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Greipel wins photo finish over Sagan in mid-Tour sprint

Andre Greipel (Lotto-Belisol) took his third stage win at the 2012 Tour de France, winning a photo finish over Peter Sagan of Liquigas-Cannondale. Edvald Boasson Hagen (Sky) took third in the mass sprint in Le Cap d'Agde.

Bradley Wiggins, who set up the sprint for Boasson Hagen, easily defended his overall lead as he tried to turn provider for his teammate, who has spent much of the race at Wiggins' side.

"It was just the last kilometre, slightly downhill. It was the safest place to be and I wanted to try to repay a friend of mine," Wiggins said.

“Sometimes it is just best to be in the front, it is best to do the effort in first position than further down the peloton in 20th, especially when there are chances of splits in the bunch. You have to pay attention to every single day, even a day like today because of the bends in the last 400 metres. You have to be careful every day until [the final stage in] Paris."

Greipel's team did much of the chase work in the closing part of the race, and the big German rewarded them for their efforts. He had one less rival to face, as Mark Cavendish had been dropped on the day's only ranked climb 23km from the end. The world champion ended up crossing the finish line more than eight minutes down.

“It was very close,” acknowledged Greipel, who turns 30 on Monday. “I was next to last over the climb. But the team worked great and brought me up to the front.”

"This win is a special one with the Mont St Clair [climb] so close to the finish. I managed to hang on in this climb and then Lars Bak took me back in the bunch. It was once again great team work and we deserved this."

Futile breakaway ahead of sprinter's delight

Once again, the day's break formed almost immediately, with Pablo Urtasun (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Samuel Dumoulin (Cofidis), Matthieu Ladagnous (FDJ), Michael Morkov (Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank) and Roy Curvers (Argos-Shimano) the first to go. Jimmy Engoulvent (Saur-Sojasun) and Maxime Bouet (AG2R-LaMondiale) joined them and Jerome Pineau (Omega Pharma-QuickStep finally rounded out the group.

Not quite 50km into the stage, they had built up a lead of some nine minutes, which was enough to set off alarms in the peloton. Orica-GreenEdge did much of the work to close the gap.

There was one abandon during the stage, as Tony Gallopin of RadioShack-Nissan gave in to the illness which has plagued him. Peter Velits of Omega Pharma-QuickStep had a run-in with a barrier at the intermeidate sprint, but was able to continue.

There was no drama this time at that sprint. The eight in the break group took the big points, and Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) easily claimed the next points in the field, ahead of Andre Greipel (Lotto Belisol) and Matthew Goss (Orica-GreenEdge).

With about 64km to go, the gap had dropped to two minutes. Pineau tried to pick up the group speed, but in response, Morkov took off alone. He quickly built up a lead of over a minute over the chasers, but it was a long way to go.

Thirty kilometers later, the gap from Morkov to the field had dropped to just over a minute, and the field's speed was high enough to shed riders along the way.

Mountains classification leader Fredrik Kessiakoff (Astana) was amongst those involved in a crash with 26km to go, but all got up and going again.

Morkov took less than a minute lead up the day's only ranked climb, the category 3 Mont Saint-Clair, with 23km to go. The field caught the remaining chase group on its way up, and eventually Morkov as well.

Cadel Evans of BMC attacked with about 24km to go, out of the field, with Jurgen van den Broeck (Lotto) at his side. But once again, Wiggins calmly drove the field up to the Australian and reeled him in.

Evans led the field over the mountain ranking, and into the descent. Various riders tried to get away on the descent but none was allowed to go. The field had become noticeably smaller though, and the sprinters were amongst those who had been dropped.

Alexandre Vinokourov took off out of the group, and with 16 km to go, Michael Albasini of Orica-GreenEdge went after him. The Wiggins group was then joined by more riders from behind. Sky's Cavendish was not amongst them, being caught in a group more than a minute back and losing time every meter. Caught without teammates, no one else was willing to help the World Champion move up, and he had to resign himself to missing out on yet another sprint.

