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6th Tour de Langkawi - 2.3

Malaysia, February 6-18, 2001

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Stage 2 - February 7: Gerik - Kota Bharu, 226.3 km

By Mark Cassley-Sharon, cyclingnews.com correspondent
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Jans Koerts
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The first mountain stage of the Tour, a 226.3km leg from Gerik to Kota Bharu, has failed to wrestle the lead from Mercury-Viatel's Jan Koerts. Koerts hold on the yellow jersey remains despite a day characterised by aggressive attacking and lone breaks.

The stage took the Tour over a pair of Category Two climbs, both within the first 70 kilometres. The climb of 22.5km long to 600 metres saw a series of moves by various teams. A strong attack by Australian Nathan O'Neill riding for Panaria succeeded in breaking away. In the process he was joined by a group of about 10 riders, including CSC-World Online's Lennie Kristiansen, KOM winner in 1999, and Alexia Alluminio's Paolo Lanfranchi who eventually took maximum KOM points at the summit.

A hard chasing peloton managed to drag back the breakaway on the descent to the foot of the second climb. As the peloton re-grouped to tackle the 24.9km ascent to 1000 metres, the little known Iranian rider Amir Zargari riding for the Telekom Malaysia Allstars took advantage of its inattention and slipped away.

Team Malaysia's Soeng Hoong Tsen quickly followed Zargari's initiative. Tsen eventually joined Zargari 3 kilometres from the summit and together they built up a lead of around 8 minutes on a bunch which was openly dawdling up the mountain behind them.

The peloton continued to ride at training pace until 50 kilometres from the finish, when as if waking from a slumber, it picked up the pace dramatically. Within just 10 kilometres the leading duo found their lead chopped to nothing by a bunch riding at speeds approaching 60kph.

Much of the driving force for the pace was coming from the Mercury and Mapei teams, joined by riders from Collstrop, Canada and CSC-World Online. With 15 kilometres to go a Harm Jansen of Saturn, Elio Aggiano of Mapei and Juan Flecha of Spanish team Colchon Relax struck for home and developed a several seconds advantage. By five kilometres to go, however, their adventure had faded.

Over the closing kilometres Mercury could be seen trying to organize an offense, only to be thwarted time after time by numerous attacks by several of the Italian teams. In the final kilometer the race was still looking wide-open.

With a hundred or so metres to the line, and the peloton stretched to the limit, Mercury and Panaria were starting to establish dominance. In the gallop to the line eventual stage winner Enrico Degano of Ceramiche Panaria emerged from the fray and with fast finish managed to stave off a desperate last second lunge by Koerts, who missed out by just half a wheel.

While Koerts remains in yellow, Degano's winning time of 5h43'52" moves him into second spot just seven seconds adrift of the race leaders. Gordon Fraser lies in third place just ahead of Paolo Bettini.

Highest place Australasian rider is New Zealander Graham Miller in 9th spot. Australians Nathan O'Neill and Henk Vogels lie in 28th and 38th places respectively. Mercury continues to lead in the team classification.

Today's 177.3 km stage 3 takes the riders south along Malaysia's east coast from Kota Bharu to Kuala Teengganu. It will be another big day for the sprinters unless wind and rain disrupt the big teams' attempts to control the race.

