Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Alejandro VALVERDE BELMONTE 25-Apr-1980 Caisse d'Epargne
ESP
3132
2. Alberto CONTADOR VELASCO 06-Dec-1982 Astana
ESP
2612
3. Damiano CUNEGO 19-Sep-1981 Lampre
ITA
2394
4. Fabian CANCELLARA 18-Mar-1981 Team CSC Saxo Bank
SUI
2371
5. Davide REBELLIN 09-Aug-1971 Gerolsteiner
ITA
2238
6. Cadel EVANS 14-Feb-1977 Silence - Lotto
AUS
2214
7. Alessandro BALLAN 06-Nov-1979 Lampre
ITA
1892
8. Kim KIRCHEN 03-Jul-1978 Team Columbia
LUX
1844
9. Carlos SASTRE CANDIL 22-Apr-1975 Team CSC Saxo Bank
ESP
1809
10. Óscar FREIRE GÓMEZ 15-Feb-1976 Rabobank
ESP
1657
11. Levi LEIPHEIMER 24-Oct-1973 Astana
USA
1611
12. Robert GESINK 31-May-1986 Rabobank
NED
1587
13. Joaquim RODRÍGUEZ OLIVER 12-May-1979 Caisse d'Epargne
ESP
1519
14. Denis MENCHOV 25-Jan-1978 Rabobank
RUS
1501
15. Philippe GILBERT 05-Jul-1982 Francaise des Jeux
BEL
1455
16. Stijn DEVOLDER 29-Aug-1979 Quick Step
BEL
1426
17. Erik ZABEL 07-Jul-1970 Team Milram
GER
1414
18. Thomas LÖVKVIST 04-Apr-1984 Team Columbia
SWE
1406
19. Fränk SCHLECK 15-Apr-1980 Team CSC Saxo Bank
LUX
1377
20. Roman KREUZIGER 06-May-1986 Liquigas
CZE
1376
21. Samuel SÁNCHEZ GONZÁLEZ 05-Feb-1978 Euskaltel - Euskadi
ESP
1299
22. Tom BOONEN 15-Oct-1980 Quick Step
BEL
1290
23. Franco PELLIZOTTI 15-Jan-1978 Liquigas
ITA
1262
24. Filippo POZZATO 10-Sep-1981 Liquigas
ITA
1244
25. Riccardo RICCO 01-Sep-1983 Scott - American Beef
ITA
1159
26. Andreas KLÖDEN 22-Jun-1975 Astana
GER
1157
27. Mikel ASTARLOZA CHAURREAU 17-Nov-1979 Euskaltel - Euskadi
ESP
1137
28. Andy SCHLECK 10-Jun-1985 Team CSC Saxo Bank
LUX
1128
29. Thor HUSHOVD 18-Jan-1978 Crédit Agricole
NOR
1102
30. Gustav Erik LARSSON 20-Sep-1980 Team CSC Saxo Bank
SWE
1083
31. Jens VOIGT 17-Sep-1971 Team CSC Saxo Bank
GER
1075
32. Paolo BETTINI 01-Apr-1974 Quick Step
ITA
1073
33. Robbie MCEWEN 24-Jun-1972 Silence - Lotto
AUS
1071
34. Greg VAN AVERMAET 17-May-1985 Silence - Lotto
BEL
1059
35. Maxime MONFORT 14-Jan-1983 Cofidis, Le Credit par Telephone
BEL
1004
36. Christian VAN DE VELDE 22-May-1976 Garmin - Chipotle p/b H30
USA
1002
37. Marzio BRUSEGHIN 15-Jun-1974 Lampre
ITA
999
38. Sandy CASAR 02-Feb-1979 Francaise des Jeux
FRA
972
39. José Joaquín ROJAS GIL 08-Jun-1985 Caisse d'Epargne
ESP
967
40. Rinaldo NOCENTINI 25-Sep-1977 Ag2r La Mondiale
ITA
964
41. Daniele BENNATI 24-Sep-1980 Liquigas
ITA
921
42. Matti BRESCHEL 31-Aug-1984 Team CSC Saxo Bank
DEN
912
43. Mark CAVENDISH 21-May-1985 Team Columbia
GBR
907
44. Stefan SCHUMACHER 21-Jul-1981 Gerolsteiner
GER
896
45. André GREIPEL 16-Jul-1982 Team Columbia
GER
895
46. Sylvain CHAVANEL 30-Jun-1979 Cofidis, Le Credit par Telephone
FRA
890
47. Kurt Asle ARVESEN 09-Feb-1975 Team CSC Saxo Bank
NOR
870
48. Fabian WEGMANN 20-Jun-1980 Gerolsteiner
GER
864
49. Jerome PINEAU 02-Jan-1980 Bouygues Telecom
FRA
862
50. Haimar ZUBELDIA AGIRRE 01-Apr-1977 Euskaltel - Euskadi
ESP
860
