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Boasson Hagen doubles up

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Columbia-HTC) earned his second victory at the Tour of Poland on Friday after outsprinting his breakaway companions to the line in Zakopane. Race leader Alessandro Ballan (Lampre-NGC) finished second on the stage, retaining his yellow jersey, while compatriot Marco Marcato (Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team) rounded out the top three.

Boasson Hagen and Ballan were part of a 21-rider attack at km 120 of the 162.2-kilometre stage. The Ballan group absorbed the day's early break and pressed onwards to the finish, ultimately building an eight-minute advantage over the field.

"Having Michael [Albasini] in the break in the first part of the stage made a big difference," Boasson Hagen said. "Once I got in a late move I could take advantage of all his good work from before. The final sprint was just the kind I like, as well - slightly uphill. I just waited for [race leader] Alessandro Ballan to go for it, then went past him."

Boasson Hagen said the slightly different terrain in the Tour of Poland's second hilly stage worked to his advantage.

"The climbs today were longer and steadier than on Thursday and they suited me better, so I got to the finish feeling good and in a good position. The tactics weren't that complicated. It was really a question of waiting and watching my rivals right up until the last possible moment, then going for it in the sprint."

The early break formed after the stage's first KOM as nine riders went clear including Marek Rutkiewicz, Jacek Morajko (Team Poland Bank BGZ), Tadej Valjavec (AG2R La Mondiale), Michael Albasini (Team Columbia-HTC), Marco Marcato (Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team), David Loosli (Lampre-NGC), Vasili Kiryienka (Caisse d'Epargne), Matthias Russ (Team Milram) and Bartosz Huzarski (ISD).

The break soon gained a one minute advantage over the peloton and despite their hard efforts to build a lead, their maximum advantage never grew beyond 2:30. The presence of Rutkiewicz, who started the day in fifth on general classification only 10 seconds behind Ballan, ensured that Ballan's team would keep the break under control.

In addition to making his intentions known about taking over general classification, Rutkiewicz also began to take advantage of the day's 10 category one climbs on offer as he scored points in nine of 10 climbs, including maximum points on seven different occasion. Rutkiewicz accumulated 92 mountain classification points in this single stage to take an insurmountable 41-point lead. Barring a calamitous incident on tomorrow's final stage, Rutkiewicz wrapped up the KOM classification.

The peloton gradually began to eat into the break's advantage and when the deficit was reduced to 1:10 a large group of 21 riders moved clear of the field in pursuit of the break. The chase group consisted of Maxim Iglinsky (Astana), Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Columbia-HTC), Francesco Reda (Quick Step), Alessandro Ballan, Marzio Bruseghin and Francesco Gavazzi (Lampre-NGC), Ivan Basso, Sylvester Szmyd and Oliver Zaugg (Liquigas), Pieter Weening (Rabobank), Andrei Amador Bipkazacova, Anthony Charteau, Pablo Lastras, David Lopez Garcia and Daniel Moreno (Caisse d'Epargne), Markel Irizar (Euskaltel - Euskadi), Daniel Martin and Christian Meier (Garmin - Slipstream), Fredrik Kessiakoff (Fuji-Servetto), and Johnny Hoogerland and Sergey Lagutin (Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team).

Once the chase group absorbed the early break, Marek Rutkiewicz began to attack, hoping to once again to put at least 10 seconds between himself and Ballan, but his efforts were negated. The lead group now contained eight other riders in the top 10 on general classification and they were not willing to let the Pole ride away with the race leadership.

Boasson Hagen proved too powerful for Ballan in the sprint for stage honours, but the Italian world champion remained in yellow with a 10-second lead over Daniel Moreno (Caisse d'Epargne) and an 11-second advantage over Boasson Hagen.

The riders face the Tour of Poland's final stage tomorrow as the peloton makes the 136.5-kilometre trek from Rabka Zdrój to Kraków.

Saturday's final stage of the Tour of Poland is likely to end in a bunch sprint. While Boasson Hagen recognises opportunities of beating Ballan for overall victory are likely to be slim, he doesn't rule it out completely. "I'll have a talk with [directeur sportif] Tristan [Hoffman] tonight and we'll go over the stage, although I think it will be very hard to beat Ballan. But if there's a chance, you can be sure we'll take it."

