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Millar takes Toledo time trial, Valverde secures Vuelta overall win

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David Millar (Garmin-Slipstream) grits it out on his way to victory.

David Millar (Garmin-Slipstream) grits it out on his way to victory. (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)
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Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) cemented his second overall with a strong time trial.

Samuel Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) cemented his second overall with a strong time trial. (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)
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The Vuelta a Espana's Toledo time trial was no bull.

The Vuelta a Espana's Toledo time trial was no bull. (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)
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Andre Greipel (Columbia-HTC) in the green jersey.

Andre Greipel (Columbia-HTC) in the green jersey. (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)
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Roman Kreuziger (Liquigas) gave it a max effort.

Roman Kreuziger (Liquigas) gave it a max effort. (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)
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Lars Boom (Rabobank)

Lars Boom (Rabobank) (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)
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Ivan Basso (Liquigas) has yet to regain his time trial abilities of his pre-doping suspension days.

Ivan Basso (Liquigas) has yet to regain his time trial abilities of his pre-doping suspension days. (Image credit: Lavuelta.com)
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Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto) put in a great effort to move onto the Vuelta podium.

Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto) put in a great effort to move onto the Vuelta podium. (Image credit: Lavuelta.com)
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Philippe Gilbert (Silence Lotto)

Philippe Gilbert (Silence Lotto) (Image credit: Lavuelta.com)
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David Millar (Garmin-Slipstream) on his way to the win in the Vuelta time trial.

David Millar (Garmin-Slipstream) on his way to the win in the Vuelta time trial. (Image credit: Lavuelta.com)
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David Moncoutie (Cofidis) won the mountains prize.

David Moncoutie (Cofidis) won the mountains prize. (Image credit: Lavuelta.com)
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Ezequiel Mosquera (Xacobeo Galicia)

Ezequiel Mosquera (Xacobeo Galicia) (Image credit: Lavuelta.com)
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Sammy Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi)

Sammy Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi) (Image credit: Lavuelta.com)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Eparnge)

Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Eparnge) (Image credit: Lavuelta.com)
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Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne)

Alejandro Valverde (Caisse d'Epargne) (Image credit: Lavuelta.com)
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David Millar (Garmin-Slipstream)

David Millar (Garmin-Slipstream) (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)
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Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto)

Cadel Evans (Silence-Lotto) (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)
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Robert Gesink (Rabobank)

Robert Gesink (Rabobank) (Image credit: Fotoreporter Sirotti)

Garmin-Slipstream has enjoyed a brilliant showing in this year's Vuelta a España - Tom Danielson's promise early in the race, Tyler Farrar's impressive sprint in Caravaca de la Cruz, Ryder Hesjedal's stage win atop the Alto de Velefique... and today David Millar improved the American squad's scorecard further by taking the win in Toledo.

The experienced British rider, who had stated in previous days he was aiming for victory in this world heritage-listed Spanish city did just that, setting a time that was never bettered by the race favourites or a dark horse alike. He has been relatively anonymous in this year's edition of the race, although he chose his moment of prominence late, with just one day remaining in the Spanish grand tour.

And while tomorrow's largely ceremonial stage into Madrid may effectively be Alejandro Valverde's victory parade, today's Toledo time trial provided the premliminaries for the Spaniard's coronation. As David Millar took a sword as congratulations for his efforts, Caisse d'Epargne finished with the crowning golden fleece on his back which he will wear into the Spanish capital.

That's not to say that the race for a podium place was over, however. Cadel Evans, having experienced heartache, justifiable frustration and a possibly overwhelming sense that the cycling gods had continued to cast their fickle finger of fate over him this year in Spain, was in a position to claw his way back into the top three overall.

While that fate has been largely cruel and certainly forgettable thus far in 2009, today's events will undoubtedly be memorable for the Australian, a strong showing in the test against the clock netting him a podium place which he will be able to celebrate on Sunday afternoon in Madrid.

His ride enabled him to overhaul the 14-second advantage Ivan Basso held over him at the stage start - by the finish in Toledo he held a margin of 40 seconds over the Italian, bumping Liquigas' captain to fourth place and keeping the Italian squad off the podium at the Vuelta a España.

Bells toll for the race in Toledo

Having vowed to do so, Garmin-Slipstream's David Millar set the fastest time earlier in the day, with 35:53 over the relatively lumpy 27.8km course. And as the favourites made their way onto the parcours, the Briton's time remained the benchmark such was the quality of his ride.

