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March 10-16 2010

March 15, Stage 6: Montecosaro - Macerata 134km

Ingnatiev takes a thriller in Macerata

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Published:
March 15, 15:30,
Updated:
March 15, 22:41

Scarponi hangs on to overall by the skin of his teeth

Mikhail Ignatiev (Katusha) attacked from a long way out and held on to win in Macerata

Mikhail Ignatiev (Katusha) attacked from a long way out and held on to win in Macerata

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Mikhail Ignatiev (Katusha) took a gritty solo win on Monday in the penultimate stage of Tirreno-Adriatico, besting Stefano Garzelli (Acqua & Sapone) and Cadel Evans (BMC Racing) by five seconds on the finishing ascent in Macerata. The 24-year-old Russian, a gold medalist in the points race at the 2004 Olympics, was the only member of a 12-man break to fend off the chasing efforts of the maglia azzurra group after he attacked his fellow escapees eight kilometres from the finish to earn his first victory in three years.

"I attacked and I did a good individual time trial till the finish," said Ignatiev, who has proven his prowess against the clock with a 2005 U23 time trial world championship. "My legs were good and I thought it would be nice to try something in this stage. I tried [in] some stages before, but without success. Now, I did it and for me a stage [win] in Macerata is something special. I wanted so much to win here and, finally, I did it."

As Ignatiev powered up the steep, narrow streets of Macerata on the last of three 19km finishing circuits, a furious battle for overall supremacy took place behind the solo Russian. Race leader Michele Scarponi (Androni Giocattoli) couldn't match the surge of Garzelli and Evans on the climb to the finish, with gradients up to 19 percent, but the 30-year old Italian managed to finished seconds later in sixth place. Scarponi, the defending Tirreno-Adriatico champion, remains in the lead by a tenuous two seconds over Garzelli while Evans moves into third, 12 seconds back.

Long day in the saddle for the early break

A powerful 12-rider break, comprised of Assan Bazayev (Astana), Marcus Burghardt (BMC Racing Team), Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Caisse d'Epargne), Ruben Perez Moreno (Euskaltel - Euskadi), Martijn Maaskant (Garmin - Transitions), Simon Spilak (Lampre-Farnese Vini), Tom Boonen (Quick Step), Paul Martens (Rabobank), Thomas Löfkvist (Sky Professional Cycling Team), Peter Velits (Team HTC - Columbia), Mikhail Ignatiev (Team Katusha) and Matti Breschel (Team Saxo Bank), escaped after eight kilometres of racing and held more than a two minute lead while on the penultimate finishing circuit inside of 30km to the finish.

Martens and Spilak, 1:36 and 1:48 respectively behind Scarponi on general classification, were the only overall threats in the escape and Scarponi's Androni Giocattoli team kept a steady tempo at the head of the field to reduce the margin.

The cohesion of the escapees soon began to falter as Löfkvist attacked with 26km remaining on the short ascent of the Santa Maria Del Monte. The Swede was joined by Bazayev, but the duo were absorbed at the climb's summit.

Löfkvist continued to apply pressure on the descent, and drew Spilak and Ignatiev away from the break, but this move, too, was neutralized by the escapees.

As the leaders climbed the sinuous ascent to the finish at the conclusion of their penultimate lap, Velits made a strong attack on the 19 percent gradient and began the final circuit with a 20-second lead over the 11 chasers in the break. The peloton entered the final finishing circuit 1:10 behind the break, still led by Scarponi's Androni Giocattoli squad.

Velits was joined by five of his breakaway companions, Bazayev, Maaskant, Löfkvist, Ignatiev and Spilak, to form a leading sextet, but under the impetus of Boonen the break reformed to its original 12-rider makeup with 9km to the finish.

Down to the wire

One kilometer later, Ignatiev attacked the break and jumped out to a 20-second advantage. While Scarponi's Androni Giocattoli no longer worried about Martens and Spilak wresting the leader's jersey from their captain's shoulders, having reduced the break's lead to less than one minute, their attention turned to other riders in the maglia azzurra group, such as Garzelli, Iglinskiy and Evans, who were all within 18 seconds of the Italian overall.

