149 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank    
150 Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
151 Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervélo Test Team    
152 Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) FDJ    
153 David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Transitions    
154 Markus Eichler (Ger) Team Milram    
155 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram    
156 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha    
157 Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram    
158 Gianni Meersman (Bel) FDJ    
159 Jorge Montenegro (Arg) Andalucia-Cajasur    
160 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana    
161 Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quick Step    
162 Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin-Transitions    
163 Stefan Denifl (Aut) Cervélo Test Team    
164 Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) FDJ    
165 Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
166 Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ    
167 Johnnie Walker (Aus) Footon-Servetto    
168 David Vitoria (Swi) Footon-Servetto    
169 Lars-Ytting Bak (Den) Team HTC-Columbia    
170 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
171 Michel Kreder (Ned) Garmin-Transitions    
172 Denis Galimzyanov (Rus) Team Katusha    
173 Koldo Fernandez De Larrea (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
174 Pablo Urtasun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
175 Gorka Verdugo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi    
176 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
177 Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin-Transitions    
178 Dominik Klemme (Ger) Team Saxo Bank    
179 Kasper Klostergaard (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
180 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervélo Test Team    
181 Andreas Stauff (Ger) Quick Step    
DNF Freddy Bichot (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
DNF Pierre Rolland (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom    
DNF Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
DNF Mickael Delage (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
Sprint 1 - Ondara, 42.3km
1 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 4 pts
2 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana 2  
3 Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step 1  
Sprint 2 - La Nucia, 91.5km
1 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step 4 pts
2 Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 2  
3 Javier Ramirez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 1  
Points - Alcoy, 187.7km
1 David Lopez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 25 pts
2 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo 20  
3 Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha 16  
4 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 14  
5 Blel Kadri (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 12  
6 Egoï Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 10  
7 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 9  
8 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 8  
9 Oscar Pujol (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 7  
10 Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 6  
11 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step 5  
12 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana 4  
13 Javier Ramirez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 3  
14 Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 2  
15 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha 1  
Mountain 1 - Coll de Rates (Cat. 2) 67km
1 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 5 pts
2 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 3  
3 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1  
Mountain 2 - Alto de Guadalest (Cat. 2) 103km
1 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 5 pts
2 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 3  
3 Oscar Pujol (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 1  
Mountain 3 - Alto de Confrides (Cat. 3) 118km
1 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 3 pts
2 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 2  
3 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1  
Mountain 4 - Alto de Tudons (Cat. 2) 132km
1 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 5 pts
2 Oscar Pujol (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 3  
3 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 1  
Mountain 5 - Puerto de Torremanzanas (Cat. 2) 156km
1 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 5 pts
2 Oscar Pujol (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 3  
3 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 1  
Mountain 6 - Puerto de Benifallím (Cat. 3) 164km
1 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 3 pts
2 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 2  
3 David Lopez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 1  
Mountain 7 - Alto del Revolcat (Cat. 3) 181km
1 Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha 3 pts
2 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 2  
3 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo 1  
Teams
1 Omega Pharma - Lotto 16:14:47  
2 Caisse d'Epargne 0:01:50  
3 Team Katusha 0:02:03  
4 AG2R - La Mondiale 0:02:34  
5 Liquigas - Doimo 0:02:39  
6 Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:03:22  
7 Xacobeo Galicia 0:04:36  
8 Cervelo Test Team 0:05:42  
9 Astana 0:08:47  
10 Rabobank 0:09:35  
11 Team Saxo Bank 0:09:52  
12 Garmin - Transitions 0:10:03  
13 Lampre - Farese Vini 0:10:12  
14 Quick Step 0:14:43  
15 Cofidis, le credit en ligne 0:14:45  
16 FDJ 0:16:14  
17 Team HTC - Columbia 0:16:36  
18 Andalucia - Cajasur 0:19:00  
19 Team Milram 0:19:56  
20 BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:21:49  
21 Footon - Servetto 0:30:35  
General classification after stage 9
1 Igor Anton (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 37:56:42  
2 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha    
3 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:00:02  
4 Xavier Tondo (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 0:00:42  
5 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:00:52  
6 Ruben Plaza (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 0:01:15  
7 Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:01:18  
8 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Ag2R-La Mondiale 0:01:19  
9 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d’Epargne 0:01:22  
10 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC-Columbia 0:01:26  
11 Tejay Van Garderen (USA) Team HTC-Columbia    
12 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d’Epargne 0:01:38  
