Moreno attacks late for Vuelta stage win in Fisterra

Nibali takes over leader's jersey from Horner

Daniel Moreno (Katusha) grabbed stage 4 of the Vuelta a Espana from Lain to Fisterra with a perfectly timed attack on the last climb. The Spaniard launched his move with less than one kilometre to go, soaring passed a fading Juan Antonio Flecha (Vacansoleil-DCM) and holding off a chase from Fabian Cancellara (RadioShack Leopard), Michael Matthews (Orica GreenEDGE) and the rest of the peloton.

Chris Horner (RadioShack) lost his overall lead to Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) after the American lost contact with the leaders on the final climb.

While the Vuelta has opened with three intriguing hill top finishes and a team time trial, timing has been the deciding factor in the three road stages. Nicolas Roche displayed both his growing tenacity and ruthlessness with a punchy move on stage one and Chris Horner rolled back the years on stage 2 to slip clear at just the right moment a day later.

This time it was Moreno’s moment. The Spaniard often rides in the shadow of his teammate and friend Joaquim Rodriguez but the former’s stature has been on the rise in the last few seasons.

As the peloton rolled towards another uphill finish Nibali ushered his Astana teammates to the front of the peloton as the final climb began, but the men in blue slipped back just as Juan Antonio Flecha (Vacansoleil) attacked inside the final kilometre. Just like yesterday, Flecha went too early but his move offered Moreno with the perfect marker, and as the favourites eye-balled each other the Katusha climber accelerated away.

Cancellara, who had been protecting Horner on the approach to the climb, closed to within a matter of meters but he ran out of road, with Moreno able to raise his hands and take the stage.

How it unfolded

It took until the 12th kilometre of racing for the main break to form with Jussi Veikkanen (FDJ), Alex Rasmussen (Garmin-Sharp), Danilo Wyss (BMC), Dennis Vanendert (Lotto Belisol) and Nicolas Edet (Cofidis) pulling 7 minutes out of the bunch.

Although the climb to the finish would decide the winner, the Mirador de Ezaro with 30 kilometres to go would play a decisive part. It may have only been a handful of kilometres long but the near 30 per cent pitches would cause problems for both the break and the peloton.

At the foot of the climb the five leaders had seen their advantage drop significantly and on the slower slopes of the climb Rasmussen was the first to slip back with Edet out of the saddle as the gradient rose to nearly 30 per cent. As the peloton reached the lower slopes RadioShack marshalled the front of the peloton with Horner riding attentively near the front.

Veikkanen was the next rider to lose contact with the break as Wyss and Vanendert hung onto Edet, but it wasn’t long before Edet was on his own and riding clear towards the top, his jersey unzipped as he wrestled with his bike and crept towards the summit. The torturous slopes played havoc with the bunch behind, riders spreading across the road as a number of them struggled to keep the pedals turning.

The Cofidis rider held onto a 38 second advantage by the time he crested the top of the climb but with 35km to go and Astana on the front there was little chance of a successful break.

Amets Txurruka (Caja Rural) slipped clear from the bunch on the descent but his options appeared limited with Edet tiring and then Movistar collectively controlling the peloton after Astana had eased off briefly.

By the time Txurruka had made contact with Edet the pair’s advantages stood at a mere 19 seconds. However Txurruka’s attempt to anticipate looked rather savvy when Luis Leon Sanchez brought three more riders across to make it six riders in front with 26 kilometres to go.

The added firepower drew the break out from 10 to 20 seconds as the leaders swept through the Spanish countryside at over 70 kph.

Horner’s desire to keep the red jersey surfaced with three of his teammates moving to the front and beginning a chase. The American, who is still without a contract for next season, clearly aware that each day in red would improve his negotiation powers.

With 16km remaining only Edel persisted, with the rest of the break sitting up before the Cofidis rider was forced to let get of any hope as the peloton reformed with 15km remaining.