Lampre, BMC and Liquigas all contributed riders to the head of the field as the pace ramped up in anticipation of the final ascent to Macerta's finish line.

When Ignatiev reached 2.5km to go on his solo effort the Scarponi group remained at 50 seconds while the Russian's former breakaway companions splintered into several chase groups behind him approaching the finishing climb, with Velits and Spilak closest to the Russian.

Ignatiev passed under the flamme rouge with a 12-second advantage on Velits with the BMC and Liquigas-led peloton a further 36 seconds back.

As the young Russian dug deep in search of his first victor in three years, all of his former breakaway companions were swept up inside the final kilometre. Garzelli and Evans gave it their all in an attempt to crack Scarponi and the duo managed to gap the race leader approaching the finish.

Ignatiev would not be denied his victory, however, while Garzelli out-sprinted Evans to finish third on the stage, five seconds behind the Russian. Robert Gesink (Rabobank) crossed the line in fourth, followed by Frenchman Benoit Vaugrenard (Francaise Des Jeux).

Scarponi, battered from his crash the previous day, finished in sixth and managed to just retain his maglia azzurra by the slimmest of margins.

Full Results
1 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 3:18:09  
2 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:00:05  
3 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team    
4 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 0:00:07  
5 Benoit Vaugrenard (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux    
6 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli    
7 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia    
8 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:00:09  
9 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 0:00:11  
10 Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne    
11 Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana 0:00:14  
12 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
13 Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:00:18  
14 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
15 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:00:20  
16 Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli    
17 Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:00:22  
18 Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
19 Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
20 Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia    
21 Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:00:26  
22 Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux    
23 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
24 Simon Clarke (Aus) ISD - Neri 0:00:31  
25 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
26 Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Katusha 0:00:33  
27 Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia    
28 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:00:36  
29 Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
30 Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
31 Michael Barry (Can) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:00:39  
32 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:00:43  
33 Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step    
34 Thomas Frei (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:00:49  
35 Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 0:00:54  
36 Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne 0:00:58  
37 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank 0:01:02  
38 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana    
39 Francesco Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone    
40 Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram    
41 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC - Columbia    
42 Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne 0:01:14  
43 Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Team Katusha 0:01:17  
44 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank    
45 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana 0:01:21  
46 Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 0:01:28  
47 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions 0:01:52  
48 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
49 Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank    
50 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
51 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
52 Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step 0:01:57  
53 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone    
54 Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:02:03  
55 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team    
56 Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:02:41  
57 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 0:02:53  
58 Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step    
59 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram    
60 Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 0:02:58  
61 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:03:03  
62 Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
63 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
64 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana 0:03:07  
65 Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
66 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:03:13  
67 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:05:46  
68 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
69 Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank    
70 George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team    
71 Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana    
72 Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne    
73 Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:10:52  
