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March 10-16 2010

March 16, Stage 7: Civitanova Marche - San Benedetto del Tronto 164km

Boasson Hagen speeds to final stage victory

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March 16, 14:49,
Updated:
March 16, 22:10

Garzelli snatches overall victory from Scarponi on time bonuses, stage placings

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Sky) took the final stage of Tirreno-Adriatico

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Team Sky) took the final stage of Tirreno-Adriatico

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Edvald Boasson Hagen (Sky) won the final stage of Tirreno-Adriatico in a bunch sprint, besting Alessandro Petacchi (Lampre) and Sacha Modolo (Colnago - CSF Inox) in San Benedetto del Tronto.

The 22-year-old Norwegian took advantage of a strong lead-out from his Sky teammates over the last four kilometres to earn his fourth victory of the season.

"I like bunch sprints but they're not actually my favourite thing in the sport," said Boasson Hagen. "I won because I had a great team that led me out perfectly. Without the team it would have been very difficult to win. I have to thank them."

Boasson Hagen's win places him amongst the favourites for Saturday's Milan-San Remo, but he's cautious about his chances in the Italian classic.

"Milan-San Remo is a very long race and anything can happen," he said. "I'll do my best. My form's not perfect, I'm a bit tired and I'm not at 100 percent but I'll give it a go. I could attack alone but if the team works well I could do the sprint, we'll see happens on the day.

"I rode last year and this year I trained on the route before Tirreno-Adriatico but I know that there are other riders with far more experience than me. I'll try and take advantage of my teammates' experience. I know they'll help me and I know I've got to be at the front for the climbs. I just hope to do well."

Boasson Hagen has studied his main rivals during the seven days of racing at Tirreno-Adriatico and has picked his own favourite.

"My favourite is [Tom] Boonen because I saw him riding really well on the climbs. Although it's difficult to say because a lot of riders can win it. Milan-San Remo is always a wide open race."

Every second counts

In a dramatic conclusion to the general classification contest, Stefano Garzelli (Acqua & Sapone) used time bonuses on the final stage to erase his two second deficit to overnight leader Michele Scarponi (Androni Giocattoli). Garzelli and Scarponi finished tied on time, but stage placings gave the overall victory to Garzelli for his first career Tirreno-Adriatico victory and his first win in two years.

Australia's Cadel Evans (BMC Racing) rounded out the GC podium in third place, 12 seconds behind Garzelli.

"It was a hard week because it was a hard race this year," said Garzelli. "I suffered in the cold weather. To win like that on the last day makes it hard to believe but very special. It's never happened to me to win like that before, it makes it more special and more enjoyable.

"I have to thank the team and especially Luca Paolini. He a magician at leading out in the intermediate sprints. He went early and I was on his wheel. I knew I was faster than Scarponi but there was the incognito of the other riders who could have got in the way.

"I was relaxed this morning before the start because I didn't have anything to lose. I went for it in the intermediate sprint, got them and then stayed focused for the finish."

Garzelli's Tirreno-Adriatico victory was his first win since 2008 and his first stage race win since the 2004 Vuelta a Aragon. The 36-year-old Italian was winless in 2009, but the he did claim the mountains classification at the Giro d'Italia.

Garzelli's win reversed the top two podium placings of the 2009 Tirreno-Adriatico, where Scarponi beat Garzelli by 25 seconds on general classification.

"I often ask myself why I'm still racing after so many seasons as a professional," said Garzelli. "I've got a family and so this win is for my wife and for our third son Matteo. Having children has actually given me motivation and makes racing a personal challenge.

"I was one of the five oldest riders here but I like seeing what I can do against all these young riders in the race. I haven't got long left but I want to do well and I'll keep racing as long as I'm motivated and healthy."

Down to the wire

The 164km finale to Tirreno-Adriatico was tailor made for the sprinters, with a flat 10km finishing circuit in the Adriatic waterfront city of Benedetto del Tronto to be completed seven times. That didn't stop Blel Kadri (Ag2R La Mondiale), however, from giving it a go off the front. The Frenchman spent 100km in a solo break, but was swept up by the peloton on the first of the finishing circuits.

The teams of the sprinters took control of the peloton in preparation for the anticipated bunch finish, while the feverish battle for overall honours between Michele Scarponi (Androni Giocattoli) and Stefano Garzelli (Acqua & Sapone) heated up on the finishing circuits.

The general classification contest went down to the wire as only two seconds separated race leader Scarponi and second-placed Garzelli at the start of the stage.

The final stage provided three opportunities to win time bonuses: two intermediate sprints on the finishing circuits, coming at 40km to go and 20km to go, plus the finish of the stage. The intermediate sprints awarded 3, 2, and 1 second bonuses respectively for the top three while the finish offered 10, 6, and 4 second bonuses.

At the first intermediate sprint, Scarponi's teammate Francesco Ginanni won ahead of Jose Joaquin Rojas Gil (Caisse d'Epargne) and Garzelli. The one second bonus earned by Garzelli reduced his general classification deficit to Scarponi to a single second.

At the second intermediate sprint with 20km to go the Acqua & Sapone and Androni Giocattoli teams went head-to-head in the dash to the line knowing that the race leadership was at stake. Scarponi's teammates Ginanni and Jackson Rodriguez took the top two spots but once again Garzelli finished third, erasing his one second general classification deficit to Scarponi and moving him into a tie on overall time.

Based on stage placings, Garzelli became the virtual leader on the road. As Saxo Bank and then Sky ramped up the pace for their sprinters, Scarponi had no chance to reclaim the race lead by either breaking away or earning time bonuses at the finish.

Several crashes marred the final 10km circuit, with Mark Cavendish (Team HTC - Columbia) going down with 8km to go while Assan Bazayev (Astana) and Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Caisse d'Epargne) crashed with 2km remaining.

Edvald Boasson Hagen stayed out of trouble at the front and finished off a textbook lead-out from his Sky teammates to claim victory while Garzelli finished comfortably in the field to win overall.

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

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