Degenkolb gets another Vuelta stage

Bennati close, but no cigar in Logroño

John Degenkolb (Argos-Shimano) won stage 5 of the Vuelta a Epaña with a blistering turn of speed in Logroño. The German picked up his second grand tour stage of the week – and his career – with Daniele Bennati (Radioshack-Nissan) second and Gianni Meersman (Lotto Belisol Team) third.

Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) finished safely in the bunch to retain his one-second lead over Chris Froome (Team Sky).

Despite Degenkolb’s unmatchable speed, Argos had a difficult time controlling the peloton but they timed their lead-out to perfection. And when Bennati launched an early sprint and looked to be heading for the win, Degenkolb closed the gap himself before coming around the Italian’s left-hand side.

The 168-kilometre stage was a deviation from the Vuelta’s recent blueprint of hilltop finishes and provided a rare chance for the sprinters to shine. Eight laps of a 21-kilometre circuit, it resembled a downtown criterium at times, with only lone escapee Javier Chacon (Andalucia) showing any sign of intent. His attack inside the first kilometre saw the 27-year-old Spaniard build up a lead close to 12 minutes after just 40 kilometres of racing.

With Alberto Contador (Saxo Bank – Tinkoff Bank) and his rivals taking a day off, the bunch cruised through the opening laps. Argos-Shimano and Rodriguez’s Katusha team tapped through at a moderate tempo before Chacon finally began to wilt in the Spanish heat.

FDJ-BigMat joined the stop-start pace setting but with 38 kilometres remaining the gap had dwindled to two minutes. By now Chacon was stuffing ice into his jersey but when he missed a bottle through the feedzone his day was almost over. After losing 30 seconds in two kilometres, he was finally reeled in with 29 kilometres remaining.

The capture saw a surge from teams consisting of GC contenders and sprinters, all aware that the increased pace would leave them in a weakened position at the back of the peloton. Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank, Garmin-Sharp, Sky and Liquigas-Cannondale attempted to assert authority but with over 20 kilometres to go there was a general reluctance to control the entire peloton. This was a day off, after all.

With one lap remaining Quick Step, with Tony Martin marshalling their troops, lit the touch paper for a possible Gert Steegmans sprint. Argos, who had set tempo throughout the early stages of the race, were still waiting in the wings and it was Euskaltel who, presumably hoping to keep Anton out of trouble, gave QuickStep some assistance.

Liquigas and Rabobank were next, with Flecha beckoning his Sky teammates to do the same. With 8 kilometre,s remaining Lotto and BMC had stretched the field out but control for any squad proved short-lived. GreenEdge and FDJ joined the scramble at the head of the field, the relative easy profile of the stage providing the majority of the fast men peloton with the confidence to compete for the win.