13 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:01:47  
14 Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Transitions 0:01:52  
15 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:01:55  
16 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha 0:01:57  
17 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 0:02:11  
18 David Arroyo (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 0:02:15  
19 Luis-Leon Sanchez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 0:02:21  
20 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank 0:03:29  
21 David Lopez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 0:03:31  
22 David Garcia Dapena (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:03:34  
23 Mikel Nieve (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:03:37  
24 Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Team Katusha 0:04:08  
25 Aleksandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana 0:04:25  
26 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 0:04:58  
27 Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:05:16  
28 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:05:17  
29 Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin-Transitions 0:05:39  
30 Inigo Cuesta (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 0:05:56  
31 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo 0:06:02  
32 Gustav Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank 0:06:04  
33 Aleksandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha 0:06:08  
34 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) FDJ 0:06:36  
35 Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank 0:06:39  
36 Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 0:07:13  
37 Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha 0:07:18  
38 Ludovic Turpin (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 0:07:52  
39 Luis Pasamontes (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 0:10:46  
40 Egoï Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:10:48  
41 Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:11:04  
42 Roy Sentjens (Bel) Team Milram 0:11:32  
43 Josep Jufre (Spa) Astana 0:12:04  
44 Remy Di Gregorio (Fra) FDJ 0:12:45  
45 Kanstantin Sivtsov (Blr) Team HTC-Columbia 0:12:50  
46 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha 0:13:19  
47 Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step 0:15:58  
48 Juan-Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank 0:16:03  
49 Javier Moreno (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:16:14  
50 Jose Angel Gomez-Marchante (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:17:07  
51 Oscar Pujol (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 0:17:19  
52 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:17:43  
53 Marcos Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:18:16  
54 Jürgen Van Goolen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:19:45  
55 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:21:12  
56 Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:23:55  
57 Juan-Jose Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:24:13  
58 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step 0:25:02  
59 Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram 0:25:07  
60 Alberto Benitez (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:25:16  
61 Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram 0:26:11  
62 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:26:55  
63 Gustavo Cesar-Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:27:34  
64 Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Doimo 0:28:26  
65 Serafin Martinez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:29:53  
66 Mikael Cherel (Fra) FDJ 0:31:10  
67 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:31:47  
68 Joan Horrach (Spa) Team Katusha 0:32:29  
69 Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:33:01  
70 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana 0:33:30  
71 Dmitry Fofonov (Kaz) Astana 0:33:42  
72 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana 0:35:06  
73 Delio Fernandez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:35:57  
74 Mathieu Sprick (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:36:21  
75 Mauro Finetto (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:36:23  
76 Sébastien Minard (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 0:37:06  
77 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:37:16  
78 Blel Kadri (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 0:38:14  
79 Imanol Erviti (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 0:38:23  
80 Johann Tschopp (Swi) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:38:26  
81 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Ag2R-La Mondiale 0:40:22  
82 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank 0:40:39  
83 Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana 0:41:21  
84 Tony Gallopin (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 0:41:22  
85 Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo 0:42:18  
86 Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 0:42:40  
87 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step 0:43:25  
88 Gorka Verdugo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:44:13  
89 Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ 0:44:58  
90 Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:45:09  
91 Gustavo Iglesias (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:45:11  
92 Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 0:45:16  
93 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram 0:45:40  
94 Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 0:48:25  
95 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:48:43  
96 Juan Javier Estrada (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:49:04  
97 Jose-Luis Arrieta (Spa) Ag2R-La Mondiale 0:49:07  
98 Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:50:09  
99 Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank 0:51:09  
100 Javier Ramirez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 0:51:10  
101 Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana 0:52:27  
102 Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:54:42  
103 Frederik Willems (Bel) Liquigas-Doimo 0:55:28  
104 Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin-Transitions 0:56:06  
105 Hubert Dupont (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 0:57:30  
106 Pablo Urtasun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 0:58:27  
107 Bjorn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram 0:59:20  
108 Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram 1:00:43  
109 Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram 1:01:35  
110 Allan Davis (Aus) Astana 1:01:37  
111 Giampaolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto 1:02:13  
