Hivert takes sprint victory in Adra

Jonathan Hivert (Saur-Sojasun) has won the second stage at the Ruta del Sol, outsprinting a lead group of 43 riders in Adra. The 25-year-old Frenchman bested Francisco Ventoso (Movistar) and Oscar Freire (Rabobank) in the finale after a hilly 161.8km of racing.

Overnight race leader Jimmy Engoulvent (Saur-Sojasun), winner of the stage one time trial, was dropped on the day's first climb, the hors catégorie Puerto de Polopos at 60km into the stage, and ultimately finished in a group nearly 23 minutes off the pace.

Runner-up in the opening stage, Markel Irizar Aranburu (RadioShack), endured the stage's climbing and took over the race lead, having finished in the lead group. The 31-year-old Spaniard leads Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Omega Pharma-Lotto) by one second and RadioShack teammate Levi Leipheimer by two seconds.

"It’s nice to be in the lead," said Irizar. "Especially after such a hard stage, with three climbs and 3300m of climbing. I suffered a lot but it was worth suffering for it.

"The team worked so hard for me. Muravyev, Rovny and Zubeldia stayed with me the whole day. They motivated me constantly and helped me to come back after that terrible climb. For sure I will fight to keep this jersey. It is important for Team RadioShack in the beginning of the season."

"It will be hard [to keep the leader's jersey]," said RadioShack team director Viatcheslav Ekimov. "Many riders are within a few seconds for the overall classification. Tomorrow we have again a stage with a lot of up and downs and then we have two flatter stages where the wind can play a key role.

"There are no bonification seconds at the finish line. It will be the job of the teammates to keep Markel in the front. Hard, but not impossible at all."

A hard day in the saddle

The peloton faced a difficult opening road stage at the Ruta del Sol and would have to tackle more than 10,000' of climbing, taking in a hors catégorie climb at km 60.7, a category one climb at km 96, followed by a category three ascent at km 129.4. With so much climbing on tap for the day it came as no surprise that some intrepid riders would seek their fortunes in a breakaway, and the day's first escape formed after 27km of racing.

Five riders went on the attack including Marco Marcato (Vacansoleil-DCM), David De La Cruz (Caja Rural), Javier Ramirez Abeja (Andalucia Caja Granada), Romain Sicard (Euskaltel-Euskadi) and Aritz Etxebarria (Orbea Continental). The peloton was in no hurry to chase and 21km later the quintet's lead ballooned to eight minutes at the foot of the opening climb.

While the breakaway steadily made its way to the top of the Puerto de Polopos, the peloton exploded in its wake as those with general classification ambitions forced the pace and splintered the field. Ramirez Abeja led the five man break over the summit while an elite selection of 20 riders crested the summit 2:30 later including Sammy Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Levi Leipheimer and Haimar Zubeldia (RadioShack), Frank Schleck and Anders Lund (Saxo Bank Sungard), Sergio Pardilla, Francisco Ventoso and Luis Pasamontes (Movistar), Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Andalucia Caja Granada), Thierry Hupond (Skil-Shimano), Jerome Coppel (Saur-Sojasun), Jurgen Van Den Broeck and Óscar Pujol (Omega Pharma-Lotto), Fabio Duarte and Rafael Valls (Geox-TMC), Javier Moreno and Iñigo Cuesta (Caja Rural), Matteo Carrara (Vacansoleil-DCM), Laurens Ten Dam (Rabobank) and Bartosz Huzarski (Netapp).

On the descent of the Puerto de Polopos Ramirez Abeja dropped his breakaway companions and set out alone in the race lead. Sicard and Marcato pursued the Spaniard together while De La Cruz and Etxebarria were absorbed by the chase group.

Ramirez Abeja continued to lead the race alone as he crossed the day's second climb, the category one Puerto de Albuñol, after 96km of racing. The chase group had absorbed all of his former breakaway companions and grew slightly in size as riders dropped on the Puerto de Polopos made contact.

