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Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco 2010

Date range:
April 5-10, 2010

April 08, Stage 4: Murguia Zuia - Eibar (Arrate) 160km

Sammy superior in seven ways

By:
Stephen Farrand
Published:
April 08, 2010, 16:29 BST,
Updated:
April 09, 2010, 19:53 BST

Sanchez wins 'queen' stage as Valverde regains race lead

Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) wins the stage.

Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) wins the stage.

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Olympic road race champion Samuel Sanchez provided an indication of his form as the 2010 season kicks into top gear, prevailing on the tough fourth stage to Eibar on Thursday and giving his Euskaltel-Euskadi team its first victory this year.

Despite a quiet start to the year, Sanchez showed his cards in the final kilometres of the journey from Murgia Zuia, climbing superbly to beat fellow Spaniard Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) and talented Dutchman Robert Gesink (Rabobank).

With Oscar Freire still on the slopes of the Alto de Usartza when Valverde finished, Caisse d'Epargne's race captain once again assumed the overall race ascendancy, establishing the narrowest of leads over Team RadioShack's Chris Horner. Gesink is a further second back in third, setting up an interesting finish to this year's edition of the Basque Country's 'national' tour.

Seven climbs in 160km of racing

With about 2100m of climbing on the menu, today's stage was always going to end in a selection near the top of the day's final climb, the Alto de Uzartza. It summited just two kilometres from the finish line, so the favourites for the overall title would come to the fore on the tough slopes of this category 1 ascent.

And despite being only 160km long today's stage included seven categorised climbs, with only two of those less than a category 2; as has proven to be the case in previous editions, it was considered decisive for overall victory in this year's Vuelta a Pais Vasco.

Knowing that they could build a solid advantage, Amets Txurruka (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Footon-Servetto), Ivan Santaromita (Liquigas), Johannes Frohlinger (Milram) and Jakob Fuglsang (Saxo Bank) went on the attack early on.

Fuglsang got a free hand at Saxo Bank after Frank Schleck didn't start the stage following his crash the previous day. The quintet gained four minutes mid-stage but that was as good as it got, with Katusha leading the chase for the on-form Joaquin Rodriguez. Lampre-Farnese Vini also worked hard to set up Damiano Cunego.

On the Alto de San Miguel, the day's penutimate climb, the gap was down to a minute and Britain's Steve Cummings (Team Sky) made an attempt to get across. He didn't make an impact and was eventually swept up by the bunch at the bottom of the final climb.

Txurruka had shown he was the break's strongest climber during the stage and tried to stay with the overall contenders when they eventually caught the escape group. An attack by Andy Schleck (Saxo Bank) blew the leading group apart, however, the resurgent Luxembourger showing strong form ahead of the Ardennes Classics to put Rodriguez into some difficulty.

Like last year's edition, Chris Horner (RadioShack) was also active late in Pais Vasco's 'queen' stage; following Schleck's ill-fated attack and just two kilometres from the summit of the Uzartza, he made a do-or-die push for the win, quickly establishing a gap that proved to be insufficient to shake Valverde, Sanchez, Gesink and former mountain biker Jean-Christophe Peraud (Omega Pharma-Lotto), who were only a few second behind.

Despite cresting the 580m Alto de Usartza climb alone, Horner was quickly caught after the summit and watched as Euskaltel-Euskadi's Olympic road race champion dived down the short descent to eventually win by just two seconds, with the fast-charging Valverde and Gesink dragging the American to the line.