At every intermediate time check, the big names failed to overhaul Millar's advantage although they could be forgiven for keeping a closer eye on their rivals rather than securing stage honours in the Vuelta's penultimate stage.

The tightest of these battles was indeed between Cadel Evans and Ivan Basso. Just 14 seconds separated the pair, the Italian looking to take something concrete from season 2009; his podium spot would seemingly fit that bill, although Silence-Lotto's leader had other ideas. Meanwhile, there were also 33 seconds separating the Australian and second-placed Samuel Sanchez.

This battle for the dais followed the demise of Raboank's Robert Gesink, whose crash in stage 17 left the door open for the Australian to take a top three spot - after the events of the last week, Evans' success was going to be achieved the hard way, if anything else.

On paper Evans was capable of overhauling each of these riders based on his past performances in tests against the clock, although in reality it was only Basso who was in the Australian's crosshairs. He definitely possesses the pedigree to beat the pair and he made use of that quality with a rhythmic showing on a testing parcours.

After the first intermediate check Evans had indicated what was to come, reducing the gap to Basso to just three seconds while Sanchez's advantage over the Australian was down to 26 seconds. The Silence-Lotto rider was definitely on a strong run - by the second time check he had moved into the ascendancy over the Italian by a margin of 27 seconds.

Behind the duelling pair, Euskaltel-Euskadi's captain had only lost six seconds by the second time check, his chances against the rampaging Evans markedly better that Basso's and his second place seemingly safe. Even further down the road was the overall leader, Valverde, content to limit his losses, and with overwhelming support from the masses of fans lining the road he could smell a first grand tour title baking in the Toledo sunshine.

By the finish that's exactly what transpired - Valverde had held on to remain the leader, a time of 36:29 keeping him in first, with Sanchez's 35:58 and Evans' 36:02 slotting them into second and third overall respectively. Basso was the day's unfortunate son, finishing with 36:56 and slipping to fourth, 40 seconds behind what must be a relieved Australian - his podium place surely exorcising some of the demons remaining from this year's Tour de France