Steegmans had meanwhile latched onto Argos’s sprint train, while Froome helped Ben Swift cut through the peloton. Argos’s patience appeared to be threatened when RadioShack wound the pace up with 2 kilometres to go. However, despite Hayden Roulston’s efforts, Bennati was alone and unprotected when Degenkolb’s final leadout man hit the front. Meersman was briefly blocked as Raymond Kreder and Elia Viviani Liquigas-Cannondale fought for position. But despite the frantic run-in, the sprint was relatively clear cut. Bennati’s early surge created a visible gap and only Degenkolb could latch himself onto the Italian’s wheel before taking the win by half a wheel.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1John Degenkolb (Ger) Argos-Shimano4:10:37 
2Daniele Bennati (Ita) Radioshack-Nissan  
3Gianni Meersman (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
4Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
5Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
6Raymond Kreder (Ned) Garmin - Sharp  
7Allan Davis (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge  
8Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
9Leonardo Fabio Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
10Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team  
11Manuel Antonio Leal Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural  
12Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
13Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Garmin - Sharp  
14Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
15Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
16Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team  
17Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
18Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
19Jan Bakelants (Bel) Radioshack-Nissan  
20Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
21Ben Swift (GBr) Sky Procycling  
22Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
23Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
24Florent Barle (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
25Koen De Kort (Ned) Argos-Shimano  
26Wouter Mol (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team  
27Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Movistar Team  
28Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Radioshack-Nissan  
29Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
30Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
31Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
32William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
33Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank  
34Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
35Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling  
36Tiziano Dall'antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
37Alexandre Geniez (Fra) Argos-Shimano  
38Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank  
39Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
40Marcos Garcia (Spa) Caja Rural  
41Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
42Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha Team  
43Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
44Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
45Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale  
46Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
47Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling  
48Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team  
49Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin - Sharp  
50Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team  
51Rob Ruijgh (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team  
52Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
53Maxime Monfort (Bel) Radioshack-Nissan  
54Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
55Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team  
56Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team  
57Rémi Pauriol (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
58Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team  
59Andre Fernando S. Martins Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural  
60Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team  
61Fredrik Carl Wilhelm Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro Team  
62Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale  
63Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling  
64Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team  
65Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
66Laurent Didier (Lux) Radioshack-Nissan  
67Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
68Dario Cataldo (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
69Igor Anton (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
70Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank  
71Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
72Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale  
73Tiago Machado (Por) Radioshack-Nissan  
74Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Astana Pro Team  
75Arnaud Courteille (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
76Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD  
77Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team  
78Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
79Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale  
80Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
81Winner Anacona Gomez (Col) Lampre - ISD  
82Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
83Mickaël Buffaz (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
84John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
85Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin - Sharp  
86Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Lotto Belisol Team  
87Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
88Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Garmin - Sharp  
89Hernani Broco (Por) Caja Rural  
90Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge  
91Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD  
92David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Caja Rural  
93Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
94Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Argos-Shimano  
95Gustavo Cesar Veloso (Spa) Andalucia  
96Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
97Grégory Rast (Swi) Radioshack-Nissan  
98Gabriel Rasch (Nor) FDJ-Big Mat  
99Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team  
100Sergio Luis Henao Montoya (Col) Sky Procycling  
101Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Argos-Shimano  
102Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team  
103Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Movistar Team  
104Dominique Rollin (Can) FDJ-Big Mat  
105Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha Team  
106Michel Kreder (Ned) Garmin - Sharp  
107Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank  
108Cayetano José Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Liquigas-Cannondale  
109Yohann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
110Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
111Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
112Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank  
113Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Radioshack-Nissan  
114Danny Pate (USA) Sky Procycling  
115Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team  
116Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin - Sharp  
117Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Argos-Shimano  
118Xavier Florencio Cabre (Spa) Katusha Team  
119Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
120Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
121Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
122Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
123Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa) Katusha Team  
124Hayden Roulston (NZl) Radioshack-Nissan  
125Egor Silin (Rus) Astana Pro Team  
126Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team  
127Morris Possoni (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
128Yannick Eijssen (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
129Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
130Ivan Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
131Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale  
132Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
133Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling  
134Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team  
135Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Sharp  
136Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia  
137Pablo Lechuga Rodriguez (Spa) Andalucia  
138Benat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team  
139Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol Team  
140Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank  
141Rafal Majka (Pol) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank0:00:21 
142Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team  
143Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:00:32 
144Jose Vicente Toribio Alcolea (Spa) Andalucia  
145Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team  
146Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
147Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
148Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
149Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep  
150Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Caja Rural  
151Thierry Hupond (Fra) Argos-Shimano  
152Oleksandr Kvachuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD  
153Thomas Dekker (Ned) Garmin - Sharp  
154Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team  
155Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team  
156Adrian Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia  
157Cheng Ji (Chn) Argos-Shimano  
158Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
159Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
160Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
161Matti Breschel (Den) Rabobank Cycling Team  
162Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Movistar Team  
163Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team  
164Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia  
165Daniel Teklehaymanot (Eri) Orica - GreenEdge  
166Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
167Denis Menchov (Rus) Katusha Team  
168Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank  
169Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
170Javier Ramirez Abeja (Spa) Andalucia  
171Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica - GreenEdge  
172Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge  
173Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre - ISD  
174Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team  
175Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team  
176David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne  
177Sergio Carrasco Garcia (Spa) Andalucia  
178Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
179Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Procycling  
180Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling  
181Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat  
182Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
183Danail Andonov Petrov (Bul) Caja Rural0:00:45 
184Travis Meyer (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge0:00:46 
185Simon Geschke (Ger) Argos-Shimano0:00:48 
186Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:01:13 
187Julian Dean (NZl) Orica - GreenEdge  
188Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:01:17 
189Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge0:02:36 
190Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge0:03:09 
191Daniele Ratto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:03:30 
192Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Lotto Belisol Team0:03:38 
193Bruno Pires (Por) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank  
194Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia0:04:43 
195Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural  
196Aitor Galdos Alonso (Spa) Caja Rural  
Points
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1John Degenkolb (Ger) Argos-Shimano25 pts
2Daniele Bennati (Ita) Radioshack-Nissan20 
3Gianni Meersman (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team16 
4Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat14 
5Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale12 
6Raymond Kreder (Ned) Garmin - Sharp10 
7Allan Davis (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge9 
8Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale8 
9Leonardo Fabio Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne7 
10Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team6 
11Manuel Antonio Leal Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural5 
12Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team4 
13Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Garmin - Sharp3 
14Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre - ISD2 
Sprint 1 - Logroño - 62,6 Km.
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia4 pts
2Ben Swift (GBr) Sky Procycling2 
3Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Argos-Shimano1 
Sprint 2 - Logroño - 104,6 Km.
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia4 pts
2Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team2 
3Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1 
Most combative
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia  
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Radioshack - Nissan12:31:51 
2Omega Pharma - Quickstep  
3Team Argos - Shimano  
4Garmin - Sharp  
5AG2R La Mondiale  
6Liquigas - Cannondale  
7BMC Racing Team  
8Vacansoleil - DCM Pro Cycling Team  
9FDJ - Big Mat  
10Lampre - ISD  
11Movistar Team  
12SKY Procycling  
13Rabobank Cycling Team  
14Caja Rural  
15Cofidis, le credit en ligne  
16Team Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank  
17Katusha Team  
18Astana Pro Team  
19Euskaltel - Euskadi  
20Lotto Belisol Team  
21Andalucia  
22Orica Greenedge0:00:32 
General classification after stage 5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team17:29:22 
2Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling0:00:01 
3Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank0:00:05 
4Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:09 
5Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team  
6Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling0:00:11 
7Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team0:00:14 
8Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:24 
9Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:36 
10Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:46 
11Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:47 
12Sergio Luis Henao Montoya (Col) Sky Procycling0:00:52 
13Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:53 
14Winner Anacona Gomez (Col) Lampre - ISD  
15Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team0:00:55 
16Igor Anton (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:57 
17Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank  
18Kevin Seeldraeyers (Bel) Astana Pro Team0:01:17 
19Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin - Sharp0:01:26 
20Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:01:33 
21Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD0:01:34 
22Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:01:35 
23Maxime Monfort (Bel) Radioshack-Nissan0:01:38 
24Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
25Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:01:50 
26Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:55 
27Marcos Garcia (Spa) Caja Rural0:02:01 
28Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:02:15 
29Yohann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:02:25 
30Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:02:35 
31John Gadret (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:40 
32Rob Ruijgh (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team0:02:41 
33Andre Fernando S. Martins Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural0:02:48 
34Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Radioshack-Nissan  
35Benat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team  
36Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:02:53 
37Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:41 
38Hernani Broco (Por) Caja Rural0:03:43 
39Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:03:53 