Full Results
1Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha4:37:47 
2Fabian Cancellara (Swi) RadioShack Leopard  
3Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
4Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
5Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
6Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling  
7Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
8Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Argos-Shimano  
9Sergio Luis Henao Montoya (Col) Sky Procycling  
10Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
11Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team  
12Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Argos-Shimano  
13Grega Bole (Slo) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
14Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
15Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha  
16Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
17Anthony Roux (Fra)  
18Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
19Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
20Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
21Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team NetApp-Endura  
22Dominik Nerz (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:00:06 
23Ivan Basso (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
24Eros Capecchi (Ita) Movistar Team  
25Kenny Elissonde (Fra)  
26Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack Leopard  
27Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
28Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) RadioShack Leopard  
29Daniel Schorn (Aut) Team NetApp-Endura  
30Leopold Konig (Cze) Team NetApp-Endura  
31Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
32Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling  
33Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
34Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack Leopard  
35Thibaut Pinot (Fra)  
36Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
37Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
38Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
39Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Team Argos-Shimano  
40Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
41Andre Fernando S. Martins Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
42Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
43Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
44Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp  
45Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team  
46Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
47José Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team  
48Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Movistar Team  
49Cayetano José Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
50Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
51Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
52David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
53Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
54Jerome Coppel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
55Pieter Serry (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
56Jose Joao Mendes (Por) Team NetApp-Endura  
57Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale  
58Yannick Eijssen (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
59David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team NetApp-Endura  
60Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha  
61Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
62Ivan Velasco Murillo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
63Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
64Maciej Paterski (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:00:19 
65Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Movistar Team0:00:22 
66Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha  
67Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:00:24 
68Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
69Alex Howes (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
70Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:00:27 
71Stef Clement (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:00:32 
72Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
73Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:00:34 
74Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:00:36 
75David Tanner (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:00:39 
76Daniele Ratto (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:00:46 
77Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol0:00:55 
78Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling0:00:58 
79Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
80Thierry Hupond (Fra) Team Argos-Shimano0:01:28 
81Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
82Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
83Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team0:01:39 
84Cameron Wurf (Aus) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
85Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
86Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale  
87Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha  
88Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
89Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
90Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
91Marcos Garcia (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
92Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team0:02:14 
93Paul Voss (Ger) Team NetApp-Endura  
94Baden Cooke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:02:25 
95Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
96Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge0:02:28 
97Francesco Lasca (Ita) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
98Dennis Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:02:33 
99Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha0:02:50 
100Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
101Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa) Katusha  
102Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team  
103Jan Barta (Cze) Team NetApp-Endura  
104Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
105Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
106Ben Hermans (Bel) RadioShack Leopard0:03:04 
107Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) RadioShack Leopard0:03:05 
108Grégory Rast (Swi) RadioShack Leopard  
109Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling  
110Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:03:33 
111Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:04:27 
112Matthew Busche (USA) RadioShack Leopard0:05:50 
113Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) FDJ.fr0:07:46 
114Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:10:49 
115Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team  
116Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Garmin-Sharp0:13:17 
117Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Lotto Belisol0:14:21 
118Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
119Marco Pinotti (Ita) BMC Racing Team  
120Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
121Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) RadioShack Leopard  
122Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team  
123Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
124Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
125Guillaume Boivin (Can) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
126José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team  
127Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
128Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team  
129Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
130Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
131Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
132Robert Wagner (Ger) Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
133Stéphane Poulhies (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
134Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
135Simone Stortoni (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
136Benat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team  
137Steve Chainel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
138Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
139Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
140Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
141Caleb Fairly (USA) Garmin-Sharp  
142Alexandre Geniez (Fra)  
143Nick Nuyens (Bel) Garmin-Sharp  
144Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
145Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano  
146Sebastian Lander (Den) BMC Racing Team  
147Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-GreenEdge  
148Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol  
149Francis De Greef (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
150Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp  
151Iker Camano (Spa) Team NetApp-Endura  
152Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team  
153Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Lotto Belisol  
154Dario Cataldo (Ita) Sky Procycling  
155Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Sky Procycling  
156Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano  
157Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
158Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Sky Procycling  
159Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team  
160Cyril Bessy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
161Massimo Graziato (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
162Laurent Mangel (Fra)  
163Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
164Andrew Fenn (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
165Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida  
166Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
167Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
168Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
169Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
170Barry Markus (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
171Luke Rowe (GBr) Sky Procycling  
172Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale  
173Cédric Pineau (Fra)  
174Winner Anacona Gomez (Col) Lampre-Merida  
175Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez (Col) AG2R La Mondiale  
176Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step  
177Luca Dodi (Ita) Lampre-Merida  
178Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team  
179Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
180Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team  
181Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
182Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Katusha  
183Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
184Arnaud Courteille (Fra)  
185Zakkari Dempster (Aus) Team NetApp-Endura  
186Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
187Jussi Veikkanen (Fin)  
188Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
189Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Katusha  
190Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
191Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Argos-Shimano  
192Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA  
193Michel Kreder (Ned) Garmin-Sharp  
194Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
195Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
196Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
Sprint 1 - Vedra, 61.1km
1Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp4pts
2Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team2 
3Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits1 
Sprint 2 - Quilmas, 148km
1Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits4pts
2Dennis Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Belisol2 
3Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ.fr1 
Points - Finish, 189km
1Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha25pts
2Fabian Cancellara (Swi) RadioShack Leopard20 
3Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge16 
4Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step14 
5Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team12 
6Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling10 
7Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale9 
8Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Argos-Shimano8 
9Sergio Luis Henao Montoya (Col) Sky Procycling7 
10Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff6 
11Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team5 
12Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Argos-Shimano4 
13Grega Bole (Slo) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3 
14Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step2 
Mountain 1 - Alto Mirador de Ézaro (Cat. 3) 155km
1Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits3pts
2Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team2 
3Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff1 
Most combative
1Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
1Sky Procycling13:53:27 
2Team Argos-Shimano  
3Team Saxo - Tinkoff  
4Belkin Pro Cycling Team  
5Omega Pharma - QuickStep  
7RadioShack Leopard0:00:06  
9Team NetApp - Endura  
10Movistar Team  
11BMC Racing Team  
12AG2R La Mondiale  
13Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:12 
14Caja Rural - Seguros RGA  
15Cofidis, Solutions Credits  
16Vacansoleil - DCM Pro Cycling Team0:00:24 
17Cannondale Pro Cycling0:00:25 
18Astana Pro Team0:00:36 
19Lotto Belisol0:01:01 
21Orica GreenEdge0:04:47 
General classification after stage 4
1Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team14:15:30 
2Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack Leopard0:00:03 
3Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:00:08 
4Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack Leopard0:00:16 
5Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:21 
6Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) RadioShack Leopard0:00:26 
7Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling0:00:28 
8Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha0:00:31 
9Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:00:38 
10Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:00:42 
11Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team NetApp-Endura0:00:45 
12Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:00:46 
13Leopold Konig (Cze) Team NetApp-Endura0:00:48 
14Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:00:49 
15Eros Capecchi (Ita) Movistar Team0:00:52 
16Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha0:00:53 
17Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:00:55 
18Yannick Eijssen (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:00:59 
19Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:01:10 
20Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:01:12 
21Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:01:15 
22Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:01:16 
23Pieter Serry (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:01:21 
24Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:01:30 
25Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team  
26Mikel Nieve Ituralde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
27Ivan Basso (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:01:32 
28Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:36 
29Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr0:01:41 
30Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:45 
31Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp0:01:47 
32David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team NetApp-Endura0:01:50 
33José Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team0:01:52 
34Jose Joao Mendes (Por) Team NetApp-Endura0:01:58 
35Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ.fr0:02:02 
36Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Argos-Shimano0:02:03 
37Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:02:23 
38Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team0:02:37 
39Tomasz Marczynski (Pol) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:02:49 
40David Arroyo Duran (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:02:52 
41Dominik Nerz (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:02:57 
42Sergio Luis Henao Montoya (Col) Sky Procycling0:02:59 
43Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:37 
44Andre Fernando S. Martins Cardoso (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:03:45 
45Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Movistar Team0:03:56 
46Ben Hermans (Bel) RadioShack Leopard0:03:57 
47Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi  
48Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:04:13 
49Amets Txurruka (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:04:33 
50Jerome Coppel (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:05:06 
51Igor Anton Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:05:42 
52Yoann Bagot (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:06:02 
53Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:06:10 
54Ivan Velasco Murillo (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:06:15 
55Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha0:06:20 
56Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:07:20 
57Cayetano José Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Col) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:07:21 
58Julien Berard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:08:19 
59Matthew Busche (USA) RadioShack Leopard0:08:51 
60Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:08:54 
61Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:09:27 
62Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team0:09:43 
63Stef Clement (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:09:57 
64Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Argos-Shimano0:10:14 
65Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:10:16 
66Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha0:10:23 
67Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:10:38 
68Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:10:58 
69Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:11:12 
70Paul Voss (Ger) Team NetApp-Endura0:11:13 
71Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling0:11:19 
72Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:11:31 
73Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ.fr0:11:36 
74Matteo Montaguti (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:11:56 
75Jan Barta (Cze) Team NetApp-Endura0:12:11 
76Grega Bole (Slo) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:13:07 
77Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:13:47 
78Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:14:01 
79Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Team Argos-Shimano0:14:14 
80Angel Vicioso Arcos (Spa) Katusha0:14:18 
81Fabian Cancellara (Swi) RadioShack Leopard0:14:31 
82Maciej Paterski (Pol) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:14:34 
83Ben Gastauer (Lux) AG2R La Mondiale0:14:57 
84Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) FDJ.fr0:15:09 
85Alberto Losada Alguacil (Spa) Katusha0:15:14 
86Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol0:15:29 
87Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:15:41 
88Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling0:15:48 
89Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling0:16:05 
90Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:16:28 
91Alexandre Geniez (Fra) FDJ.fr0:16:36 
92Thierry Hupond (Fra) Team Argos-Shimano0:16:41 
93Zdenek Stybar (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:16:50 
94Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:17:00 
95Dennis Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:17:52 
96Daniel Schorn (Aut) Team NetApp-Endura0:18:01 
97Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:18:20 
98Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:18:24 
99Daniele Ratto (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:18:43 
100Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:19:34 
101Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) RadioShack Leopard0:19:42 
102Cameron Wurf (Aus) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:19:48 
103Alex Howes (USA) Garmin-Sharp0:19:49 
104Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Garmin-Sharp0:20:02 
105Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:20:11 
106Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:20:27 
107Baden Cooke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:20:31 
108David Tanner (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:20:36 
109Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:21:10 
110Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:21:18 
111Grégory Rast (Swi) RadioShack Leopard0:21:56 
112Tiziano Dall'Antonia (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:22:14 
113Francesco Lasca (Ita) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:22:36 
114Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:23:19 
115Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha0:23:41 
116Marcos Garcia (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:23:42 
117Simone Stortoni (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:24:13 
118Martin Kohler (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:24:22 
119Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ.fr0:24:25 
120Benat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team0:25:14 
121Christian Meier (Can) Orica-GreenEdge0:25:44 
122Caleb Fairly (USA) Garmin-Sharp0:25:49 
123Marco Pinotti (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:26:05 
124Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:26:39 
125Salvatore Puccio (Ita) Sky Procycling0:27:14 
126Francis De Greef (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:27:15 
127Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team0:27:31 
128Dario Cataldo (Ita) Sky Procycling0:27:32 
129Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp0:28:07 
130Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:28:17 
131Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) RadioShack Leopard0:28:58 
132Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:29:12 
133Kristof Vandewalle (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:29:14 
134Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:29:28 
135Imanol Erviti Ollo (Spa) Movistar Team0:29:35 
136Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:30:03 
137Klaas Lodewyck (Bel) BMC Racing Team0:30:04 
138Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Lotto Belisol0:30:43 
139Luke Rowe (GBr) Sky Procycling  
140Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:30:51 
141Iker Camano (Spa) Team NetApp-Endura0:30:55 
142Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Astana Pro Team0:31:01 
143Guillaume Boivin (Can) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:31:03 
144Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling  
145Sam Bewley (NZl) Orica-GreenEdge0:31:06 
146Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
147Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol0:31:17 
148Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:31:32 
149Ramon Sinkeldam (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano0:31:35 
150Steve Chainel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:31:36 
151José Ivan Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Movistar Team0:31:55 
152Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin-Sharp0:32:02 
153Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Team Saxo-Tinkoff0:32:06 
154Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Team Argos-Shimano0:32:42 
155Mitchell Docker (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
156Robert Wagner (Ger) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:32:50 
157Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Katusha0:32:51 
158Guillaume Van Keirsbulck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:33:16 
159Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Argos-Shimano0:33:18 
160Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:33:33 
161Stéphane Poulhies (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:33:45 
162Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Sky Procycling0:33:47 
163Winner Anacona Gomez (Col) Lampre-Merida0:33:55 
164Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ.fr0:34:06 
165Arnaud Courteille (Fra) FDJ.fr0:34:13 
166Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:34:19 
167Laurent Mangel (Fra) FDJ.fr0:34:33 
168Vladimir Isaychev (Rus) Katusha0:35:55 
169Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:36:00 
170Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Cannondale Pro Cycling0:36:01 
171Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge0:37:37 
172Leigh Howard (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge  
173Nick Nuyens (Bel) Garmin-Sharp0:38:33 
174Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Team Saxo-Tinkoff  
175Cyril Bessy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:38:45 
176Tosh Van Der Sande (Bel) Lotto Belisol0:38:47 
177Carlos Alberto Betancur Gomez (Col) AG2R La Mondiale0:38:51 
178Zakkari Dempster (Aus) Team NetApp-Endura0:38:53 
179Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:39:01 
180Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:39:06 
181Luca Dodi (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:39:13 
182Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:39:24 
183Sebastian Lander (Den) BMC Racing Team0:40:25 
184Andrew Fenn (GBr) Omega Pharma-Quick Step0:40:26 
185Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Lampre-Merida0:40:43 
186Thomas Peterson (USA) Team Argos-Shimano0:40:46 
187Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA0:41:11 
188Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:41:33 
189Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:41:44 
190Barry Markus (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:41:56 
191Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:42:01 
192Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:42:11 
193Michel Kreder (Ned) Garmin-Sharp0:42:35 
194Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:43:28 
195Massimo Graziato (Ita) Lampre-Merida0:44:06 
196Graeme Brown (Aus) Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:48:50 
Points classification
1Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha48pts
2Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff38 
3Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team37 
4Bauke Mollema (Ned) Belkin Pro Cycling Team29 
5Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack Leopard28 
6Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha26 
7Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling20 
8Fabian Cancellara (Swi) RadioShack Leopard20 
9Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale17 
10Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Sharp17 
11Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge16 
12Leopold Konig (Cze) Team NetApp-Endura14 
13Ivan Basso (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling14 
14Gianni Meersman (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step14 
15Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp10 
16Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Merida10 
17Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling10 
18Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack Leopard9 
19Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre-Merida9 
20Sergio Luis Henao Montoya (Col) Sky Procycling9 
21Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale9 
22Rafal Majka (Pol) Team Saxo-Tinkoff8 
23Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Argos-Shimano8 
24Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol6 
25Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits5 
26Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team5 
27Fabricio Ferrari Barcelo (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA4 
28Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi4 
29Georg Preidler (Aut) Team Argos-Shimano4 
30Grega Bole (Slo) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team3 
31Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ.fr2 
32Serge Pauwels (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step2 
33Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team2 
34Dennis Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Belisol2 
35Vicente Reynes Mimo (Spa) Lotto Belisol2 
36Cyril Bessy (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits2 
37Luca Dodi (Ita) Lampre-Merida2 
38Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA2 
39Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) FDJ.fr1 
Mountains classification
1Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff11pts
2Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha6 
3Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale4 
4Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack Leopard3 
5Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits3 
6Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA3 
7Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team3 
8Leopold Konig (Cze) Team NetApp-Endura2 
9Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team2 
10Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol2 
11Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha1 
12Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp1 
Combination classification
1Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Saxo-Tinkoff6pts
2Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack Leopard11 
3Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha11 
4Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team15 
5Leopold Konig (Cze) Team NetApp-Endura33 
6Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha33 
7Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale42 
8Danilo Wyss (Swi) BMC Racing Team132 
9Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits136 
10Alex Rasmussen (Den) Garmin-Sharp156 
11Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol181 
12Javier Francisco Aramendia Lorente (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA231 
Teams classification
1RadioShack Leopard41:47:01 
2Team Saxo - Tinkoff0:00:05 
3Belkin Pro Cycling Team0:01:10 
4Team NetApp - Endura0:01:25 
5Movistar Team0:01:28 
6Astana Pro Team0:02:10 
9BMC Racing Team0:03:01 
10Euskaltel - Euskadi0:06:43 
11Caja Rural - Seguros RGA0:06:59 
12AG2R La Mondiale0:08:18 
13Cofidis, Solutions Credits0:09:23 
15Vacansoleil - DCM Pro Cycling Team0:11:09 
16Sky Procycling0:11:33 
17Cannondale Pro Cycling0:11:48 
18Omega Pharma - QuickStep0:12:01 
19Lotto Belisol0:15:09 
20Team Argos-Shimano0:19:50 
22Orica GreenEdge0:33:14 

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