Results

1 Enrico Degano (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria            5.43.52 (39.49 kph)
2 Jans Koerts (Ned) Mercury Viatel
3 Massimo Strazzer (Ita) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
4 Alexandre Usov (Blr) Phonak
5 David Fernandez Domingo (Spa) Colchon Relax
6 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Gerolsteiner
7 Jens Voigt (Ger) Credit Agricole
8 Oleg Pankov (Ukr) Collstrop-Palmans
9 Oscar Cavagnis (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe
10 Donatas Virbickas (Ltu) Collstrop-Palmans
11 Andris Nauduzs (Lat) Selle Italia-Pacific
12 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Credit Agricole
13 Federico Colonna (Ita) Cantina Tollo
14 Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe
15 Henk Vogels (Aus) Mercury Viatel
16 Mickael Pichon (Fra) Bonjour
17 Volker Ordowski (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner
18 Domenico Gualdi (Ita) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
19 Paolo Lanfranchi (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
20 Pedro Horrilo Munoz (Spa) Mapei - Quick Step
21 Jacob Rasmussen (Den) CSC World Online
22 Danny Jonasson (Den) CSC World Online
23 Linas Balciunas (Ltu) AG2R Prevoyance
24 Ivan Quaranta (Ita) Alexia Alluminio
25 Graeme Miller (Nzl) Telekom Malaysia
26 Claudio Astolfi (Ita) Cantina Tollo
27 Mohd. Azlan Jamaluddin (Mas) Malaysia
28 Paolo Bettini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
29 Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Team Fakta
30 Hans De Meester (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
31 Kam-Po Wong (Hkg) Telekom Malaysia
32 Mark Walters (Can) Canada
33 Laurent Estadieu (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
34 Olivier Perraudeau (Fra) Bonjour
35 Neil Mac Donald (RSA) South Africa
36 Soren Petersen (Den) Saturn
37 Mohd. Mahazir Hamad (Mas) Malaysia
38 Christopher Fisher (USA) Saturn
39 Jacobus Loubser (RSA) South Africa
40 Lukas Zumsteg (Swi) Phonak
41 Razali Shahrulneeza (Mas) Malaysia
42 Makoto Iijima (Jpn) Japan
43 German Nieto Fernandez (Spa) Colchon Relax
44 Eduardo Hernandez Bailo (Spa) Colchon Relax
45 René Joergensen (Den) CSC World Online
46 Ian McLeod (RSA) South Africa
47 Matnur Matnur (Ina) Indonesia
48 Matthew Decanio (USA) Saturn
49 Pascal Herve (Fra) Alexia Alluminio
50 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bonjour
51 Jörg Ludewig (Ger) Saeco Macchine Caffe
52 Fuyu Li (Chn) China
53 Jacob Erker (Can) Canada
54 Nacor Burgos Rojo (Spa) Colchon Relax
55 Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific
56 Chris Wherry (USA) Mercury Viatel
57 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
58 Mohd. Hardi Razali (Mas) Malaysia
59 Cesare Di Cintio (Ita) Cantina Tollo
60 Douglas Ryder (RSA) South Africa
61 Michael Rich (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner
62 Steffen Weigold (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner
63 René Stadelmann (Swi) Phonak
64 Russel Van Hout (Aus) Selle Italia-Pacific
65 Trent Klasna (USA) Saturn
66 Niklas Axelsson (Swe) Mercury Viatel
67 Chris Horner (USA) Mercury Viatel
68 Lennie Kristensen (Den) Team Fakta
69 Frédéric Gabriel (Fra) Bonjour
70 Gordon Fraser (Can) Mercury Viatel
71 Nicki Sorensen (Den) CSC World Online
72 Ken Hashikawa (Jpn) Japan
73 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
74 Xuezhong Tang (Chn) China
75 Dario Cioni (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
76 Cristian Gasperoni (Ita) Cantina Tollo
77 Leonardo Scarselli (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific
78 Milan Kadlec (Cze) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
79 Christian Wegmann (Ger) Saeco Macchine Caffe
80 Musairi Musa (Mas) Telekom Malaysia
81 Christopher Jenner (Fra) Credit Agricole
82 Andreas Sauerborn (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner
83 Mitsuteru Tanaka (Jpn) Japan