Brief results
1Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Columbia - HTC4:03:40
2Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.
3Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
4Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step
5Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.
6Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ
7Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
8Pablo Lastras (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
9Maxim Iglinsky (Kaz) Astana
10Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas
11Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas
12Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
13Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank
14Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto
15Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Slipstream0:00:04
16David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
17David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - N.G.C.
18Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
19Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC
20Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:36
21Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Slipstream
22Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:38
23Jacek Morajko (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ
24Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne
25Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram0:03:37
26Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.
27Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas
28Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:08:02
29Alexandr Pliuschin (Mda) AG2R La Mondiale
30Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC
31Marcus Burghardt (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC
32Michael Schär (Swi) Astana
33Alexandre Usov (Blr) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
34Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
35Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Team Saxo Bank
36Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step
37Yuriy Krivtsov (Ukr) AG2R La Mondiale
38Andres Sergio De Lis (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
39Thomas Fothen (Ger) Team Milram
40Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank
41Majiej Paterski (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ
42Andre Steensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank
43Frédéric Guesdon (Fra) Française Des Jeux
44Sébastien Turgot (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
45Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto
46Mateusz Taciak (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ
47Roy Sentjens (Bel) Silence-Lotto
48Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
49Marcus Ljungqvist (Swe) Team Saxo Bank
50Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank
51Gatis Smukulis (Lat) AG2R La Mondiale
52Javier Aramendia (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
53Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
54Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana
55Roman Kireyev (Kaz) Astana
56Markel Irizar (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
57Francis De Greef (Bel) Silence-Lotto
58Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha
59Nicolas Rousseau (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
60Bartlomiej Matysiak (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ
61Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) ISD
62Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step
63Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Française Des Jeux
64Oleksandr Kvachuk (Ukr) ISD
65Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana
66Nikita Eskov (Rus) Team Katusha
67Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank
68Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Rabobank
69Tanel Kangert (Est) AG2R La Mondiale
70Mauricio Ardila (Col) Rabobank
71Guennadi Mikhailov (Rus) Team Katusha
72Ian Stannard (GBr) ISD
73Cameron Wurf (Aus) Fuji-Servetto
74Craig Lewis (USA) Team Columbia - HTC
75Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana
76Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step
77Jason McCartney (USA) Team Saxo Bank
78Jesus Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto
79Matthew Goss (Aus) Team Saxo Bank
80Anthony Roux (Fra) Française Des Jeux
81Josu Agirre (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
82Laszlo Bodrogi (Fra) Team Katusha
83Tomas Vaitkus (Ltu) Astana
84Dominique Cornu (Bel) Quick Step
85Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
86Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
87Angel Madrazo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
88Andrei Amador Bipkazacova (CRc) Caisse d'Epargne
89Alberto Losada (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
90Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:12:44
91Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:12:45
92Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram0:14:42
93Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Silence-Lotto
94Adam Hansen (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC
95Alexandre Blain (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
96Hervé Duclos Lassalle (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
97Martin Müller (Ger) Team Milram
98Arnaud Labbe (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
99Florent Brard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
100Bart Dockx (Bel) Silence-Lotto
101Alexsandre Diachenko (Kaz) Astana
102Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto
103Ronny Scholz (Ger) Team Milram
104Igor Abakoumov (Bel) ISD
105André Greipel (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC
106Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram
107Christophe Brandt (Bel) Silence-Lotto
108Alexander Serov (Rus) Team Katusha
109Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas0:14:46
110Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha0:14:42
111Allan Davis (Aus) Quick Step
112Sébastien Portal (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:16:46
113Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas0:20:53
114Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) ISD
115Biel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
116Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.
117Dariusz Rudnicki (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ
118Marcin Sapa (Pol) Lampre - N.G.C.
119Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank
120Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas
121Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas
122Giovanni Bernaudeau (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
123Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Fuji-Servetto
124Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas
125Romain Villa (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
126Hilton Clarke (Aus) Fuji-Servetto
127Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank
128Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux
129Aurélien Clerc (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale0:21:29
130Juan José Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank
131Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram
132Guillaume Blot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
133Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.
134Domenik Klemme (Ger) Team Saxo Bank
135Steven Cozza (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
136Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukr) ISD
137Christian Kux (Ger) Team Milram
138Mathieu Claude (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
139Blazej Janiaczyk (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ
140Timothy Gudsell (NZl) Française Des Jeux
141Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step
142Aitor Galdos (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
143Steve Chainel (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
144Christopher Sutton (Aus) Garmin - Slipstream0:28:01
145Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank
146Kilian Patour (Fra) Garmin - Slipstream
147Wim De Vocht (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
148William Frischkorn (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
149Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Team Katusha0:28:05
150Michael Friedman (USA) Garmin - Slipstream0:35:12
DNFYohann Gene (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
DNFSébastien Chavanel (Fra) Française Des Jeux
DSQAndriy Grivko (Ukr) ISD

1Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Columbia - HTC20pts
2Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.19
3Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team18
4Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step17
5Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.16
6Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ15
7Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne14
8Pablo Lastras (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne13
9Maxim Iglinsky (Kaz) Astana12
10Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas11
11Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas10
12Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team9
13Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank8
14Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto7
15Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Slipstream6
16David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne5
17David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - N.G.C.3
18Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2
19Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC1
20Andriy Grivko (Ukr) ISD4

KOM 1 - (Cat. 1) km 32.8
1Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ20pts
2Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale14
3Jacek Morajko (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ10
4Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC6
5David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - N.G.C.4

KOM 2 - (Cat. 1) km 53.8
1Jacek Morajko (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ10pts
2Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram7
3Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne5
4Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC3
5Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale2

KOM 3 - (Cat. 1) km 65.2
1Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ10pts
2Jacek Morajko (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ7
3Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC5
4Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne3
5Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) ISD2

KOM 4 - (Cat. 1) km 78.8
1Jacek Morajko (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ10pts
2Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram7
3Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ5
4Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale3
5Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2

KOM 5 - (Cat. 1) km 90.2
1Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ10pts
2Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team7
3Jacek Morajko (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ5
4Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC3
5Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale2

KOM 6 - (Cat. 1) km 103.8
1Jacek Morajko (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ10pts
2Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ7
3Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale5
4Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC3
5Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne2

KOM 7 - (Cat. 1) km 115.2
1Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ10pts
2Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne7
3Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC5
4Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram3
5Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2

KOM 8 - (Cat. 1) km 128.8
1Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ10pts
2Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne7
3Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale5
4Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC3
5Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2

KOM 9 - (Cat. 1) km 140.2
1Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ10pts
2Jacek Morajko (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ7
3Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.5
4Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas3
5Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas2

KOM 10 - (Cat. 1) km 153.8
1Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ10pts
2Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.7
3Andrei Amador Bipkazacova (CRc) Caisse d'Epargne5
4Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas3
5Pablo Lastras (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne2