74 Roy Sentjens (Ned) Team Milram    
75 Carlo Scognamiglio (Ita) ISD - Neri    
76 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank    
77 Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
78 Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale    
79 Nikolai Trusov (Rus) Team Katusha    
80 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions    
81 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team    
82 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne    
83 Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions    
84 Alan Marangoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox    
85 Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
86 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin - Transitions    
87 Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Team HTC - Columbia    
88 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions    
89 Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Androni Giocattoli    
90 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team    
91 Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team    
92 Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Cervelo Test Team    
93 Lorenzo Bernucci (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
94 Frédéric Guesdon (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux    
95 Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
96 Alan Perez Lezaun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
97 Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
98 Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank    
99 Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux    
100 Martin Reimer (Ger) Cervelo Test Team    
101 Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team    
102 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank 0:11:19  
103 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha 0:17:25  
104 Yoann Offredo (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux    
105 Massimo Codol (Ita) Acqua & Sapone    
106 Servais Knaven (Ned) Team Milram    
107 Francesco Failli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone    
108 Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
109 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank    
110 Baden Cooke (Aus) Team Saxo Bank    
111 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale    
112 Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Francaise Des Jeux    
113 Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank    
114 Frank Hoj (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
115 Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step    
116 Francesco Ginanni (Ita) Androni Giocattoli    
117 Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo    
118 Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
119 Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step    
120 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step    
121 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
122 Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
123 Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukr) ISD - Neri    
124 Marco Bandiera (Ita) Team Katusha    
125 Oscar Gatto (Ita) ISD - Neri    
126 Diego Caccia (Ita) ISD - Neri    
127 Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions    
128 Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) ISD - Neri    
129 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
130 Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi    
131 Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
132 Roger Hammond (GBr) Cervelo Test Team    
133 Domenik Klemme (Ger) Team Saxo Bank    
134 Cameron Wurf (Aus) Androni Giocattoli    
135 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto    
136 Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step    
137 Robbie Mcewen (Aus) Team Katusha    
138 Allan Davis (Aus) Astana    
139 Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team    
140 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia    
141 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia    
142 Kasper Klostergaard Larsen (Den) Team Saxo Bank    
143 Sacha Modolo (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox    
144 Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Garmin - Transitions    
145 Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team    
146 Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Transitions    
147 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team    
148 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram    
149 Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox    
150 Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team    
151 Fabio Taborre (Ita) Androni Giocattoli    
152 Alessandro Donati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone    
153 Luca Paolini (Ita) Acqua & Sapone    
154 Mattia Gavazzi (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox    
DNF Giovanni Visconti (Ita) ISD - Neri    
DNF Valeriy Dmitriyev (Kaz) Astana    
DNF Mirko Selvaggi (Ita) Astana    
DNF Andrea Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone    
DNF Bert Grabsch (Ger) Team HTC - Columbia    
DNS Martin Elmiger (Swi) AG2R La Mondiale    
DNS Anthony Roux (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux    
Sprint 1
1 Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank 5 pts
2 Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step 3  
3 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC - Columbia 2  
4 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank 1  
Sprint 2
1 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini 5 pts
2 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions 3  
3 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana 2  
4 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank 1  
Points
1 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 12 pts
2 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 10  