Geox-TMC set a strong tempo on the climb for the chase group, which once again reduced in size to approximately 20 riders approaching the summit of the Puerto de Albuñol. Geox-TMC's Fabio Duarte then attacked the chase group and crossed the summit alone in second place in pursuit of Ramirez Abeja.

The Colombian made contact with the Spaniard at km 100 at which time they held a three-minute lead on the first chase group.

Their lead would begin to decrease, however, as once again the chase group grew in size and strength. With 55km remaining Duarte and Ramirez Abeja led by two minutes and five kilometres later their advantage dropped to 1:35

Duarte soon dropped his breakaway companion and set off alone in the race lead. The 24-year-old Colombian, the 2008 U23 road race world champion, took top honours at the day's final climb, the category three Alto la Berja, and led his pursuers by 1:52 with 32.4km remaining.

Duarte would be no match, however, for a motivated chase group powered by RadioShack and Rabobank and the Colombian would be absorbed with five kilometres remaining.

Peio Bilbao (Orbea Continental) and Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Geox-TMC) each made strong attacks in the final kilometres, but both moves were neutralised, setting up the field sprint finale taken by Hivert.

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Full Results
1Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Saur - Sojasun4:20:25
2Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 1 - Cell 2
3Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling TeamRow 2 - Cell 2
4Stijn Devolder (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling TeamRow 3 - Cell 2
5Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 4 - Cell 2
6Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 5 - Cell 2
7Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMCRow 6 - Cell 2
8Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-LottoRow 7 - Cell 2
9Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Andalucia Caja GranadaRow 8 - Cell 2
10Christian Knees (Ger) Sky ProcyclingRow 9 - Cell 2
11Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky ProcyclingRow 10 - Cell 2
12Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling TeamRow 11 - Cell 2
13Leopold Konig (Cze) Team NetappRow 12 - Cell 2
14Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Spa) Geox-TMCRow 13 - Cell 2
15Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team NetappRow 14 - Cell 2
16Marcos Garcia (Spa) KTM - MurciaRow 15 - Cell 2
17Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-LottoRow 16 - Cell 2
18Peio Bilbao (Spa) Orbea ContinentalRow 17 - Cell 2
19Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard TrekRow 18 - Cell 2
20Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShackRow 19 - Cell 2
21Jerome Coppel (Fra) Saur - SojasunRow 20 - Cell 2
22Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShackRow 21 - Cell 2
23Yuriy Trofimov (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 22 - Cell 2
24Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 23 - Cell 2
25Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShackRow 24 - Cell 2
26Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-LottoRow 25 - Cell 2
27Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-LottoRow 26 - Cell 2
28Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky ProcyclingRow 27 - Cell 2
29Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 28 - Cell 2
30Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShackRow 29 - Cell 2
31Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja GranadaRow 30 - Cell 2
32Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 31 - Cell 2
33Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling TeamRow 32 - Cell 2
34Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Andalucia Caja GranadaRow 33 - Cell 2
35Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling TeamRow 34 - Cell 2
36Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky ProcyclingRow 35 - Cell 2
37Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky ProcyclingRow 36 - Cell 2
38Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMCRow 37 - Cell 2
39Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 38 - Cell 2
40Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 39 - Cell 2
41Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha TeamRow 40 - Cell 2
42Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling TeamRow 41 - Cell 2
43Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team RadioShackRow 42 - Cell 2
44Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:34
45Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Caja Rural0:02:00
46Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 45 - Cell 2
47Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Team RadioShackRow 46 - Cell 2
48Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Caja RuralRow 47 - Cell 2
49Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Geox-TMCRow 48 - Cell 2
50Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-LottoRow 49 - Cell 2
51Victor Cabedo (Spa) Orbea ContinentalRow 50 - Cell 2
52Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 51 - Cell 2
53Javier Ramirez Abeja (Spa) Andalucia Caja GranadaRow 52 - Cell 2
54Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:15:17
55Hector Gonzalez Baeza (Spa) KTM - MurciaRow 54 - Cell 2
56David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMCRow 55 - Cell 2
57Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 56 - Cell 2
58Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Saur - SojasunRow 57 - Cell 2
59Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano0:19:45
60Ricardo Garcia Ambroa (Spa) Orbea ContinentalRow 59 - Cell 2
61Daniel Schorn (Aut) Team NetappRow 60 - Cell 2
62Thomas Bonin (Fra) Skil - ShimanoRow 61 - Cell 2
63Thierry Hupond (Fra) Skil - ShimanoRow 62 - Cell 2
64Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMCRow 63 - Cell 2
65Paul Poux (Fra) Saur - SojasunRow 64 - Cell 2
66David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja RuralRow 65 - Cell 2
67Egor Silin (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 66 - Cell 2
68Artem Ovechkin (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 67 - Cell 2
69Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 68 - Cell 2
70Salvador Guardiola Tora (Spa) KTM - MurciaRow 69 - Cell 2
71Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Leopard TrekRow 70 - Cell 2
72Oscar Garcia-Casarrubios Pintor (Spa) KTM - MurciaRow 71 - Cell 2
73Jesús Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 72 - Cell 2
74Andreas Dietziker (Swi) Team NetappRow 73 - Cell 2
75Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) Saur - SojasunRow 74 - Cell 2
76Alexander Gottfried (Ger) Team NetappRow 75 - Cell 2
77Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 76 - Cell 2
78Jan Barta (Cze) Team NetappRow 77 - Cell 2
79Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling TeamRow 78 - Cell 2
80Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja RuralRow 79 - Cell 2
81Óscar Pujol Muñoz (Spa) Omega Pharma-LottoRow 80 - Cell 2
82Aritz Etxebarria (Spa) Orbea ContinentalRow 81 - Cell 2
83Robert Hunter (RSA) Team RadioShack0:22:57
84Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard TrekRow 83 - Cell 2
85Diego Milán Jiménez (Spa) Caja RuralRow 84 - Cell 2
86Javier Benitez Pomares (Spa) KTM - MurciaRow 85 - Cell 2
87Antonio Cabello Baena (Spa) Andalucia Caja GranadaRow 86 - Cell 2
88Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling TeamRow 87 - Cell 2
89Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Leopard TrekRow 88 - Cell 2
90Jesús Del Nero Montes (Spa) Team NetappRow 89 - Cell 2
91Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia Caja GranadaRow 90 - Cell 2
92Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 91 - Cell 2
93Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Orbea ContinentalRow 92 - Cell 2
94Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja GranadaRow 93 - Cell 2
95Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Saur - SojasunRow 94 - Cell 2
96Jaume Rovira Pous (Spa) KTM - MurciaRow 95 - Cell 2
97Dominic Klemme (Ger) Leopard TrekRow 96 - Cell 2
98Xabier Zabalo Imaz (Spa) Orbea ContinentalRow 97 - Cell 2
99Anders Lund (Den) Leopard TrekRow 98 - Cell 2
100Alex Dowsett (GBr) Sky ProcyclingRow 99 - Cell 2
101Jens Voigt (Ger) Leopard TrekRow 100 - Cell 2
102Beñat Urain Epelde (Spa) Orbea ContinentalRow 101 - Cell 2
103Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling TeamRow 102 - Cell 2
104Higinio Fernández (Spa) Caja RuralRow 103 - Cell 2
105Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank Cycling TeamRow 104 - Cell 2
106Thomas Leezer (Ned) Rabobank Cycling TeamRow 105 - Cell 2
107Jose Antonio Carrasco Ramirez (Spa) KTM - MurciaRow 106 - Cell 2
108Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Skil - ShimanoRow 107 - Cell 2
109Cyril Bessy (Fra) Saur - SojasunRow 108 - Cell 2
110Feng Han (Chn) Skil - ShimanoRow 109 - Cell 2
111Robin Chaigneau (Ned) Skil - ShimanoRow 110 - Cell 2
112Yann Huguet (Fra) Skil - ShimanoRow 111 - Cell 2
113Marcel Wyss (Swi) Geox-TMCRow 112 - Cell 2
