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Haussler wins the sprint in Sierre

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Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam)

Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam)
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Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam)

Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam)
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Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam) has the edge

Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam) has the edge
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Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam) begins to celebrate

Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam) begins to celebrate
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Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank)

Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank)
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The peloton climbs the Semplon pass

The peloton climbs the Semplon pass
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Lnce Armstrong (RadioShack) before the start

Lnce Armstrong (RadioShack) before the start
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Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam) catches his breath after victory

Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam) catches his breath after victory
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Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank) kept yellow

Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank) kept yellow
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Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam) was happy to win

Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam) was happy to win
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Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam), Pablo Urtasun (Euskaltel-Euskadi) and Marco Mercato (Vacansoleil) fight in the sprint

Heinrich Haussler (Cervelo TestTeam), Pablo Urtasun (Euskaltel-Euskadi) and Marco Mercato (Vacansoleil) fight in the sprint
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Heinrich Haussler of the Cervelo TestTeam won stage two at the Tour de Suisse on Sunday with a perfectly-timed late sprint in Sierre.

A nasty five kilometre climb just 15 kilometres from the finish cracked most of the big-name sprinters, including Mark Cavendish, Tom Boonen and Alessandro Petacchi and hey were all dropped from the front group. Haussler survived and picked the perfect line through a hectic sprint with a late acceleration.

Spain's Pablo Urtasun (Euskaltel-Euskadi) was second and Italy's Marco Marcato (Vacansoleil) was third. Both thought they were going to win but Haussler came off their wheel and moved across the road before accelerating clear. Oscar Freire (Rabobank) was fourth and Gerald Ciolek (Milram) was fifth but both were unable find the way to the front to fight for victory.

Fabian Cancellara (Saxo Bank) finished safely in the peloton in 12th place, and so kept the race leader's yellow jersey. Roman Kreuziger (Liquigas-Doimo) is still one second behind and Tony Martin (HTC-Columbia) is third at three seconds.

Haussler has had a difficult spring. A knee problem stopped him riding the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix and then the problem returned in a crash at the Tour of California. He was also caught drink driving in late May. However the likeable Aussie-born German was smiling again in Sierre after his win.

“This season’s been a disaster up to now,” Haussler told the Reuters news agency.

“I had a knee injury early in the season which wrecked my Classics, then another crash in the Tour of California and I had to drop out there. Winning today was something I needed badly for my morale and motivation.”

Late climbs cracks the sprinters

The stage was held in cloudy and showery conditions but the racing began early as the race dipped into Italy.

Belgium's Joost Van Leijen (Vacansoleil) was the first to attack and he was joined by Aitor Hernandez (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Matthias Russ (Milram) and Pavel Brutt (Katusha). They quickly opened a gap of seven minutes as they headed to the Simplonpass but first HTC-Columbia and then Saxo Bank worked to keep them under control.

Hernandez was first to the summit of the Simplonpass ahead of Russ. Van Leijen was dropped on the long, long climb but got back on during the even longer descent. The gap was 5:06 at the summit but fell to just 3:40 on the descent as HTC-Columbia chased again. It was unclear if they were working for Mark Cavendish or trying to set up Tony Martin to snatch the race leadership from Cancellara.

The late Valençon climb proved too tough for Cavendish and many of his fellow sprinters. The climb snaked up the side of the mountain valley and split the bunch. 66 riders emerged at the front and would go on to fight for the stage win.

Cavendish showed he is climbing much better than earlier in the season and even better than many of his rival sprinters. The Briton was 96th, three minutes behind, along with Robbie McEwen (Katusha), Rinaldo Nocentini (Ag2r-La Mondiale) and surprisingly teammate Michael Rogers (HTC-Columbia), who had been a potential overall contender. Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre-Farnese Vini) finished six minutes down, Tom Boonen (Quick Step) was at nine minutes and Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Doimo) was at ten minutes.

At the head of the race, the late climb cracked Van Leijen as Frank won the climber's points and secured the lead in the competition. However the break only had 45 seconds after the descent and first Saxo Bank and then other teams began to close the gap as they could see a chance of victory.

Brutt had almost crashed on the descent but found the energy for one last attack as the bunch closed down on the three leaders inside the final five kilometres. However he was caught too and the 66 riders began to prepare for the sprint.

