Sagan pounces in Pontevedra

Wiggins remains in leader's jersey

After winning from a small group in Córdoba, Peter Sagan showed the range of his talent when he led the bunch into Pontevedra. Showing consummate skill as he jumped from wheel to wheel in the final two kilometres, the Liquigas-Cannondale puncheur came into the final straight on the wheel of Leopard Trek's Daniele Bennati, who was being led-out by Fabian Cancellara.

When Cancellara moved aside and Bennati launched his sprint, Sagan surged out on the Italian's left and never looked likely to be caught on the drag up to the line. HTC-Highroad's John Degenkolb pushed him hardest, the German finishing a bike length down on the Slovak, with Bennati fading back in third.

"We looked at the route in the team meeting this morning and thought it would be a good chance for me. I'm delighted to have won the stage and want to say thanks to my teammates for setting me up for it," said Sagan. "There was a great deal of confusion coming into the finish. But I was fortunate in getting on to Bennati's wheel, which put me in a good position."

The high speed, tight bends and gently rising run-in to the finish strung the bunch out to the extent that there were a number of splits. Fredrik Kessiakoff (Astana) and Bauke Mollema (Rabobank) were the two riders to gain among the overall contenders. They finished five seconds ahead of a group containing race leader Bradley Wiggins and his Sky teammate Chris Froome, as well as defending champion Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas-Cannondale).

Wiggins, though, remains in the leader's red jersey, but with the four riders behind him now packed in even tighter than ever. Froome is still seven seconds down in second place, Kessiakoff leapfrogged Nibali into third at nine seconds, with the Italian now fourth at 10 seconds. Jakob Fuglsang (Leopard Trek) stays in fifth place at 19 seconds, with Mollema now only 36 seconds down in sixth having won the first intermediate sprint of the day that earned him six bonus seconds and edged another five closer to the riders above him at the finish.

Nibali said he was not concerned by the time gained by Kessiakoff and Mollema. "I lost a few seconds because I got onto Marcel Kittel's wheel, and he ended up braking. But I'm not too worried as I didn't lose much time."

The Liquigas-Cannondale leader added that he will waiting to see what his rivals do before making any attacks on the three mountain stages that kick off with tomorrow's tough run into Ponferrada. "The big differences will occur on the Angliru [on Sunday]… I've been told that it's a climb very much like the Zoncolan. This year in the Giro I had a good day there and if my form is the same I will do well there."

Four form the break of the day

The move north into the province of Galicia brought a welcome reduction in the temperature as the riders set off on what was likely to be one of the very few stages left where the sprinters could shine. The early flurries came to nothing, allowing Mollema to pick up a very handy six seconds at that first intermediate sprint with just 7km covered. Another 7km down the road, Adam Hansen (Omega Pharma-Lotto), José Luis Roldán (Andalucia-Caja Granada) and Luis Angel Maté (Cofidis) broke clear. As they pressed on, Vacansoleil-DCM's Ruslan Pydgornyy jumped across to them.

As this quartet went to work, the speed in the peloton eased for a while, allowing the break to build up a lead of more than nine minutes as they climbed the third-category Alto de Moscoso with 50km covered. Pydgornyy led over the summit. After the peloton had crossed this climb, Leopard Trek, Sky and Skil-Shimano combined to reduce the break's advantage. Initially the peloton nibbled at the lead, but when Pydgornyy led over the third-category Alto Ponte Caldeas his group were less than five minutes clear.

That advantage continued to drop steadily. Soon after the riders had passed through impressively big crowds in Pontevedra for the first time with 100km covered, HTC-Highroad added their weight to the chase, helping to reduce the break's advantage to little more than two minutes with 35km remaining.

The sprinters gather their forces

As the gap continued to close, former HTC rider Hansen took off from his three companions, but only gained a handful of seconds on them before he was chased down and dropped, leaving Pydgornyy, Roldán and Maté at the front. Back in the bunch, Garmin-Cervelo, Skil-Shimano and Lampre-ISD were all contributing to the chase in the hope of setting up Heinrich Haussler, Marcel Kittel and Alessandro Petacchi, respectively.

Sensing that the bunch would soon be upon them, Maté, who admitted later that he knew the terrain of the stage well and thought that a break might succeed, made a final attempt to get clear with 13km remaining. That saw off Roldán, but Pydgornyy got back up to the Cofidis rider and the pair continued to work together until they were finally overhauled with 6km remaining.

