Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Alejandro VALVERDE BELMONTE 25-Apr-1980 Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Baleares
ESP
2989
2. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974 Quick Step - Innergetic
ITA
2398
3. Tom BOONEN 15-Oct-1980 Quick Step - Innergetic
BEL
2290
4. Samuel SANCHEZ GONZALEZ 05-Feb-1978 Euskaltel - Euskadi
ESP
2230
5. Fränk SCHLECK 15-Apr-1980 Team CSC
LUX
2169
6. Thor HUSHOVD 18-Jan-1978 Crédit Agricole
NOR
1911
7. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970 Team Milram
GER
1880
8. Cadel EVANS 14-Feb-1977 Davitamon - Lotto
AUS
1796
9. Stefan SCHUMACHER 21-Jul-1981 Gerolsteiner
GER
1765
10. Ivan BASSO 26-Nov-1977 Team CSC
ITA
1729
11. Fabian CANCELLARA 18-Mar-1981 Team CSC
SUI
1722
12. Alessandro BALLAN 06-Nov-1979 Lampre - Fondital
ITA
1696
13. Andrey KASHECHKIN 21-Mar-1980 Astana
KAZ
1661
14. Filippo POZZATO 10-Sep-1981 Quick Step - Innergetic
ITA
1502
15. Carlos SASTRE CANDIL 22-Apr-1975 Team CSC
ESP
1412
16. Michael BOOGERD 28-May-1972 Rabobank
NED
1397
17. Alexandre VINOKOUROV 16-Sep-1973 Astana
KAZ
1386
18. George HINCAPIE 29-Jun-1973 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
USA
1378
19. Robbie MCEWEN 24-Jun-1972 Davitamon - Lotto
AUS
1353
20. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971 Gerolsteiner
ITA
1326
21. Vladimir GUSEV 04-Jul-1982 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
RUS
1321
22. Oscar FREIRE GOMEZ 15-Feb-1976 Rabobank
ESP
1292
23. Damiano CUNEGO 19-Sep-1981 Lampre - Fondital
ITA
1268
24. Levi LEIPHEIMER 24-Oct-1973 Gerolsteiner
USA
1267
25. Cristian MORENI 21-Nov-1972 Cofidis, Le Credit par Telephone
ITA
1266
26. Jens VOIGT 17-Sep-1971 Team CSC
GER
1232
27. Floyd LANDIS 14-Oct-1975 Phonak Hearing Systems
USA
1210
28. Stuart O'GRADY 06-Aug-1973 Team CSC
AUS
1205
29. Christophe MOREAU 12-Apr-1971 Ag2r Prevoyance
FRA
1165
30. Fabian WEGMANN 20-Jun-1980 Gerolsteiner
GER
1136
31. Philippe GILBERT 05-Jul-1982 Francaise des Jeux
BEL
1128
32. Oscar PEREIRO SIO 03-Aug-1977 Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Baleares
ESP
1113
33. Karsten KROON 29-Jan-1976 Team CSC
NED
1090
34. Stefano GARZELLI 16-Jul-1973 Liquigas
ITA
1037
35. Jose Angel GOMEZ MARCHANTE 30-May-1980 Saunier Duval - Prodir
ESP
995
36. Patrik SINKEWITZ 20-Oct-1980 T-Mobile Team
GER
994
37. Bernhard EISEL 17-Feb-1981 Francaise des Jeux
AUT
982
38. Leonardo PIEPOLI 29-Sep-1971 Saunier Duval - Prodir
ITA
973
39. Danilo DI LUCA 02-Jan-1976 Liquigas
ITA
971
40. Alexandre BOTCHAROV 26-Feb-1975 Crédit Agricole
RUS
966
41. Luca PAOLINI 17-Jan-1977 Liquigas
ITA
956
42. Denis MENCHOV 25-Jan-1978 Rabobank
RUS
951
43. Vladimir KARPETS 20-Sep-1980 Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Baleares
RUS
898
44. Kurt Asle ARVESEN 09-Feb-1975 Team CSC
NOR
893
45. Chris HORNER 23-Oct-1971 Davitamon - Lotto
USA
886
46. Vincenzo NIBALI 14-Nov-1984 Liquigas
ITA
851
47. Paolo SAVOLDELLI 07-May-1973 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
ITA
840
48. Stijn DEVOLDER 29-Aug-1979 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
BEL
826
49. Francisco Javier VILA ERRANDONEA 11-Oct-1975 Lampre - Fondital
ESP
819
50. Thomas DEKKER 06-Sep-1984 Rabobank
NED
814
51. Evgeni PETROV 25-May-1978 Lampre - Fondital