Full Results
1David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Slipstream0:35:53
2Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:00:05
3Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto0:00:09
4Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:00:20
5Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas0:00:30
6Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:00:34
7Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:36
8David Herrero (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:00:37
9Jesús Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:00:40
10Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil0:00:43
11Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas0:00:44
12Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne0:00:49
13Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto0:00:55
14Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Columbia-HTC0:00:56
15Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:01:01
16Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank0:01:02
17Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step0:01:03
18Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas
19Dominik Roels (Ger) Milram0:01:16
20Juan José Cobo (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:01:23
21Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank0:01:24
22Anthony Roux (Fra) Française des Jeux0:01:31
23Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis0:01:33
24Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Lampre-NGC0:01:39
25David Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:01:40
26Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil0:01:41
27Imanol Erviti (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:01:42
28Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:01:45
29Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:01:46
30Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank
31Gregory Henderson (NZl) Columbia-HTC0:01:52
32Françis De Greef (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:01:55
33Mickaël Delage (Fra) Silence-Lotto
34Martin Velits (Svk) Milram0:02:00
35Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:02
36Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:02:04
37Michael Schär (Swi) Astana0:02:06
38Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Slipstream0:02:07
39Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas
40Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervélo TestTeam
41Daniel Navarro (Spa) Astana
42Juan Manuel Gárate (Spa) Rabobank0:02:09
43Adam Hansen (Aus) Columbia-HTC0:02:11
44Jean Eudes Demaret (Fra) Cofidis0:02:12
45Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin-Slipstream
46Gustavo Dominguez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:02:18
47Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Saxo Bank0:02:19
48Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis0:02:20
49Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Astana0:02:22
50José Angel Gomez Marchante (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam
51Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam0:02:26
52Adrián Palomares (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo0:02:38
53Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia0:02:41
54Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank0:02:42
55Christian Knees (Ger) Milram
56Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis0:02:46
57Damien Gaudin (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom
58Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam
59Rubén Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:02:49
60Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank
61Mathieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française des Jeux0:02:50
62Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia
63Arkaitz Durán (Spa) Fuji-Servetto
64Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:02:52
65Matthias Russ (Ger) Milram
66Markel Irizar (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:02:53
67Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Silence-Lotto0:02:55
68Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:02:56
69Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Française des Jeux0:02:57
70Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-NGC0:02:58
71Roger Hammond (GBr) Cervélo TestTeam0:02:59
72Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Saxo Bank
73Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil0:03:00
74Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Française des Jeux
75William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:03:01
76Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis0:03:02
77Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:05
78Egoi Martínez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:03:06
79Francisco Jose Pacheco Torres (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo0:03:14
80Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:03:16
81Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Saxo Bank0:03:23
82José Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:25
83Vicente Reynes (Spa) Columbia-HTC0:03:26
84Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
85Manuel Váquez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo0:03:28
86Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step
87Antonio Piedra (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur
88Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil0:03:30
89Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française des Jeux
90Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:32
91David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis0:03:34
92Francisco Pérez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:36
93Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale0:03:37
94Paul Voss (Ger) Milram0:03:39
95André Greipel (Ger) Columbia-HTC0:03:43
96José Vicente Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:46
97José Ruiz (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:03:48
98David López García (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:03:49
99Javier Benitez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo
100Igor Antón (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:03:50
101Aitor Hernández (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:03:52
102Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas0:03:53
103Christophe Brandt (Bel) Silence-Lotto
104Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas0:03:54
105Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis
106Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Cervélo TestTeam
107Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas
108Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis0:03:55
109Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step0:03:56
110Francisco José Martínez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:03:57
111David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:04:02
112Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo0:04:06
113Emanuele Bindi (Ita) Lampre-NGC0:04:11
114Jürgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:04:12
115Mickaël Buffaz (Fra) Cofidis0:04:16
116Matti Breschel (Den) Saxo Bank0:04:20
117Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:04:23
118Kjell Carlström (Fin) Liquigas0:04:27
119Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step0:04:29
120Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil0:04:43
121Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Columbia-HTC0:04:44
122Iñaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:04:46
123Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
124Jesús Hernández (Spa) Astana0:04:50
125Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas0:04:59
126Alan Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
127Karsten Kroon (Ned) Saxo Bank0:05:02
128Manuel Calvente (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:05:05
129Jesús Rosendo (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur0:05:06
130Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil0:05:14
131Timothy Gudsell (NZl) Française des Jeux0:05:16
132Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank0:05:18
133Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil0:05:26
134Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin-Slipstream0:05:30
135Julián Sánchez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo0:05:52
136Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom0:05:58
137Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Lampre-NGC0:06:01
138Mickaël Chérel (Fra) Française des Jeux0:06:11
139Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana0:06:26

Points
1David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Slipstream25pts
2Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi20
3Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto16
4Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia14
5Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas12
6Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto10
7Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne9
8David Herrero (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia8
9Jesús Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto7
10Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil6
11Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas5
12Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne4
13Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto3
14Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Columbia-HTC2
15Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1

Teams
1Liquigas1:49:56
2Xacobeo Galicia0:00:20
3Silence - Lotto0:00:21
4Fuji - Servetto0:00:41
5Caisse d'Epargne0:00:50
6Rabobank0:01:55
7Garmin - Slipstream0:02:02
8Team Columbia - HTC0:02:42
9Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team0:03:07
10Euskaltel - Euskadi0:03:30
11Team Milram0:03:41
12Cofidis, le credit en ligne0:03:48
13Astana0:04:18
14Cervelo Test Team0:04:38
15Française Des Jeux0:05:01
16BBOX Bouygues Telecom0:05:15
17AG2R - La Mondiale0:05:41
18Quick Step0:06:10
19Team Saxo Bank0:06:24
20Lampre - N.G.C0:06:31
21Contentpolis - Ampo0:07:03
22Andalucía - Cajasur0:08:56

