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57th Vuelta a España

Spain, September 7- 29, 2002

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Stage 9 - September 15: Córdoba - Córdoba, 130.2 km

Lastras wins alone on a day of decisive splits

By Chris Henry

Pablo Lastras
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On what looked on paper to be a possible day for the sprinters, despite a second category climb 17km from the finish, iBanesto.com's Pablo Lastras won out front alone ahead of a shattered peloton. The pace of today's stage was blistering, and under the pressure of persistent aggressive riding, combined with occasionally strong cross-winds, several contenders for the GC in this year's Vuelta found themselves on the wrong end of a decisive split that occurred in the first hour of racing.

The decision on the part of the Vuelta organizers to reduce daily stage lengths to prompt more aggressive racing has without question been a success. Today's stage was completed (by Lastras) in 2 hours and 48 minutes, but despite the short duration it was marked by constant pressure at the front of the race, and big time losses for outside race favorites like Danilo Di Luca.

Before 30km were completed the attacks had begun, and the peloton had split into two distinct groups. Once it became apparent that riders like Saeco's Di Luca and iBanesto's Francisco Mancebo were in the second group, teams of the principal GC favorites mercilessly pushed the pace in the first group. By the 34km mark, the gap between the two pelotons was 1'07", increasing to almost 2'30" within the next 20km of racing.

Unaffected by the wind
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It was proving to be a dangerous day, and the favorites knew it. Race leader Sevilla, Roberto Heras, and Joseba Beloki all made the cut in the first group, and all had teammates working hard to press their advantage. Gilberto Simoni made the cut as well, but with teammates Astarloa and Di Luca behind, Saeco was less inclined to force the issue up front. With the speed as high as it was (49.2km were covered in the first hour) riders were not attacking the first group, preferring to wait for the climb, and likely feeling relieved to have made the cut.

World champion Oscar Freire, who had been suffering from knee pain for several days, was trapped in the second group and decided today was the day to end his Vuelta campaign. Like Cipollini, who clearly enjoyed his Vuelta with three stage wins, Freire opted to think ahead to the World's in Belgium rather than persist in Spain.

With Beloki's ONCE boys taking for Kelme and setting an infernal pace up front, the gap back to the second peloton widened to almost 5 minutes with under 60km to race. Jazztel's Ricardo Valdez, often seen on the attack in this year's race, became the race's latest crash victim with a suspected broken hip, after a touch of wheels sent him to the ground and into the ambulance.

As the peloton began its first passage through Córdoba, with a tailwind and a gentle descent, several opportunists profited from the first relaxing of the pace in the first group. Mikel Astarloza of Ag2R attacked, joined by Elio Aggiano (Mapei) and a group of four which included Dave Bruylandts (Domo), Johan Verstrepen (Lampre), Joseé Pecharroman (Jazztel), and Alberto Vinale (Alessio). At about the same time, Francisco Mancebo of iBanesto was overcome with the disappointment of being left in the second peloton, abandoned the race.

A series of attacks on the climb of the Alto de San Jerónimo ended the chances of this first breakaway, but did little to create any sparks among the heavy hitters. Over the summit and on the shallow but winding descent Fabian Jeker (Milaneza-MSS) attacked, soon joined by yesterday's almost-hero Luis Perez (Team Coast) and a flying Pablo Lastras.

Past the descent and into the city streets with 2km to go, Lastras distanced himself from his fellow escapees, powering under the 1km to go banner with 18 seconds in hand. Well clear of the two chasers, Lastras celebrated his victory, no doubt consolation for iBanesto after Mancebo's hasty abandon. Perez followed 13 seconds later for his second top three finish in two days, passing Jeker in a sprint to the line.

Oscar Sevilla
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Oscar Sevilla maintained his overall lead (as well as the white combination jersey), Gilberto Simoni held onto the orange climber's jersey, and Erik Zabel increased his lead over Alessandro Petacchi in the points competition. The big casualties of the day were Saeco's Astarloa and Di Luca, losing an incredible 18 minutes from the top GC contenders.