General classifiation after stage 6
1Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.25:50:34
2Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:10
3Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Columbia - HTC0:00:11
4Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank0:00:12
5Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step0:00:16
6Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ
7Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas
8Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.0:00:26
9David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - N.G.C.
10Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:00:27
11Pablo Lastras (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:31
12Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
13Maxim Iglinsky (Kaz) Astana
14Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Slipstream
15Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas
16Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Slipstream0:00:35
17Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
18David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
19Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC
20Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:07
21Anthony Charteau (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:09
22Jacek Morajko (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ
23Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:19
24Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas0:04:20
25Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram0:05:45
26Majiej Paterski (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ0:08:33
27Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) ISD
28Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step
29Jesus Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto
30Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Team Saxo Bank
31Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
32Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank
33Andrei Amador Bipkazacova (CRc) Caisse d'Epargne
34Mauricio Ardila (Col) Rabobank
35Roman Kireyev (Kaz) Astana
36Michael Schär (Swi) Astana
37Dmitry Kozontchuk (Rus) Rabobank
38Alberto Losada (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
39Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.0:09:12
40Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana0:09:27
41Maarten Tjallingii (Ned) Rabobank
42Alexandr Pliuschin (Mda) AG2R La Mondiale
43Nikita Eskov (Rus) Team Katusha
44Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:09:28
45Jason McCartney (USA) Team Saxo Bank0:09:32
46Marcus Ljungqvist (Swe) Team Saxo Bank0:09:33
47Guennadi Mikhailov (Rus) Team Katusha
48Alexandre Usov (Blr) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:09:43
49Markel Irizar (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:09:47
50Frédéric Guesdon (Fra) Française Des Jeux
51Francis De Greef (Bel) Silence-Lotto
52Tomas Vaitkus (Ltu) Astana0:09:59
53Javier Aramendia (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:10:10
54Cameron Wurf (Aus) Fuji-Servetto0:10:59
55Craig Lewis (USA) Team Columbia - HTC0:11:42
56Thomas Peterson (USA) Garmin - Slipstream0:12:42
57Nico Sijmens (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
58Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step0:13:20
59Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana0:13:37
60Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:14:59
61Laszlo Bodrogi (Fra) Team Katusha0:15:25
62Gatis Smukulis (Lat) AG2R La Mondiale0:15:34
63Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step
64Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha
65Mateusz Taciak (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ
66Oleksandr Kvachuk (Ukr) ISD0:15:38
67Angel Madrazo (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:15:45
68Andres Sergio De Lis (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:16:10
69Andre Steensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank0:17:02
70Marcus Burghardt (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC0:17:25
71Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto0:17:33
72Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:19:25
73Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas0:19:26
74Sébastien Turgot (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:19:56
75Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC0:19:59
76Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) ISD0:21:24
77Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank
78Frederik Veuchelen (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:21:50
79Aitor Galdos (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:22:00
80André Greipel (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC0:22:04
81Hervé Duclos Lassalle (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:22:14
82Arnaud Labbe (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
83Ian Stannard (GBr) ISD0:23:11
84Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukr) ISD0:23:28
85Bartlomiej Matysiak (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ0:24:41
86Anthony Roux (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:24:44
87Matthew Goss (Aus) Team Saxo Bank0:24:45
88Nicolas Rousseau (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:24:46
89Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:24:47
90Roy Sentjens (Bel) Silence-Lotto
91Yuriy Krivtsov (Ukr) AG2R La Mondiale
92Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana
93Thomas Fothen (Ger) Team Milram
94Tanel Kangert (Est) AG2R La Mondiale
95Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom
96Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Française Des Jeux
97Josu Agirre (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
98Alexsandre Diachenko (Kaz) Astana0:25:00
99Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.0:26:28
100Christophe Brandt (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:26:43
101Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha
102Giovanni Bernaudeau (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:28:25
103Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas
104Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:28:49
105Steve Chainel (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:29:01
106Rick Flens (Ned) Rabobank0:29:30
107Dominique Cornu (Bel) Quick Step0:29:43
108Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Liquigas0:30:16
109Allan Davis (Aus) Quick Step0:31:18
110Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram0:31:19
111Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:31:20
112Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram0:31:22
113Igor Abakoumov (Bel) ISD0:31:27
114Alexandre Blain (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
115Alexander Serov (Rus) Team Katusha
116Martin Müller (Ger) Team Milram
117Adam Hansen (Aus) Team Columbia - HTC
118Florent Brard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
119Ronny Scholz (Ger) Team Milram
120Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas0:32:44
121Steven Cozza (USA) Garmin - Slipstream0:32:49
122Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Fuji-Servetto0:32:54
123Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas
124Marcin Sapa (Pol) Lampre - N.G.C.
125Romain Villa (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:33:08
126Christian Kux (Ger) Team Milram0:33:26
127Domenik Klemme (Ger) Team Saxo Bank0:33:30
128Sébastien Portal (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:33:31
129Bart Dockx (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:34:26
130Dariusz Rudnicki (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ0:37:38
131Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank
132Hilton Clarke (Aus) Fuji-Servetto
133Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.0:38:04
134Blazej Janiaczyk (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ0:38:08
135Juan José Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank0:38:10
136Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram0:38:14
137Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step
138Aurélien Clerc (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale
139Guillaume Blot (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
140Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:39:44
141Biel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:42:21
142Michael Friedman (USA) Garmin - Slipstream0:42:44
143Mathieu Claude (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom0:42:57
144Timothy Gudsell (NZl) Française Des Jeux0:43:44
145Christopher Sutton (Aus) Garmin - Slipstream0:44:45
146Wim De Vocht (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
147Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Team Katusha0:44:46
148Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank
149William Frischkorn (USA) Garmin - Slipstream
150Kilian Patour (Fra) Garmin - Slipstream0:45:31