The finish in Sierre was narrow and positioning was vital. Marcato and Urtasun hit the front early but it was too early. Haussler saw a gap on his right and moved across the road to hit the front with 100 metres to go. He timed the switch perfectly and then had the power to edge in front. As he hit the line, he sat up and began celebrating a surprise victory, while Marcato banged his handlebars in frustration.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team4:25:16
2Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
3Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
4Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank
5Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram
6Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto
8Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team
9Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini
10Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step
11George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team
12Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank
13Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale
14Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram
15Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions
16Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank
17Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team
18Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
19Jacob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank
20Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
21Javier Aramendia (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
22Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale
23Olivier Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo
24Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
25Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team
26Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step
27Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini
28Andreas Kloden (Ger) Team Radioshack
29José Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
30Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
31Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank
32Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team
33Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo
34Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini
35Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia
36Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia
37Nicolas Jona Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
38Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo
39Juan José Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
40Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto
41Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank
42Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack
43Alexandre Moos (Swi) BMC Racing Team
44Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step
45Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team
46Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack
47Joaqui Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha
48Oscar Pereiro Sio (Spa) Astana
49Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank
50Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank
51Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank
52Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini
53Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram
54Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux
55Jürgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step
56Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne
57Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank
58Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin - Transitions
59Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team
60Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team
61Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
62Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram
63Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank
64Gian-Paolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto
65Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
66David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions
67Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha0:01:01
68Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:01:55
69Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto
70Rui Albert Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne
71Alexandre Pliuschin MOL Team Katusha
72Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux
73Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux
74Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank
75Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Professional Cycling Team
76Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervelo Test Team
77Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana
78Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Katusha
79Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale
80Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team
81José-Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale
82Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha
83Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
84Brice Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
85Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions
86Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana
87Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Milram0:03:09
88Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana
89Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team
90Gerben Löwik (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto
91Loyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
92Hayden Roulston (NZl) Team HTC - Columbia
93Robbie Mcewen (Aus) Team Katusha
94Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step
95Jaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack
96Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia
97Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo
98Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
99Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia
100Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step
101Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team
102Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
103Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne
104Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux
105Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale
106Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
107Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini
108Artur Gajek (Ger) Team Milram
109Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
110Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank
111Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto
112Cameron Meyer (Aus) Garmin - Transitions
113Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia
114Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervelo Test Team
115Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Astana
116Leif Hoste (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
117Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions
118Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
119Jonas Ljungblad (Swe) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:05:33
120Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
121Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team
122Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step
123Aliaksandr Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo
124Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia
125Jeremie Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team0:06:05
126Edouard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha
127Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Française Des Jeux
128Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini
129Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team
130Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo
131Noè Gianetti (Swi) Footon-Servetto0:07:09
132Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:09:20
133Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:09:34
134Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team
135Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini
136Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo
137Mikhaylo Khalilov (Ukr) Team Katusha
138Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française Des Jeux
139Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
140Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank
141Yevgeni Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana
142Valeriy Dmitriyev (Kaz) Astana
143Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto
144Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini
145Pedro Merino Criado (Spa) Footon-Servetto
146David Vitoria (Swi) Footon-Servetto
147Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
148Gert Steegmans (Bel) Team Radioshack
149Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions
150Allan Davis (Aus) Astana
151Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step
152Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram
153Dominique Nerz (Ger) Team Milram
154Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne0:10:57
155Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
156Dimitri Muravyev (Kaz) Team Radioshack
157Jason Mccartney (USA) Team Radioshack
158Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Doimo
159Gregory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack
160Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team
161Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia
162Kurt Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team
163Wilfried Cretskens (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
164Stuart O'grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank
165Christian Vandevelde (USA) Garmin - Transitions
166Joao Correia (Por) Cervelo Test Team0:14:58
DNFLaurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank

Sprint 1 - Sierre
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team6pts
2Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi3
3Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram1

Sprint 2 - Réchy
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram6pts
2Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team3
3Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha1

Sprint 3 - Finish
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team25pts
2Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi20
3Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team16
4Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank13
5Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram11
6Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne10
7Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto9
8Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team8
9Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini7
10Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step6
11George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team5
12Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank4
13Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale3
14Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram2
15Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions1