40Tiago Machado (Por) Radioshack-Nissan0:04:10 
41Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha Team0:04:24 
42Fredrik Carl Wilhelm Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro Team0:04:28 
43Rémi Pauriol (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:04:42 
44Adrian Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia0:04:52 
45Mikel Astarloza Chaurreau (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:05:00 
46Egor Silin (Rus) Astana Pro Team0:05:06 
47Ivan Velasco Murillo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:05:25 
48Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:05:27 
49Jan Bakelants (Bel) Radioshack-Nissan0:05:48 
50Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:06:15 
51Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:06:21 
52Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:06:38 
53Alexsandr Dyachenko (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:06:43 
54Laurent Didier (Lux) Radioshack-Nissan0:06:45 
55Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:06:55 
56Rafal Majka (Pol) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank0:06:59 
57Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team0:07:16 
58Pablo Lechuga Rodriguez (Spa) Andalucia  
59Mickaël Buffaz (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:07:18 
60Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team0:07:22 
61Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:07:30 
62Alexandre Geniez (Fra) Argos-Shimano0:07:50 
63Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Argos-Shimano0:07:51 
64Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:08:08 
65Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:08:50 
66Koen De Kort (Ned) Argos-Shimano0:09:37 
67Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Lotto Belisol Team0:09:38 
68Michel Kreder (Ned) Garmin - Sharp0:09:42 
69Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:09:47 
70Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge0:10:02 
71Arnaud Courteille (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:10:17 
72Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:10:34 
73Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Garmin - Sharp0:10:39 
74Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:10:51 
75Denis Menchov (Rus) Katusha Team0:10:56 
76Morris Possoni (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:11:03 
77Cayetano José Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Liquigas-Cannondale0:11:05 
78Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team0:11:35 
79Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team0:11:49 
80David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Caja Rural0:11:51 
81Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Caja Rural0:12:08 
82Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:12:46 
83Cristiano Salerno (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:12:48 
84Dario Cataldo (Ita) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:12:58 
85Jose Vicente Toribio Alcolea (Spa) Andalucia0:13:15 
86Niki Terpstra (Ned) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:13:25 
87Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
88Gabriel Rasch (Nor) FDJ-Big Mat0:13:33 
89Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin - Sharp0:13:34 
90Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia0:14:04 
91Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:14:16 
92Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team0:15:03 
93Yannick Eijssen (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
94Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team0:15:08 
95David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:15:12 
96Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank0:15:13 
97Pavel Brutt (Rus) Katusha Team0:15:14 
98Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD0:15:40 
99Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:15:54 
100Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank0:16:05 
101Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:16:07 
102Gustavo Cesar Veloso (Spa) Andalucia0:16:32 
103Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank0:16:33 
104Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Radioshack-Nissan0:16:54 
105Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team0:16:57 
106Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Argos-Shimano0:17:15 
107Bruno Pires (Por) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank0:17:36 
108Thierry Hupond (Fra) Argos-Shimano0:17:50 
109Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling0:18:38 
110Florent Barle (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:19:17 
111Javier Ramirez Abeja (Spa) Andalucia0:19:18 
112Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale0:19:20 
113John Degenkolb (Ger) Argos-Shimano0:19:37 
114Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:19:38 
115Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi  
116Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank0:19:43 
117Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:19:46 
118Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team0:19:57 
119Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:20:04 
120Gianni Meersman (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:20:26 
121Jonathan Castroviejo Nicolas (Spa) Movistar Team0:20:30 
122Cameron Meyer (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge0:20:38 
123Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:21:06 
124Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:21:11 
125Maciej Paterski (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale0:21:14 
126Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:21:15 
127Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:21:20 
128Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Argos-Shimano0:21:33 
129Danail Andonov Petrov (Bul) Caja Rural0:22:17 
130Daniel Teklehaymanot (Eri) Orica - GreenEdge0:22:18 
131Bertjan Lindeman (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team0:22:20 
132Grégory Rast (Swi) Radioshack-Nissan0:22:21 
133Stef Clement (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:22:25 
134Daniele Bennati (Ita) Radioshack-Nissan0:22:39 
135Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Garmin - Sharp0:22:40 
136Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin - Sharp  
137Sergio Carrasco Garcia (Spa) Andalucia0:22:46 
138Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:22:50 
139Oleksandr Kvachuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD0:22:59 
140Leonardo Fabio Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:23:08 
141Rudy Molard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:23:17 
142Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:23:36 
143Xavier Florencio Cabre (Spa) Katusha Team0:23:45 
144Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:23:49 
145Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:24:11 
146Dominique Rollin (Can) FDJ-Big Mat0:24:26 
147Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol Team0:24:31 
148William Bonnet (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:24:36 
149Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team0:24:39 
150Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Movistar Team0:24:44 
151Hayden Roulston (NZl) Radioshack-Nissan  
152Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:24:45 
153Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:24:46 
154Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:25:00 
155Benoît Vaugrenard (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:25:10 
156Simon Geschke (Ger) Argos-Shimano0:25:13 
157Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale0:25:16 
158Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling0:25:32 
159Frederik Willems (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:26:02 
160Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Procycling0:26:11 
161Allan Davis (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge0:26:14 
162Thomas Dekker (Ned) Garmin - Sharp0:26:16 
163Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica - GreenEdge0:26:24 
164Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Procycling0:26:53 
165Travis Meyer (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge0:26:54 
166Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:27:43 
167Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Movistar Team0:27:52 
168Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team0:28:00 
169Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:28:31 
170Daniele Ratto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:28:46 
171Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:29:29 
172Cheng Ji (Chn) Argos-Shimano0:29:38 
173Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia0:30:36 
174Tiziano Dall'antonia (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:31:05 
175Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank0:31:20 
176Wouter Mol (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team0:31:28 
177Danny Pate (USA) Sky Procycling0:31:35 
178Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge0:31:38 
179Aitor Galdos Alonso (Spa) Caja Rural0:31:41 
180Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge0:31:44 
181Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:31:50 
182Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team0:32:30 
183Jens Debusschere (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:32:38 
184Ben Swift (GBr) Sky Procycling0:33:18 
185Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:33:32 
186Julian Dean (NZl) Orica - GreenEdge0:34:04 
187Manuel Antonio Leal Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural0:34:35 
188Raymond Kreder (Ned) Garmin - Sharp0:34:58 
189Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa) Katusha Team0:35:15 
190Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha Team0:36:00 
191Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia0:36:33 
192Matti Breschel (Den) Rabobank Cycling Team0:37:33 
193Martijn Keizer (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team0:38:49 
194Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Sharp0:39:27 
195Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Lotto Belisol Team0:40:41 
196Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural0:42:23 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1John Degenkolb (Ger) Argos-Shimano50 pts
2Allan Davis (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge29 
3Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge27 
4Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale27 
5Daniele Bennati (Ita) Radioshack-Nissan26 
6Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team25 
7Gianni Meersman (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team24 
8Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team20 
9Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep20 
10Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team18 
11Ben Swift (GBr) Sky Procycling18 
12Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling17 
13Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team17 
14Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale17 
15Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank15 
16Marcos Garcia (Spa) Caja Rural14 
17Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat14 
18Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team13 
19Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha Team12 
20Manuel Antonio Leal Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural12 
21Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team11 
22Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia10 
23Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Radioshack-Nissan10 
24Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Lotto Belisol Team10 
25Raymond Kreder (Ned) Garmin - Sharp10 
26Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team9 
27Eros Capecchi (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale9 
28Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - ISD9 
29Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne8 
30Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha Team8 
31Benat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team8 
32Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale8 
33Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin - Sharp7 
34Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Garmin - Sharp7 
35Leonardo Fabio Duque (Col) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne7 
36Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team6 
37Jan Bakelants (Bel) Radioshack-Nissan6 
38Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team6 
39Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team6 
40Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team5 
41Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team5 
42Przemyslaw Niemiec (Pol) Lampre - ISD5 
43Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi5 
44Dominique Rollin (Can) FDJ-Big Mat4 
45Igor Anton (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi4 
46Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team3 
47Winner Anacona Gomez (Col) Lampre - ISD3 
48Gert Steegmans (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep3 
49Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural3 
50Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling2 
51Andre Fernando S. Martins Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural2 
52Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia2 
53Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Radioshack-Nissan2 
54Gatis Smukulis (Lat) Katusha Team2 
55Davide Vigano (Ita) Lampre - ISD2 
56Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Argos-Shimano1 
57Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia1 
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge16 pts
2Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team11 
3Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team10 
4Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne10 
5Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep8 
6Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team6 
7Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team6 
8Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team5 
9Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank4 
10Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia4 
11Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia3 
12Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling2 
13Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale2 
14Marcos Garcia (Spa) Caja Rural2 
15Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team2 
16Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2 
17Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural2 
18Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha Team1 
Combination classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha Team15 pts
2Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team18 
3Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling26 
4Alberto Contador Velasco (Spa) Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank27 
5Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale35 
6Marcos Garcia (Spa) Caja Rural57 
7Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica - GreenEdge74 
8Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team82 
9Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne83 
10Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep83 
11Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team87 
12Jesus Rosendo Prado (Spa) Andalucia151 
13Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team171 
14Javier Chacon (Spa) Andalucia204 
15Pim Ligthart (Ned) Vacansoleil-Dcm Pro Cycling Team207 
16Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha Team235 
17Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural259 
Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Rabobank Cycling Team51:51:05 
2SKY Procycling0:00:03 
3Astana Pro Team0:01:55 
4Katusha Team0:02:04 
5Lampre - ISD0:02:13 
6Euskaltel - Euskadi0:02:39 
7AG2R La Mondiale0:03:00 
8Movistar Team0:03:38 
9Radioshack - Nissan0:04:01 
10Caja Rural0:04:57 
11Team Saxo Bank - Tinkoff Bank0:06:31 
12Vacansoleil - DCM Pro Cycling Team0:07:31 
13Omega Pharma - Quickstep0:10:39 
14Cofidis, le credit en ligne0:12:23 
15Lotto Belisol Team0:15:24 
16Andalucia0:16:02 
17Garmin - Sharp0:16:05 
18Team Argos - Shimano0:20:22 
19BMC Racing Team0:21:20 
20Liquigas - Cannondale0:23:25 
21FDJ - Big Mat0:24:11 
22Orica Greenedge0:44:31 

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