Martin smashes Vuelta time trial

Froome in red as TT upends GC

Chris Froome (Team Sky) pulled off the performance of a lifetime to take the overall lead in the Vuelta. The Kenyan-born climber finished second behind stage winner Tony Martin (HTC-Highroad) in the 47km time trial around Salamanca to move 12 seconds clear of Jakob Fuglsang (Leopard Trek) in GC.

Froome's teammate Bradley Wiggins set the fastest time at the first check point at 13km but gradually lost time, finishing third on the stage. However, like Froome he moved up the overall classification to third overall as a number of big name climbers suffered on the course.

Overnight race leader Bauke Mollema (Rabobank) had a respectable ride but slipped down the GC and sits 1:07 down on Froome in seventh overall.

"I wasn't really expecting that," Froome said at the finish.

"I was just trying to stay in contention and be there along with Bradley Wiggins, the team leader. I just had a fantastic day and somehow I've ended up in the leader's jersey. It's a dream come true."

The dream became a reality though as he made his way to the podium to pick up the red jersey with the knowledge that he had outclassed the likes of Fabian Cancellara, Taylor Phinney and perhaps most importantly Bradley Wiggins.

In fact Froome's and Wiggins's rides couldn't have been more different. While Wiggins went out like a bullet, setting the fastest time at the first check, Froome set of far steadier. At the second time check at 30km, Wiggins had lost 20 seconds and the stage lead to Martin, with Froome only beginning to show his true strength.

The real indication of Froome's form only came when he reached the 1km to go mark, with commentators realising that he was on course to beat Cancellara's time and challenge Mollema for red. With Wiggins fading further over the final kilometres and losing his rhythm on the final climb to the finish, his 29 second loss to Froome was a major surprise.

Yet Sky will be buoyed by their performance that now leaves them with two men inside the top three on GC and major daylight between themselves and the likes of Michele Scarponi, Carlos Sastre, Joaquim Rodriguez and Igor Anton, who all saw their GC aspirations go up in smoke. Sky's management will nevertheless still be scratching their heads after Froome's ride. With no more time trial kilometres left in the race and they now have two serious GC cards to play for the podium. Deciding who sacrifices his chances for the other could be the defining choice for the team's bid to place a rider on a podium in a Grand Tour for the first time.

Martin's marker

The stage threw up more surprises than just Froome's excellence against the clock. Tony Martin who came into the stage as genuine contender, set down a major maker for the Worlds next month, dismantling Fabian Cancellara's dominance against the Spanish heat. That he beat Cancellara was not necessarily the talking point – he put 1:42 into him at the major time trial at the Tour – but with just weeks to go until Copenhagen, Cancellara is running out of time to find the form that has carried him to four rainbow jerseys against the clock.

It was Martin's possible future successor, Taylor Phinney (Team BMC), who shone brightest in the early stages of the day. In his first grand tour, the American is beginning to find his feet at the WorldTour level, and despite Cancellara and the Martin setting faster times in quick succession, Phinney's fifth place deserves praise.

Podium contenders shape up

While the time gaps between Martin and the rest seemed gaping, the results showed a general bunching of true GC contenders. Nibali, who now sits fourth, 31 seconds down, looks to be in pole position considering the mountainous terrain still to come. The fact that the Italian is the only rider within the top 12 to have won a Grand Tour will serve him well.

Jakob Fuglsang, who came to the Vuelta after a disappointing Tour de France, continues to impress here and but for a mechanical in the opening few hundred meters of today's ride he would be even closer to Froome on GC. Kessiakoff, Monfort, Mollema, Cobo Brajkovic and even Jurgen Van den Broeck and Denis Menchov will still claim to have realistic podium ambitions though.

But this Vuelta, which has seen several different race leaders, crashes, excitement and unpredictable racing, is far from over. Rodriguez, despite lying 3:23, could yet be the key. Licking his wounds outside the Katusha team bus after a demoralizing ride, he will be looking for revenge once the race begins to tilt upwards once again. The race win may be behind him but his explosive prowess could be the catalyst to blow this race wide open again.