114Aitor Galdos (Spa) Caja RuralRow 113 - Cell 2
115José Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 114 - Cell 2
116Gorik Gardeyn (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling TeamRow 115 - Cell 2
117Mario Aerts (Bel) Omega Pharma-LottoRow 116 - Cell 2
118Davide Appollonio (Ita) Sky ProcyclingRow 117 - Cell 2
DNFMarcello Pavarin (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling TeamRow 118 - Cell 2
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Points
1Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Saur - Sojasun25pts
2Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar Team20Row 1 - Cell 3
3Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team16Row 2 - Cell 3
4Stijn Devolder (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team14Row 3 - Cell 3
5Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Katusha Team12Row 4 - Cell 3
6Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Movistar Team10Row 5 - Cell 3
7Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC9Row 6 - Cell 3
8Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto8Row 7 - Cell 3
9Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada7Row 8 - Cell 3
10Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling6Row 9 - Cell 3
11Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling5Row 10 - Cell 3
12Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team4Row 11 - Cell 3
13Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Netapp3Row 12 - Cell 3
14Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Spa) Geox-TMC2Row 13 - Cell 3
15Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp1Row 14 - Cell 3
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Sprint 1 - Berja, 143.1km
1Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC3pts
2Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Mountain 1 - Puerto de Polopos (HC) 60.7km
1Javier Ramirez Abeja (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada15pts
2David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja Rural12Row 1 - Cell 3
3Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi10Row 2 - Cell 3
4Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team8Row 3 - Cell 3
5Aritz Etxebarria (Spa) Orbea Continental6Row 4 - Cell 3
6Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Geox-TMC4Row 5 - Cell 3
7Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC2Row 6 - Cell 3
8Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1Row 7 - Cell 3
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Mountain 2 - Puerto de Albuñol (Cat. 1) 96.0km
1Javier Ramirez Abeja (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada10pts
2Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC8Row 1 - Cell 3
3Victor Cabedo (Spa) Orbea Continental6Row 2 - Cell 3
4Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek4Row 3 - Cell 3
5Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada2Row 4 - Cell 3
6Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team1Row 5 - Cell 3
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Mountain 3 - Alto la Berja (Cat. 3) 129.4km
1Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC3pts
2Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Javier Ramirez Abeja (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Teams
1Movistar Team13:01:15
2Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling TeamRow 1 - Cell 2
3Sky ProcyclingRow 2 - Cell 2
4Omega Pharma-LottoRow 3 - Cell 2
5Geox-TMCRow 4 - Cell 2
6Katusha TeamRow 5 - Cell 2
7Team RadioShackRow 6 - Cell 2
8Andalucia Caja GranadaRow 7 - Cell 2
9Rabobank Cycling TeamRow 8 - Cell 2
10Euskaltel-Euskadi0:02:00
11Saur - Sojasun0:15:17
12Team Netapp0:19:45
13Orbea Continental0:21:45
14Caja Rural0:23:45
15KTM - Murcia0:35:02
16Leopard Trek0:42:42
17Skil - Shimano0:59:15
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General classification after stage 2
1Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack4:29:53
2Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:00:01
3Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team RadioShack0:00:02
4Jerome Coppel (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:00:03
5Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:08
6Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky ProcyclingRow 5 - Cell 2
7Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling0:00:09
8Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack0:00:10
9Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 8 - Cell 2
10Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShack0:00:12
11Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling0:00:13
12Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:00:16
13Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Netapp0:00:18
14Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar TeamRow 13 - Cell 2
15Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling0:00:20
16Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling TeamRow 15 - Cell 2
17Vladimir Karpets (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 16 - Cell 2
18Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard TrekRow 17 - Cell 2
19Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:00:23
20Janez Brajkovic (Slo) Team RadioShack0:00:24
21Stijn Devolder (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling TeamRow 20 - Cell 2
22Francis De Greef (Bel) Omega Pharma-LottoRow 21 - Cell 2
23Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:25
24Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling0:00:26
25Yuriy Trofimov (Rus) Katusha TeamRow 24 - Cell 2
26Peio Bilbao (Spa) Orbea ContinentalRow 25 - Cell 2
27Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:00:27
28Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Andalucia Caja GranadaRow 27 - Cell 2
29Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:00:30
30Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:00:31
31Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp0:00:33
32Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:35
33Gert Dockx (Bel) Omega Pharma-LottoRow 32 - Cell 2
34Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Katusha Team0:00:36
35Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC0:00:40
36Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel-EuskadiRow 35 - Cell 2
37Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC0:00:41
38Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team0:00:42
39Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Spa) Geox-TMC0:00:44
40Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Andalucia Caja GranadaRow 39 - Cell 2
41Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team0:00:49
42Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:00:53
43Marcos Garcia (Spa) KTM - Murcia0:01:05
44Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Caja Rural0:02:15
45Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:02:17
46Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural0:02:20
47Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Team RadioShack0:02:25
48Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:02:34
49Victor Cabedo (Spa) Orbea Continental0:02:37
50Javier Ramirez Abeja (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:02:38
51Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:02:39
52Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Geox-TMC0:02:43
53Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar Team0:02:55
54Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:15:42
55Jean Marc Marino (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:15:44
56Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:15:51
57Hector Gonzalez Baeza (Spa) KTM - Murcia0:16:01
58David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC0:16:46
59Paul Poux (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:19:52
60Jan Barta (Cze) Team Netapp0:19:56
61Artem Ovechkin (Rus) Katusha Team0:20:01
62Thierry Hupond (Fra) Skil - Shimano0:20:03
63Jesús Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team0:20:04
64Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Leopard Trek0:20:05
65Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team0:20:08
66Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:20:12
67Matthias Brandle (Aut) Geox-TMC0:20:15
68Ricardo Garcia Ambroa (Spa) Orbea Continental0:20:16
69Andreas Dietziker (Swi) Team Netapp0:20:22
70Guillaume Levarlet (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:20:25
71Yukihiro Doi (Jpn) Skil - Shimano0:20:26
72Vladimir Isaichev (Rus) Katusha Team0:20:28
73David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja RuralRow 72 - Cell 2
74Daniel Schorn (Aut) Team Netapp0:20:31
75Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural0:20:32
76Alexander Gottfried (Ger) Team Netapp0:20:36
77Salvador Guardiola Tora (Spa) KTM - Murcia0:20:37
78Óscar Pujol Muñoz (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:20:38
79Aritz Etxebarria (Spa) Orbea Continental0:20:39
80Egor Silin (Rus) Katusha Team0:20:47
81Thomas Bonin (Fra) Skil - Shimano0:20:58
82Oscar Garcia-Casarrubios Pintor (Spa) KTM - Murcia0:21:11
83Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:22:57
84Alex Dowsett (GBr) Sky Procycling0:23:10