Full Results

# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 4:05:16  
2 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:00:02  
3 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank    
4 Christopher Horner (USA) Team Radioshack    
5 Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:00:33  
6 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
7 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:00:40  
8 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
9 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux 0:00:49  
10 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha    
11 Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia    
12 Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step 0:01:11  
13 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
14 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana    
15 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
16 Daniel Navarro (Spa) Astana    
17 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack    
18 David López (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
19 Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:01:14  
20 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions 0:01:16  
21 Eros Capecchi (Ita) Footon-Servetto    
22 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia    
23 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team HTC - Columbia    
24 Iban Velasco (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
25 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Team Radioshack    
26 Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Transitions    
27 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia    
28 Kevin Seeldrayers (Bel) Quick Step    
29 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Française Des Jeux 0:01:42  
30 Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:01:49  
31 Ben Hermans (Bel) Team Radioshack 0:01:54  
32 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC - Columbia 0:02:46  
33 Manuel Vázquez (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur    
34 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
35 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne    
36 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:03:33  
37 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank    
38 Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux    
39 Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux    
40 Alexander Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale    
41 Johannes Frölingher (Ger) Team Milram    
42 Dominik Nerz (Ger) Team Milram    
43 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
44 Delio Fernandez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:03:46  
45 Mauro Finetto (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:04:23  
46 Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
47 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
48 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step    
49 David Loosli (Swi) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
50 Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha 0:06:04  
51 Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:06:44  
52 Juan Jose Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:06:56  
53 Egoi Martínez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
54 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
55 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank    
56 David De La Fuente (Spa) Astana    
57 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
58 Óscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank    
59 Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank    
60 Marcos Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
61 Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Team Katusha    
62 Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne 0:08:48  
63 David Arroyo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
64 Stephen Cummings (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
65 Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:10:09  
66 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank    
67 Sylvain Calzati (Fra) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
68 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank    
69 Rene Mandri (Est) AG2R La Mondiale    
70 Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin - Transitions    
71 Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Astana    
72 Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
73 Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux    
74 Nicolas Portal (Fra) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
75 Laurent Didier (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
76 Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank    
77 Rafaél Valls (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
78 Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
79 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha    
80 Sergio Paulinho (Por) Team Radioshack 0:11:13  
81 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram 0:14:47  
82 Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:17:42  
83 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
84 Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram    
85 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram    
86 Rubén Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
87 Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Astana    
88 Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
89 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne    
90 Rasmus Guldhammer (Den) Team HTC - Columbia    
91 Simone Ponzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
92 Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram    
93 Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha    
94 Manuel Calvente (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur    
95 Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
96 Christophe Brandt (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
97 Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
98 Alberto Benítez (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
99 Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank    
100 Matthias Brandle (Aut) Footon-Servetto    
101 Iban Mayoz (Spa) Footon-Servetto    
102 Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana    
103 Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur    
104 Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Team Katusha    
105 Sergio Carrasco (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur    
106 Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin - Transitions    
107 Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia    
108 Jonas Aaen Jörgensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
109 Richie Porte (Aus) Team Saxo Bank    
110 Bolat Raimbekov (Kaz) Astana    
111 Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
112 Matthew Busche (USA) Team Radioshack    
113 Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto    