3 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 8  
4 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 7  
5 Benoit Vaugrenard (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 6  
6 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 5  
7 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 4  
8 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 3  
9 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 2  
10 Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne 1  
Mountain 1 - Macerata - Viale Leopardi, 76.6km
1 Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step 5 pts
2 Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank 3  
3 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team 2  
4 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC - Columbia 1  
Mountain 2 - Macerata - Viale Leopardi, 114.7km
1 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC - Columbia 5 pts
2 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions 3  
3 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana 2  
4 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 1  
Teams
1 Lampre-Farnese Vini 9:55:16  
2 Team Katusha 0:00:06  
3 Caisse d'Epargne 0:00:12  
4 Team HTC - Columbia 0:00:13  
5 Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:00:40  
6 Androni Giocattoli 0:01:06  
7 Astana 0:01:48  
8 Liquigas-Doimo 0:01:58  
9 BMC Racing Team 0:02:08  
10 Rabobank 0:02:12  
11 Acqua & Sapone 0:02:15  
12 Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:03:10  
13 Colnago - CSF Inox 0:03:14  
14 Quick Step 0:04:44  
15 Française Des Jeux 0:10:36  
16 Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:12:34  
17 Team Saxo Bank 0:13:39  
18 AG2R La Mondiale 0:13:42  
19 Team Milram 0:13:58  
20 Garmin-Transitions 0:22:47  
21 ISD - Neri 0:27:59  
22 Cervélo TestTeam 0:31:47  
General classification after stage 6
1 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 26:59:00  
2 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:00:02  
3 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 0:00:12  
4 Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana 0:00:22  
5 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 0:00:27  
6 Michael Rogers (Aus) Team HTC - Columbia 0:00:29  
7 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 0:00:33  
8 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:00:42  
9 Manuele Mori (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:01:04  
10 Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:01:07  
11 Juan Jose Oroz Ugalde (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:01:20  
12 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:01:34  
13 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:01:46  
14 Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne 0:01:48  
15 Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:02:07  
16 Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 0:02:09  
17 Markus Fothen (Ger) Team Milram 0:02:16  
18 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana 0:02:19  
19 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:02:21  
20 Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:02:26  
21 Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne 0:02:31  
22 Michael Albasini (Swi) Team HTC - Columbia 0:02:40  
23 Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 0:02:41  
24 Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia 0:02:47  
25 Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Androni Giocattoli 0:02:54  
26 Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank 0:03:18  
27 Thomas Frei (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:03:19  
28 Amets Txurruka (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:03:28  
29 Dries Devenyns (Bel) Quick Step 0:03:40  
30 Daniele Pietropolli (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:03:56  
31 Francesco Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:04:13  
32 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC - Columbia 0:05:27  
33 Benoit Vaugrenard (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 0:07:25  
34 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Astana 0:07:52  
35 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana 0:08:30  
36 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:09:01  
37 Stijn Devolder (Bel) Quick Step 0:11:52  
38 Luca Mazzanti (Ita) Team Katusha 0:12:35  
39 Inaki Isasi Flores (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:12:36  
40 Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin - Transitions 0:12:40  
41 Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank 0:12:50  
42 Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 0:13:04  
43 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Acqua & Sapone 0:13:19  
44 Matthew Lloyd (Aus) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:14:36  
45 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:14:44  
46 Kim Kirchen (Lux) Team Katusha 0:14:53  
47 Michael Barry (Can) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:15:58  
48 Alan Perez Lezaun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:17:09  
49 Juan Antonio Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:18:45  
50 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:20:34  
51 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:20:37  
52 Oscar Freire Gomez (Spa) Rabobank 0:20:59  
53 Christian Knees (Ger) Team Milram 0:22:00  
54 George Hincapie (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:22:49  
55 Francesco Failli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:23:30  
56 Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana 0:23:43  
57 Frédéric Guesdon (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 0:23:55  
58 Serguei Klimov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:27:02  
59 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:27:06  
60 Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:27:28  