General classification after stage 20
1Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne84:10:32
2Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:00:55
3Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto0:01:32
4Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas0:02:12
5Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:04:27
6Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank0:06:40
7Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:09:08
8Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-NGC0:09:11
9Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervélo TestTeam0:11:08
10Juan José Cobo (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:11:27
11Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne0:14:34
12Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil0:15:08
13Daniel Navarro (Spa) Astana0:15:10
14Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Astana0:17:09
15Manuel Váquez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo0:18:41
16Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne0:20:05
17Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas0:20:57
18Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis0:21:11
19Jesús Hernández (Spa) Astana0:23:38
20Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step0:24:10
21Françis De Greef (Bel) Silence-Lotto0:24:21
22José Angel Gomez Marchante (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam0:32:59
23David Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:35:02
24David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto0:36:49
25Mickaël Chérel (Fra) Française des Jeux0:37:05
26Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia0:37:14
27David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis0:45:59
28David Herrero (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia0:48:07
29Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:52:52
30Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale0:53:34
31Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Saxo Bank0:57:01
32Igor Antón (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi0:58:14
33Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis0:58:27
34Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank0:59:44
35Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam1:02:34
36Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank1:03:29
37Matteo Carrara (Ita) Vacansoleil1:04:04
38Juan Manuel Gárate (Spa) Rabobank1:06:05
39Arkaitz Durán (Spa) Fuji-Servetto1:06:29
40Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia1:06:31
41Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia1:07:51
42David López García (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne1:09:08
43Christian Knees (Ger) Milram1:17:26
44Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank1:18:29
45Adrián Palomares (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo1:18:36
46Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:19:12
47Manuel Calvente (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur1:21:21
48Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom1:21:38
49Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Silence-Lotto1:21:53
50Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis1:22:39
51Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Française des Jeux1:23:45
52Egoi Martínez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1:24:11
53Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Slipstream1:25:53
54Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto1:27:14
55Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank1:27:53
56Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Saxo Bank1:28:34
57Matthieu Sprick (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom1:29:08
58Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis1:30:07
59Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam1:32:13
60Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Fuji-Servetto1:34:04
61Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas1:34:23
62Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur1:34:48
63Mathieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française des Jeux1:34:57
64Ludovic Turpin (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:36:25
65Damien Monier (Fra) Cofidis1:39:02
66Jesús Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto1:40:43
67Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia1:41:59
68Matti Breschel (Den) Saxo Bank1:44:02
69Oliver Zaugg (Swi) Liquigas1:46:54
70Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale1:47:01
71Iñaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi1:51:38
72Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto1:51:41
73Mickaël Delage (Fra) Silence-Lotto1:52:34
74Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis1:53:55
75Karsten Kroon (Ned) Saxo Bank1:55:10
76Francisco José Martínez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur1:55:12
77Antonio Piedra (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur1:59:39
78Gustavo Dominguez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia1:59:47
79Julián Sánchez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo2:01:07
80David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Slipstream2:03:08
81José Luis Arrieta (Spa) AG2R La Mondiale2:03:26
82Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Lampre-NGC2:07:51
83Dominik Roels (Ger) Milram2:08:35
84Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas2:08:56
85Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step2:09:13
86Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil2:10:09
87Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Silence-Lotto2:10:55
88Francisco Pérez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne2:11:43
89Mickaël Buffaz (Fra) Cofidis2:12:36
90Matthias Russ (Ger) Milram2:17:08
91Kjell Carlström (Fin) Liquigas2:17:23
92Alan Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2:17:45
93Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step2:18:06
94Adam Hansen (Aus) Columbia-HTC2:19:26
95Aitor Hernández (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2:20:30
96Martin Velits (Svk) Milram2:20:42
97Roger Hammond (GBr) Cervélo TestTeam2:22:36
98Rubén Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2:22:57
99Paul Voss (Ger) Milram2:27:53
100Imanol Erviti (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne
101Vicente Reynes (Spa) Columbia-HTC2:28:16
102Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Cervélo TestTeam2:28:18
103Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil2:29:06
104Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil2:31:04
105Arnaud Gerard (Fra) Française des Jeux2:32:19
106Jesús Rosendo (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur2:35:25
107André Greipel (Ger) Columbia-HTC2:37:06
108William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom2:37:24
109Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Saxo Bank2:37:38
110Michael Schär (Swi) Astana2:39:39
111Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo2:40:29
112Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne2:42:18
113Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step2:45:58
114Markel Irizar (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi2:46:43
115Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas2:47:16
116Wesley Sulzberger (Aus) Française des Jeux2:51:10
117Javier Benitez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo2:51:20
118José Ruiz (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur2:51:27
119Jürgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto2:52:23
120Anthony Roux (Fra) Française des Jeux2:53:02
121Francisco Jose Pacheco Torres (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo2:53:27
122Marcel Sieberg (Ger) Columbia-HTC2:53:46
123Gregory Henderson (NZl) Columbia-HTC2:55:34
124Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil2:56:30
125Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas2:56:55
126Christophe Brandt (Bel) Silence-Lotto2:57:44
127Jean Eudes Demaret (Fra) Cofidis2:58:04
128Emanuele Bindi (Ita) Lampre-NGC2:59:38
129Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank3:01:25
130Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana3:06:22
131Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Liquigas3:07:43
132Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin-Slipstream3:09:51
133Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Lampre-NGC3:13:33
134Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Columbia-HTC3:15:22
135Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin-Slipstream3:18:00
136Timothy Gudsell (NZl) Française des Jeux3:18:41
137Jens Mouris (Ned) Vacansoleil3:18:49
138José Vicente Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne3:19:05
139Damien Gaudin (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom3:27:50