84 Xiaohai Zheng (Chn) China
85 James Perry (RSA) South Africa
86 Manu L.hoir (Bel) Team Fakta
87 Timothy Jones (Zim) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
88 Ghader Mizbani (Iri) Telekom Malaysia
89 Scott Sunderland (Aus) Team Fakta
90 Yechen Xiao (Chn) China
91 Juan Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Colchon Relax
92 Björnar Vestöl (Nor) Telekom Malaysia
93 Kyrylo Pospyeyev (Ukr) Cantina Tollo
94 Thierry Loder (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
95 Walter Beneteau (Fra) Bonjour
96 Satoshi Hirose (Jpn) Japan
97 Yoshimasa Hirose (Jpn) Japan
98 Morten Sonne (Den) Team Fakta
99 Andrew Randell (Can) Canada
100 Cory Lange (Can) Canada
101 Gianluca Tonetti (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific
102 Tom Leaper (Aus) Ceramiche Panaria
103 Alessio Galletti (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe
104 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Phonak
105 Philippe Bordenave (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
106 Ah Thiam Wong (Mas) Malaysia
107 Daniele Gadenz (Ita) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
108 Dany Baeyens (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
109 Svein Tuft (Can) Canada
110 Matthias Buxhofer (Aut) Phonak
111 Seong Hoong Tsen (Mas) Malaysia
112 Stefano Guerrini (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria
113 Nathan O.Neill (Aus) Ceramiche Panaria
114 Brad Davidson (Aus) Saeco Macchine Caffe
115 Scott Moninger (USA) Mercury Viatel
116 Paolo Bertoglio (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria
117 José Vasquez Palomo (Spa) Colchon Relax
118 Andrea Brognara (Ita) Alexia Alluminio
119 Sergei Ouchakov (Ukr) Alexia Alluminio
120 Tonton Susanto (Ina) Indonesia
121 Robert Lee (Mas) Malaysia
122 Francesco Secchiari (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe
123 Daniel Spence (RSA) South Africa
124 Mario Manzoni (Ita) Alexia Alluminio
125 Corrado Serina (Ita) Alexia Alluminio
126 Andres Bermejo Siller (Spa) Colchon Relax
127 Stéphane Berges (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
128 Eric De Clercq (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
129 Tony Bracke (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
130 Amir Zargari (Iri) Telekom Malaysia
131 Uwe Straumann (Swi) Phonak
132 Anthony Langella (Fra) Credit Agricole
133 Simon Kessler (RSA) South Africa
134 Charles Guilbert (Fra) Bonjour
135 Christian Auriemma (Ita) Alexia Alluminio
136 Greg Seiniewicz (Can) Canada
137 Csaba Szekerez (Hun) Selle Italia-Pacific
138 Harm Jansen (Ned) Saturn
139 Sulistiyono Sulistiyono (Ina) Indonesia
140 Victor Espiritu (Phi) Telekom Malaysia
141 Emanuele Negrini (Ita) Cantina Tollo
142 Karl Pauwels (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
143 Frank McCormack (USA) Saturn
144 Michael Barry (Can) Saturn
145 Kazuya Okazaki (Jpn) Japan
146 Yongbiao Zhu (Chn) China
147 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
148 Uros Murn (Slo) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
149 Stefan Richner (Swi) Phonak
150 Roberto Lochowski (Ger) Team Fakta
151 Allan Johansen (Den) Team Fakta
152 Julio Perez (Mex) Ceramiche Panaria
153 Alexandre Grux (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
154 Antonio Varriale (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria
155 Innar Mandoja (Est) AG2R Prevoyance               0.21
156 Ludovic Martin (Fra) Credit Agricole              1.00
157 Min Van Velzen (Can) Canada                       1.24
158 Saulius Ruskys (Ltu) Team Gerolsteiner            3.08
159 René Haselbacher (Aut) Team Gerolsteiner          3.08
160 Martin Rittsel (Swe) CSC World Online             3.14
161 Michael Sandstod (Den) CSC World Online           4.38
162 Bjarke Nielsen (Den) CSC World Online             4.38
163 Febrianto Febrianto (Ina) Indonesia               9.05
164 Amin Suryana (Ina) Indonesia                     39.05
 