As they were swept up, Maté's teammate Julien Fouchard countered and briefly got a gap. Vacansoleil-DCM's Santo Anza soon zipped past the Frenchman and managed to hold off the Leopard Trek-led bunch for a kilometre, but the sprinters weren't to be denied.

HTC-Highroad took over from Leopard Trek for a couple of kilometres, then Bennati's men took over on the front once more approaching the final-kilometre kite. Bennati, though, looked to be struggling to hold Cancellara's wheel as the course weaved through Pontevedra. The world time trial champion seemed to misjudge the final left-hand bend slightly, losing a bit of momentum, but then went full throttle up the rise to the line, before peeling over with 250 metres remaining. Bennati drove on, but had no answer to Sagan's impressive acceleration.

Full Results
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale4:03:01 
2John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad0:00:01 
3Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek  
4Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
5Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard  
6Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
7Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
8Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team  
9Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
10Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
11Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana  
12Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
13Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
14Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
15Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
16Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:04 
17Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team  
18Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:00:05 
19Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
20Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek  
21Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC  
22Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team  
23Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team  
24Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
25Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
26Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
27Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale  
28Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
29Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling  
30Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
31Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling  
32Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling  
33Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek  
34Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack  
35Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShack  
36Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShack  
37Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team  
38Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar Team  
39Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
40Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek  
41Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
42Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
43Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team  
44Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana0:00:11 
45Rafal Majka (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard  
46Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
47Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
48Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:14 
49Tanel Kangert (Est) Pro Team Astana  
50Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
51Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Geox-TMC  
52Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
53Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
54Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale  
55David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
56David Blanco Rodriguez (Spa) Geox-TMC  
57Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
58Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team  
59Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:00:19 
60Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
61Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC  
62Andrey Mizourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
63Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Leopard Trek  
64Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Skil - Shimano  
65Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Pro Team Astana  
66Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD  
67Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
68Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
69Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:23 
70Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
71Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
72Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
73Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC  
74Marc De Maar (AHo) Quickstep Cycling Team0:00:27 
75Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:00:28 
76Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana0:00:31 
77Koen De Kort (Ned) Skil - Shimano  
78Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
79Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
80David Lelay (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:34 
81Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil - Shimano  
82Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team  
83Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Katusha Team0:00:37 
84Santo Anza (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
85Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack  
86Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada  
87Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Pro Team Astana  
88Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada  
89Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
90Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
91Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
92Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
93Geoffroy Lequatre (Fra) Team RadioShack  
94Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
95Nick Nuyens (Bel) Saxo Bank Sungard  
96Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling  
97Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Saxo Bank Sungard  
98Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team  
99Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
100Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
101Yuriy Trofimov (Rus) Katusha Team  
102David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC  
103Roy Curvers (Ned) Skil - Shimano  
104Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
105Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
106Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
107Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
108Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
109Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team  
110Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:00:46 
111Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
112Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
113Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Leopard Trek0:00:49 
114Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
115Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team  
116Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
117Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team  
118Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack  
119Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team  
120Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD0:00:53 
121Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
122Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad  
123Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:00:57 
124Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
125Steve Houanard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:05 
126Bert Grabsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad0:01:11 
127Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team  
128Davide Vigano (Ita) Leopard Trek  
129Jaroslaw Marycz (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard  
130Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team  
131Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
132Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
133Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:01:18 
134Leigh Howard (Aus) HTC-Highroad0:01:33 
135Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:01:51 
136Simon Geschke (Ger) Skil - Shimano0:02:05 
137Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil - Shimano0:02:06 
138Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:02:15 
139Robert Wagner (Ger) Leopard Trek0:02:25 
140Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Leopard Trek0:02:41 
141Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:03:21 
142Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling  
143Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack  