112 Jose Vincente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 1:02:17  
113 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 1:02:54  
114 Remi Pauriol (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 1:03:11  
115 Nicolas Vogondy (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 1:04:06  
116 Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step 1:04:07  
117 Manuel Ortega (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 1:05:05  
118 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 1:05:27  
119 Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini 1:05:42  
120 Vincent Jerôme (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 1:07:12  
121 Markus Eichler (Ger) Team Milram 1:07:38  
122 Sergio Carrasco (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 1:08:08  
123 Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervélo Test Team 1:08:54  
124 Pierre Cazaux (Fra) FDJ 1:09:57  
125 Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto 1:10:41  
126 Antonio Piedra (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 1:10:51  
127 William Bonnet (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 1:11:26  
128 Nicol Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 1:11:46  
129 Martin Velits (Svk) Team HTC-Columbia 1:11:55  
130 Manuel Cardoso (Por) Footon-Servetto 1:12:14  
131 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervélo Test Team 1:13:49  
132 Leif Hoste (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1:14:44  
133 Stefan Denifl (Aut) Cervélo Test Team 1:15:02  
134 Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quick Step 1:16:04  
135 David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Transitions 1:16:59  
136 Mauricio Ardila (Col) Rabobank 1:17:22  
137 Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 1:17:34  
138 Enrique Mata (Spa) Footon-Servetto 1:18:03  
139 David Gutierrez Gutierrez (Spa) Footon-Servetto 1:18:36  
140 Gianni Meersman (Bel) FDJ 1:19:30  
141 Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ 1:20:37  
142 Alexandre Pichot (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 1:20:41  
143 Kasper Klostergaard (Den) Team Saxo Bank 1:22:25  
144 Michel Kreder (Ned) Garmin-Transitions 1:22:27  
145 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1:22:39  
146 Hayden Roulston (NZl) Team HTC-Columbia 1:22:52  
147 Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) FDJ 1:22:54  
148 Jose Vicente Toribio (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 1:22:58  
149 Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) FDJ 1:23:34  
150 Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank 1:23:55  
151 Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia 1:24:45  
152 Benat Intxausti (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 1:24:48  
153 Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quick Step 1:25:01  
154 Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Rabobank 1:25:08  
155 Koldo Fernandez De Larrea (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 1:25:29  
156 Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank 1:25:35  
157 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank 1:25:44  
158 Andreas Stauff (Ger) Quick Step 1:26:02  
159 Christophe Riblon (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 1:26:52  
160 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Transitions 1:27:10  
161 Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step 1:27:44  
162 Robert Förster (Ger) Team Milram 1:28:44  
163 Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 1:30:36  
164 David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin-Transitions 1:31:30  
165 Matthew Goss (Aus) Team HTC-Columbia 1:31:49  
166 Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin-Transitions 1:32:24  
167 Lars-Ytting Bak (Den) Team HTC-Columbia 1:34:30  
168 Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 1:34:43  
169 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC-Columbia 1:35:04  
170 David Vitoria (Swi) Footon-Servetto 1:35:08  
171 Jorge Montenegro (Arg) Andalucia-Cajasur 1:35:51  
172 Johnnie Walker (Aus) Footon-Servetto    
173 Juan-Jose Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank 1:36:04  
174 Theo Bos (Ned) Cervélo Test Team 1:36:14  
175 Denis Galimzyanov (Rus) Team Katusha 1:36:50  
176 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 1:36:52  
177 Dominik Klemme (Ger) Team Saxo Bank 1:40:06  
178 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank 1:41:45  
179 Valentin Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana 1:50:21  
180 Arnaud Labbe (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 1:50:32  
181 Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin-Transitions 2:05:58  
Points classification
1 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC-Columbia 56 pts
2 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Transitions 53  
3 Igor Anton (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 50  
4 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 50  
5 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha 47  
6 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 45  
7 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 44  
8 Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) FDJ 33  
9 Koldo Fernandez De Larrea (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 30  
10 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 28  
11 Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini 28  
12 Robert Förster (Ger) Team Milram 26  
13 David Lopez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 25  
14 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervélo Test Team 25  
15 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Ag2R-La Mondiale 25  
16 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC-Columbia 25  
17 Denis Galimzyanov (Rus) Team Katusha 25  
18 Serafin Martinez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 21  
19 Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step 21  
20 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo 20  
21 Andreas Stauff (Ger) Quick Step 20  
22 Jose-Luis Arrieta (Spa) Ag2R-La Mondiale 18  
23 Juan-Jose Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank 18  
24 Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 17  
25 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha 17  
26 Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha 16  
27 Johann Tschopp (Swi) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 16  
28 Javier Ramirez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 15  
29 Denis Menchov (Rus) Rabobank 14  
30 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana 14  
31 Blel Kadri (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 14  
32 Allan Davis (Aus) Astana 14  
33 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step 13  