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  • Pablo Lastras looks like he can hardly believe he's won the stage

Results

1 Pablo Lastras (Spa) iBanesto.com                           2.48.52 (46.26 km/h)
2 Luis Perez (Spa) Team Coast                                   0.13
3 Fabian Jeker (Swi) Milaneza-MSS
4 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                   0.21
5 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom
6 Gerrit Glomser (Aut) Saeco-Longoni Sport
7 Angel Edo (Spa) Milaneza-MSS
8 Oscar Camenzind (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems
9 Aitor Gonzalez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
10 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites
11 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Alessio
12 David Millar (GBr) Cofidis
13 Félix Garcia Casas (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93
14 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
15 Angel Casero (Spa) Team Coast
16 Manuel Beltran (Spa) Team Coast
17 José Gutierrez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
18 Klaus Möller (Den) Milaneza-MSS
19 Jörg Jaksche (Ger) ONCE-Eroski
20 Iban Mayo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
21 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Team Telekom
22 Francesco Casagrande (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
23 Rui Miguel Sousa (Por) Milaneza-MSS
24 Mikel Zarrabeitia (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
25 Antonio Tauler (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
26 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
27 Guido Trentin (Ita) Cofidis
28 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
29 Tadej Valjavec (Slo) Fassa Bortolo
30 Christian Vandevelde (USA) US Postal Service
31 Carlos Garcia (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
32 Joseba Beloki (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
33 Fernando Escartin (Spa) Team Coast
34 Roberto Heras (Spa) US Postal Service
35 David Plaza (Spa) Team Coast
36 Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
37 Matthias Kessler (Ger) Team Telekom
38 Jose Luis Rebollo (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                    1.01
39 Oscar Laguna (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                         2.35
40 Joao Silva (Por) Milaneza-MSS                                3.05
41 Andris Reiss (Lat) Index Alexia                              3.35
42 Daniel Schnider (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems
43 Serguei Smetanine (Rus) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria             3.53
44 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
45 Fabio Sacchi (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
46 Dario David Cioni (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step
47 Nicola Loda (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
48 Marco Velo (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
49 Nicolas Portal (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance
50 J.Antonio Pecharroman (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
51 Giovanni Lombardi (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
52 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Fassa Bortolo
53 Rolf Aldag (Ger) Team Telekom
54 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS
55 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Domo-Farm Frites
56 Dmitri Fofonov (Kaz) Cofidis
57 Gorka Gerrikagoitia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
58 Juan José De Los Angeles (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca
59 Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
60 Paolo Bossoni (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
61 Guido Trenti (USA) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
62 Benoit Salmon (Fra) Phonak Hearing Systems
63 Sven Teutenberg (Ger) Phonak Hearing Systems
64 Jesus Maria Manzano (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                 4.30
65 Pietro Caucchioli (Ita) Alessio
66 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Mapei-Quick Step
67 Antonio Colom (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                        4.50
68 Angelo Furlan (Ita) Alessio                                  5.20
69 Mariano Piccoli (Ita) Lampre-Daikin
70 Alexei Sivakov (Rus) Bigmat.Auber 93                         6.14
71 Johan Verstrepen (Bel) Lampre-Daikin
72 Rafael Casero (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
73 Jan Svorada (Cze) Lampre-Daikin
74 Sebastien Talabardon (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93
75 Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Fassa Bortolo
76 Patrick Calcagni (Swi) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
77 Andrej Hauptman (Slo) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
78 Martín Garrido (Arg) Relax-Fuenlabrada                       9.04
79 Rafael Diaz Justo (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                          9.33
80 Denis Zanette (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                           10.32
81 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step
82 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Telekom
83 Raffaele Ferrara (Ita) Alessio