Points classification
1André Greipel (Ger) Columbia-HTC123pts
2Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne111
3Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto99
4Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi89
5Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas81
6Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia68
7Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank68
8Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas64
9David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis54
10Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil52
11Jürgen Roelandts (Bel) Silence-Lotto52
12Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis50
13David Herrero (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia47
14Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia42
15Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas42
16Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank40
17William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom39
18Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Silence-Lotto37
19Juan José Cobo (Spa) Fuji-Servetto36
20Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Saxo Bank33
21David Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia32
22Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervélo TestTeam28
23Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne27
24Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale23
25David Millar (GBr) Garmin-Slipstream21
26Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-NGC21
27Manuel Váquez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo21
28Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil20
29Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne20
30Iñaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi20
31Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Lampre-NGC20
32Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale18
33Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis16
34Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia15
35Rémy Di Gregorio (Fra) Française des Jeux14
36Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step13
37Christian Knees (Ger) Milram13
38Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil13
39David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto12
40Mickaël Chérel (Fra) Française des Jeux12
41Igor Antón (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi12
42Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step12
43Jesús Rosendo (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur11
44Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur11
45Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Saxo Bank10
46Roger Hammond (GBr) Cervélo TestTeam10
47Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne9
48Mathieu Ladagnous (Fra) Française des Jeux9
49Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia9
50Francisco Jose Pacheco Torres (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo9
51Juan Manuel Gárate (Spa) Rabobank8
52Karsten Kroon (Ned) Saxo Bank8
53Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis7
54Jesús Hernández (Spa) Astana7
55Adrián Palomares (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo7
56Francisco José Martínez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur6
57Daniel Navarro (Spa) Astana6
58Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis6
59Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank5
60Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom5
61Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam4
62Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step4
63Antonio Piedra (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur4
64Anthony Roux (Fra) Française des Jeux3
65Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas3
66Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank3
67Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis3
68Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Astana2
69Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Slipstream2
70Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam2
71Mickaël Delage (Fra) Silence-Lotto2
72Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil2
73Tom Leezer (Ned) Rabobank2
74Dominik Roels (Ger) Milram1
75Françis De Greef (Bel) Silence-Lotto1
76Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia1
77Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank1
78Julián Sánchez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo1

Mountains classification
1David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis186pts
2David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto99
3Julián Sánchez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo73
4Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne67
5Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia61
6Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank60
7Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur59
8Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank58
9Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil54
10Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi52
11Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis51
12Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto45
13Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia34
14Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis34
15Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Slipstream32
16Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas32
17Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Saxo Bank32
18David Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia29
19Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia25
20Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale24
21Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank22
22Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis21
23Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi20
24Juan José Cobo (Spa) Fuji-Servetto19
25Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank19
26Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne18
27Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia17
28Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil16
29Igor Antón (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi14
30Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervélo TestTeam13
31Adrián Palomares (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo13
32Aitor Hernández (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi12
33Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia12
34Manuel Váquez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo12
35Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas11
36Alan Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi11
37Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-NGC10
38David Herrero (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia10
39Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale10
40Jesús Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto10
41Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale10
42Juan Manuel Gárate (Spa) Rabobank9
43Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo9
44Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto8
45Paul Voss (Ger) Milram8
46Françis De Greef (Bel) Silence-Lotto7
47Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Fuji-Servetto7
48Jesús Rosendo (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur6
49Jesús Hernández (Spa) Astana6
50Christian Knees (Ger) Milram6
51Egoi Martínez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi6
52Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Saxo Bank5
53Xabier Zandio (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne5
54José Vicente Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne5
55Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step4
56William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom4
57Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne3
58Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas3
59Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis3
60Mickaël Chérel (Fra) Française des Jeux3
61Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank3
62Arkaitz Durán (Spa) Fuji-Servetto3
63Iñaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi3
64Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step3
65Francisco Pérez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne3
66Martin Velits (Svk) Milram3
67Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil3
68Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil3
69Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis2
70Jean Eudes Demaret (Fra) Cofidis2
71Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne1
72Daniel Navarro (Spa) Astana1
73Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam1
74Dominik Roels (Ger) Milram1
75Vicente Reynes (Spa) Columbia-HTC1