114 Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quick Step    
115 Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Transitions    
116 Markus Eibegger (Aut) Footon-Servetto    
117 Antonio Piedra (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur    
118 Kristijan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Doimo    
119 Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step    
120 Francisco Pérez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
121 Davide Vigano (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
122 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Team Katusha    
123 Biel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
124 Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
125 Alan Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
126 Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Garmin - Transitions    
127 José Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale    
128 Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
129 Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Française Des Jeux    
130 Gianni Meersman (Bel) Française Des Jeux    
131 David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions    
132 Gustavo César (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
133 Trent Lowe (Aus) Garmin - Transitions    
134 Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step    
135 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
136 Mario Aerts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
137 Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram    
138 Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
139 Artur Gajek (Ger) Team Milram    
140 Addy Engels (Ned) Quick Step    
141 Fuyu Li (Chn) Team Radioshack 0:23:25  
142 Rodrigo Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia    
143 Juan Javier Estrada (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur 0:24:05  
144 Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Française Des Jeux 0:28:27  
145 Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team Radioshack    
Sprint 1 - MV Elorrio, 102km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 3  pts
2 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
3 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 1  
Sprint 2 - MV Etxebarria, 134km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 3  pts
2 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
3 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 1  
Sprint 3 - MV Eibar, 152km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 3  pts
2 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
3 Johannes Frölingher (Ger) Team Milram    
Mountain 1 - Alto de Kanpazar, cat. 2, 60km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 6  pts
2 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 4  
3 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 2  
4 Johannes Frölingher (Ger) Team Milram 1  
Mountain 2 - Alto de Karabieta, cat. 2, 96km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 6  pts
2 Johannes Frölingher (Ger) Team Milram 4  
3 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 2  
4 Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Footon-Servetto 1  
Mountain 3- Alto de Miota, cat. 3, 105km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 3  pts
2 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 2  
3 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 1  
Mountain 4 - Alto de Areitio, cat 3., 113km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 3  pts
2 Johannes Frölingher (Ger) Team Milram 2  
3 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 1  
Mountain 5 - Alto de Ixua, cat. 1, 125km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 10  pts
2 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 8  
3 Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Footon-Servetto 6  
4 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 4  
5 Johannes Frölingher (Ger) Team Milram 2  
6 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 1  
Mountain 6 - Alto de San Miguel, cat. 2, 139km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 6  pts
2 Johannes Frölingher (Ger) Team Milram 4  
3 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 2  
4 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 1  
Mountain 7 - Alto de Uzartza ( 1ª, km: 158)
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Christopher Horner (USA) Team Radioshack 10  pts
2 Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 8  
3 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 6  
4 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 4  
5 Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
6 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1  
Points - Eibar, 160km
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 25  pts
2 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 20  
3 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 16  
4 Christopher Horner (USA) Team Radioshack 14  
5 Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 12  
6 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 10  
7 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 9  
8 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 8  
9 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux 7  
10 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha 6  
11 Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia 5  
12 Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step 4  
13 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 3  
14 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana 2  
15 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 1  
Teams
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Euskaltel - Euskadi 12:17:32  
2 Team Radioshack 0:00:45  
3 Team HTC - Columbia 0:01:37  
4 Caisse D'Epargne 0:02:15  
5 Omega Pharma - Lotto 0:03:33  
6 Française Des Jeux 0:04:20  
7 Quick Step 0:05:06  
8 Team Saxo Bank 0:06:02  
9 Astana 0:07:34  
10 Lampre - N.G.C. 0:07:42  
11 Xacobeo Galicia 0:10:12  
12 Garmin - Slipstream 0:10:57  
13 Liquigas 0:11:24  
14 Team Katusha 0:12:05  
15 Rabobank 0:12:10  
16 SKY P.C.T. 0:14:13  
17 Footon - Servetto 0:16:25  
18 Team Milram 0:20:09  
19 AG2R - La Mondiale 0:22:07  
20 Andalucia - Cajasur 0:36:26  
General classification after stage 4
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 18:46:50  
2 Christopher Horner (USA) Team Radioshack 0:00:01  
3 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank    
4 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:00:32  
5 Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
6 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:00:39  
7 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
8 Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia 0:00:48  
9 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha    
10 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux    
11 Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step 0:01:10  
12 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
13 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions 0:01:15  