84 Cyril Saugrain (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93                        12.41
85 Mikel Astarloza (Spa) Ag2R Prevoyance
86 Jan Schaffrath (Ger) Team Telekom
87 Mikel Pradera (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
88 Aitor Garmendia (Spa) Team Coast
89 Jaime Hernandez (Spa) Team Coast
90 Carlos Torrent (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
91 Matthew White (Aus) US Postal Service
92 Jeroen Blijevens (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites
93 Robert Bartko (Ger) Team Telekom
94 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Phonak Hearing Systems
95 Leif Hoste (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites
96 Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Telekom
97 Alberto Vinale (Ita) Alessio
98 Melchor Mauri (Spa) Milaneza-MSS
99 Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites
100 David Zabriskie (USA) US Postal Service
101 Antonio Cruz (USA) US Postal Service
102 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step
103 Victor Hugo Peńa (Col) US Postal Service
104 José Luis Rubiera (Spa) US Postal Service
105 José Garcia Acosta (Spa) iBanesto.com                      18.05
106 Alberto Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
107 Daniel Becke (Ger) Team Coast
108 Pedro Horrillo (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step
109 Massimo Codol (Ita) Lampre-Daikin
110 David Cańada (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step
111 Alessandro Guerra (Ita) Index Alexia
112 Zoran Klemencic (Slo) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
113 Steven Kleynen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites
114 Mederic Clain (Fra) Cofidis
115 Ińigo Chaurreau (Spa) Ag2R Prevoyance
116 Juan Guillamon (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
117 Juan Fuentes (Spa) Saeco-Longoni Sport
118 Jon Odriozola (Spa) iBanesto.com
119 José Iván Gutierrez (Spa) iBanesto.com
120 Santiago Blanco (Spa) iBanesto.com
121 Dario Gadeo (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
122 Guillaume Auger (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93
123 José Garrido (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
124 Diego Ferrari (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
125 Aitor Osa (Spa) iBanesto.com
126 Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites
127 Pietro Zucconi (Swi) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
128 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Lampre-Daikin
129 Dario Andriotto (Ita) Index Alexia
130 Nacor Burgos (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
131 J.Manuel Vazquez (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
132 Simone Bertoletti (Ita) Lampre-Daikin
133 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport
134 Pavel Tonkov (Rus) Lampre-Daikin
135 Santos Gonzalez (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
136 Joan Horrach (Spa) Milaneza-MSS
137 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems
138 Jorge Ferrio (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
139 Zbigniew Spruch (Pol) Lampre-Daikin
140 Milan Kadlec (Cze) Lampre-Daikin
141 Sylvester Szymyd (Pol) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
142 Daniel Atienza (Spa) Cofidis
143 Igor Astarloa (Spa) Saeco-Longoni Sport
144 J.Antonio Flecha (Spa) iBanesto.com
145 Steffen Kjaergaard (Nor) US Postal Service
146 M.A. Martin Perdiguero (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Toll
147 Mauro Zanetti (Ita) Alessio
148 Alberto Lopez De Munain (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
149 David Etxebarria (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
150 Mikel Artetxe (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
151 Rubén Lobato Elvira (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
152 Rui Lavarinhas (Por) Milaneza-MSS
153 José Azevedo (Por) ONCE-Eroski
154 Juan Miguel Mercado (Spa) iBanesto.com
155 Marcos Serrano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski
156 Gonzalo Bayarri (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems
157 Massimiliano Lelli (Ita) Cofidis
158 Aitor Kintana (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93
159 Peter Luttenberger (Aut) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi
160 Juan Carlos Dominguez (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems
161 Bingen Fernandez (Spa) Cofidis
162 Giuseppe Di Grande (Ita) Index Alexia
163 Serguei Yakovlev (Kaz) Team Telekom
164 Fabrizio Guidi (Ita) Team Coast
165 Reto Bergmann (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems
166 Christophe Oriol (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance
167 Marco Magnani (Ita) Index Alexia
168 Iker Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi
169 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Ag2R Prevoyance
170 Santiago Botero (Col) Kelme-Costa Blanca
171 José Maestre (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
172 Robert Sassone (Fra) Cofidis
173 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo
174 Germán Nieto (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada
DNS Jan Hruska (Cze) ONCE-Eroski
DNS Michael Barry (Can) US Postal Service
DNF Francisco Mancebo (Spa) iBanesto.com
DNF Ricardo Valdez (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria
DNF Oscar Freire (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step
 