144Dario David Cioni (Ita) Sky Procycling  
145Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
146Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
147José Luis Roldan Carmona (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada  
148Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team  
149Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
150Martin Velits (Svk) HTC-Highroad  
151Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:04:04 
152Mads Christensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:07:05 
153Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
154Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC  
155Nelson Oliveira (Spa) Team RadioShack0:07:11 
156Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team0:09:39 
157Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
158Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada  
159Antonio Cabello Baena (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada  
160Jose Vicente Toribio Alcolea (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada  
161Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada  
162David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team  
163Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano  
164Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil - Shimano  
165Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Procycling  
166Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling  
167Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
168Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
169Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad  
170Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
171Andrew Talansky (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
172Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team  
173Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Pro Team Astana  
174Stijn Devolder (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
175Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Geox-TMC  
176Jonas Aaen Jörgensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard  
177Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team  
178Alexandre Geniez (Fra) Skil - Shimano  
179Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo  
180Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
181Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
182Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
183Matthew Busche (USA) Team RadioShack  
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale25pts
2John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad20 
3Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek16 
4Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD14 
5Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard12 
6Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team10 
7Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team9 
8Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team8 
9Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team7 
10Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale6 
11Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana5 
12Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto4 
13Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team3 
14Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto2 
Sprint 1 - O Porriño, 7.2km
1Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team4pts
2Nelson Oliveira (Spa) Team RadioShack2 
3Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC1 
Sprint 2 - Cambados, 138km
1Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto4pts
2Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2 
3Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1 
Mountain 1 - Alto de Moscoso (Cat. 3) 55km
1Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3pts
2Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2 
3José Luis Roldan Carmona (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1 
Mountain 2 - Alto Ponte Caldeas (Cat. 3) 88km
1Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3pts
2Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto2 
3Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1 
Most combative rider
1Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto  
2Quickstep Cycling Team  
3Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:01 
4Omega Pharma-Lotto  
5Leopard Trek0:00:06 
6Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:00:11 
7Sky Procycling  
8Movistar Team  
9Team RadioShack  
10Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:12 
11AG2R La Mondiale0:00:15 
12Katusha Team0:00:20 
13Pro Team Astana0:00:21 
15Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
16Lampre - ISD0:00:34 
18Team Garmin-Cervelo0:00:58 
19BMC Racing Team0:01:04 
20Skil - Shimano0:01:20 
21Andalucia Caja Granada0:01:29 
General classification after stage 12
1Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling46:53:47 
2Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling0:00:07 
3Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana0:00:09 
4Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:10 
5Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Leopard Trek0:00:19 
6Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:36 
7Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek0:01:06 
8Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC0:01:27 
9Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShack0:01:53 
10Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShack0:02:00 
11Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:02:01 
12Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team0:02:22 
13Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC0:02:56 
14Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team  
15Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar Team0:03:03 
16Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team0:03:39 
17Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:03:47 
18Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:50 
19Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack0:04:06 
20Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:04:21 
21Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team0:04:25 
22Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:04:43 
23Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:04:44 
24Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:04:46 
25Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:05:58 
26Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:06:20 
27David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:06:49 
28Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Geox-TMC0:07:04 
29Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC0:07:29 
30Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:07:51 
31Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:08:31 
32Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Pro Team Astana0:08:32 
33Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:12:44 
34Mathieu Perget (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:14:15 
35Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team0:15:03 
36Rafal Majka (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard0:16:32 
37Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:16:42 
38Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Leopard Trek0:16:52 
39Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:17:32 
40Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Katusha Team0:19:22 
41Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:26:41 
42Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team0:27:30 
43Juan José Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:29:16 
44Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Leopard Trek0:29:45 
45Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team0:32:17 
46Santo Anza (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:34:00 
47Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:35:09 
48Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:35:49 
49Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale0:36:40 
50Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:38:37 
51Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:40:47 
52Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Skil - Shimano0:41:00 
53Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:43:05 
54Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:43:26 
55Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD0:43:27 
56Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:46:21 
57Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team0:46:22 
58Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Team Garmin-Cervelo0:46:35 
59Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:49:04 
60Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Procycling  
61Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Pro Team Astana0:49:26 
62David Blanco Rodriguez (Spa) Geox-TMC0:51:00 
63Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:51:21 
64Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:51:24 
65Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team0:51:25 
66David Lelay (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:51:46 
67Dimitri Champion (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:53:45 