85Dennis Van Winden (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:23:14
86Robert Hunter (RSA) Team RadioShackRow 85 - Cell 2
87Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank Cycling Team0:23:19
88Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:23:21
89Andy Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek0:23:22
90Cyril Bessy (Fra) Saur - Sojasun0:23:23
91Jens Voigt (Ger) Leopard TrekRow 90 - Cell 2
92Thomas Leezer (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team0:23:24
93Davide Appollonio (Ita) Sky Procycling0:23:25
94Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:23:28
95Marcel Wyss (Swi) Geox-TMC0:23:30
96José Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Movistar Team0:23:32
97Yann Huguet (Fra) Skil - ShimanoRow 96 - Cell 2
98Giacomo Nizzolo (Ita) Leopard Trek0:23:35
99Jesús Del Nero Montes (Spa) Team NetappRow 98 - Cell 2
100Johannes Fröhlinger (Ger) Skil - Shimano0:23:38
101Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:23:39
102Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling TeamRow 101 - Cell 2
103Javier Benitez Pomares (Spa) KTM - Murcia0:23:41
104Mario Aerts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto0:23:42
105Jaume Rovira Pous (Spa) KTM - Murcia0:23:44
106Gorik Gardeyn (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling TeamRow 105 - Cell 2
107Anders Lund (Den) Leopard Trek0:23:49
108Antonio Cabello Baena (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada0:23:50
109Dominic Klemme (Ger) Leopard TrekRow 108 - Cell 2
110Diego Milán Jiménez (Spa) Caja Rural0:23:55
111Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Orbea Continental0:23:56
112Aitor Galdos (Spa) Caja Rural0:23:57
113Beñat Urain Epelde (Spa) Orbea ContinentalRow 112 - Cell 2
114Higinio Fernández (Spa) Caja Rural0:23:58
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Points classification
1Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Saur - Sojasun25pts
2Jimmy Engoulvent (Fra) Saur - Sojasun25Row 1 - Cell 3
3Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto24Row 2 - Cell 3
4Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack20Row 3 - Cell 3
5Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar Team20Row 4 - Cell 3
6Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Movistar Team19Row 5 - Cell 3
7Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team16Row 6 - Cell 3
8Levi Leipheimer (USA) Team RadioShack14Row 7 - Cell 3
9Stijn Devolder (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team14Row 8 - Cell 3
10Jerome Coppel (Fra) Saur - Sojasun12Row 9 - Cell 3
11Serguei Ivanov (Rus) Katusha Team12Row 10 - Cell 3
12Paul Poux (Fra) Saur - Sojasun10Row 11 - Cell 3
13Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC9Row 12 - Cell 3
14Thomas Lövkvist (Swe) Sky Procycling8Row 13 - Cell 3
15Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Sky Procycling7Row 14 - Cell 3
16Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada7Row 15 - Cell 3
17Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack6Row 16 - Cell 3
18Christian Knees (Ger) Sky Procycling6Row 17 - Cell 3
19Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team5Row 18 - Cell 3
20Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling5Row 19 - Cell 3
21Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team4Row 20 - Cell 3
22Jan Barta (Cze) Team Netapp4Row 21 - Cell 3
23Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShack3Row 22 - Cell 3
24Leopold Konig (Cze) Team Netapp3Row 23 - Cell 3
25Alex Dowsett (GBr) Sky Procycling2Row 24 - Cell 3
26Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling1Row 25 - Cell 3
27Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team Netapp1Row 26 - Cell 3
28Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Spa) Geox-TMC-3Row 27 - Cell 3
29Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto-5Row 28 - Cell 3
30Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Team RadioShack-5Row 29 - Cell 3
31Hector Gonzalez Baeza (Spa) KTM - Murcia-5Row 30 - Cell 3
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Sprint classification
1Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC3pts
2Bauke Mollema (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team2Row 1 - Cell 3
3Ivan Rovny (Rus) Team RadioShack1Row 2 - Cell 3
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Mountains classification
1Javier Ramirez Abeja (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada26pts
2Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Geox-TMC13Row 1 - Cell 3
3David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja Rural12Row 2 - Cell 3
