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57th Vuelta a España

Spain, September 7- 29, 2002

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Stage 4 - September 10: Aguilas - Roquetas De Mar, 149.5 km

Cipollini spreads his wings again

By Jeff Jones

Two from two
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After Mario Cipollini's first ever Vuelta stage win yesterday, he was asked why he didn't give a victory salute as he crossed the line. He replied that he was worried that someone would pass him, adding "But tomorrow if I win I promise I will raise them very high indeed."

He did just that today, with an impressive sprint win into Roquetas De Mar, a resort town just south of Almeria on the southern Spanish coastline. This time he had more than a bike length to spare over second placed Alessandro Petacchi (Fassa Bortolo), with Austrian Gerrit Glomser (Saeco) just edging out Erik Zabel for third. Cipollini's victory salute lasted long after he crossed the line, and he was obviously delighted with his performance. Again it was the superb work of his Acqua e Sapone teammates who got him to exactly the right place at the front of the pack with 150m to go, allowing Cipollini to power his way to the finish leaving the other sprinters in his wake.

The question is now 'How long will Cipollini last in the Vuelta?' It's almost certain that he won't finish the race due to his desire to remain fresh in order to focus on the World Championships. He has already proved his point in the Vuelta, and could easily pick up another couple of stage wins before he exits the race. He's not a rider who will be particularly concerned about making it all the way to Madrid.

How it unfolded

Go Gadeo!
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The fourth stage from Águilas to Roquetas de Mar took the riders down the fairly desolate south eastern Spanish coastline via Almeria. The temperatures were again in the low 30's with bright sunshine accompanying the riders the whole day. As expected, the Jazztel-Costa de Almeria team was keen to go on the attack, with the powerful Dario Gadeo escaping after only three kilometres to ride for the next three hours solo.

Gadeo's lead reached 11 minutes in the first third of the stage, as the relaxed peloton was pretty confident in its ability to chase him down. Gradually the speed began to pick up, with one rider from Telekom (Jan Schaffrath), Acqua e Sapone (Ruben Lobato) and Fassa Bortolo (Gorazd Stangelj) manning the front of the peloton.

By the team he reached Almeria with 26 km to go, Gadeo's lead had shrunk to 2'15, and despite his best efforts it was all over 13 km later as the field prepared for a mass sprint. 133 kilometres of solo effort would at least please his sponsors.

Two from two
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A fall on a roundabout with 10 km to go took out Andreas Klöden (Telekom), Benjamin Noval and Martin Garrido (Relax) and sprinter Ivan Quaranta (Index-Alexia), who has had a bad Vuelta so far on top of a bad year. Further towards the end, his teammate Paolo Savoldelli was involved in a fall. Things just aren't going right for the Index-Alexia boys.

Again it was Acqua e Sapone doing the tempo making at the front inside the last 5 kilometres, with Miguel Martin Perdiguero lifting the pace to 60 km/h for Mario Scirea, Guido Trenti and Santos Gonzalez to hold. Other teams tried but failed to get past the zebra train, and again it was Giovanni Lombardi in position with 400m to go for his trademark lead out. Behind him were Cipollini, Zabel, Petacchi and Freire, with Cipo keeping a watchful eye out on the others as he prepared to jump.

All smiles
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Zabel and Petacchi had moved up to Cipollini's shoulder by the time he put in his final kick for the line with 150m to go, but when Mario hit top speed there was absolutely nothing the others could do. His winning margin was over a bike length to Petacchi, allowing him a proper two armed salute which he followed with several one armed punches in the air. He was clearly happy and he let everyone know it.

Another rider who enjoyed today's stage was race leader Joseba Beloki (ONCE), whose teammates had to do less work on the front than in previous days, and he comfortably finished the stage in the gold jersey. His next real test comes in the next two stages, which are both mountain top finishes. Tomorrow's stage 5 from El Ejido o Almeria to Sierra Nevada ends at 2,510m after a monstrous 37 kilometre climb starting at 700m. Anyone who has a chance in this year's Vuelta can not afford to lose time tomorrow, and we will see the likes of Oscar Sevilla, Gilberto Simoni, Francesco Casagrande, and Roberto Heras try to attack Joseba Beloki and his ONCE pals.