Points
 
1 Pablo Lastras (Spa) iBanesto.com                                25 pts
2 Luis Perez (Spa) Team Coast                                     20
3 Fabian Jeker (Swi) Milaneza-MSS                                 16
4 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                     14
5 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom                                   12
6 Gerrit Glomser (Aut) Saeco-Longoni Sport                        10
7 Angel Edo (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                                     9
8 Oscar Camenzind (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                     8
9 Aitor Gonzalez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                          7
10 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                          6
11 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Alessio                               5
12 David Millar (GBr) Cofidis                                      4
13 Félix Garcia Casas (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93                        3
14 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                          2
15 Angel Casero (Spa) Team Coast                                   1
 
Mountains
 
Alto de San Jerónimo - Cat. 2, km 113                             
 
1 Antonio Colom (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                           10 pts
2 Klaus Möller (Den) Milaneza-MSS                                  7
3 Félix Garcia Casas (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93                         5
4 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                        3
5 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                           2
6 J.Manuel Vazquez (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                         1
 
Sprints
 
Almodovar del rio - km 20.5
 
1 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                              4 pts
2 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo               2
3 Antonio Colom (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                            1
 
Córdoba - km 99.7
 
1 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                              4 pts
2 Mikel Astarloza (Spa) Ag2R Prevoyance                            2
3 J.Antonio Pecharroman (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria             1
 
 
H.Km 2 de la CV79 - km 119.5
 
1 Fabian Jeker (Swi) Milaneza-MSS                                  4 pts
2 Luis Perez (Spa) Team Coast                                      2
3 Carlos Garcia (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                           1
 
Teams
 
1 Milaneza-MSS                                               8.27.31
2 Team Coast
3 Kelme-Costa Blanca                                            0.08
4 Team Telekom
5 ONCE-Eroski
6 Saeco-Longoni Sport                                           3.40
7 Cofidis
8 Fassa Bortolo
9 Euskaltel-Euskadi
10 Phonak Hearing Systems                                       6.54
11 Relax-Fuenlabrada                                            7.31
12 Alessio                                                      9.16
13 Bigmat.Auber 93                                             11.54
14 US Postal Service                                           12.28
15 Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                                    13.05
16 Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                                        15.26
17 Domo-Farm Frites                                            16.00
18 Lampre-Daikin                                               16.53
19 Mapei-Quick Step                                            18.00
20 Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo                                24.56
21 Ag2R Prevoyance                                             33.44
22 iBanesto.com                                                35.15
23 Index Alexia                                                38.50
 