RUS
782
52. Michael ROGERS 20-Dec-1979 T-Mobile Team
AUS
780
53. Cyril DESSEL 29-Nov-1974 Ag2r Prevoyance
FRA
774
54. Alessandro PETACCHI 03-Jan-1974 Team Milram
ITA
770
55. Juan Antonio FLECHA GIANNONI 17-Sep-1977 Rabobank
ESP
759
56. Andreas KLÖDEN 22-Jun-1975 T-Mobile Team
GER
747
57. Jörg JAKSCHE 23-Jul-1976 Astana
GER
743
58. Daniele BENNATI 24-Sep-1980 Lampre - Fondital
ITA
724
59. Thomas DANIELSON 13-Mar-1978 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
USA
720
60. Sylvain CHAVANEL 30-Jun-1979 Cofidis, Le Credit par Telephone
FRA
719
61. Pietro CAUCCHIOLI 22-Aug-1975 Crédit Agricole
ITA
710
62. Franco PELLIZOTTI 15-Jan-1978 Liquigas
ITA
707
63. Danilo NAPOLITANO 31-Jan-1981 Lampre - Fondital
ITA
698
64. Leif HOSTE 17-Jul-1977 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
BEL
692
65. Alberto CONTADOR VELASCO 06-Dec-1982 Astana
ESP
692
66. Frédéric GUESDON 14-Oct-1971 Francaise des Jeux
FRA
684
67. Gilberto SIMONI 25-Aug-1971 Saunier Duval - Prodir
ITA
683
68. Jose AZEVEDO 19-Sep-1973 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
POR
679
69. Marzio BRUSEGHIN 15-Jun-1974 Lampre - Fondital
ITA
679
70. Jose Enrique GUTIERREZ CATALUNA 18-Jun-1974 Phonak Hearing Systems
ESP
675
71. Manuele MORI 09-Aug-1980 Saunier Duval - Prodir
ITA
661
72. Janez BRAJKOVIC 18-Dec-1983 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
SLO
660
73. Sandy CASAR 02-Feb-1979 Francaise des Jeux
FRA
656
74. Baden COOKE 12-Oct-1978 Unibet.com
AUS
654
75. Martin ELMIGER 23-Sep-1978 Phonak Hearing Systems
SUI
638
76. Sebastian LANG 15-Sep-1979 Gerolsteiner
GER
624
77. Haimar ZUBELDIA AGUIRRE 01-Apr-1977 Euskaltel - Euskadi
ESP
610
78. Alexandr KOLOBNEV 04-May-1981 Rabobank
RUS
609
79. David KOPP 05-Jan-1979 Gerolsteiner
GER
604
80. Gregory RAST 17-Jan-1980 Phonak Hearing Systems
SUI
601
81. Joost POSTHUMA 08-Mar-1981 Rabobank
NED
600
82. Leonardo BERTAGNOLLI 08-Jan-1978 Cofidis, Le Credit par Telephone
ITA
594
83. Nicki SÖRENSEN 14-May-1975 Team CSC
DEN
592
84. Joaquin RODRIGUEZ OLIVER 12-May-1979 Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Baleares
ESP
592
85. Manuel BELTRAN MARTINEZ 28-May-1971 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
ESP
571
86. Didier ROUS 18-Sep-1970 Bouygues Telecom
FRA
568
87. Andriy GRIVKO 07-Aug-1983 Team Milram
UKR
567
88. Miguel Angel MARTIN PERDIGUERO 14-Oct-1972 Phonak Hearing Systems
ESP
566
89. Matteo CARRARA 25-Mar-1979 Lampre - Fondital
ITA
566
90. Francisco MANCEBO 09-Mar-1976 Ag2r Prevoyance
ESP
560
91. Sergei GONTCHAR 03-Jul-1970 T-Mobile Team
UKR
559
92. Steffen WESEMANN 11-Mar-1971 T-Mobile Team
SUI
554
93. Anthony GESLIN 09-Jun-1980 Bouygues Telecom
FRA
548
94. Sylvester SZMYD 02-Mar-1978 Lampre - Fondital
POL
544
95. Nick NUYENS 05-May-1980 Quick Step - Innergetic
BEL
543
96. David ARROYO DURAN 07-Jan-1980 Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Baleares
ESP
535
97. Egoi MARTINEZ DE ESTEBAN 15-May-1978 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team
ESP
532
98. Thomas VOECKLER 22-Jun-1979 Bouygues Telecom
FRA
529
99. David ZABRISKIE 12-Jan-1979 Team CSC
USA
528
100. Antonio COLOM MAS 11-May-1978 Caisse d'Epargne - Illes Baleares
ESP
527
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