14 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Team Radioshack    
15 Kevin Seeldrayers (Bel) Quick Step    
16 Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Transitions    
17 Kanstantsin Siutsou (Blr) Team HTC - Columbia    
18 Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:01:36  
19 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Française Des Jeux 0:01:41  
20 Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:01:48  
21 Ben Hermans (Bel) Team Radioshack 0:01:53  
22 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne 0:02:45  
23 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana 0:02:49  
24 David López (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
25 Iban Velasco (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:02:54  
26 Eros Capecchi (Ita) Footon-Servetto    
27 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Radioshack 0:03:50  
28 Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:03:53  
29 Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia 0:03:55  
30 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:04:24  
31 Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux 0:05:11  
32 Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank    
33 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC - Columbia 0:05:23  
34 Manuel Vázquez (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur 0:05:25  
35 David Loosli (Swi) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:06:01  
36 Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
37 Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha 0:06:03  
38 Dominik Nerz (Ger) Team Milram 0:06:12  
39 Óscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank 0:06:52  
40 Mauro Finetto (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:07:02  
41 Daniel Navarro (Spa) Astana 0:07:16  
42 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:08:32  
43 Evgeny Petrov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:08:34  
44 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:08:56  
45 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:09:35  
46 Egoi Martínez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
47 David Arroyo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:10:26  
48 Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux 0:10:28  
49 Juan Jose Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:10:47  
50 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:11:47  
51 Sylvain Calzati (Fra) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
52 Stephen Cummings (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:11:55  
53 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank 0:12:06  
54 Guillaume Bonnafond (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:12:48  
55 Rene Mandri (Est) AG2R La Mondiale    
56 Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Astana    
57 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank    
58 Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:13:30  
59 Dario Cataldo (Ita) Quick Step 0:14:17  
60 Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne 0:14:41  
61 Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin - Transitions 0:15:11  
62 Alexander Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale 0:15:19  
63 Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux    
64 Johannes Frölingher (Ger) Team Milram 0:15:21  
65 Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:15:51  
66 David De La Fuente (Spa) Astana 0:16:05  
67 Laurent Didier (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:17:12  
68 Marcos Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:18:27  
69 Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank 0:19:18  
70 Kristijan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Doimo    
71 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Team Katusha    
72 Markus Eibegger (Aut) Footon-Servetto 0:19:46  
73 Sergio Paulinho (Por) Team Radioshack 0:19:49  
74 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram 0:20:19  
75 Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram 0:20:21  
76 Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana    
77 Hubert Dupont (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
78 Nicolas Portal (Fra) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:21:57  
79 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
80 Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia 0:22:06  
81 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:22:19  
82 Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:22:44  
83 Rubén Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:23:02  
84 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram 0:23:26  
85 Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step 0:23:47  
86 Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank 0:24:07  
87 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 0:24:55  
88 Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank 0:24:56  
89 Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:26:16  
90 Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:26:39  
91 Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quick Step 0:26:47  
92 Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:27:14  
93 Christophe Brandt (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:27:15  
94 Manuel Calvente (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur 0:27:26  
95 Davide Vigano (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:27:38  
96 Rasmus Guldhammer (Den) Team HTC - Columbia 0:27:40  
97 Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Team Katusha 0:27:42  
98 Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:28:09  
99 Delio Fernandez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:28:52  
100 Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:29:22  
101 Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:29:43  
102 Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:30:04  
103 Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Astana 0:31:08  
104 Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin - Transitions 0:31:15  
105 Rafaél Valls (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:31:42  
106 Simone Ponzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:32:29  
107 Gustavo César (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:33:35  
108 David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions 0:33:46  
109 Iban Mayoz (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:34:26  
110 Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Transitions 0:34:43  
111 Gianni Meersman (Bel) Française Des Jeux    
112 Antonio Piedra (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur 0:34:52  
113 Richie Porte (Aus) Team Saxo Bank 0:35:34  
114 Matthew Busche (USA) Team Radioshack 0:36:14  
115 Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:36:19  
116 Addy Engels (Ned) Quick Step 0:36:29  
117 Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Garmin - Transitions 0:36:55  
118 Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram 0:37:08  
119 Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Française Des Jeux 0:37:48  