61 Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne 0:27:44  
62 Brent Bookwalter (USA) BMC Racing Team 0:28:44  
63 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank 0:30:20  
64 Xabier Zandio Echaide (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:30:21  
65 Marcus Burghardt (Ger) BMC Racing Team 0:31:11  
66 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions 0:32:29  
67 Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:32:48  
68 Massimo Codol (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:35:59  
69 Jorge Azanza Soto (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:36:06  
70 Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale 0:36:48  
71 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini    
72 Simon Clarke (Aus) ISD - Neri 0:37:11  
73 Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 0:38:31  
74 Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Androni Giocattoli 0:40:50  
75 Lorenzo Bernucci (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:41:02  
76 Roger Hammond (GBr) Cervelo Test Team 0:41:07  
77 Fabian Cancellara (Swi) Team Saxo Bank 0:41:22  
78 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:41:30  
79 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:45:21  
80 Nikolai Trusov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:46:13  
81 Alessandro Ballan (Ita) BMC Racing Team 0:46:38  
82 Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank 0:46:43  
83 Johan Van Summeren (Bel) Garmin - Transitions 0:47:14  
84 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:47:27  
85 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha 0:49:13  
86 Staf Scheirlinckx (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:50:07  
87 Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:51:29  
88 Karsten Kroon (Ned) BMC Racing Team 0:51:39  
89 Yoann Offredo (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 0:52:02  
90 Alessandro Donati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:52:39  
91 Lloyd Mondory (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:52:45  
92 Francesco Ginanni (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 0:53:23  
93 Gabriel Rasch (Nor) Cervelo Test Team 0:54:55  
94 Maarten Wynants (Bel) Quick Step 0:55:25  
95 Grischa Niermann (Ger) Rabobank 0:55:28  
96 Luca Paolini (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:56:11  
97 Matteo Tosatto (Ita) Quick Step 0:56:13  
98 Marco Bandiera (Ita) Team Katusha 0:57:00  
99 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita) Caisse d'Epargne 0:58:03  
100 Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukr) ISD - Neri 0:59:12  
101 Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:59:38  
102 Sacha Modolo (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 1:00:00  
103 Mauro Da Dalto (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 1:01:11  
104 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Team Saxo Bank 1:02:03  
105 Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step 1:02:12  
106 Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 1:02:16  
107 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Cervelo Test Team 1:03:24  
108 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1:03:47  
109 Paolo Longo Borghini (Ita) ISD - Neri 1:04:07  
110 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 1:04:54  
111 Mathew Hayman (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team 1:06:09  
112 Manuel Quinziato (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 1:07:36  
113 Christopher Sutton (Aus) Sky Professional Cycling Team 1:08:13  
114 Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 1:08:58  
115 Allan Davis (Aus) Astana 1:09:00  
116 Olivier Bonnaire (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 1:09:05  
117 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions 1:10:23  
118 Danilo Hondo (Ger) Lampre-Farnese Vini 1:10:24  
119 Kasper Klostergaard Larsen (Den) Team Saxo Bank 1:10:27  
120 Bernhard Eisel (Aut) Team HTC - Columbia 1:11:56  
121 Fabio Taborre (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 1:12:22  
122 Pablo Urtasun Perez (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 1:13:28  
123 Murilo Antonio Fischer (Bra) Garmin - Transitions 1:16:20  
124 Frank Hoj (Den) Team Saxo Bank 1:16:39  
125 Nick Nuyens (Bel) Rabobank 1:16:56  
126 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 1:18:26  
127 Michiel Elijzen (Ned) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1:20:49  
128 Cameron Wurf (Aus) Androni Giocattoli 1:21:10  
129 Brett Lancaster (Aus) Cervelo Test Team 1:22:08  
130 Carlo Scognamiglio (Ita) ISD - Neri 1:22:38  
131 Niki Terpstra (Ned) Team Milram 1:23:37  
132 Andreas Klier (Ger) Cervelo Test Team 1:23:40  
133 Alan Marangoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 1:23:42  
134 Marco Velo (Ita) Quick Step 1:23:50  
135 Roy Sentjens (Ned) Team Milram 1:24:00  
136 Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Cervelo Test Team 1:24:09  
137 Lars Ytting Bak (Den) Team HTC - Columbia 1:24:20  
138 Yauheni Hutarovich (Blr) Francaise Des Jeux 1:24:39  
139 Olivier Kaisen (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 1:26:27  
140 Baden Cooke (Aus) Team Saxo Bank 1:26:51  
141 Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team 1:29:32  
142 Matthew Wilson (Aus) Garmin - Transitions 1:29:37  
143 Robbie Mcewen (Aus) Team Katusha 1:29:42  
144 Martin Reimer (Ger) Cervelo Test Team 1:30:22  
145 Kevin Hulsmans (Bel) Quick Step 1:33:16  
146 Robert Hunter (RSA) Garmin - Transitions 1:33:17  
147 Domenik Klemme (Ger) Team Saxo Bank 1:34:18  
148 Servais Knaven (Ned) Team Milram 1:34:37  
149 Julian Dean (NZl) Garmin - Transitions 1:35:27  
150 Oscar Gatto (Ita) ISD - Neri 1:38:15  
151 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia 1:43:14  
152 Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team    
153 Diego Caccia (Ita) ISD - Neri 1:45:58  