68Tanel Kangert (Est) Pro Team Astana0:53:51 
69David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC0:54:18 
70Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:56:02 
71Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling0:56:08 
72Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:00:10 
73Cyril Dessel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:02:46 
74Andrew Talansky (USA) Team Garmin-Cervelo1:04:02 
75Carlos Barredo Llamazales (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team1:05:13 
76Andrey Mizourov (Kaz) Pro Team Astana1:05:44 
77Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Saxo Bank Sungard1:06:16 
78Josep Jufre Pou (Spa) Pro Team Astana1:07:56 
79Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team1:11:16 
80Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1:12:27 
81Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:13:29 
82Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:13:57 
83Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling1:15:01 
84Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team1:15:12 
85Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana1:15:58 
86José Luis Roldan Carmona (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:16:06 
87Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team1:16:23 
88Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:17:42 
89Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:17:49 
90Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team1:18:58 
91Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:19:35 
92Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack1:20:21 
93Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Pro Team Astana1:20:42 
94Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1:20:48 
95Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD1:21:05 
96Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:21:29 
97Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1:22:18 
98Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1:23:11 
99Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale1:23:24 
100Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team1:23:26 
101Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Leopard Trek1:23:43 
102Koen De Kort (Ned) Skil - Shimano1:24:36 
103Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1:24:43 
104Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:25:38 
105Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Pro Team Astana1:27:59 
106Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack1:28:09 
107Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo1:30:10 
108Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team1:30:33 
109Matthew Busche (USA) Team RadioShack1:33:42 
110Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:34:08 
111Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek1:34:41 
112Geoffroy Lequatre (Fra) Team RadioShack1:34:50 
113Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad1:35:02 
114Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale1:35:04 
115Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:35:43 
116Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1:36:08 
117Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Geox-TMC1:38:52 
118Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team1:41:38 
119David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team1:42:09 
120Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team1:42:39 
121Yuriy Trofimov (Rus) Katusha Team1:42:41 
122Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Movistar Team1:43:34 
123Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:43:46 
124Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:44:28 
125Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1:44:37 
126Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team1:45:06 
127Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:46:15 
128Alan Marangoni (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1:47:14 
129Martin Velits (Svk) HTC-Highroad1:47:44 
130Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team RadioShack1:47:47 
131Steve Houanard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:48:05 
132Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1:51:41 
133Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto1:51:53 
134Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team1:52:09 
135Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team1:52:30 
136Bert Grabsch (Ger) HTC-Highroad1:52:34 
137Marc De Maar (AHo) Quickstep Cycling Team1:52:44 
138Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:53:58 
139Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1:54:39 
140Nelson Oliveira (Spa) Team RadioShack1:55:22 
141Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1:55:56 
142Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team1:57:10 
143Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1:57:18 
144Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek1:58:05 
145Simon Geschke (Ger) Skil - Shimano1:58:45 
146Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad1:59:44 
147Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling2:00:01 
148Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard2:00:22 
149John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad2:02:24 
150Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team2:02:42 
151Davide Vigano (Ita) Leopard Trek2:03:44 
152Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto2:04:22 
153Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team2:06:56 
154Jonas Aaen Jörgensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard2:07:09 
155Daniele Righi (Ita) Lampre - ISD2:07:12 
156Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada2:10:59 
157Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team2:12:44 
158Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard2:17:42 
159Leigh Howard (Aus) HTC-Highroad2:18:58 
160Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2:20:28 
161Dario David Cioni (Ita) Sky Procycling2:20:46 
162Jose Vicente Toribio Alcolea (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada2:21:09 
163Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2:22:07 
164Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team2:26:30 
165Roy Curvers (Ned) Skil - Shimano2:27:26 
166Stijn Devolder (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2:27:29 
167Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi2:28:01 
168Jaroslaw Marycz (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard2:30:32 
169Marcel Kittel (Ger) Skil - Shimano2:33:29 
170Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling2:35:19 
171Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC2:35:45 
172Sep Vanmarcke (Bel) Team Garmin-Cervelo2:35:56 
173Mads Christensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard2:39:32 
174Antonio Cabello Baena (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada2:40:45 
175Robert Wagner (Ger) Leopard Trek2:42:20 
176Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Garmin-Cervelo2:44:43 
177Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano2:45:25 
178Alexandre Geniez (Fra) Skil - Shimano2:45:35 
179Albert Timmer (Ned) Skil - Shimano2:45:37 
180Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2:47:56 
181Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team2:49:17 
182Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil - Shimano2:52:49 
183Nick Nuyens (Bel) Saxo Bank Sungard2:53:22 
Points classification
1Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team81pts
2Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale75 
3Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team69 
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 
10Daniele Bennati (Ita) Leopard Trek40 
11Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto38 
12Wout Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team37 
13Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling36 
14Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling36 
15Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale34 
16David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne32 
17Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team32 
18Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad30 
19Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale29 
20Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Pro Team Astana28 
21Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto26 
22Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale26 
23John Degenkolb (Ger) HTC-Highroad26 
24Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Procycling25 
25Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale25 
26Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD25 
27Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShack23 
28Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team23 
29Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Pro Team Astana23 
30Juan José Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard22 
31Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC21 
32Denis Menchov (Rus) Geox-TMC21 
33Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard21 
34Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team20 
35Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team20 
36Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada18 
37Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack16 
38Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Movistar Team15 
39Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team15 
40Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team14 
41Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Leopard Trek14 
42Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi13 
43Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale13 
44Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale13 
45Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD12 
46Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack12 
47Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team12 
48Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - ISD11 
49Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) BMC Racing Team11 
50Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto10 
51Steve Houanard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale10 
52Maxime Monfort (Bel) Leopard Trek10 
53Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShack10 
54Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi10 
55Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team10 
56Tom Boonen (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team10 
57Tiago Machado (Por) Team RadioShack9 
58Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi9 
59Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne9 
60Tom Veelers (Ned) Skil - Shimano9 
61Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Leopard Trek8 
62Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada8 
63Aitor Perez Arrieta (Spa) Lampre - ISD8 
64Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar Team7 
65Jan Bakelants (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto7 
66Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team7 
67Nikolas Maes (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team7 
68Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team6 
69Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto6 
70Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team6 
71Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada6 
72Nelson Oliveira (Spa) Team RadioShack6 
73Leigh Howard (Aus) HTC-Highroad6 
74Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad5 
75Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne5 
76Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quickstep Cycling Team4 
77Antonio Cabello Baena (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada4 
78Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne4 
79Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team4 
80Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling4 
81Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale3 
82Angel Madrazo Ruiz (Spa) Movistar Team3 
83Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo3 
84Jose Vicente Toribio Alcolea (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada3 
85Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2 
86Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team2 
87Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Leopard Trek2 
88Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano2 
89Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team1 
90Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Skil - Shimano1 
91Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Pro Team Astana1 
92Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
93Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1 
94Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC1 
Mountains classification
1Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale33pts
2David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne32 
3Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo25 
4Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team20 
5Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard15 
6Koen De Kort (Ned) Skil - Shimano14 
7Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team10 
8Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team10 
9Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team9 
10Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team9 
11Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo7 
12Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne7 
13Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC6 
14Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team6 
15Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Leopard Trek6 
16Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team6 
17Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada6 
18Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne5 
19Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team5 
20Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling4 
21Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD4 
22Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team4 
23Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team3 
24Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack3 
25Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team3 
26Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne3 
27Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team3 
28Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad3 
29Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto3 
30Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling2 
31Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2 
32Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale2 
33Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2 
34Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada2 
35Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack2 
36Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2 
37Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team1 
38Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1 
39Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
40Tanel Kangert (Est) Pro Team Astana1 
41Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1 
42José Luis Roldan Carmona (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1 
43Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad1 
Combination classification
1Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team16pts
2Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team26 
3Joaquin Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team29 
4Daniel Martin (Irl) Team Garmin-Cervelo30 
5Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling34 
6David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne45 
7Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling46 
8Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC52 
9Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard55 
10Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team69 
11Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quickstep Cycling Team71 
12Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team78 
13Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team96 
14Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Leopard Trek120 
15Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD121 
16Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Quickstep Cycling Team128 
17Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team130 
18Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale144 
19Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale146 
20Ruslan Pydgornyy (Ukr) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team146 
21Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi147 
22Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team150 
23Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team152 
24Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack153 
25Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne157 
26Tony Martin (Ger) HTC-Highroad159 
27Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada177 
28Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada184 
29Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team RadioShack187 
30Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada192 
31Damiano Caruso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale194 
32Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team198 
33Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne200 
34Heinrich Haussler (Aus) Team Garmin-Cervelo201 
35Adam Hansen (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto231 
36Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne243 
37Michael Albasini (Swi) HTC-Highroad263 
Teams classification
1Team RadioShack140:10:17 
2Rabobank Cycling Team0:01:58 
3Leopard Trek0:02:18 
5Pro Team Astana0:11:50 
6Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:14:23 
7Movistar Team0:14:34 
8AG2R La Mondiale0:16:09 
9Katusha Team0:18:02 
12Sky Procycling0:25:02 
13Omega Pharma-Lotto0:36:42 
14Lampre - ISD0:47:25 
15Quickstep Cycling Team0:51:09 
16Team Garmin-Cervelo1:01:30 
17Saxo Bank Sungard1:12:21 
18Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:32:30 
19Andalucia Caja Granada2:01:38 
20BMC Racing Team2:06:51 
21Skil - Shimano3:23:17 


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