51. Giovanni VISCONTI 13-Jan-1983 Quick Step
ITA
860
52. Danilo DI LUCA 02-Jan-1976 LPR Brakes - Ballan
ITA
849
53. Christian PFANNBERGER 09-Dec-1979 Barloworld
AUT
842
54. George HINCAPIE 29-Jun-1973 Team Columbia
USA
834
55. Nick NUYENS 05-May-1980 Cofidis, Le Credit par Telephone
BEL
821
56. Tadej VALJAVEC 13-Apr-1977 Ag2r La Mondiale
SLO
817
57. Vladimir EFIMKIN 02-Dec-1981 Ag2r La Mondiale
RUS
796
58. Pierrick FEDRIGO 30-Nov-1978 Bouygues Telecom
FRA
783
59. Thomas DEKKER 06-Sep-1984 Rabobank
NED
774
60. Vincenzo NIBALI 14-Nov-1984 Liquigas
ITA
771
61. Emanuele SELLA 09-Jan-1981 CSF Group Navigare
ITA
766
62. Enrico GASPAROTTO 22-Mar-1982 Barloworld
ITA
761
63. Karsten KROON 29-Jan-1976 Team CSC Saxo Bank
NED
758
64. Yaroslav POPOVYCH 04-Jan-1980 Silence - Lotto
UKR
755
65. Janez BRAJKOVIC 18-Dec-1983 Astana
SLO
754
66. Jose Ivan GUTIERREZ PALACIOS 27-Nov-1978 Caisse d'Epargne
ESP
748
67. Alexandr KOLOBNEV 04-May-1981 Team CSC Saxo Bank
RUS
734
68. Juan Manuel GÁRATE 24-Apr-1976 Quick Step
ESP
731
69. Michael ROGERS 20-Dec-1979 Team Columbia
AUS
707
70. Rigoberto URÁN URÁN 26-Jan-1987 Caisse d'Epargne
COL
696
71. Bernhard KOHL 04-Jan-1982 Gerolsteiner
AUT
692
72. Martin ELMIGER 23-Sep-1978 Ag2r La Mondiale
SUI
690
73. David MONCOUTIÉ 30-Apr-1975 Cofidis, Le Credit par Telephone
FRA
690
74. Sylvester SZMYD 02-Mar-1978 Lampre
POL
673
75. Allan DAVIS 27-Jul-1980 Mitsubishi - Jartazi
AUS
672
76. Leonardo Fabio DUQUE 10-Apr-1980 Cofidis, Le Credit par Telephone
COL
672
77. Alexandre BOTCHAROV 26-Feb-1975 Crédit Agricole
RUS
671
78. Marco PINOTTI 25-Feb-1976 Team Columbia
ITA
670
79. Luis León SANCHEZ GIL 24-Nov-1983 Caisse d'Epargne
ESP
668
80. Mirco LORENZETTO 19-Jul-1981 Lampre
ITA
663
81. Michael ALBASINI 20-Dec-1980 Liquigas
SUI
663
82. Murilo Antonio FISCHER 16-Jun-1979 Liquigas
BRA
635
83. Sergei IVANOV 05-Mar-1975 Astana
RUS
628
84. Bert GRABSCH 19-Jun-1975 Team Columbia
GER
627
85. Linus GERDEMANN 16-Sep-1982 Team Columbia
GER
626
86. Daniel MORENO FERNANDEZ 05-Sep-1981 Caisse d'Epargne
ESP
622
87. Markus FOTHEN 09-Sep-1981 Gerolsteiner
GER
618
88. Vasil KIRYIENKA 28-Jun-1981 Tinkoff Credit Systems
BLR
617
89. Gerald CIOLEK 19-Sep-1986 Team Columbia
GER
617
90. Juan Antonio FLECHA GIANNONI 17-Sep-1977 Rabobank
ESP
612
91. Gert STEEGMANS 30-Sep-1980 Quick Step
BEL
611
92. Jussi VEIKKANEN 29-Mar-1981 Francaise des Jeux
FIN
609
93. Chris Anker SÖRENSEN 05-Sep-1984 Team CSC Saxo Bank
DEN
596
94. Christian KNEES 05-Mar-1981 Team Milram
GER
595
95. Ezequiel Mosquera MIGUEZ 19-Nov-1975 Xacobeo Galicia
ESP
592
96. Benoit VAUGRENARD 05-Jan-1982 Francaise des Jeux
FRA
588
97. John GADRET 22-Apr-1979 Ag2r La Mondiale
FRA
585
98. Cyril DESSEL 29-Nov-1974 Ag2r La Mondiale
FRA
575
99. Kjell CARLSTRÖM 18-Oct-1976 Liquigas
FIN
567
100. Lars Ytting BAK 16-Jan-1980 Team CSC Saxo Bank
DEN
567
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