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Vrecer tops Koren, Nibali in prologue

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Robert Vrecer (Perutnina Ptuj) on the podium after winning the stage

Robert Vrecer (Perutnina Ptuj) on the podium after winning the stage
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The podium

The podium
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A rider gives it all in the prologue

A rider gives it all in the prologue
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A racer zips around a corner

A racer zips around a corner
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A rider in the prologue

A rider in the prologue
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A racer rolls out of the start house

A racer rolls out of the start house
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This racer stands up for a little more power

This racer stands up for a little more power
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A rider warms up before the prologue

A rider warms up before the prologue
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Full Results
1Robert Vrecer (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj0:07:48
2Kristijan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:04
3Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:06
4Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:07
5Luca Ascani (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo0:00:08
6Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:00:09
7Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:11
8Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC
9Marcel Wyss (Swi) Geox-TMC0:00:15
10Pieter Serry (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:17
11Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD
12Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
13Gregor Gazvoda (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj0:00:18
14Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:00:19
15Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Geox-TMC0:00:20
16Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
17Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
18André Steensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:21
19Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
20Alessandro Proni (Ita) Acqua & Sapone
21Blaz Furdi (Slo) Adria Mobil
22Blaz Jarc (Slo) Adria Mobil
23Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - ISD
24Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:00:22
25Mitja Mahoric (Slo) Adria Mobil
26Dmytro Krivtsov (Ukr) Lampre - ISD
27Jure Zrimsek (Slo) Sava
28Davide Cimolai (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
29Luka Rakusa (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj
30Radoslav Rogina (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:23
31Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre - ISD
32Matej Mugerli (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj
33Sander Armee (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:24
34Jean-Eudes Demaret (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
35Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard
36Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone
37Gasper Svab (Slo) Sava0:00:25
38Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli
39Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:26
40Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator
41Vitaliy Buts (Ukr) Lampre - ISD
42Fortunato Baliani (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo0:00:27
43David Blanco Rodriguez (Spa) Geox-TMC
44Klemen Stimulak (Slo) Radenska
45Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:00:28
46Vladimir Kerkez (Slo) Sava0:00:29
47Jure Golcer (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj
48Stijn Neirynck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator
49Matija Kvasina (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team
50Diego Caccia (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:30
51Bostjan Rezman (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj
52Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC
53Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Spa) Geox-TMC
54Tomaz Nose (Slo) Adria Mobil0:00:31
55Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator
56Grégory Joseph (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator
57Laurent Didier (Lux) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:32
58Luka Mezgec (Slo) Sava
59Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD
60Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD
61Andrej Rajsp (Slo) Radenska
62Jan Polanc (Slo) Radenska0:00:33
63Rafai Chtioui (Tun) Acqua & Sapone
64Timothy Duggan (USA) Liquigas-Cannondale
65Vladimir Koev (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:00:34
66Rafal Majka (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard
67Geert Steurs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:35
68Kristjan Fajt (Slo) Adria Mobil
69Kohei Uchima (Jpn) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo
70Matej Gnezda (Slo) Adria Mobil
71Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:36
72Robert Jenko (Slo) Radenska
73Marco Haller (Aut) Adria Mobil
74Andrej Omulec (Slo) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:37
75Dejan Bajt (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj
76Danail Andonov Petrov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:00:38
77Davide Torosantucci (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo
78Alessandro Donati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone
79Claudio Corioni (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:00:39
80Sven Jodts (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:40
81Simone Campagnaro (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo
82Marko Kump (Slo) Geox-TMC
83Paolo Ciavatta (Ita) Acqua & Sapone
84Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:41
85Emanuel Vona (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:42
86Hrvoje Miholjevic (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team
87Francesco Di Paolo (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:00:43
88Matej Marin (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj0:00:45
89Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:46
90Tim Mikelj (Slo) Sava0:00:47
91Svetoslav Tchanliev Kirilov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:00:48
92Nik Burjek (Slo) Sava
93Evgeni Gerganov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:00:50
94Massimo Demarin (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:51
95Emanuel Kiserlovski (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:53
96Jure Bitenc (Slo) Sava
97Andrea Guardini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli
98Manuel Fedele (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo
99Jure Zagar (Slo) Adria Mobil
100Juraj Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:55
101Daniel Petrov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo
102Stanislav Zaraliev (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:00:56
103Deni Banicek (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:57
104Klemen Michelizza (Slo) Radenska0:01:05
105Blaz Klemencic (Slo) Radenska0:01:07
106Jaka Bostner (Slo) Radenska0:01:12
107Matteo Pelucchi (Ita) Geox-TMC0:01:13
108Henry Frusto (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo0:01:16
109Pavlin Balinsky (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:01:18
110Nejc Bester (Slo) Sava
111Roberto De Patre (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:01:22
112Bernardo Riccio (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo0:01:26
113Jure Berk (Slo) Radenska0:01:27
114Stefano Zanichelli (Ita) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:01:38
115Pier Paolo De Negri (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli

Points
1Robert Vrecer (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj25pts
2Kristijan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Cannondale20
3Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale16
4Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli14
5Luca Ascani (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo12
6Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD10
7Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard9
8Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC8
9Marcel Wyss (Swi) Geox-TMC7
10Pieter Serry (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator6
11Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD5
12Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne4
13Gregor Gazvoda (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj3
14Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2
15Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Geox-TMC1

Teams
1Liquigas-Cannondale0:23:54
2Perutnina Ptuj0:00:10
3Geox-TMC0:00:16
4Lampre - ISD0:00:17
5Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:26
6Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
7Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:32
8Adria Mobil0:00:34
9Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:37
10d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo0:00:40
11Sava0:00:46
12Acqua & Sapone0:00:48
13Loborika Favorit Team0:00:59
14Radenska0:01:02
15Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:01:30

General classification after prologue
1Robert Vrecer (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj0:07:48
2Kristijan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:04
3Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:06
4Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:07
5Luca Ascani (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo0:00:08
6Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:00:09
7Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:11
8Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC
9Marcel Wyss (Swi) Geox-TMC0:00:15
10Pieter Serry (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:17
11Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD
12Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
13Gregor Gazvoda (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj0:00:18
14Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:00:19
15Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Geox-TMC0:00:20
16Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
17Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
18André Steensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:21
19Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
20Alessandro Proni (Ita) Acqua & Sapone
21Blaz Furdi (Slo) Adria Mobil
22Blaz Jarc (Slo) Adria Mobil
23Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre - ISD
24Jens Keukeleire (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:00:22
25Mitja Mahoric (Slo) Adria Mobil
26Dmytro Krivtsov (Ukr) Lampre - ISD
27Jure Zrimsek (Slo) Sava
28Davide Cimolai (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
29Luka Rakusa (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj
30Radoslav Rogina (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:23
31Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre - ISD
32Matej Mugerli (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj
33Sander Armee (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:24
34Jean-Eudes Demaret (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
35Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Saxo Bank Sungard
36Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone
37Gasper Svab (Slo) Sava0:00:25
38Oscar Gatto (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli
39Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:26
40Pieter Jacobs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator
41Vitaliy Buts (Ukr) Lampre - ISD
42Fortunato Baliani (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo0:00:27
43David Blanco Rodriguez (Spa) Geox-TMC
44Klemen Stimulak (Slo) Radenska
45Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:00:28
46Vladimir Kerkez (Slo) Sava0:00:29
47Jure Golcer (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj
48Stijn Neirynck (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator
49Matija Kvasina (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team
50Diego Caccia (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:30
51Bostjan Rezman (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj
52Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC
53Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Spa) Geox-TMC
54Tomaz Nose (Slo) Adria Mobil0:00:31
55Preben Van Hecke (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator
56Grégory Joseph (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator
57Laurent Didier (Lux) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:32
58Luka Mezgec (Slo) Sava
59Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Lampre - ISD
60Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) Lampre - ISD
61Andrej Rajsp (Slo) Radenska
62Jan Polanc (Slo) Radenska0:00:33
63Rafai Chtioui (Tun) Acqua & Sapone
64Timothy Duggan (USA) Liquigas-Cannondale
65Vladimir Koev (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:00:34
66Rafal Majka (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard
67Geert Steurs (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:35
68Kristjan Fajt (Slo) Adria Mobil
69Kohei Uchima (Jpn) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo
70Matej Gnezda (Slo) Adria Mobil
71Volodymir Gustov (Ukr) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:36
72Robert Jenko (Slo) Radenska
73Marco Haller (Aut) Adria Mobil
74Andrej Omulec (Slo) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:37
75Dejan Bajt (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj
76Danail Andonov Petrov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:00:38
77Davide Torosantucci (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo
78Alessandro Donati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone
79Claudio Corioni (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:00:39
80Sven Jodts (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:40
81Simone Campagnaro (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo
82Marko Kump (Slo) Geox-TMC
83Paolo Ciavatta (Ita) Acqua & Sapone
84Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:41
85Emanuel Vona (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:42
86Hrvoje Miholjevic (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team
87Francesco Di Paolo (Ita) Acqua & Sapone0:00:43
88Matej Marin (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj0:00:45
89Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:46
90Tim Mikelj (Slo) Sava0:00:47
91Svetoslav Tchanliev Kirilov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:00:48
92Nik Burjek (Slo) Sava
93Evgeni Gerganov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:00:50
94Massimo Demarin (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:51
95Emanuel Kiserlovski (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:53
96Jure Bitenc (Slo) Sava
97Andrea Guardini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli
98Manuel Fedele (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo
99Jure Zagar (Slo) Adria Mobil
100Juraj Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:55
101Daniel Petrov (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo
102Stanislav Zaraliev (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:00:56
103Deni Banicek (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:57
104Klemen Michelizza (Slo) Radenska0:01:05
105Blaz Klemencic (Slo) Radenska0:01:07
106Jaka Bostner (Slo) Radenska0:01:12
107Matteo Pelucchi (Ita) Geox-TMC0:01:13
108Henry Frusto (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo0:01:16
109Pavlin Balinsky (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:01:18
110Nejc Bester (Slo) Sava
111Roberto De Patre (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:01:22
112Bernardo Riccio (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo0:01:26
113Jure Berk (Slo) Radenska0:01:27
114Stefano Zanichelli (Ita) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:01:38
115Pier Paolo De Negri (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli

Points classification
1Robert Vrecer (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj25pts
2Kristijan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Cannondale20
3Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale16
4Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli14
5Luca Ascani (Ita) d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo12
6Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD10
7Nicki Sörensen (Den) Saxo Bank Sungard9
8Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC8
9Marcel Wyss (Swi) Geox-TMC7
10Pieter Serry (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator6
11Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre - ISD5
12Aleksejs Saramotins (Lat) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne4
13Gregor Gazvoda (Slo) Perutnina Ptuj3
14Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2
15Carlos Sastre Candil (Spa) Geox-TMC1

Young rider classification
1Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:07:57
2Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC0:00:02
3Adrien Petit (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:00:11
4Elia Viviani (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:12
5Davide Cimolai (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:00:13
6Klemen Stimulak (Slo) Radenska0:00:18
7Andrej Rajsp (Slo) Radenska0:00:23
8Jan Polanc (Slo) Radenska0:00:24
9Rafal Majka (Pol) Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:25
10Robert Jenko (Slo) Radenska0:00:27
11Marco Haller (Aut) Adria Mobil
12Tim Mikelj (Slo) Sava0:00:38
13Jure Bitenc (Slo) Sava0:00:44
14Andrea Guardini (Ita) Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli
15Deni Banicek (Cro) Loborika Favorit Team0:00:48
16Klemen Michelizza (Slo) Radenska0:00:56
17Blaz Klemencic (Slo) Radenska0:00:58
18Jaka Bostner (Slo) Radenska0:01:03
19Matteo Pelucchi (Ita) Geox-TMC0:01:04
20Pavlin Balinsky (Bul) Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:01:09
21Nejc Bester (Slo) Sava
22Jure Berk (Slo) Radenska0:01:18

Teams classification
1Liquigas-Cannondale0:23:54
2Perutnina Ptuj0:00:10
3Geox-TMC0:00:16
4Lampre - ISD0:00:17
5Saxo Bank Sungard0:00:26
6Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
7Farnese Vini - Neri Sottoli0:00:32
8Adria Mobil0:00:34
9Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator0:00:37
10d'Angelo & Antenucci - Nippo0:00:40
11Sava0:00:46
12Acqua & Sapone0:00:48
13Loborika Favorit Team0:00:59
14Radenska0:01:02
15Konya Torku Seker Spor - Vivelo0:01:30

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