Photography

Photos by Yuzuru Sunada

Photos courtesy of Lavuelta.com

Results

1 Mario Cipollini (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo        3.33.32 (42.01 km/h)
2 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
3 Gerrit Glomser (Aut) Saeco-Longoni Sport
4 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom
5 Jan Svorada (Cze) Lampre-Daikin
6 Angelo Furlan (Ita) Alessio
7 Angel Edo (Spa) Milaneza-MSS
8 Oscar Freire (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step
9 Lauri Aus (Est) Ag2R Prevoyance
10 Jeroen Blijevens (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites
11 Paolo Bossoni (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
12 Fabrizio Guidi (Ita) Team Coast
13 Gabriele Balducci (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
14 José Gutierrez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
15 Mikel Artetxe (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
16 Robert Sassone (Fra) Cofidis
17 Alberto Vinale (Ita) Alessio
18 Pablo Lastras (Spa) iBanesto.com
19 Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Bigmat.Auber 93
20 J.Antonio Flecha (Spa) iBanesto.com
21 Aitor Gonzalez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
22 Sebastien Talabardon (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93
23 Luis Perez (Spa) Team Coast
24 Milan Kadlec (Cze) Lampre-Daikin
25 José Iván Gutierrez (Spa) iBanesto.com
26 Francisco Mancebo (Spa) iBanesto.com
27 Rolf Aldag (Ger) Team Telekom
28 Giovanni Lombardi (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
29 Carlos Torrent (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
30 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Team Telekom
31 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
32 Giuseppe Di Grande (Ita) Index Alexia
33 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
34 Mederic Clain (Fra) Cofidis
35 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step
36 David Millar (GBr) Cofidis
37 Johan Verstrepen (Bel) Lampre-Daikin
38 Santos Gonzalez (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
39 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
40 Juan Guillamon (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
41 Alberto Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
42 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Ag2R Prevoyance
43 Andrej Hauptman (Slo) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
44 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Alessio
45 Dario David Cioni (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step
46 Antonio Cruz (USA) US Postal Service
47 Mikel Zarrabeitia (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
48 Benoit Salmon (Fra) Phonak Hearing Systems
49 Alexei Sivakov (Rus) Bigmat.Auber 93
50 Oscar Camenzind (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems
51 Serguei Smetanine (Rus) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
52 Rui Lavarinhas (Por) Milaneza-MSS
53 Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Telekom
54 Andrea Noe (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step
55 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
56 Mikel Astarloza (Spa) Ag2R Prevoyance
57 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Phonak Hearing Systems
58 Christian Vandevelde (USA) US Postal Service
59 Igor Astarloa (Spa) Saeco-Longoni Sport
60 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
61 Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites
62 Jorge Ferrio (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
63 Nicolas Portal (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance
64 Joseba Beloki (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
65 Aitor Osa (Spa) iBanesto.com
66 Juan Miguel Mercado (Spa) iBanesto.com
67 Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
68 Pavel Tonkov (Rus) Lampre-Daikin
69 Matthias Kessler (Ger) Team Telekom
70 Félix Garcia Casas (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93
71 Rui Miguel Sousa (Por) Milaneza-MSS
72 José Luis Rubiera (Spa) US Postal Service
73 Fabio Sacchi (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
74 Roberto Heras (Spa) US Postal Service
75 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Lampre-Daikin
76 Iker Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
77 Tadej Valjavec (Slo) Fassa Bortolo
78 Santiago Botero (Col) Kelme-Costa Blanca
79 Carlos Garcia (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
80 Jaime Hernandez (Spa) Team Coast
81 Michael Barry (Can) US Postal Service
82 Nacor Burgos (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
83 Massimiliano Lelli (Ita) Cofidis
84 Fernando Escartin (Spa) Team Coast
85 Francesco Casagrande (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
86 Manuel Beltran (Spa) Team Coast
87 Marco Velo (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
88 Steffen Kjaergaard (Nor) US Postal Service
89 Peter Luttenberger (Aut) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
90 David Etxebarria (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
91 José Azevedo (Por) ONCE-Eroski
92 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
93 Fabian Jeker (Swi) Milaneza-MSS
94 Jon Odriozola (Spa) iBanesto.com
95 Juan Carlos Dominguez (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems
96 Pietro Zucconi (Swi) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
97 Angel Casero (Spa) Team Coast
98 Pietro Caucchioli (Ita) Alessio
99 Klaus Möller (Den) Milaneza-MSS
100 Guillaume Auger (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93
101 David Cañada (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step
102 Antonio Colom (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
103 Victor Hugo Peña (Col) US Postal Service
104 Guido Trentin (Ita) Cofidis
105 Stephane Heulot (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93
106 Iban Mayo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
107 Germán Nieto (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
108 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems
109 Pedro Horrillo (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step
110 Rafael Diaz Justo (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
111 Jesus Maria Manzano (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
112 Juan José De Los Angeles (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
113 Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites
114 José Garrido (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
115 Nicola Loda (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
116 Jose Luis Rebollo (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
117 Daniel Schnider (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems
118 Jörg Jaksche (Ger) ONCE-Eroski
119 David Plaza (Spa) Team Coast
120 Juan Fuentes (Spa) Saeco-Longoni Sport
121 Mario Scirea (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
122 José Garcia Acosta (Spa) iBanesto.com
123 Diego Ferrari (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
124 Aitor Kintana (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93
125 Massimo Codol (Ita) Lampre-Daikin
126 Joao Silva (Por) Milaneza-MSS
127 Marcos Serrano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
128 Zbigniew Spruch (Pol) Lampre-Daikin
129 Aitor Garmendia (Spa) Team Coast
130 Robert Bartko (Ger) Team Telekom
131 Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Cofidis
132 Gonzalo Bayarri (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems
133 Gorka Gerrikagoitia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
134 Joan Horrach (Spa) Milaneza-MSS
135 Serguei Yakovlev (Kaz) Team Telekom
136 Roberto Laiseka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
137 Dmitri Fofonov (Kaz) Cofidis
138 Mauro Zanetti (Ita) Alessio
139 J.Antonio Pecharroman (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
140 José Maestre (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
141 Raffaele Ferrara (Ita) Alessio
142 Mikel Pradera (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
143 Sylvester Szymyd (Pol) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
144 Bingen Fernandez (Spa) Cofidis
145 Leif Hoste (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites
146 Santiago Blanco (Spa) iBanesto.com
147 Stéphane Berges (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance
148 Oscar Laguna (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
149 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Domo-Farm Frites
150 Cyril Saugrain (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93
151 Iñigo Chaurreau (Spa) Ag2R Prevoyance
152 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS
153 Rafael Casero (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
154 J.Manuel Vazquez (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
155 Matthew White (Aus) US Postal Service
156 Daniel Atienza (Spa) Cofidis
157 Ricardo Valdez (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
158 Antonio Tauler (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
159 Alessio Galletti (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
160 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
161 Jan Schaffrath (Ger) Team Telekom
162 Reto Bergmann (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems
163 Patrick Calcagni (Swi) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
164 M.A. Martin Perdiguero (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Toll
165 Simone Bertoletti (Ita) Lampre-Daikin
166 Jan Hruska (Cze) ONCE-Eroski
167 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step
168 Denis Zanette (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
169 David Zabriskie (USA) US Postal Service
170 Daniel Becke (Ger) Team Coast
171 Christophe Oriol (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance
172 Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
173 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Mapei-Quick Step
174 Andris Reiss (Lat) Index Alexia
175 Andrea Brognara (Ita) Alessio
176 Thierry Loder (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance
177 Melchor Mauri (Spa) Milaneza-MSS
178 Fabio Baldato (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                           0.28
179 Guido Trenti (USA) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo             0.29
180 Mariano Piccoli (Ita) Lampre-Daikin                         0.54
181 Marco Magnani (Ita) Index Alexia                            1.24
182 Alberto Lopez De Munain (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
183 Steven Kleynen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites
184 Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Fassa Bortolo
185 Martin Derganc (Slo) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
186 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                      1.46
187 Dario Gadeo (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
188 Bram Tankink (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites                         3.27
189 Sven Teutenberg (Ger) Phonak Hearing Systems                3.37
190 Xavier Jan (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93                            3.40
191 Daniele Galli (Ita) Index Alexia                            3.48
192 Steve De Wolf (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites
193 Paolo Savoldelli (Ita) Index Alexia                         5.01
194 Zoran Klemencic (Slo) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                  5.47
195 Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport            6.00
196 Rubén Lobato Elvira (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
197 Alessandro Guerra (Ita) Index Alexia                        6.31
198 Dario Andriotto (Ita) Index Alexia
199 Corrado Serina (Ita) Index Alexia
200 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Telekom
201 Ivan Quaranta (Ita) Index Alexia
202 Benjamín Noval (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                      9.52
203 Martín Garrido (Arg) Relax-Fuenlabrada
 