120 Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank 0:38:11  
121 Mario Aerts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:38:24  
122 Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step 0:38:37  
123 Matthias Brandle (Aut) Footon-Servetto 0:39:15  
124 Alan Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:41:10  
125 Bolat Raimbekov (Kaz) Astana 0:41:36  
126 Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur 0:43:23  
127 Artur Gajek (Ger) Team Milram 0:44:14  
128 José Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale    
129 Alberto Benítez (Spa) Footon-Servetto 0:45:40  
130 Trent Lowe (Aus) Garmin - Transitions 0:46:34  
131 Jonas Aaen Jörgensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:47:03  
132 Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram 0:48:16  
133 Francisco Pérez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:50:20  
134 Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:50:58  
135 Biel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:52:08  
136 Rodrigo Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:52:36  
137 Sergio Carrasco (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur 0:52:59  
138 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne 0:53:44  
139 Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:56:09  
140 Fuyu Li (Chn) Team Radioshack 0:56:41  
141 Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto 0:58:07  
142 Juan Javier Estrada (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur 0:58:31  
143 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:59:17  
Sprint classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Transitions 14  pts
2 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 12  
3 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 9  
4 Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha 8  
5 Egoi Martínez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 7  
6 Iban Mayoz (Spa) Footon-Servetto 4  
7 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 4  
8 Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Française Des Jeux 3  
9 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions 2  
10 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 2  
11 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha 2  
12 Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia 2  
13 Alberto Benítez (Spa) Footon-Servetto 2  
14 Sergio Carrasco (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur 2  
15 Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 2  
16 Peter Stetina (USA) Garmin - Transitions 1  
17 Johannes Frölingher (Ger) Team Milram 1  
18 Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto 1  
Mountains classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 51  pts
2 Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 20  
3 Alberto Benítez (Spa) Footon-Servetto 19  
4 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank 16  
5 Johannes Frölingher (Ger) Team Milram 13  
6 Christopher Horner (USA) Team Radioshack 12  
7 Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia 12  
8 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 12  
9 Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 11  
10 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 9  
11 Iban Mayoz (Spa) Footon-Servetto 8  
12 Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 8  
13 Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Transitions 7  
14 Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Footon-Servetto 7  
15 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 6  
16 Egoi Martínez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 5  
17 Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha 5  
18 Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 4  
19 Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha 4  
20 Sergio Carrasco (Spa) Andalucia - Cajasur 4  
21 Martin Pedersen (Den) Footon-Servetto 4  
22 Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 3  
23 Linus Gerdemann (Ger) Team Milram 2  
24 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1  
25 Rene Mandri (Est) AG2R La Mondiale 1  
Points classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 70  pts
2 Óscar Freire (Spa) Rabobank 60  
3 Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 49  
4 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 41  
5 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions 24  
6 Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha 20  
7 Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 18  
8 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 16  
9 Damiano Cunego (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 16  
10 Christophe Le Mevel (Fra) Française Des Jeux 16  
11 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC - Columbia 16  
12 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Team Katusha 16  
13 Kristijan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Doimo 15  
14 Christopher Horner (USA) Team Radioshack 14  
15 Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia 14  
16 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha 13  
17 Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 13  
18 Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank 13  
19 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux 12  
20 Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne 12  
21 Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) Omega Pharma-Lotto 11  
22 Davide Vigano (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team 10  
23 Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia 9  
24 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram 9  
25 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 8  
26 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Team Radioshack 8  
27 Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Transitions 8  
28 Davide Malacarne (Ita) Quick Step 8  
29 Alexander Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale 5  
30 Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step 4  
31 Ben Hermans (Bel) Team Radioshack 4  
32 David Loosli (Swi) Lampre-Farnese Vini 4  
33 Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 3  
34 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Astana 2  
35 Iban Velasco (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 2  
36 Thomas Rohregger (Aut) Team Milram 1  
37 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 1  
Teams classification
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Team Radioshack 56:22:56  
2 Team HTC - Columbia 0:02:29  
3 Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:02:31  
4 Caisse D'Epargne 0:03:08  
5 Française Des Jeux 0:05:14  
6 Quick Step 0:05:58  
7 Team Saxo Bank 0:09:40  
8 Lampre - N.G.C. 0:10:13  
9 Omega Pharma - Lotto 0:11:56  
10 Team Katusha 0:12:57  
11 Rabobank 0:12:59  
12 Astana 0:13:48  
13 Liquigas 0:14:56  
14 Garmin - Slipstream 0:15:15  
15 SKY P.C.T. 0:18:23  
16 Xacobeo Galicia 0:19:50  
17 Footon - Servetto 0:22:04  
18 Team Milram 0:27:22  
19 AG2R - La Mondiale 0:29:20  
20 Andalucia - Cajasur 0:46:55