General Classification after Stage 2
1 Jans Koerts (Ned) Mercury Viatel                10.33.20
2 Enrico Degano (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria               0.07
3 Gordon Fraser (Can) Mercury Viatel                  0.11
4 Paolo Bettini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step              0.17
5 Ivan Quaranta (Ita) Alexia Alluminio                0.21
6 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step               0.23
7 Harm Jansen (Ned) Saturn                            0.23
8 Alexandre Usov (Blr) Phonak                         0.24
9 Graeme Miller (Nzl) Telekom Malaysia                0.25
10 Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe       0.26
11 Jens Voigt (Ger) Credit Agricole
12 Pedro Horrilo Munoz (Spa) Mapei - Quick Step
13 Oleg Pankov (Ukr) Collstrop-Palmans
14 Jacob Rasmussen (Den) CSC World Online
15 Paolo Lanfranchi (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
16 Pascal Herve (Fra) Alexia Alluminio
17 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
18 Chris Horner (USA) Mercury Viatel
19 Michael Rich (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner
20 Steffen Weigold (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner
21 Niklas Axelsson (Swe) Mercury Viatel
22 Juan Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Colchon Relax
23 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step
24 Massimo Strazzer (Ita) Mobilvetta For. Trentini    0.28
25 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Gerolsteiner              0.32
26 René Joergensen (Den) CSC World Online
27 German Nieto Fernandez (Spa) Colchon Relax
28 Nathan O.Neill (Aus) Ceramiche Panaria
29 Scott Moninger (USA) Mercury Viatel
30 Mario Manzoni (Ita) Alexia Alluminio
31 Seong Hoong Tsen (Mas) Malaysia                    0.33
32 Amir Zargari (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                0.35
33 Federico Colonna (Ita) Cantina Tollo               0.36
34 Makoto Iijima (Jpn) Japan
35 Chris Wherry (USA) Mercury Viatel
36 Andreas Sauerborn (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner
37 Emanuele Negrini (Ita) Cantina Tollo
38 Henk Vogels (Aus) Mercury Viatel                   0.39
39 Mickael Pichon (Fra) Bonjour
40 Volker Ordowski (Ger) Team Gerolsteiner
41 Mark Walters (Can) Canada
42 Laurent Estadieu (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
43 Claudio Astolfi (Ita) Cantina Tollo
44 Mohd. Mahazir Hamad (Mas) Malaysia
45 Jörg Ludewig (Ger) Saeco Macchine Caffe
46 Mohd. Azlan Jamaluddin (Mas) Malaysia
47 Neil Mac Donald (RSA) South Africa
48 Lukas Zumsteg (Swi) Phonak
49 Fuyu Li (Chn) China
50 Trent Klasna (USA) Saturn
51 Razali Shahrulneeza (Mas) Malaysia
52 Matthew Decanio (USA) Saturn
53 Douglas Ryder (RSA) South Africa
54 Jacob Erker (Can) Canada
55 Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Bonjour
56 Fortunato Baliani (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific
57 Milan Kadlec (Cze) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
58 Christopher Jenner (Fra) Credit Agricole
59 Cristian Gasperoni (Ita) Cantina Tollo
60 Lennie Kristensen (Den) Team Fakta
61 Timothy Jones (Zim) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
62 Ken Hashikawa (Jpn) Japan
63 Leonardo Scarselli (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific
64 Tom Leaper (Aus) Ceramiche Panaria
65 Cory Lange (Can) Canada
66 Andrea Brognara (Ita) Alexia Alluminio
67 Corrado Serina (Ita) Alexia Alluminio
68 Cesare Di Cintio (Ita) Cantina Tollo               0.45
69 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Credit Agricole            0.48
70 Donatas Virbickas (Ltu) Collstrop-Palmans
71 Domenico Gualdi (Ita) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
72 Danny Jonasson (Den) CSC World Online
73 Kam-Po Wong (Hkg) Telekom Malaysia
74 Hans De Meester (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
75 Soren Petersen (Den) Saturn
76 Jacobus Loubser (RSA) South Africa
77 Eduardo Hernandez Bailo (Spa) Colchon Relax
78 Ian McLeod (RSA) South Africa
79 Matnur Matnur (Ina) Indonesia
80 Nacor Burgos Rojo (Spa) Colchon Relax
81 René Stadelmann (Swi) Phonak
82 Xuezhong Tang (Chn) China
83 Russel Van Hout (Aus) Selle Italia-Pacific
84 Frédéric Gabriel (Fra) Bonjour