 

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad0:55:54 
2Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling0:00:59 
3Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling0:01:22 
4Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek0:01:27 
5Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team0:01:33 
6Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek0:01:37 
7Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack0:01:54 
8Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShack0:01:56 
9Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:02:02 
10Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek0:02:06 
11Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana0:02:18 
12Nelson Oliveira (Spa) Team RadioShack0:02:19 
13Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC  
14Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Leopard Trek0:02:20 
15Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:02:24 
16Andrew Talansky (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:02:28 
17Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack0:02:51 
18Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:52 
19Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Katusha Team0:02:53 
20Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:02:57 
21Bert Grabsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad0:03:00 
22Martin Velits (Svk) HTC-Highroad0:03:02 
23Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC0:03:03 
24Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team0:03:05 
25Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:03:09 
26Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:03:12 
27Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team0:03:18 
28Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:03:22 
29David Lelay (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:29 
30Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:03:30 
31Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:03:31 
32Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team0:03:32 
33Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShack0:03:33 
34Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:03:34 
35Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:03:35 
36Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:44 
37Tanel Kangert (Est) Pro Team Astana0:03:48 
38Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
39Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:03:56 
40Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:04:05 
41Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Geox-TMC0:04:07 
42Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
43Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar Team0:04:08 
44Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:04:12 
45Stijn Devolder (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:04:13 
46Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack  
47Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:04:14 
48Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Leopard Trek0:04:15 
49Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:04:16 
50David Blanco Rodriguez (Spa) Geox-TMC0:04:18 
51Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:04:21 
52Jaroslaw Marycz (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard0:04:24 
53Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:04:30 
54Geoffroy Lequatre (Fra) Team RadioShack0:04:31 
55Andrey Mizourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:04:32 
56Koen De Kort (Ned) Skil - Shimano0:04:34 
57Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Leopard Trek0:04:46 
58Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale0:04:50 
59Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC  
60Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team0:04:51 
61Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) ProTeam Astana0:04:55 
62Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:04:56 
63Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:05:01 
64Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:05:02 
65Rafal Majka (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard0:05:04 
66Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana0:05:06 
67Steve Houanard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:05:07 
68Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:05:12 
69Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:05:13 
70Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
71Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team0:05:24 
72Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:05:25 
73Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team0:05:26 
74Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC0:05:27 
75Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling  
76Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:05:34 
77Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana0:05:36 
78Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:05:38 
79Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
80Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:05:42 
81Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:05:44 
82Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling  
83Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:05:46 
84Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:05:47 
85Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Saxo Bank Sungard0:05:49 
86Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD0:05:51 
87Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:05:54 
88Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:05:55 
89Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:05:56 
90Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale  
91Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling0:05:57 
92Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad0:05:58 
93Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Pro Team Astana0:06:00 
94Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
95Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:06:01 
96Mads Christensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
97Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:06:04 
98Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:06:05 
99Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
100Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team0:06:07 
101Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:06:13 
102Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:06:14 
103Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
104Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:06:18 
105Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team  
106Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:06:19 
107Marc De Maar (AHo) Quickstep Cycling Team0:06:20 
108Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:06:24 
109Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek0:06:28 
110Davide Vigano (Ita) Leopard Trek0:06:31 
111Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
112Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:06:32 
113Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Pro Team Astana0:06:35 
114Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team0:06:37 
115Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team0:06:42 
116Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:06:43 
117Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:06:44 
118Yuriy Trofimov (Rus) Katusha Team0:06:48 
119Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:06:49 
120Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
121Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:06:50 
122Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD0:06:52 
123Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:06:54 
124Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:06:57 
125Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:06:58 
126Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team0:07:01 
127Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada  
128Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:07:02 
129Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Skil - Shimano0:07:06 
130Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:07:08 
131David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC0:07:10 
132Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack  
133Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:07:16 
134Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team0:07:17 
135John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad0:07:21 
136Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
137Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:07:29 
138José Luis Roldan Carmona (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:07:38 
139Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
140Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team  
141Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:07:39 
142Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Geox-TMC0:07:41 
143Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
144Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:07:48 
145Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil - Shimano0:07:49 
146Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:07:53 
147Matthew Busche (USA) Team RadioShack0:07:54 
148Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:07:55 
149Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team0:07:58 
150Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:08:04 
151Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:08:06 
152Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad0:08:09 
153Simon Geschke (Ger) Skil - Shimano0:08:15 
154Jose Vicente Toribio Alcolea (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada  
155Robert Wagner (Ger) Leopard Trek  
156Dario David Cioni (Ita) Sky Procycling0:08:18 
157Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:08:19 
158David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:08:34 
159Santo Anza (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:08:40 
160Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard0:08:46 
161Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:08:47 
162Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano0:08:49 
163Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Procycling0:08:50 
164Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:08:52 
165Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:08:59 
166Leigh Howard (Aus) HTC-Highroad0:09:00 
167Nick Nuyens (Bel) Saxo Bank Sungard0:09:06 
168Alexandre Geniez (Fra) Skil - Shimano0:09:07 
169David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:09:10 
170Antonio Cabello Baena (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada  
171Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team0:09:14 
172Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:09:17 
173Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil - Shimano0:09:18 
174Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:09:19 
175Jonas Aaen Jörgensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:09:23 
176Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil - Shimano0:09:25 
177Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:09:26 
178Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling0:09:30 
179Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:09:57 
180Roy Curvers (Ned) Skil - Shimano  
181Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:10:00 
182Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:10:13 
183Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
184Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:10:19 
185Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:10:49 
Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad25 pts
2Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling20 
3Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling16 
4Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek14 
5Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team12 
6Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek10 
7Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack9 
8Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShack8 
9Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team7 
10Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek6 
11Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana5 
12Nelson Oliveira (Spa) Team RadioShack4 
13Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC3 
14Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Leopard Trek2 
15Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Leopard Trek2:52:52 
2HTC-Highroad0:00:52 
3Team RadioShack0:00:59 
4Sky Procycling0:02:38 
5Rabobank Cycling Team0:02:58 
6Geox-TMC0:04:19 
7Pro Team Astana0:04:26 
8AG2R La Mondiale0:04:55 
9Movistar Team0:05:35 
10Omega Pharma-Lotto0:05:46 
11BMC Racing Team0:06:07 
12Liquigas-Cannondale0:06:09 
13Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:06:51 
14Saxo Bank Sungard0:07:01 
15Katusha Team0:07:58 
16Team Garmin-Cervelo0:08:25 
17Quickstep Cycling Team0:10:00 
18Lampre - ISD0:11:30 
19Euskaltel-Euskadi0:11:56 
20Andalucia Caja Granada0:13:03 
21Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:13:54 
22Skil - Shimano0:14:19 
General classification after stage 10
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling38:09:13 
2Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek0:00:12 
3Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling0:00:20 
4Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:31 
5Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana0:00:34 
6Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek0:00:59 
7Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:01:07 
8Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC0:01:47 
9Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShack0:02:04 
10Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShack0:02:13 
11Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team0:02:15 
12Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:02:21 
13Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC0:02:35 
14Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team0:03:23 
15Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar Team  
16Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack0:03:28 
17Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:47 
18Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:03:52 
19Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team0:03:59 
20Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:04:07 
21Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:04:18 
22Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:04:22 
23Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:04:41 
24Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:04:58 
25Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:05:06 
26Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:06:31 
27Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:06:40 
28Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Geox-TMC0:06:48 
29Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC0:07:04 
30Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:07:23 
31Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana0:07:57 
32Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:08:47 
33Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:10:17 
34David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:10:28 
35Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:42 
36Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team0:10:51 
37Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:12:13 
38Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:12:29 
39Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Katusha Team0:14:37 
40Rafal Majka (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard0:15:57 
41Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Leopard Trek0:16:01 
42Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad0:16:28 
43Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team0:16:34 
44Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:16:54 
45Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team0:21:32 
46Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:23:17 
47Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:24:50 
48Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:26:44 
49Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:26:46 
50Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Skil - Shimano0:27:00 
51Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale0:28:18 
52Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:28:27 
53Santo Anza (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:29:15 
54Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Leopard Trek0:29:24 
55Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD0:29:27 
56Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:29:29 
57Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:29:34 
58Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:30:15 
59Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:32:12 
60Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Procycling  
61Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:37:41 
62Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:37:55 
63Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling0:39:06 
64David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC0:40:00 
65Andrew Talansky (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:40:42 
66Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Pro Team Astana0:44:10 
67Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:44:13 
68Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:45:24 
69David Lelay (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:45:31 
70Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team0:46:30 
71Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:48:28 
72Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:49:33 
73David Blanco Rodriguez (Spa) Geox-TMC0:50:44 
74Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:51:27 
75Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling0:51:41 
76Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Saxo Bank Sungard0:51:58 
77Tanel Kangert (Est) Pro Team Astana0:53:35 
78Andrey Mizourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:57:17 
79Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Pro Team Astana0:57:22 
80Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:58:15 
81Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:59:29 
82Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:59:58 
83Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:00:16 
84Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana1:01:29 
85Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team1:01:31 
86Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:03:31 
87José Luis Roldan Carmona (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:04:37 
88Matthew Busche (USA) Team RadioShack1:05:14 
89Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:05:31 
90Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack1:06:03 
91Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1:06:39 
92Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Geox-TMC1:06:42 
93Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Pro Team Astana1:07:04 
94Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo1:07:34 
95Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:08:25 
96Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1:08:32 
97Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1:08:53 
98Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team1:09:11 
99David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team1:09:59 
100Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team1:10:03 
101Koen De Kort (Ned) Skil - Shimano1:10:24 
102Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team1:11:07 
103Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team1:11:16 
104Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:11:36 
105Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:11:37 
106Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:11:57 
107Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:13:07 
108Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:13:25 
109Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad1:13:52 
110Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) ProTeam Astana1:13:59 
111Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team1:15:13 
112Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek1:15:23 
113Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale1:16:35 
114Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team1:20:20 
115Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team1:20:29 
116Geoffroy Lequatre (Fra) Team RadioShack1:20:32 
117Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD1:20:50 
118Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1:20:51 
119Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Leopard Trek1:21:00 
120Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1:21:50 
121Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale1:23:17 
122Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:23:31 
123Steve Houanard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:24:29 
124Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:25:31 
125Martin Velits (Svk) HTC-Highroad1:25:34 
126Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack1:25:37 
127Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
128Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team1:27:57 
129Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1:28:02 
130Yuriy Trofimov (Rus) Katusha Team1:28:23 
131Bert Grabsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad1:28:52 
132Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack1:29:10 
133Nelson Oliveira (Spa) Team RadioShack1:29:26 
134Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:29:50 
135Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1:30:19 
136Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team1:30:54 
137Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1:31:41 
138Simon Geschke (Ger) Skil - Shimano1:34:09 
139Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:35:02 
140Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1:36:30 
141Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard1:37:14 
142Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team1:37:44 
143Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:38:02 
144Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1:38:29 
145Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek1:38:33 
146Marc De Maar (AHo) Quickstep Cycling Team1:38:36 
147Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling1:39:57 
148Davide Vigano (Ita) Leopard Trek1:40:02 
149John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad1:40:05 
150Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad1:41:59 
151Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team1:42:10 
152Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:42:12 
153Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:44:39 
154Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team1:47:18 
155Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:47:39 
156Jose Vicente Toribio Alcolea (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:48:59 
157Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team1:51:16 
158Jonas Aaen Jörgensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard1:51:57 
159Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team1:52:23 
160Dario David Cioni (Ita) Sky Procycling1:54:54 
161Leigh Howard (Aus) HTC-Highroad  
162Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard1:55:11 
163Stijn Devolder (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1:59:01 
164Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2:00:46 
165Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2:01:21 
166Roy Curvers (Ned) Skil - Shimano2:04:18 
167Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi2:05:11 
168Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC2:06:11 
169Jaroslaw Marycz (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard2:06:50 
170Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team2:07:43 
171Antonio Cabello Baena (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada2:08:35 
172Mads Christensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard2:09:56 
173Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil - Shimano2:10:24 
174Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling2:12:43 
175Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano2:13:15 
176Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada2:15:31 
177Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Team Garmin-Cervelo2:16:21 
178Alexandre Geniez (Fra) Skil - Shimano2:17:07 
179Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team  
180Robert Wagner (Ger) Leopard Trek2:17:24 
181Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil - Shimano2:20:39 
182Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil - Shimano2:21:00 
183Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Garmin-Cervelo2:21:26 
184Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2:25:11 
185Nick Nuyens (Bel) Saxo Bank Sungard2:33:56 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team74 pts
2Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team62 
3Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale50 
4Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo48 
5Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team48 
6Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team42 
7Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek41 
8Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil - Shimano41 
9Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD40 
10Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto38 
11Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling36 
12Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale34 
13Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling33 
14Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team33 
15Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team32 
16Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad30 
17Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale29 
18Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling25 
19Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale25 
20Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek24 
21Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana23 
22Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShack23 
23Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana23 
24Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC21 
25Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard21 
26Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale20 
27Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto20 
28Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team19 
29Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC19 
30Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack16 
31Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team15 
32Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek14 
33Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi13 
34Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale13 
35Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD12 
36Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team12 
37Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD11 
38Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD11 
39Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada10 
40Steve Houanard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale10 
41Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek10 
42Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShack10 
43Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team10 
44Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi10 
45Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard10 
46Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack9 
47Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne9 
48Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil - Shimano9 
49Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Leopard Trek8 
50Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada8 
51Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto8 
52Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto7 
53Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team7 
54David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne7 
55Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team7 
56Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team6 
57Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar Team6 
58Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team6 
59John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad6 
60Leigh Howard (Aus) HTC-Highroad6 
61Kanstantsin Sivtsov (Blr) HTC-Highroad5 
62Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team4 
63Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad4 
64Antonio Cabello Baena (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada4 
65Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne4 
66Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team4 
67Nelson Oliveira (Spa) Team RadioShack4 
68Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling4 
69Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3 
70Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne3 
71Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo3 
72Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team3 
73Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale3 
74Jose Vicente Toribio Alcolea (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada3 
75Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2 
76Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team2 
77Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Leopard Trek2 
78Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto2 
79Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team2 
80Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano2 
81Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada2 
82Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team1 
83Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Skil - Shimano1 
84Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo25 pts
2Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale23 
3Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team20 
4Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard15 
5Koen De Kort (Ned) Skil - Shimano14 
6David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne11 
7Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team10 
8Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo7 
9Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne7 
10Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC6 
11Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team6 
12Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team6 
13Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Leopard Trek6 
14Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada6 
15Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne5 
16Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team5 
17Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling4 
18Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD4 
19Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team3 
20Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack3 
21Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team3 
22Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team3 
23Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team3 
24Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad3 
25Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3 
26Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling2 
27Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 
28Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2 
29Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada2 
30Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2 
31Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
32Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
33Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto1 
34Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad1 
Combination classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team16 pts
2Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team26 
3Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team28 
4Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo29 
5Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling33 
6Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling38 
7Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC47 
8Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard49 
9Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team67 
10Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team82 
11David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne94 
12Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team97 
13Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team108 
14Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD108 
15Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team110 
16Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Leopard Trek116 
17Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale132 
18Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team139 
19Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack140 
20Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad149 
21Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada160 
22Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne166 
23Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team171 
24Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo173 
25Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale196 
26Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada206 
27Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team228 
28Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto233 
29Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne236 
30Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad247 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Leopard Trek113:58:37 
2Team RadioShack0:00:07 
3Rabobank Cycling Team0:02:07 
4Geox-TMC0:03:27 
5Pro Team Astana0:09:22 
6Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:12:23 
7Katusha Team0:12:25 
8AG2R La Mondiale0:13:06 
9Movistar Team0:14:55 
10Sky Procycling0:15:55 
11Euskaltel-Euskadi0:17:54 
12Liquigas-Cannondale0:20:10 
13Omega Pharma-Lotto0:25:24 
14Lampre - ISD0:34:50 
15Quickstep Cycling Team0:35:11 
16Team Garmin-Cervelo0:37:02 
17Saxo Bank Sungard1:04:31 
18Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:06:06 
19BMC Racing Team1:43:49 
20Andalucia Caja Granada1:49:47 
21HTC-Highroad2:32:31 
22Skil - Shimano2:33:40 

 

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