General classification after stage 9
 
1 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                    32.32.53
2 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Team Telekom                       0.14
3 Aitor Gonzalez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                       0.41
4 Roberto Heras (Spa) US Postal Service                         0.48
5 Félix Garcia Casas (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93                      1.01
6 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                       1.09
7 Iban Mayo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                             1.14
8 Mikel Zarrabeitia (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                           1.34
9 Joseba Beloki (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                               1.43
10 Jörg Jaksche (Ger) ONCE-Eroski                               1.44
11 Francesco Casagrande (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                     1.45
12 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                    1.49
13 Pablo Lastras (Spa) iBanesto.com                             2.08
14 Guido Trentin (Ita) Cofidis                                  2.13
15 Oscar Camenzind (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                 2.22
16 Manuel Beltran (Spa) Team Coast                              2.45
17 Klaus Möller (Den) Milaneza-MSS                              2.57
18 Angel Casero (Spa) Team Coast                                2.58
19 David Millar (GBr) Cofidis                                   3.16
20 Fernando Escartin (Spa) Team Coast
21 Tadej Valjavec (Slo) Fassa Bortolo                           3.44
22 Fabian Jeker (Swi) Milaneza-MSS                              4.18
23 Carlos Garcia (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                       7.40
24 Rui Miguel Sousa (Por) Milaneza-MSS                          9.30
25 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                       9.44
26 David Plaza (Spa) Team Coast                                11.06
27 Luis Perez (Spa) Team Coast                                 11.23
28 Christian Vandevelde (USA) US Postal Service                12.16
29 Gerrit Glomser (Aut) Saeco-Longoni Sport                    14.12
30 Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                 15.53
31 Pietro Caucchioli (Ita) Alessio                             18.10
32 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                    19.32
33 J.Antonio Pecharroman (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria        19.54
34 David Etxebarria (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                    21.46
35 Oscar Pereiro (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems                  23.14
36 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Alessio                           23.53
37 Jose Luis Rebollo (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                   25.02
38 J.Antonio Flecha (Spa) iBanesto.com                         25.14
39 Massimiliano Lelli (Ita) Cofidis                            26.43
40 José Azevedo (Por) ONCE-Eroski                              27.14
41 Joan Horrach (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                             27.26
42 Daniel Atienza (Spa) Cofidis                                27.57
43 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                 28.02
44 Santiago Blanco (Spa) iBanesto.com                          28.26
45 José Garrido (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                 29.25
46 Juan Manuel Garate (Spa) Lampre-Daikin                      29.51
47 Joao Silva (Por) Milaneza-MSS                               30.16
48 Steven Kleynen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                       30.26
49 Matthias Kessler (Ger) Team Telekom
50 Rui Lavarinhas (Por) Milaneza-MSS                           30.33
51 Sylvester Szymyd (Pol) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                 31.22
52 Simone Bertoletti (Ita) Lampre-Daikin
53 Nacor Burgos (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                        31.56
54 Peter Luttenberger (Aut) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi               32.56
55 Angel Edo (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                                33.46
56 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                         34.52
57 Ińigo Chaurreau (Spa) Ag2R Prevoyance                       36.47
58 Giuseppe Di Grande (Ita) Index Alexia                       36.53
59 Marcos Serrano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                            37.19
60 Jorge Ferrio (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                 37.34
61 Antonio Tauler (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                     41.21
62 M.A. Martin Perdiguero (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo   42.13
63 Massimo Codol (Ita) Lampre-Daikin                           42.56
64 Gorazd Stangelj (Slo) Fassa Bortolo                         44.28
65 David Cańada (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step                         44.30
66 Marco Velo (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                              45.17
67 José Gutierrez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                     46.32
68 Rafael Casero (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                47.16
69 Alberto Lopez De Munain (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi             48.48
70 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus) Ag2R Prevoyance                   48.56
71 Aitor Osa (Spa) iBanesto.com                                48.59
72 Aitor Kintana (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93                         49.11
73 Jesus Maria Manzano (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                49.38
74 Juan Miguel Mercado (Spa) iBanesto.com                      49.56
75 Benoit Salmon (Fra) Phonak Hearing Systems                  50.36
76 Antonio Colom (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                       50.43
77 Santos Gonzalez (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo          54.46
78 José Luis Rubiera (Spa) US Postal Service                   54.53
79 Daniel Schnider (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                55.11
80 Oscar Laguna (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                        55.15
81 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Domo-Farm Frites                    55.30
82 Iker Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                         55.53
83 Dario David Cioni (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                    56.30
84 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                      56.31
85 Igor Astarloa (Spa) Saeco-Longoni Sport                     57.58
86 Juan José De Los Angeles (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca           58.18