85 Nicki Sorensen (Den) CSC World Online
86 Walter Beneteau (Fra) Bonjour
87 Mitsuteru Tanaka (Jpn) Japan
88 James Perry (RSA) South Africa
89 Philippe Bordenave (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
90 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Phonak
91 Ghader Mizbani (Iri) Telekom Malaysia
92 Yechen Xiao (Chn) China
93 Björnar Vestöl (Nor) Telekom Malaysia
94 Thierry Loder (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
95 Brad Davidson (Aus) Saeco Macchine Caffe
96 Satoshi Hirose (Jpn) Japan
97 Yoshimasa Hirose (Jpn) Japan
98 Morten Sonne (Den) Team Fakta
99 Dany Baeyens (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
100 Andrew Randell (Can) Canada
101 Gianluca Tonetti (Ita) Selle Italia-Pacific
102 José Vasquez Palomo (Spa) Colchon Relax
103 Tonton Susanto (Ina) Indonesia
104 Daniele Gadenz (Ita) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
105 Paolo Bertoglio (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria
106 Sergei Ouchakov (Ukr) Alexia Alluminio
107 Svein Tuft (Can) Canada
108 Uwe Straumann (Swi) Phonak
109 Francesco Secchiari (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe
110 Andres Bermejo Siller (Spa) Colchon Relax
111 Eric De Clercq (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
112 Stéphane Berges (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance
113 Tony Bracke (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
114 Anthony Langella (Fra) Credit Agricole
115 Simon Kessler (RSA) South Africa
116 Charles Guilbert (Fra) Bonjour
117 Greg Seiniewicz (Can) Canada
118 Csaba Szekerez (Hun) Selle Italia-Pacific
119 Victor Espiritu (Phi) Telekom Malaysia
120 Uros Murn (Slo) Mobilvetta For. Trentini
121 Karl Pauwels (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans
122 Frank McCormack (USA) Saturn
123 Michael Barry (Can) Saturn
124 Yongbiao Zhu (Chn) China
125 Stefan Richner (Swi) Phonak
126 Julio Perez (Mex) Ceramiche Panaria
127 Andris Nauduzs (Lat) Selle Italia-Pacific         0.57
128 Antonio Varriale (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria          0.59
129 Dario Cioni (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step              1.05
130 Daniel Spence (RSA) South Africa                 
131 David Fernandez Domingo (Spa) Colchon Relax       1.19
132 Robert Lee (Mas) Malaysia                         1.23
133 Innar Mandoja (Est) AG2R Prevoyance               1.26
134 Stefano Guerrini (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria          1.37
135 Mohd. Hardi Razali (Mas) Malaysia                 1.43
136 Alessio Galletti (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe       1.47
137 Min Van Velzen (Can) Canada                       2.12
138 Ludovic Martin (Fra) Credit Agricole              2.32
139 Allan Johansen (Den) Team Fakta                   2.48
140 Linas Balciunas (Ltu) AG2R Prevoyance             2.59
141 Kyrylo Pospyeyev (Ukr) Cantina Tollo              
142 Alexandre Grux (Fra) AG2R Prevoyance              3.12
143 Saulius Ruskys (Ltu) Team Gerolsteiner            3.33
144 Olivier Perraudeau (Fra) Bonjour                  3.41
145 Christian Wegmann (Ger) Saeco Macchine Caffe      3.47
146 René Haselbacher (Aut) Team Gerolsteiner          3.54
147 Musairi Musa (Mas) Telekom Malaysia               4.07
148 Matthias Buxhofer (Aut) Phonak                    4.17
149 Roberto Lochowski (Ger) Team Fakta                
150 Martin Rittsel (Swe) CSC World Online             5.58
151 Oscar Cavagnis (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe         6.07
152 Kurt-Asle Arvesen (Nor) Team Fakta             
153 Christopher Fisher (USA) Saturn               
154 Scott Sunderland (Aus) Team Fakta                
155 Christian Auriemma (Ita) Alexia Alluminio         
156 Xiaohai Zheng (Chn) China                         7.17
157 Manu L.hoir (Bel) Team Fakta                      7.18
158 Michael Sandstod (Den) CSC World Online           7.26
159 Sulistiyono Sulistiyono (Ina) Indonesia           9.40
160 Kazuya Okazaki (Jpn) Japan                       10.21
161 Bjarke Nielsen (Den) CSC World Online            10.27
162 Ah Thiam Wong (Mas) Malaysia                     12.31
163 Amin Suryana (Ina) Indonesia                     40.29
164 Febrianto Febrianto (Ina) Indonesia              40.37