Lotto-Belisol moved up to lead the chase of the two leaders, with Greipel having made the cut into the group. The wind finally came into play, and Lotto pulled away with 4km to go, with a handful of other riders including Wiggins and Sagan with them.

It came as it must, and with 2.5km, the two leaders were caught. Almost immediately Luis Leon Sanchez of Rabobank jumped and was joined by Matthieu Sprick (Argos-Shimano) in a massive bid for some revenge after the hideous first half of the race for both teams. But the pair were chased down by the maillot jaune himself as Wiggins led the field, opening the sprint for Boasson Hagen. Greipel still had something left and he and Sagan went to the line in a photo finish.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol Team4:57:59
2Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale
3Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling
4Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
5Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team
6Julien Simon (Fra) Saur - Sojasun
7Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team
8Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team
9Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep
10Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre - ISD
11Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
12Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling
13Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team
14Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep
15Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling
16Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team
17Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team
18Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan
19Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale
20Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team
21Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Argos-Shimano
22Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack-Nissan
23Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar
24Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team
25Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank
26Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack-Nissan
27Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
28Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team
29Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team
30Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack-Nissan
31Jerome Coppel (Fra) Saur - Sojasun
32Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team
33Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
34Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
35Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team
36Denis Menchov (Rus) Katusha Team
37Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team
38Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD
39Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Sharp
40Frank Schleck (Lux) RadioShack-Nissan
41Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Astana Pro Team
42Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
43Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Movistar Team
44Michael Rogers (Aus) Sky Procycling0:00:09
45Alexandr Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:00:46
46Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol Team0:01:08
47Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol Team0:01:19
48Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar0:01:45
49Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar
50Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team0:02:29
51Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team0:08:03
52Francis De Greef (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:08:36
53Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team
54Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan
55Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank
56Juan José Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank
57Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
58Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team
59Koen De Kort (Ned) Argos-Shimano
60Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) FDJ-Big Mat
61Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol Team
62Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
63Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quickstep
64Martin Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep
65Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
66Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
67Mark Cavendish (GBr) Sky Procycling
68Baden Cooke (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team
69Davide Malacarne (Ita) Team Europcar
70Bert Grabsch (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep
71Jonathan Cantwell (Aus) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank
72Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
73Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
74Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team
75Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) RadioShack-Nissan
76Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Saur - Sojasun
77Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
78Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quickstep
79Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Saur - Sojasun
80Borut Bozic (Slo) Astana Pro Team
81Roy Curvers (Ned) Argos-Shimano0:11:11
82Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:12:31
83Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team
84Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team
85Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
86Yury Trofimov (Rus) Katusha Team
87Giovanni Bernaudeau (Fra) Team Europcar
88Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
89Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Saur - Sojasun
90Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Saur - Sojasun
91Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team
92Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team
93Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team
94Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team
95Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team
96George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team
97Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Sharp
98Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro Team
99Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol Team
100Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
101Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling
102Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale
103Yohann Gene (Fra) Team Europcar
104Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Sky Procycling
105Vincent Jerome (Fra) Team Europcar
106Federico Canuti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
107Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
108Sandy Casar (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
109Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team
110Yann Huguet (Fra) Argos-Shimano
111Dries Devenyns (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep
112Albert Timmer (Ned) Argos-Shimano
113Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
114Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
115Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team0:14:04
116Kristijan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Cannondale
117Patrick Gretsch (Ger) Argos-Shimano
118Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank
119Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) Saur - Sojasun
120Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
121Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
122Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team
123Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale
124Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
125Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Movistar Team
126Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
127Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
128Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
129Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team
130Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team
131Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team
132Nick Nuyens (Bel) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank
133David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Sharp
134Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank
135Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre - ISD
136Karsten Kroon (Ned) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank
137Jan Ghyselinck (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
138Simone Stortoni (Ita) Lampre - ISD
139Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank
140Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma-Quickstep
141Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team
142Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
143Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Sharp
144Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team
145Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre - ISD
146Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team
147Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
148Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling
149Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha Team
150Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
151David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Sharp
152Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
153Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Garmin - Sharp
154Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team
155Brice Feillu (Fra) Saur - Sojasun
156Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
157Gorka Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
158Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team
159Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
160Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar
161Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team
162Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team
163Christophe Kern (Fra) Team Europcar0:14:12
DNFTony Gallopin (Fra) RadioShack-Nissan