154 Mattia Gavazzi (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 1:48:02  
Points classification
1 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 28 pts
2 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 20  
3 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team 20  
4 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 19  
5 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 16  
6 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 16  
7 Benoit Vaugrenard (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 16  
8 Enrico Gasparotto (Ita) Astana 15  
9 Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step 15  
10 Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank 15  
11 Maxim Iglinskiy (Kaz) Astana 13  
12 Alan Perez Lezaun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 12  
13 Diego Caccia (Ita) ISD - Neri 11  
14 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 11  
15 Matti Breschel (Den) Team Saxo Bank 11  
16 Tyler Farrar (USA) Garmin - Transitions 11  
17 Pablo Lastras Garcia (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 10  
18 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Lampre-Farnese Vini 10  
19 Sacha Modolo (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 9  
20 Vasil Kiryienka (Blr) Caisse d'Epargne 8  
Mountains classification
1 Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukr) ISD - Neri 15 pts
2 Diego Caccia (Ita) ISD - Neri 12  
3 Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Team Katusha 10  
4 Marco Pinotti (Ita) Team HTC - Columbia 8  
5 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC - Columbia 6  
6 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 6  
7 Michele Scarponi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 5  
8 Franco Pellizotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 5  
9 Tom Boonen (Bel) Quick Step 5  
10 Cameron Wurf (Aus) Androni Giocattoli 5  
11 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 5  
12 Ruben Perez Moreno (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 5  
13 Vladimir Efimkin (Rus) AG2R La Mondiale 5  
14 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 5  
15 Alan Marangoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 5  
16 Francesco Bellotti (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 4  
17 Stefano Garzelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 3  
18 Paul Martens (Ger) Rabobank 3  
19 Alan Perez Lezaun (Spa) Euskaltel - Euskadi 3  
20 Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 3  
21 Martijn Maaskant (Ned) Garmin - Transitions 3  
22 Sebastian Lang (Ger) Omega Pharma-Lotto 3  
23 Assan Bazayev (Kaz) Astana 2  
24 Thomas Löfkvist (Swe) Sky Professional Cycling Team 2  
Young rider classification
1 Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank 26:59:27  
2 Greg Van Avermaet (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:01:07  
3 Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne 0:01:19  
4 Rigoberto Uran Uran (Col) Caisse d'Epargne 0:01:21  
5 Jan Bakelandts (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:01:40  
6 Simon Spilak (Slo) Lampre-Farnese Vini 0:01:54  
7 Simone Stortoni (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 0:02:14  
8 Thomas Frei (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:02:52  
9 Francesco Masciarelli (Ita) Acqua & Sapone 0:03:46  
10 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC - Columbia 0:05:00  
11 Sebastian Langeveld (Ned) Rabobank 0:12:23  
12 Federico Canuti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 0:12:37  
13 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Nor) Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:20:10  
14 Andrey Zeits (Kaz) Astana 0:23:16  
15 Valerio Agnoli (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:27:01  
16 Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Caisse d'Epargne 0:27:17  
17 Mathias Frank (Swi) BMC Racing Team 0:32:21  
18 Simon Clarke (Aus) ISD - Neri 0:36:44  
19 Pierre Cazaux (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 0:38:04  
20 Jackson Rodriguez (Ven) Androni Giocattoli 0:40:23  
21 Blel Kadri (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:44:54  
22 Nikolai Trusov (Rus) Team Katusha 0:45:46  
23 Tom Stamsnijder (Ned) Rabobank 0:46:16  
24 Andy Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:47:00  
25 Daniel Oss (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 0:51:02  
26 Yoann Offredo (Fra) Francaise Des Jeux 0:51:35  
27 Francesco Ginanni (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 0:52:56  
28 Dmytro Grabovskyy (Ukr) ISD - Neri 0:58:45  
29 Sacha Modolo (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 0:59:33  
30 Marco Frapporti (Ita) Colnago - CSF Inox 1:01:49  
31 Fabio Sabatini (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 1:04:27  
32 Ian Stannard (GBr) Sky Professional Cycling Team 1:08:31  
33 Fabio Taborre (Ita) Androni Giocattoli 1:11:55  
34 Mikhail Ignatiev (Rus) Team Katusha 1:17:59  
35 Ignatas Konovalovas (Ltu) Cervelo Test Team 1:29:05  
36 Martin Reimer (Ger) Cervelo Test Team 1:29:55  
37 Domenik Klemme (Ger) Team Saxo Bank 1:33:51  
38 Oscar Gatto (Ita) ISD - Neri 1:37:48  
39 Mark Cavendish (GBr) Team HTC - Columbia 1:42:47  
Teams classification
1 Lampre-Farnese Vini 81:01:14  
2 Caisse d'Epargne 0:00:45  
3 Astana 0:00:53  
4 Androni Giocattoli 0:01:03  
5 Team HTC - Columbia 0:01:19  
6 Rabobank 0:02:40  
7 Euskaltel - Euskadi 0:03:59  
8 Acqua & Sapone 0:08:15  
9 Colnago - CSF Inox 0:12:05  
10 Team Katusha 0:12:37  
11 BMC Racing Team 0:13:29  
12 Omega Pharma-Lotto 0:14:03  
13 Sky Professional Cycling Team 0:20:50  
14 Liquigas-Doimo 0:26:00  
15 AG2R La Mondiale 0:38:46  
16 Quick Step 0:42:37  
17 Team Milram 0:56:00  
18 Garmin - Transitions 0:59:15  
19 Française Des Jeux 1:02:15  
20 Team Saxo Bank 1:12:06  
21 ISD - Neri 1:55:48  
22 Cervélo TestTeam 2:17:05  

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