Points
 
1 Mario Cipollini (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo              25 pts
2 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                         20
3 Gerrit Glomser (Aut) Saeco-Longoni Sport                        16
4 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom                                   14
5 Jan Svorada (Cze) Lampre-Daikin                                 12
6 Angelo Furlan (Ita) Alessio                                     10
7 Angel Edo (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                                     9
8 Oscar Freire (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step                              8
9 Lauri Aus (Est) Ag2R Prevoyance                                  7
10 Jeroen Blijevens (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites                         6
11 Paolo Bossoni (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                        5
12 Fabrizio Guidi (Ita) Team Coast                                 4
13 Gabriele Balducci (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                    3
14 José Gutierrez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                         2
15 Mikel Artetxe (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                           1
 
Sprints
 
San Juan de los terreros - km 7.2
 
1 Dario Gadeo (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                       4 pts
2 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom                                    2
3 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                           1
 
Carboneras - km 60
 
1 Dario Gadeo (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                       4 pts
2 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom                                    2
3 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                          1
 
Almería - km 123.5
 
1 Dario Gadeo (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                       4 pts
2 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom                                    2
3 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                           1
 
Teams
 
1 Team Telekom                                              10.40.36
2 iBanesto.com
3 Lampre-Daikin
4 Kelme-Costa Blanca
5 Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
6 Alessio
7 Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
8 Cofidis
9 Mapei-Quick Step
10 Bigmat.Auber 93
11 Euskaltel-Euskadi
12 Ag2R Prevoyance
13 Team Coast
14 Saeco-Longoni Sport
15 Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
16 Milaneza-MSS
17 Phonak Hearing Systems
18 Fassa Bortolo
19 US Postal Service
20 ONCE-Eroski
21 Domo-Farm Frites
22 Relax-Fuenlabrada
23 Index Alexia                                                 1.24
 