Points classification

1 Jans Koerts (Ned) Mercury Viatel                       44 pts
2 Enrico Degano (Ita) Ceramiche Panaria                  28
3 Paolo Bettini (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                 20
4 Gordon Fraser (Can) Mercury Viatel                     15
5 Alexandre Usov (Blr) Phonak                            15
6 Massimo Strazzer (Ita) Mobilvetta Rossin               13
7 Ivan Quaranta (Ita) Alexia Alluminio                   12
8 David Fernandez Domingo (Spa) Colchon Relax            12
9 Henricus Jansen (Ned) Saturn                           11
10 Peter Wrolich (Aut) Team Gerolsteiner                 10
11 Massimiliano Mori (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe          10
12 Seong Hoong Tsen (Mas) Malaysia                       10
13 Jens Voigt (Ger) Credit Agricole                       9
14 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step                  9
15 Oleg Pankov (Ukr) Collstrop-Palmans                    8
16 Saulius Ruskys (Ltu) Team Gerolsteiner                 8
17 Makoto Iijima (Jpn) Japan                              7
18 Oscar Cavagnis (Ita) Saeco Macchine Caffe              7
19 Andris Nauduzs (Lat) Selle Italia-Pacific              7
20 Karl Pauwels (Bel) Collstrop-Palmans                   6
21 Amir Zargari (Iri) Telekom Malaysia                    6
22 Juan Flecha Giannoni (Spa) Colchon Relax               5
23 Cesare Di Cintio (Ita) Cantina Tollo                   5
24 Pedro Horrilo Munoz (Spa) Mapei - Quick Step           4
25 Sébastien Hinault (Fra) Credit Agricole                4
26 Jacob Rasmussen (Den) CSC World Online                 4
27 Federico Colonna (Ita) Cantina Tollo                   3
28 Christian Wegmann (Ger) Saeco Macchine Caffe           3
29 Robert Lee (Mas) Malaysia                              3
30 Chris Horner (USA) Mercury Viatel                      2
31 Graeme Miller (NZl) Telekom Malaysia                   2
32 Paolo Lanfranchi (Ita) Mapei - Quick Step              1
33 Henk Vogels (Aus) Mercury Viatel                       1
34 Mitsuteru Tanaka (Jpn) Japan                           1
35 Michael Sandstod (Den) CSC World Online                1

Teams classification

1 Mercury Viatel                                   31.41.08
2 Mapei - Quick Step                                   0.04
3 Team Gerolsteiner                                    0.10
4 Alexia Alluminio                                     0.11
5 Ceramiche Panaria                                    0.24
6 Saturn                                               0.33
7 CSC World Online                                     0.38
8 Colchon Relax
9 Mobilvetta For. Trentini                             0.42
10 Cantina Tollo                                       0.43
11 Saeco Macchine Caffe                                0.45
12 Credit Agricole
13 Phonak
14 Telekom Malaysia
15 Japan
16 Malaysia                                            0.49
17 Canada
18 Collstrop-Palmans                                   0.54
19 Bonjour                                             0.58
20 South Africa
21 Selle Italia-Pacific
22 AG2R Prevoyance                                     1.07
23 China
24 Indonesia                                           1.52
25 Team Fakta                                          3.07