Mountain 1 - Simplonpass
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi12pts
2Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team8
3Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram6
4Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha4
5Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2

Mountain 2 - Valençon
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team5pts
2Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha3
3Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram2
4Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank1

Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Sky Pro Cycling Team13:15:48
2Rabobank
3Caisse d'Epargne
4Euskaltel - Euskadi
5Lampre - Farnese Vini
6Team Milram
7Team Saxo Bank
8Quick Step
9BMC Racing Team
10Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
11Liquigas - Doimo
12Footon-Servetto
13Team RadioShack
14Garmin - Transitions
15AG2R - La mondiale0:01:55
16Omega Pharma - Lotto
17Team Katusha0:02:56
18Team HTC - Columbia0:03:09
19Française des jeux0:03:50
20Astana
21Cervélo Test Team0:05:04

General classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank4:35:37
2Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo0:00:01
3Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia0:00:03
4Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step0:00:10
5Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank0:00:11
6Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:00:12
7Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:00:13
8Jacob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank
9Nicolas Jona Castroviejo (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:14
10Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram0:00:15
11Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step0:00:18
12Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team Radioshack
13Steve Morabito (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:19
14Joaqui Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Team Katusha0:00:20
15Nicolas Roche (Irl) AG2R La Mondiale0:00:21
16Alexandre Moos (Swi) BMC Racing Team
17Rigoberto Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:22
18George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team
19Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:00:23
20Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale
21Maxime Monfort (Bel) Team HTC - Columbia
22Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank0:00:24
23Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank
24Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:25
25Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:00:26
26Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
27Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Team Milram0:00:27
28Jürgen Van De Walle (Bel) Quick Step
29Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini
30José Gutierrez Palacios (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:28
31Jens Voigt (Ger) Team Saxo Bank
32Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
33Lance Armstrong (USA) Team Radioshack0:00:29
34Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions
35Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank
36Diego Ulissi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:00:30
37Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank
38Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:00:32
39Wouter Poels (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
40Andreas Kloden (Ger) Team Radioshack
41Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team
42Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team0:00:34
43Olivier Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas-Doimo0:00:35
44Juan José Oroz (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:00:36
45Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step0:00:37
46Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
47Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo
48Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:00:38
49Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank
50Lars Petter Nordhaug (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team
51Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram
52Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team0:00:39
53Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:00:40
54Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Footon-Servetto0:00:41
55Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini
56Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
57David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:00:44
58Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank0:00:46
59Serge Pauwels (Bel) Sky Professional Cycling Team
60Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram0:00:47
61Gian-Paolo Cheula (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:00:49
62Juan Antonio Flecha (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:00:50
63Javier Aramendia (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi
64Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:51
65Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank0:00:54
66Oscar Pereiro Sio (Spa) Astana0:00:59
67Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha0:01:40
68Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Katusha0:02:12
69Jussi Veikkanen (Fin) Française Des Jeux0:02:18
70Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervelo Test Team
71Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions0:02:21
72Kjell Carlström (Fin) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:02:27
73Brice Feillu (Fra) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:02:30
74Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:33
75Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:02:34
76Alexandre Pliuschin MOL Team Katusha0:02:35
77Sergey Renev (Kaz) Astana0:02:40
78Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Team Katusha0:02:42
79Jérémy Roy (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:02:44
80José-Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale0:02:45
81Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank0:02:46
82Rui Albert Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:49
83Morris Possoni (Ita) Sky Professional Cycling Team
84Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:09
85Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française Des Jeux0:03:11
86Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana0:03:12
87Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:03:23
88Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions0:03:43
89Arnaud Coyot (Fra) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:45
90Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:47
91Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervelo Test Team0:03:49
92Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank
93Daniel Sesma (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:03:50
94Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Quick Step0:03:52
95Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
96Loyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
97Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia
98Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:03:54
99Leif Hoste (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
100Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:03:55
101Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
102Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team0:03:56
103Hayden Roulston (NZl) Team HTC - Columbia0:04:00
104Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team0:04:01
105Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step0:04:04
106Artur Gajek (Ger) Team Milram
107Michal Golas (Pol) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:04:06
108Francis Mourey (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:04:09
109Ermanno Capelli (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:04:12
110Cameron Meyer (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:04:13
111Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana0:04:16
112Maxim Gourov (Kaz) Astana
113Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia0:04:22
114Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Milram
115Mirco Lorenzetto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:04:24
116Jaroslav Popovych (Ukr) Team Radioshack
117Robbie Mcewen (Aus) Team Katusha0:04:26
118Gerben Löwik (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:04:29
119Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team0:06:02
120Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step0:06:20
121Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia0:06:25
122Aliaksandr Kuschynski (Blr) Liquigas-Doimo0:06:28
123Alessandro Vanotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:06:31
124Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:06:32
125Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team0:06:54
126Edouard Vorganov (Rus) Team Katusha0:07:00
127Jonas Ljungblad (Swe) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:07:01
128Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:07:12
129Jeremie Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team0:07:31
130Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Française Des Jeux0:07:33
131Noè Gianetti (Swi) Footon-Servetto0:08:30
132Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:09:45
133Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo0:09:47
134Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:09:59
135Dominique Nerz (Ger) Team Milram0:10:06
136Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:10:07
137Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions0:10:21
138Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) BMC Racing Team0:10:25
139Mikhaylo Khalilov (Ukr) Team Katusha0:10:28
140Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank0:10:29
141Gert Steegmans (Bel) Team Radioshack0:10:30
142Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:10:39
143Yevgeni Nepomnyachshiy (Kaz) Astana0:10:43
144Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step0:10:44
145Pedro Merino Criado (Spa) Footon-Servetto0:10:47
146Björn Schröder (Ger) Team Milram0:10:49
147Matteo Bono (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini
148Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Française Des Jeux0:10:54
149Angelo Furlan (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini0:10:55
150Marco Corti (Ita) Footon-Servetto0:10:58
151Valeriy Dmitriyev (Kaz) Astana
152Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Doimo0:11:00
153Allan Davis (Aus) Astana0:11:14
154David Vitoria (Swi) Footon-Servetto0:11:17
155Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne0:11:27
156Kurt Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team0:11:44
157Mark Renshaw (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia0:11:47
158Jason Mccartney (USA) Team Radioshack0:11:56
159Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team
160Dimitri Muravyev (Kaz) Team Radioshack0:12:00
161Stuart O'grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank0:12:03
162Gregory Rast (Swi) Team Radioshack0:12:04
163Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi0:12:21
164Christian Vandevelde (USA) Garmin - Transitions0:12:30
165Wilfried Cretskens (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:12:38
166Joao Correia (Por) Cervelo Test Team0:16:11