4Romain Sicard (Fra) Euskaltel-Euskadi10Row 3 - Cell 3
5Marco Marcato (Ita) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team8Row 4 - Cell 3
6Victor Cabedo (Spa) Orbea Continental6Row 5 - Cell 3
7Aritz Etxebarria (Spa) Orbea Continental6Row 6 - Cell 3
8Fränk Schleck (Lux) Leopard Trek4Row 7 - Cell 3
9Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Geox-TMC4Row 8 - Cell 3
10Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada2Row 9 - Cell 3
11Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team2Row 10 - Cell 3
12Jurgen Van Den Broeck (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto1Row 11 - Cell 3
13Laurens Ten Dam (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team1Row 12 - Cell 3
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Andalucia rider classification
1Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
2Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
3Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Caja Rural
4Javier Ramirez Abeja (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
5Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
6Antonio Cabello Baena (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
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Spanish rider classification
1Markel Irizar Aranburu (Spa) Team RadioShack
2Luis Pasamontes Rodriguez (Spa) Movistar Team
3Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga (Spa) Movistar Team
4Haimar Zubeldia Agirre (Spa) Team RadioShack
5Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Sky Procycling
6Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
7Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi (Spa) Movistar Team
8Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team
9Peio Bilbao (Spa) Orbea Continental
10Antonio Piedra Perez (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
11Vicente David Bernabeu Armengol (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
12Juan Jose Cobo Acebo (Spa) Geox-TMC
13Mikel Landa Meana (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
14Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Movistar Team
15Arkaitz Duran Aroca (Spa) Geox-TMC
16Jose Alberto Benitez Roman (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
17Juan Horrach Rippoll (Spa) Katusha Team
18Marcos Garcia (Spa) KTM - Murcia
19Javier Moreno Bazan (Spa) Caja Rural
20Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Caja Rural
21Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
22Victor Cabedo (Spa) Orbea Continental
23Javier Ramirez Abeja (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
24Rafael Valls Ferri (Spa) Geox-TMC
25Sergio Pardilla Belllón (Spa) Movistar Team
26Gorka Verdugo Marcotegui (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
27Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
28Hector Gonzalez Baeza (Spa) KTM - Murcia
29David De La Fuente Rasilla (Spa) Geox-TMC
30Jesús Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team
31Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Rabobank Cycling Team
32Ricardo Garcia Ambroa (Spa) Orbea Continental
33David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Caja Rural
34Julian Sanchez Pimienta (Spa) Caja Rural
35Salvador Guardiola Tora (Spa) KTM - Murcia
36Óscar Pujol Muñoz (Spa) Omega Pharma-Lotto
37Aritz Etxebarria (Spa) Orbea Continental
38Oscar Garcia-Casarrubios Pintor (Spa) KTM - Murcia
39Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
40Adrián Palomares Villaplana (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
41José Vicente Garcia Acosta (Spa) Movistar Team
42Jesús Del Nero Montes (Spa) Team Netapp
43Koldo Fernandez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
44Javier Benitez Pomares (Spa) KTM - Murcia
45Jaume Rovira Pous (Spa) KTM - Murcia
46Antonio Cabello Baena (Spa) Andalucia Caja Granada
47Diego Milán Jiménez (Spa) Caja Rural
48Jon Aberasturi Izaga (Spa) Orbea Continental
49Aitor Galdos (Spa) Caja Rural
50Beñat Urain Epelde (Spa) Orbea Continental
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Teams classification
1Team RadioShack13:29:51
2Sky Procycling0:00:18
3Movistar Team0:00:24
4Rabobank Cycling Team0:00:47
5Omega Pharma-Lotto0:00:48
6Katusha Team0:00:50
7Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team0:01:09
8Andalucia Caja Granada0:01:10
9Geox-TMC0:01:25
10Euskaltel-Euskadi0:02:56
11Saur - Sojasun0:15:15
12Team Netapp0:20:35
13Orbea Continental0:23:07
14Caja Rural0:24:51
15KTM - Murcia0:36:55
16Leopard Trek0:43:35
17Skil - Shimano1:00:37

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