Points classification
1Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto77pts
2Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.61
3Igor Abakoumov (Bel) ISD56
4Graeme Brown (Aus) Rabobank55
5André Greipel (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC52
6Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Team Columbia - HTC47
7Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas43
8Danilo Napolitano (Ita) Team Katusha43
9Aitor Galdos (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi42
10Robert Forster (Ger) Team Milram42
11Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.39
12Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team35
13Juan José Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank35
14Francesco Reda (Ita) Quick Step34
15Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne33
16Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team32
17Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ31
18Alexandre Usov (Blr) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne31
19Sébastien Turgot (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom28
20Steve Chainel (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom28
21Allan Davis (Aus) Quick Step27
22Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank26
23Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas25
24Majiej Paterski (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ25
25Hervé Duclos Lassalle (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne25
26Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.20
27Christopher Sutton (Aus) Garmin - Slipstream19
28Pablo Lastras (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne16
29Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas16
30Dariusz Rudnicki (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ15
31Sébastien Portal (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne14
32Denys Kostyuk (Ukr) ISD13
33Maxim Iglinsky (Kaz) Astana12
34Mauricio Ardila (Col) Rabobank12
35Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Slipstream11
36Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team11
37Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank11
38Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team9
39Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank9
40Hilton Clarke (Aus) Fuji-Servetto9
41Aurélien Clerc (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale9
42David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - N.G.C.7
43Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto7
44Giovanni Bernaudeau (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom7
45Christian Meier (Can) Garmin - Slipstream6
46Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Team Saxo Bank6
47Wouter Weylandt (Bel) Quick Step6
48David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne5
49Jesus Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto4
50Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2
51Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC2
52Thomas Fothen (Ger) Team Milram2
53Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale1
54Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) ISD1

Sprints classification
1David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - N.G.C.9pts
2Laszlo Bodrogi (Fra) Team Katusha9
3Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram8
4Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Silence-Lotto7
5Bartlomiej Matysiak (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ6
6Blazej Janiaczyk (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ6
7Steven Cozza (USA) Garmin - Slipstream5
8Dominik Roels (Ger) Team Milram5
9Sébastien Turgot (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom3
10Anthony Roux (Fra) Française Des Jeux3
11Allan Davis (Aus) Quick Step3
12Tomas Vaitkus (Ltu) Astana2
13Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto2
14Matthew Goss (Aus) Team Saxo Bank2
15Dominique Cornu (Bel) Quick Step2
16Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.1
17Jason McCartney (USA) Team Saxo Bank1
18Andres Sergio De Lis (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1
19Nicolas Rousseau (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1
20Christopher Sutton (Aus) Garmin - Slipstream1
21Wim De Vocht (Bel) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team1

Mountains classification
1Marek Rutkiewicz (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ100pts
2Jacek Morajko (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ59
3Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale31
4Michael Albasini (Swi) Team Columbia - HTC28
5Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne24
6Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas22
7Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha22
8Ian Stannard (GBr) ISD20
9Alessandro Ballan (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.18
10Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.17
11Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram17
12Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team13
13David Loosli (Swi) Lampre - N.G.C.11
14Roman Kireyev (Kaz) Astana7
15Jacopo Guarnieri (Ita) Liquigas7
16Blazej Janiaczyk (Pol) Team Poland Bank BGZ6
17Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas6
18Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.6
19Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne5
20Andrei Amador Bipkazacova (CRc) Caisse d'Epargne5
21Sébastien Turgot (Fra) BBox Bouygues Telecom5
22Matthew Goss (Aus) Team Saxo Bank5
23Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre - N.G.C.4
24Marcus Burghardt (Ger) Team Columbia - HTC4
25Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas3
26Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank3
27Christopher Sutton (Aus) Garmin - Slipstream3
28Pablo Lastras (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne2
29Michael Schär (Swi) Astana2
30Alberto Losada (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne2
31Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) ISD2
32Jason McCartney (USA) Team Saxo Bank1
33Sébastien Portal (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1

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