General classification after stage 4
 
1 Joseba Beloki (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                            11.07.11
2 Mikel Zarrabeitia (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
3 Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
4 José Azevedo (Por) ONCE-Eroski
5 Marcos Serrano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
6 Jörg Jaksche (Ger) ONCE-Eroski
7 José Gutierrez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                        0.09
8 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom                                  0.12
9 Roberto Heras (Spa) US Postal Service                          0.14
10 Christian Vandevelde (USA) US Postal Service
11 José Luis Rubiera (Spa) US Postal Service
12 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                        0.15
13 Aitor Gonzalez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
14 Santiago Botero (Col) Kelme-Costa Blanca
15 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
16 Jesus Maria Manzano (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
17 Juan José De Los Angeles (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
18 Carlos Garcia (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
19 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Team Telekom                       0.18
20 Matthias Kessler (Ger) Team Telekom
21 Nicola Loda (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                               0.23
22 Francesco Casagrande (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
23 Marco Velo (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
24 Tadej Valjavec (Slo) Fassa Bortolo
25 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
26 David Millar (GBr) Cofidis                                    0.26
27 Massimiliano Lelli (Ita) Cofidis
28 Guido Trentin (Ita) Cofidis
29 Iñigo Cuesta (Spa) Cofidis
30 Daniel Atienza (Spa) Cofidis
31 Pablo Lastras (Spa) iBanesto.com                              0.27
32 José Iván Gutierrez (Spa) iBanesto.com
33 Francisco Mancebo (Spa) iBanesto.com
34 Aitor Osa (Spa) iBanesto.com
35 Juan Miguel Mercado (Spa) iBanesto.com
36 Jon Odriozola (Spa) iBanesto.com
37 J.Antonio Flecha (Spa) iBanesto.com
38 Santiago Blanco (Spa) iBanesto.com
39 José Garcia Acosta (Spa) iBanesto.com                         0.31
40 Oscar Freire (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step                           0.36
41 Mario Cipollini (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo            0.37
42 Luis Perez (Spa) Team Coast                                   0.39
43 Manuel Beltran (Spa) Team Coast
44 Angel Casero (Spa) Team Coast
45 Fernando Escartin (Spa) Team Coast
46 David Plaza (Spa) Team Coast
47 Aitor Garmendia (Spa) Team Coast
48 David Cañada (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step                           0.42
49 Andrea Noe (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step
50 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step
51 Santos Gonzalez (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo            0.43
52 M.A. Martin Perdiguero (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
53 Oscar Camenzind (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                  0.47
54 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems
55 Benoit Salmon (Fra) Phonak Hearing Systems
56 Juan Carlos Dominguez (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems
57 Gonzalo Bayarri (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems
58 Angel Edo (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                                  0.48
59 Milan Kadlec (Cze) Lampre-Daikin                              0.54
60 Pavel Tonkov (Rus) Lampre-Daikin
61 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Lampre-Daikin
62 Rui Lavarinhas (Por) Milaneza-MSS
63 Fabian Jeker (Swi) Milaneza-MSS
64 Klaus Möller (Den) Milaneza-MSS
65 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS
66 Joan Horrach (Spa) Milaneza-MSS
67 Joao Silva (Por) Milaneza-MSS
68 Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites                        0.59
69 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Domo-Farm Frites
70 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                       1.03
71 Iker Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
72 Iban Mayo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
73 David Etxebarria (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
74 Paolo Bossoni (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                      1.07
75 Mederic Clain (Fra) Cofidis                                   1.09
76 Michael Barry (Can) US Postal Service                         1.10
77 Guido Trenti (USA) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo               1.12
78 Peter Luttenberger (Aut) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                 1.13
79 Diego Ferrari (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
80 Sylvester Szymyd (Pol) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
81 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
82 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
83 Igor Astarloa (Spa) Saeco-Longoni Sport
84 Fabio Sacchi (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
85 Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
86 Juan Guillamon (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                 1.15
87 Gerrit Glomser (Aut) Saeco-Longoni Sport
88 Félix Garcia Casas (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93                      1.16
89 Sebastien Talabardon (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93
90 Aitor Kintana (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93
91 Stephane Heulot (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93
92 Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Telekom                              1.17
93 Reto Bergmann (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                    1.18
94 Carlos Torrent (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                 1.21
95 Jorge Ferrio (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
96 Rafael Casero (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
97 José Garrido (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
98 J.Antonio Pecharroman (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
99 Ricardo Valdez (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
100 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo           1.22
101 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Alessio                            1.24
102 Pietro Caucchioli (Ita) Alessio
103 Mauro Zanetti (Ita) Alessio
104 Mikel Astarloza (Spa) Ag2R Prevoyance                        1.26
105 Iñigo Chaurreau (Spa) Ag2R Prevoyance
106 Christophe Oriol (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance
107 Jose Luis Rebollo (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                    1.31
108 Nacor Burgos (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
109 Antonio Colom (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
110 Oscar Laguna (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
111 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                          1.49
112 Giovanni Lombardi (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo         1.52