Sprint classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram7pts
2Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team6
3Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team3
4Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi3
5Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha1

Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team13pts
2Aitor Hernandez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi12
3Matthias Russ (Ger) Team Milram8
4Pavel Brutt (Rus) Team Katusha7
5Joost Van Leijen (Ned) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2
6Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank1

Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Heinrich Haussler (Ger) Cervelo Test Team25pts
2Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi20
3Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank19
4Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team16
5Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank13
6Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas-Doimo12
7Simon Gerrans (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team12
8Gerald Ciolek (Ger) Team Milram11
9Tony Martin (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia10
10Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne10
11Fabio Felline (Ita) Footon-Servetto9
12Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Doimo9
13Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step8
14Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe) Team Saxo Bank7
15Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini7
16Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team6
17Carlos Barredo (Spa) Quick Step6
18George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team5
19Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo5
20Jacob Fuglsang (Den) Team Saxo Bank3
21Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale3
22Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank2
23Fabian Wegmann (Ger) Team Milram2
24Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions1
25Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia1

Teams classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Liquigas - Doimo13:47:08
2Team Saxo Bank0:00:07
3Quick Step0:00:28
4Sky Pro Cycling Team0:00:40
5BMC Racing Team0:00:45
6Rabobank0:00:50
7Team Milram0:01:01
8Team RadioShack0:01:02
9Caisse d'Epargne0:01:03
10Euskaltel - Euskadi0:01:04
11Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:01:09
12Lampre - Farnese Vini0:01:12
13Garmin - Transitions
14Footon-Servetto0:01:39
15AG2R - La mondiale0:03:00
16Team HTC - Columbia0:03:32
17Omega Pharma - Lotto
18Team Katusha0:03:56
19Française des jeux0:05:08
20Cervélo Test Team0:06:13
21Astana0:06:24

 

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