87 Rafael Diaz Justo (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                         59.01
88 Nicola Loda (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                             59.09
89 Serguei Smetanine (Rus) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria            59.14
90 Rolf Aldag (Ger) Team Telekom                               59.45
91 Sebastien Talabardon (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93                  59.53
92 Santiago Botero (Col) Kelme-Costa Blanca                  1.00.40
93 Mederic Clain (Fra) Cofidis                               1.01.00
94 Pavel Tonkov (Rus) Lampre-Daikin                          1.01.06
95 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom                             1.01.32
96 Mikel Astarloza (Spa) Ag2R Prevoyance                     1.01.55
97 Gonzalo Bayarri (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems              1.05.22
98 Dmitri Fofonov (Kaz) Cofidis                              1.05.24
99 José Iván Gutierrez (Spa) iBanesto.com                    1.05.26
100 Leonardo Bertagnolli (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport           1.06.09
101 Nicolas Portal (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance                     1.06.44
102 Christophe Oriol (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance                   1.07.50
103 Melchor Mauri (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                         1.07.53
104 Fabio Sacchi (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                   1.08.53
105 Paolo Bossoni (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                 1.09.27
106 Reto Bergmann (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems               1.10.01
107 Carlos Torrent (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria            1.10.11
108 Jan Schaffrath (Ger) Team Telekom                        1.10.18
109 Giovanni Lombardi (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo     1.10.21
110 Aitor Garmendia (Spa) Team Coast                         1.10.22
111 Victor Hugo Peńa (Col) US Postal Service                 1.10.27
112 Steffen Kjaergaard (Nor) US Postal Service               1.10.39
113 Mauro Zanetti (Ita) Alessio                              1.10.54
114 Bingen Fernandez (Spa) Cofidis                           1.11.32
115 J.Manuel Vazquez (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                 1.11.35
116 Raffaele Ferrara (Ita) Alessio                           1.11.41
117 Guido Trenti (USA) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo          1.12.14
118 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                  1.12.23
119 Koos Moerenhout (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites                   1.12.56
120 Juan Carlos Dominguez (Spa) Phonak Hearing Systems       1.13.14
121 José Maestre (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                     1.15.21
122 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                    1.15.50
123 Mariano Piccoli (Ita) Lampre-Daikin                      1.16.29
124 Mikel Artetxe (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                    1.16.57
125 Johan Verstrepen (Bel) Lampre-Daikin                     1.17.52
126 Andreas Klier (Ger) Team Telekom                         1.18.51
127 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                      1.19.06
128 Andrej Hauptman (Slo) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi               1.19.08
129 Gorka Gerrikagoitia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi              1.19.29
130 Jon Odriozola (Spa) iBanesto.com                         1.19.31
131 José Garcia Acosta (Spa) iBanesto.com                    1.19.35
132 Robert Bartko (Ger) Team Telekom                         1.19.37
133 Jan Svorada (Cze) Lampre-Daikin                          1.20.12
134 Diego Ferrari (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                 1.20.17
135 Charles Wegelius (GBr) Mapei-Quick Step                  1.20.37
136 Dario Gadeo (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria               1.20.40
137 Serguei Yakovlev (Kaz) Team Telekom                      1.21.00
138 Juan Fuentes (Spa) Saeco-Longoni Sport                   1.21.01
139 Mikel Pradera (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                          1.21.26
140 Denis Zanette (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                        1.22.45
141 Bert Grabsch (Ger) Phonak Hearing Systems                1.23.31
142 Milan Kadlec (Cze) Lampre-Daikin                         1.23.52
143 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo       1.24.28
144 Patrick Calcagni (Swi) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi              1.24.57
145 Jaime Hernandez (Spa) Team Coast                         1.26.06
146 David Zabriskie (USA) US Postal Service                  1.26.17
147 Cyril Saugrain (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93                     1.26.53
148 Juan Guillamon (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria            1.27.06
149 Andris Reiss (Lat) Index Alexia                          1.27.12
150 Angelo Furlan (Ita) Alessio                              1.27.41
151 Sven Teutenberg (Ger) Phonak Hearing Systems             1.28.48
152 Germán Nieto (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                     1.29.14
153 Andreas Klöden (Ger) Team Telekom                        1.29.30
154 Pietro Zucconi (Swi) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                1.30.35
155 Robert Sassone (Fra) Cofidis                             1.33.15
156 Marco Magnani (Ita) Index Alexia                         1.33.48
157 Alexei Sivakov (Rus) Bigmat.Auber 93                     1.33.50
158 Martín Garrido (Arg) Relax-Fuenlabrada                   1.34.20
159 Alberto Vinale (Ita) Alessio                             1.35.08
160 Alessandro Guerra (Ita) Index Alexia                     1.35.59
161 Alberto Martinez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                 1.36.48
162 Antonio Cruz (USA) US Postal Service                     1.36.51
163 Leif Hoste (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                        1.37.28
164 Matthew White (Aus) US Postal Service                    1.37.44
165 Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                 1.38.16
166 Pedro Horrillo (Spa) Mapei-Quick Step                    1.39.01
167 Jeroen Blijevens (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites                  1.39.48
168 Zbigniew Spruch (Pol) Lampre-Daikin                      1.41.56
169 Daniel Becke (Ger) Team Coast                            1.42.37
170 Guillaume Auger (Fra) Bigmat.Auber 93                    1.45.39
171 Fabrizio Guidi (Ita) Team Coast                          1.46.02
172 Dario Andriotto (Ita) Index Alexia                       1.48.12
173 Zoran Klemencic (Slo) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi               1.50.32
174 Rubén Lobato Elvira (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo   2.00.12
 