113 Rafael Diaz Justo (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                          2.17
114 Steven Kleynen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                        2.23
115 Victor Hugo Peña (Col) US Postal Service                     2.31
116 Antonio Tauler (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                      2.32
117 Rolf Aldag (Ger) Team Telekom                                2.35
118 Jan Schaffrath (Ger) Team Telekom
119 Giuseppe Di Grande (Ita) Index Alexia                        2.38
120 Melchor Mauri (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                             2.39
121 Serguei Yakovlev (Kaz) Team Telekom                          2.43
122 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                       2.45
123 Rui Miguel Sousa (Por) Milaneza-MSS                          2.59
124 Dario Gadeo (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                   3.07
125 Massimo Codol (Ita) Lampre-Daikin                            3.11
126 Mikel Artetxe (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                        3.20
127 Roberto Laiseka (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
128 J.Manuel Vazquez (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                     3.24
129 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Phonak Hearing Systems
130 Simone Bertoletti (Ita) Lampre-Daikin                        3.26
131 Jan Hruska (Cze) ONCE-Eroski                                 3.29
132 Juan Fuentes (Spa) Saeco-Longoni Sport                       3.30
133 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Ag2R Prevoyance                    3.43
134 José Maestre (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                         3.48
135 Marco Magnani (Ita) Index Alexia                             4.02
136 Mario Scirea (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo              4.43
137 Raffaele Ferrara (Ita) Alessio                               4.47
138 Mikel Pradera (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                              4.52
139 Pietro Zucconi (Swi) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                    5.04
140 Bingen Fernandez (Spa) Cofidis                               5.39
141 Robert Bartko (Ger) Team Telekom                             5.53
142 David Zabriskie (USA) US Postal Service                      6.00
143 Alberto Lopez De Munain (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi              6.11
144 Steve De Wolf (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                         6.13
145 Dario David Cioni (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                     6.17
146 Fabio Baldato (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                            6.26
147 Jaime Hernandez (Spa) Team Coast                             6.30
148 Mariano Piccoli (Ita) Lampre-Daikin                          6.37
149 Daniel Schnider (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                 6.38
150 Johan Verstrepen (Bel) Lampre-Daikin                         6.45
151 Cyril Saugrain (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93                         6.51
152 Bram Tankink (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites                          7.13
153 Germán Nieto (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                         7.22
154 Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Fassa Bortolo
155 Steffen Kjaergaard (Nor) US Postal Service                   7.28
156 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                      7.31
157 Denis Zanette (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                            7.37
158 Alessio Galletti (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                   7.50
159 Andrej Hauptman (Slo) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                   8.27
160 Dmitri Fofonov (Kaz) Cofidis                                 8.31
161 Robert Sassone (Fra) Cofidis
162 Alessandro Spezialetti (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport             8.57
163 Serguei Smetanine (Rus) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria             9.26
164 Jan Svorada (Cze) Lampre-Daikin                              9.27
165 Gabriele Balducci (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                 9.55
166 Martin Derganc (Slo) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo           10.06
167 Benjamín Noval (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                      11.23
168 Sven Teutenberg (Ger) Phonak Hearing Systems                11.32
169 Alessandro Guerra (Ita) Index Alexia                        13.18
170 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Mapei-Quick Step                     13.19
171 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Telekom                           14.54
172 Antonio Cruz (USA) US Postal Service                        16.41
173 Fabrizio Guidi (Ita) Team Coast                             17.00
174 Daniel Becke (Ger) Team Coast                               17.06
175 Martín Garrido (Arg) Relax-Fuenlabrada                      17.08
176 Pedro Horrillo (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step                       17.09
177 Leif Hoste (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                           17.26
178 Alberto Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                    17.30
179 Patrick Calcagni (Swi) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                 17.40
180 Jeremy Hunt (GBr) Bigmat.Auber 93                           17.43
181 Alexei Sivakov (Rus) Bigmat.Auber 93
182 Guillaume Auger (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93
183 Angelo Furlan (Ita) Alessio                                 17.45
184 Alberto Vinale (Ita) Alessio                                17.51
185 Andrea Brognara (Ita) Alessio
186 Lauri Aus (Est) Ag2R Prevoyance                             17.53
187 Nicolas Portal (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance
188 Stéphane Berges (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance
189 Thierry Loder (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance
190 Matthew White (Aus) US Postal Service                       18.28
191 Andris Reiss (Lat) Index Alexia                             19.05
192 Jeroen Blijevens (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites                     19.06
193 Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                    19.12
194 Zbigniew Spruch (Pol) Lampre-Daikin                         19.20
195 Gorka Gerrikagoitia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                 20.04
196 Daniele Galli (Ita) Index Alexia                            23.03
197 Xavier Jan (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93                            23.49
198 Paolo Savoldelli (Ita) Index Alexia                         24.16
199 Zoran Klemencic (Slo) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                  24.55
200 Corrado Serina (Ita) Index Alexia                           25.36
201 Dario Andriotto (Ita) Index Alexia
202 Ivan Quaranta (Ita) Index Alexia                            25.40
203 Rubén Lobato Elvira (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo      35.51
 