34 Xavier Tondo (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 12  
35 Egoï Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 12  
36 Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 12  
37 Manuel Cardoso (Por) Footon-Servetto 12  
38 Ruben Plaza (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 11  
39 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d’Epargne 11  
40 David Arroyo (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 11  
41 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana 11  
42 Tejay Van Garderen (USA) Team HTC-Columbia 10  
43 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 9  
44 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 8  
45 Pablo Urtasun (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 8  
46 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 8  
47 Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram 7  
48 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d’Epargne 7  
49 Oscar Pujol (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 7  
50 Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 7  
51 Theo Bos (Ned) Cervélo Test Team 7  
52 Juan Javier Estrada (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 6  
53 Markus Eichler (Ger) Team Milram 6  
54 Sergio Carrasco (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 6  
55 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 6  
56 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 6  
57 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 6  
58 Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ 6  
59 Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto 5  
60 Oscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank 5  
61 Sébastien Chavanel (Fra) FDJ 5  
62 David Gutierrez Gutierrez (Spa) Footon-Servetto 4  
63 Jorge Montenegro (Arg) Andalucia-Cajasur 4  
64 Arnaud Labbe (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 4  
65 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Ag2R-La Mondiale 4  
66 Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 4  
67 Yoann Offredo (Fra) FDJ 4  
68 Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Transitions 3  
69 Paul Voss (Ger) Team Milram 3  
70 Manuel Ortega (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 3  
71 William Bonnet (Fra) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 3  
72 Enrique Mata (Spa) Footon-Servetto 3  
73 Jose Vicente Toribio (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 3  
74 Johnnie Walker (Aus) Footon-Servetto 3  
75 Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 2  
76 Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia 2  
77 Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 2  
78 Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step 1  
79 Dmitry Fofonov (Kaz) Astana 1  
Mountains classification
1 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 41 pts
2 Serafin Martinez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 36  
3 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 25  
4 Oscar Pujol (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 10  
5 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step 8  
6 Johann Tschopp (Swi) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 7  
7 Xavier Tondo (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 5  
8 Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Team Katusha 5  
9 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram 5  
10 Egoï Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 5  
11 Sergio Carrasco (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 5  
12 Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha 3  
13 Jorge Montenegro (Arg) Andalucia-Cajasur 3  
14 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 3  
15 Luis-Leon Sanchez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 3  
16 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 2  
17 Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 2  
18 Mikael Cherel (Fra) FDJ 2  
19 Jose-Luis Arrieta (Spa) Ag2R-La Mondiale 2  
20 Javier Ramirez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 2  
21 Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto 2  
22 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 1  
23 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 1  
24 David Lopez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 1  
25 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo 1  
26 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana 1  
27 Blel Kadri (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 1  
28 Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia 1  
29 Johnnie Walker (Aus) Footon-Servetto 1  
Combination classification
1 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 32 pts
2 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 33  
3 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne 33  
4 Xavier Tondo (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 45  
5 David Lopez (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 58  
6 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 64  
7 Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Team Katusha 75  
8 Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo 76  
9 Egoï Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi 85  
10 Serafin Martinez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 85  
11 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 91  
12 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step 96  
13 Gonzalo Rabunal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 99  
14 Oscar Pujol (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 104  
15 Johann Tschopp (Swi) BBOX Bouygues Telecom 113  
16 Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 128  
17 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana 128  
18 Blel Kadri (Fra) Ag2R-La Mondiale 136  
19 Jose-Luis Arrieta (Spa) Ag2R-La Mondiale 138  
20 Javier Ramirez (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 148  
21 Sergio Carrasco (Spa) Andalucia-Cajasur 187  
22 Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto 205  
23 Jorge Montenegro (Arg) Andalucia-Cajasur 247  
24 Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia 255  
25 Johnnie Walker (Aus) Footon-Servetto 275  
Teams classification
1 Caisse d'Epargne 113:17:49  
2 Team Katusha 0:01:47  
3 Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:05:18  
4 Omega Pharma - Lotto 0:05:50  
5 AG2R - La Mondiale 0:08:18  
6 Cervelo Test Team 0:08:56  
7 Xacobeo Galicia 0:10:42  
8 Liquigas - Doimo 0:15:28  
9 Astana 0:18:36  
10 Team HTC - Columbia 0:19:55  
11 Lampre - Farese Vini 0:24:01  
12 Rabobank 0:28:28  
13 FDJ 0:33:26  
14 Team Milram 0:39:27  
15 Team Saxo Bank 0:47:42  
16 Cofidis, le credit en ligne 0:49:18  
17 Garmin - Transitions 0:49:40  
18 Andalucia - Cajasur 1:03:26  
19 Quick Step 1:13:27  
20 BBOX Bouygues Telecom 1:18:40  
21 Footon - Servetto 2:18:19