Points classification
 
1 Erik Zabel (Ger) Team Telekom                                  90 pts
2 Alessandro Petacchi (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                        59
3 Aitor Gonzalez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                        57
4 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                       50
5 Angel Edo (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                                   47
6 Pablo Lastras (Spa) iBanesto.com                               45
7 Luis Perez (Spa) Team Coast                                    42
8 Gerrit Glomser (Aut) Saeco-Longoni Sport                       38
9 Félix Garcia Casas (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93                       37
10 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                        33
11 Oscar Camenzind (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                  32
12 Fabian Jeker (Swi) Milaneza-MSS                               30
13 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Team Telekom                       30
14 Sven Teutenberg (Ger) Phonak Hearing Systems                  28
15 Guido Trentin (Ita) Cofidis                                   27
16 Roberto Heras (Spa) US Postal Service                         25
17 Iban Mayo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                             25
18 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                     23
19 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                       22
20 Paolo Bossoni (Ita) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                      22
21 David Etxebarria (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                      20
22 Angelo Furlan (Ita) Alessio                                   20
23 Jeroen Blijevens (Ned) Domo-Farm Frites                       20
24 Francesco Casagrande (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                      19
25 Germán Nieto (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                          18
26 Jan Svorada (Cze) Lampre-Daikin                               18
27 Joseba Beloki (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                               14
28 Mikel Zarrabeitia (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                           14
29 David Millar (GBr) Cofidis                                    14
30 Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                   14
31 Juan Guillamon (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                 14
32 Dario Gadeo (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                    12
33 Fabio Sacchi (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                        12
34 Mederic Clain (Fra) Cofidis                                   11
35 Martín Garrido (Arg) Relax-Fuenlabrada                        11
36 Jurgen Van Goolen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                      10
37 Jörg Jaksche (Ger) ONCE-Eroski                                10
38 Nicola Loda (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                               10
39 Zoran Klemencic (Slo) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                    10
40 Fabrizio Guidi (Ita) Team Coast                                9
41 Elio Aggiano (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                            8
42 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                         8
43 Massimiliano Lelli (Ita) Cofidis                               8
44 José Gutierrez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                        7
45 José Garcia Acosta (Spa) iBanesto.com                          6
46 Rui Miguel Sousa (Por) Milaneza-MSS                            6
47 Mariano Piccoli (Ita) Lampre-Daikin                            5
48 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Alessio                              5
49 Aitor Osa (Spa) iBanesto.com                                   5
50 Santos Gonzalez (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo             5
51 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                         5
52 Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                    4
53 Antonio Tauler (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                        4
54 Jesus Maria Manzano (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                   4
55 Raffaele Ferrara (Ita) Alessio                                 4
56 Robert Bartko (Ger) Team Telekom                               4
57 Giuseppe Di Grande (Ita) Index Alexia                          4
58 Daniel Schnider (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                   4
59 Robert Sassone (Fra) Cofidis                                   4
60 Klaus Möller (Den) Milaneza-MSS                                3
61 Fernando Escartin (Spa) Team Coast                             2
62 Steven Kleynen (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                          2
63 Rolf Aldag (Ger) Team Telekom                                  2
64 Mikel Astarloza (Spa) Ag2R Prevoyance                          2
65 Jan Schaffrath (Ger) Team Telekom                              2
66 Davide Bramati (Ita) Mapei-Quick Step                          2
67 Andrej Hauptman (Slo) Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                     2
68 Daniele Bennati (Ita) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo             2
69 Angel Casero (Spa) Team Coast                                  1
70 Carlos Garcia (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                         1
71 J.Antonio Pecharroman (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria           1
72 Jose Luis Rebollo (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                      1
73 M.A. Martin Perdiguero (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo      1
74 Antonio Colom (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                          1
75 Oscar Laguna (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                           1
76 Andrey Kashechkin (Kaz) Domo-Farm Frites                       1
77 Nicolas Portal (Fra) Ag2R Prevoyance                           1
78 Mikel Artetxe (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                          1
79 Rubén Lobato Elvira (Spa) Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo         1
 
Mountains classification
 
1 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                      51 pts
2 Félix Garcia Casas (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93                       50
3 Mederic Clain (Fra) Cofidis                                    38
4 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                         36
5 Roberto Heras (Spa) US Postal Service                          32
6 Guido Trentin (Ita) Cofidis                                    30
7 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Team Telekom                        24
8 Iban Mayo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                              23
9 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                        22
10 Mikel Zarrabeitia (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                           17
11 Massimiliano Lelli (Ita) Cofidis                              16
12 Fabian Jeker (Swi) Milaneza-MSS                               16
13 Oscar Laguna (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                          15
14 Klaus Möller (Den) Milaneza-MSS                               13
15 Aitor Gonzalez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                       12
16 Germán Nieto (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                          12
17 Aitor Osa (Spa) iBanesto.com                                  11
18 Antonio Colom (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                         10
19 Iker Flores (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                           10
20 Jörg Jaksche (Ger) ONCE-Eroski                                10
21 Jesus Maria Manzano (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                   9
22 Joseba Beloki (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                                8
23 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                         8
24 Pablo Lastras (Spa) iBanesto.com                               6
25 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Alessio                              6
26 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                       5
27 Jose Luis Rebollo (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                      5
28 Oscar Camenzind (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                   4
29 Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                    4
30 David Etxebarria (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                       4
31 Antonio Tauler (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                        4
32 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                         4
33 Francesco Casagrande (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                       3
34 Carlos Garcia (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                         3
35 Rui Miguel Sousa (Por) Milaneza-MSS                            3
36 Aitor Kintana (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93                            3
37 Rolf Aldag (Ger) Team Telekom                                  3
38 Pavel Tonkov (Rus) Lampre-Daikin                               3
39 José Garcia Acosta (Spa) iBanesto.com                          3
40 José Azevedo (Por) ONCE-Eroski                                 2
41 Daniel Atienza (Spa) Cofidis                                   2
42 Melchor Mauri (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                               2
43 José Garrido (Spa) Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                    1
44 Daniel Schnider (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                   1
45 Igor Astarloa (Spa) Saeco-Longoni Sport                        1
46 Victor Hugo Peńa (Col) US Postal Service                       1
47 J.Manuel Vazquez (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                       1
 