Points classification
 
1 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom                                   56 pts
2 Mario Cipollini (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo              50
3 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                         41
4 Angel Edo (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                                    32
5 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                        25
6 Oscar Freire (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step                             22
7 Gerrit Glomser (Aut) Saeco-Longoni Sport                        19
8 Jan Svorada (Cze) Lampre-Daikin                                 18
9 Paolo Bossoni (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                        17
10 Oscar Camenzind (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                   16
11 Juan Guillamon (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                  14
12 Dario Gadeo (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                     12
13 Germán Nieto (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                           12
14 Nicola Loda (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                                10
15 Angelo Furlan (Ita) Alessio                                    10
16 Joseba Beloki (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                                 9
17 Aitor Gonzalez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                         8
18 Jeroen Blijevens (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites                         8
19 Lauri Aus (Est) Ag2R Prevoyance                                 7
20 Massimiliano Lelli (Ita) Cofidis                                6
21 Mederic Clain (Fra) Cofidis                                     6
22 Santos Gonzalez (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo              5
23 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                          5
24 Fabrizio Guidi (Ita) Team Coast                                 5
25 Fabio Sacchi (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                          4
26 Mariano Piccoli (Ita) Lampre-Daikin                             4
27 Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                        4
28 Giuseppe Di Grande (Ita) Index Alexia                           4
29 Robert Sassone (Fra) Cofidis                                    4
30 Aitor Osa (Spa) iBanesto.com                                    3
31 Gabriele Balducci (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                    3
32 José Gutierrez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                         2
33 Pablo Lastras (Spa) iBanesto.com                                2
34 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                           2
35 Jan Schaffrath (Ger) Team Telekom                               2
36 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                          2
37 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                          1
38 Andrea Noe (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                               1
39 M.A. Martin Perdiguero (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo       1
40 Mikel Artetxe (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                           1
 
Mountains classification
 
1 Mederic Clain (Fra) Cofidis                                     16 pts
2 Germán Nieto (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                            12
3 Oscar Laguna (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                            10
4 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                           8
5 Klaus Möller (Den) Milaneza-MSS                                  6
6 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                           4
7 David Etxebarria (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                         4
8 Aitor Kintana (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93                              3
9 José Azevedo (Por) ONCE-Eroski                                   2
10 Daniel Atienza (Spa) Cofidis                                    2
11 Igor Astarloa (Spa) Saeco-Longoni Sport                         1
12 José Garrido (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                     1
 
Regularity classification
 
1 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                          92
2 Mederic Clain (Fra) Cofidis                                     95
3 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                         159
4 Germán Nieto (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                           166
 
Teams classification
 
1 ONCE-Eroski                                               33.21.33
2 Kelme-Costa Blanca                                            0.39
3 US Postal Service                                             0.42
4 Team Telekom                                                  0.48
5 Fassa Bortolo                                                 1.03
6 Cofidis                                                       1.12
7 iBanesto.com                                                  1.21
8 Team Coast                                                    1.51
9 Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo                                  1.57
10 Mapei-Quick Step                                             2.00
11 Phonak Hearing Systems                                       2.15
12 Milaneza-MSS                                                 2.36
13 Lampre-Daikin
14 Domo-Farm Frites                                             2.51
15 Euskaltel-Euskadi                                            3.09
16 Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                                         3.21
17 Saeco-Longoni Sport                                          3.33
18 Bigmat.Auber 93                                              3.48
19 Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                                     3.57
20 Alessio                                                      4.06
21 Ag2R Prevoyance                                              4.18
22 Relax-Fuenlabrada                                            4.27
23 Index Alexia                                                11.29