Combination classification
1Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne7pts
2Samuel Sánchez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi16
3Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia16
4Cadel Evans (Aus) Silence-Lotto18
5Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank21
6Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas28
7David Moncoutié (Fra) Cofidis37
8Johnny Hoogerland (Ned) Vacansoleil49
9Juan José Cobo (Spa) Fuji-Servetto53
10Joaquím Rodríguez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne56
11Philip Deignan (Irl) Cervélo TestTeam61
12David Garcia (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia62
13David De La Fuente (Spa) Fuji-Servetto65
14Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Lampre-NGC71
15Gustavo César Veloso (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia74
16Manuel Váquez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo76
17David Herrero (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia79
18Christophe Riblon (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale90
19Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank92
20Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Saxo Bank93
21Serafín Martínez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia101
22Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne102
23Igor Antón (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi102
24Kevin De Weert (Bel) Quick Step111
25Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Liquigas111
26Javier Ramírez (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur113
27Leonardo Duque (Col) Cofidis114
28Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Xacobeo Galicia115
29Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Rabobank120
30Rein Taaramäe (Est) Cofidis121
31Jesús Hernández (Spa) Astana122
32Bingen Fernández (Spa) Cofidis122
33Mickaël Chérel (Fra) Française des Jeux125
34Pieter Weening (Ned) Rabobank127
35Alexandr Kolobnev (Rus) Saxo Bank128
36Daniel Moreno (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne129
37Christian Knees (Ger) Milram130
38Juan Manuel Gárate (Spa) Rabobank131
39Adrián Palomares (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo131
40Amaël Moinard (Fra) Cofidis135
41Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi135
42Daniel Martin (Irl) Garmin-Slipstream137
43Julien El Farès (Fra) Cofidis139
44Sylvester Szmyd (Pol) Liquigas140
45Borut Bozic (Slo) Vacansoleil141
46Daniel Navarro (Spa) Astana142
47Françis De Greef (Bel) Silence-Lotto142
48Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale143
49Gonzalo Rabuñal (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia149
50Tadej Valjavec (Slo) AG2R La Mondiale150
51Julián Sánchez (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo160
52Bram Tankink (Ned) Rabobank161
53Iñaki Isasi (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi164
54William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom181
55Jesús Del Nero (Spa) Fuji-Servetto195
56Fredrik Kessiakoff (Swe) Fuji-Servetto195
57Jesús Rosendo (Spa) Andalucía-Cajasur197
58Xavier Florencio (Spa) Cervélo TestTeam202
59Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step211
60Beñat Intxausti (Spa) Fuji-Servetto218
61Dominik Roels (Ger) Milram231
62Alan Pérez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi231
63Aitor Pérez Arrieta (Spa) Contentpolis-Ampo244
64Francisco Pérez (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne248
65Paul Voss (Ger) Milram256
66Martin Velits (Svk) Milram258
67Matthé Pronk (Ned) Vacansoleil264
68Sergey Lagutin (Uzb) Vacansoleil272
69Vicente Reynes (Spa) Columbia-HTC274
70José Vicente Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne301
71Jean Eudes Demaret (Fra) Cofidis305

Teams classification
1Xacobeo Galicia252:21:14
2Caisse d'Epargne0:23:43
3Astana0:31:23
4Cofidis, le credit en ligne0:39:37
5Fuji - Servetto0:52:13
6Rabobank0:57:37
7Euskaltel - Euskadi1:04:40
8Silence - Lotto1:07:14
9Cervelo Test Team1:19:27
10Liquigas1:34:15
11Française Des Jeux1:42:40
12AG2R - La Mondiale1:59:53
13Team Saxo Bank2:41:02
14Contentpolis - Ampo2:44:36
15Vacansoleil Pro Cycling Team2:46:15
16Lampre - N.G.C2:53:00
17Garmin - Slipstream3:06:21
18Andalucía - Cajasur3:08:20
19Quick Step3:44:00
20Team Milram3:45:56
21BBOX Bouygues Telecom4:59:25
22Team Columbia - HTC6:32:45

 

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