Regularity classification
 
1 Oscar Sevilla (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                         15 pts
2 Félix Garcia Casas (Spa) Bigmat.Auber 93                       16
3 Aitor Gonzalez (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                        21
4 Alexandre Vinokourov (Kaz) Team Telekom                        22
5 Roberto Heras (Spa) US Postal Service                          25
6 Gilberto Simoni (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                      31
7 Iban Mayo (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                              32
8 Haimar Zubeldia (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                        34
9 Guido Trentin (Ita) Cofidis                                    35
10 Pablo Lastras (Spa) iBanesto.com                              43
11 Mikel Zarrabeitia (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                           46
12 Fabian Jeker (Swi) Milaneza-MSS                               46
13 Oscar Camenzind (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                  54
14 Joseba Beloki (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                               58
15 Danilo Di Luca (Ita) Saeco-Longoni Sport                      62
16 Jörg Jaksche (Ger) ONCE-Eroski                                67
17 Francesco Casagrande (Ita) Fassa Bortolo                      68
18 David Etxebarria (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi                      85
19 Dave Bruylandts (Bel) Domo-Farm Frites                        90
20 Klaus Möller (Den) Milaneza-MSS                               91
21 Massimiliano Lelli (Ita) Cofidis                              93
22 Rui Miguel Sousa (Por) Milaneza-MSS                          105
23 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro) Alessio                            109
24 Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano (Spa) ONCE-Eroski                  111
25 Carlos Garcia (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                       127
26 Mederic Clain (Fra) Cofidis                                  130
27 Jose Luis Rebollo (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                    136
28 Aitor Osa (Spa) iBanesto.com                                 137
29 Antonio Tauler (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                      145
30 Jesus Maria Manzano (Spa) Kelme-Costa Blanca                 148
31 Vitoriano Fernandez (Spa) Milaneza-MSS                       167
32 Antonio Colom (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                        168
33 Oscar Laguna (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                         168
34 Daniel Schnider (Swi) Phonak Hearing Systems                 181
35 Rolf Aldag (Ger) Team Telekom                                190
36 Germán Nieto (Spa) Relax-Fuenlabrada                         192
37 José Garcia Acosta (Spa) iBanesto.com                        215
 
Teams classification
 
1 ONCE-Eroski                                               97.43.40
2 Kelme-Costa Blanca                                            1.25
3 Team Coast                                                    3.01
4 Milaneza-MSS                                                  4.18
5 Euskaltel-Euskadi                                             4.56
6 Cofidis                                                      10.41
7 Saeco-Longoni Sport                                          16.12
8 Fassa Bortolo                                                31.28
9 Jazztel-Costa De Almeria                                     31.34
10 iBanesto.com                                                40.24
11 Phonak Hearing Systems                                      54.19
12 US Postal Service                                           54.52
13 Lampre-Daikin                                               57.46
14 Relax-Fuenlabrada                                         1.17.38
15 Domo-Farm Frites                                          1.19.09
16 Team Telekom                                              1.19.29
17 Bigmat.Auber 93                                           1.27.42
18 Alessio                                                   1.35.05
19 Tacconi Sport-Emmegi                                      1.41.22
20 Ag2R Prevoyance                                           1.58.01
21 Acqua & Sapone-Cantina Tollo                              2.26.41
22 Mapei-Quick Step                                          2.28.50
23 Index Alexia                                              3.11.26