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol Team45pts
2Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale35
3Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling30
4Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale26
5Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team22
6Julien Simon (Fra) Saur - Sojasun20
7Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team18
8Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team16
9Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep14
10Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre - ISD12
11Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale10
12Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling8
13Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team6
14Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep4
15Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling2

Intermediate Sprint - Mas-De-Londres, km. 126.5
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi20pts
2Roy Curvers (Ned) Argos-Shimano17
3Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quickstep15
4Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat13
5Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Saur - Sojasun11
6Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne10
7Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale9
8Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank8
9Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale7
10André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol Team6
11Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team5
12Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team4
13Baden Cooke (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team3
14Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Sky Procycling2
15Michael Rogers (Aus) Sky Procycling1

Mountain 1 - Mont Saint-Clair (Cat. 3) km. 194.0
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team2pts
2Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team1

Young riders
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale4:57:59
2Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling
3Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team
4Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
5Davide Malacarne (Ita) Team Europcar0:08:36
6Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
7Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
8Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:12:31
9Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale
10Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
11Patrick Gretsch (Ger) Argos-Shimano0:14:04
12Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat
13Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team
14Jan Ghyselinck (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
15Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team
16Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
17Gorka Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
18Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne
19Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar

Most combative
#Rider Name (Country) Team
1Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sky Procycling14:53:57
2Lotto-Belisol Team
3BMC Racing Team
4AG2R La Mondiale
6Katusha Team
7Astana Pro Team0:00:46
8Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team0:02:29
9Team Europcar0:03:30
10Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:08:36
13FDJ-Big Mat
14Lampre - ISD0:14:04
15Movistar Team
16Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank0:17:12
17Rabobank Cycling Team
19Euskaltel - Euskadi0:21:07
20Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:26:35
22Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne0:29:43

General classification after stage 13
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling59:32:32
2Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling0:02:05
3Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:02:23
4Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team0:03:19
5Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:04:48
6Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack-Nissan0:06:15
7Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team0:06:57
8Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team0:07:30
9Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar0:08:31
10Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:08:51
11Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan0:09:29
12Frank Schleck (Lux) RadioShack-Nissan0:09:45
13Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:49
14Jerome Coppel (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:11:27
15Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack-Nissan0:12:41
16Denis Menchov (Rus) Katusha Team0:17:21
17Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack-Nissan0:17:41
18Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:18:04
19Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team0:19:02
20Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank0:20:12
21Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD0:20:32
22Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Astana Pro Team0:20:54
23Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:27:37
24Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team0:32:59
25Michael Rogers (Aus) Sky Procycling0:33:13
26Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Katusha Team0:33:59
27Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:40:17
28Sandy Casar (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat0:44:31
29Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team0:44:45
30Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale0:45:13
31Alexandr Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team0:46:40
32Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma-Quickstep0:47:17
33Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne0:48:56
34Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Movistar Team0:54:40
35Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar0:55:54
36Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:56:37
37Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:56:46
38Giampaolo Caruso (Ita) Katusha Team0:57:35
39Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1:00:49
40Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team1:01:56
41George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team1:04:55
42Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale1:05:00
43Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling1:05:26
44Fabrice Jeandesboz (Fra) Saur - Sojasun1:06:42
45Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1:07:00
46Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1:07:47
47Dominik Nerz (Ger) Liquigas-Cannondale1:08:54
48Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:09:23
49Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan1:10:52
50Christian Vande Velde (USA) Garmin - Sharp1:11:03
51Pierrick Fedrigo (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat1:12:29
52Davide Malacarne (Ita) Team Europcar1:12:30
53Michael Schär (Swi) BMC Racing Team1:13:24
54Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling1:13:33
55Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:13:34
56Amaël Moinard (Fra) BMC Racing Team1:13:39
57Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team1:13:47
58Yury Trofimov (Rus) Katusha Team1:13:54
59Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team1:14:22
60Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro Team1:14:49
61Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar1:15:14
62Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team1:16:04
63Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas-Cannondale1:16:18
64Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Sharp1:17:35
65Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat1:18:02
66Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team1:20:15
67Gorka Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1:21:59
68Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Movistar Team1:22:23
69Vladimir Gusev (Rus) Katusha Team1:23:01
70Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team1:23:07
71Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team1:24:24
72Dries Devenyns (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1:25:45
73Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:26:25
74Arthur Vichot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat1:27:20
75Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1:28:16
76Yaroslav Popovych (Ukr) RadioShack-Nissan1:29:15
77Sergio Miguel Moreira Paulinho (Por) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank1:29:50
78Marco Marzano (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:30:48
79Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) Saur - Sojasun1:30:52
80Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre - ISD1:31:20
81Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team1:31:48
82Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank1:31:51
83David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Sharp1:32:36
84Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team1:33:16
85Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Astana Pro Team1:34:00
86Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:34:43
87Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Lotto Belisol Team1:36:49
88Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar1:37:33
89Stephen Cummings (GBr) BMC Racing Team1:39:11
90Jurgen Roelandts (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team1:39:38
91Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1:39:45
92Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1:39:54
93Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1:41:05
94Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team1:41:57
95Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team1:42:03
96Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:42:04
97Simone Stortoni (Ita) Lampre - ISD1:42:35
98Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team1:43:09
99David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Sharp
100Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling1:43:23
101Martin Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1:45:04
102Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne1:45:41
103Giovanni Bernaudeau (Fra) Team Europcar1:46:28
104Koen De Kort (Ned) Argos-Shimano1:46:46
105Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat1:47:33
106Baden Cooke (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team1:47:43
107Adam Hansen (Aus) Lotto Belisol Team1:48:24
108Christophe Kern (Fra) Team Europcar1:50:19
109Federico Canuti (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale1:50:21
110Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi1:50:37
111Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team1:51:25
112Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team1:51:36
113Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:52:40
114André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol Team1:53:35
115Nick Nuyens (Bel) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank1:53:50
116Kristijan Koren (Slo) Liquigas-Cannondale1:54:52
117Bert Grabsch (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quickstep1:55:01
118Julien Simon (Fra) Saur - Sojasun1:55:39
119Manuel Quinziato (Ita) BMC Racing Team1:55:52
120Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol Team1:56:37
121Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team1:57:06
122Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team1:57:37
123Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2:00:19
124Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) FDJ-Big Mat2:02:58
125Nicki Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank2:03:06
126Anders Lund (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank2:03:29
127Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Argos-Shimano2:04:25
128Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Lotto Belisol Team2:05:00
129Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team2:05:17
130Jonathan Cantwell (Aus) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank2:05:38
131Karsten Kroon (Ned) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank2:05:44
132Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2:06:03
133Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale2:06:24
134Francis De Greef (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team2:07:30
135Vincent Jerome (Fra) Team Europcar2:08:08
136Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat2:08:53
137Roy Curvers (Ned) Argos-Shimano2:09:01
138Yohann Gene (Fra) Team Europcar2:09:41
139Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Saur - Sojasun2:09:59
140Ruben Plaza Molina (Spa) Movistar Team2:10:01
141Cyril Lemoine (Fra) Saur - Sojasun2:10:12
142Brice Feillu (Fra) Saur - Sojasun2:10:46
143Cédric Pineau (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat2:11:47
144Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team2:11:53
145Juan José Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank2:12:03
146Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2:12:04
147Borut Bozic (Slo) Astana Pro Team2:13:11
148Patrick Gretsch (Ger) Argos-Shimano2:13:32
149Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Sky Procycling2:14:35
150Mark Cavendish (GBr) Sky Procycling2:14:40
151Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana Pro Team2:14:55
152Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi2:19:06
153Yann Huguet (Fra) Argos-Shimano2:19:07
154Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2:20:09
155Julien Fouchard (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2:21:52
156Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team2:22:27
157Grega Bole (Slo) Lampre - ISD2:23:30
158Aliaksandr Kuchynski (Blr) Katusha Team2:24:42
159Albert Timmer (Ned) Argos-Shimano2:28:01
160Jan Ghyselinck (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne2:28:13
161Johan Vansummeren (Bel) Garmin - Sharp2:30:44
162Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Saur - Sojasun2:33:43
163Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Sharp2:37:16

Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale296pts
2André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Belisol Team232
3Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team203
4Mark Cavendish (GBr) Sky Procycling129
5Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Procycling125
6Bradley Wiggins (GBr) Sky Procycling104
7Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team100
8Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling84
9Daryl Impey (RSA) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team84
10Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale77
11Peter Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep76
12Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale69
13Juan José Haedo (Arg) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank68
14Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat67
15Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) FDJ-Big Mat62
16Kenny Robert Van Hummel (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team62
17David Millar (GBr) Garmin - Sharp56
18Cyril Gautier (Fra) Team Europcar56
19Michael Morkov (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank55
20Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi54
21Robert Kiserlovski (Cro) Astana Pro Team52
22Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar50
23Philippe Gilbert (Bel) BMC Racing Team49
24Julien Simon (Fra) Saur - Sojasun47
25Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Astana Pro Team45
26Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Lotto Belisol Team45
27Egoi Martinez De Esteban (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi44
28Matthieu Ladagnous (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat42
29Brett Lancaster (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team41
30Samuel Dumoulin (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne40
31Jean-Christophe Peraud (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale38
32Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team36
33Yukiya Arashiro (Jpn) Team Europcar35
34Denis Menchov (Rus) Katusha Team35
35Michele Scarponi (Ita) Lampre - ISD35
36Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quickstep34
37Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz) Astana Pro Team33
38Yohann Gene (Fra) Team Europcar32
39Michael Albasini (Swi) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team32
40Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team31
41Kris Boeckmans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team31
42Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team30
43Chris Anker Sörensen (Den) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank30
44Greg Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol Team30
45Christophe Kern (Fra) Team Europcar28
46Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale28
47Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) RadioShack-Nissan27
48Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Astana Pro Team26
49Jens Voigt (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan26
50Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team25
51Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi25
52Roy Curvers (Ned) Argos-Shimano25
53Dries Devenyns (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep23
54Luca Paolini (Ita) Katusha Team23
55Vasili Kiryienka (Blr) Movistar Team22
56Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar21
57Sébastien Minard (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale20
58Karsten Kroon (Ned) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank20
59Sandy Casar (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat20
60Maxime Bouet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale20
61David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Sharp20
62Jonathan Cantwell (Aus) Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank20
63Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin - Sharp19
64Frank Schleck (Lux) RadioShack-Nissan18
65Rein Taaramae (Est) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne17
66Andriy Grivko (Ukr) Astana Pro Team17
67Jérémy Roy (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat17
68Giovanni Bernaudeau (Fra) Team Europcar17
69Anthony Roux (Fra) FDJ-Big Mat17
70Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team15
71Kevin De Weert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quickstep15
72Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team15
73Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre - ISD15
74Jérôme Pineau (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quickstep15
75Romain Zingle (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne15
76Nicolas Edet (Fra) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne15
77Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack-Nissan14
78Maxime Monfort (Bel) RadioShack-Nissan14
79Baden Cooke (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team14
80Davide Malacarne (Ita) Team Europcar13
81Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale13
82Jan Ghyselinck (Bel) Cofidis, Le Credit En Ligne13
83Andreas Klöden (Ger) RadioShack-Nissan12
84Patrick Gretsch (Ger) Argos-Shimano12
85Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Sharp12
86Martin Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quickstep10
87Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale9
88Yury Trofimov (Rus) Katusha Team8
89Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica GreenEdge Cycling Team8
90Jurgen Roe