Pais Vasco final: Cobo home in Oiartzun

The final time trial in the Vuelta a Pais Vasco saw race leader Juan José Cobo defend his position a

The final time trial in the Vuelta a Pais Vasco saw race leader Juan José Cobo defend his position a
PIC © SAUNIER DUVAL Juan Jos Cobo (Saunier Duval) has won the Vuelta a Pais Vasco after holding off all the challenges in the final time trial in Oiartzun. Samuel S nchez (Euskaltel) won the stage in a time of 21'36, beating Alberto Contador (Discovery) by two seconds and Cobo by four. But Cobo's nearest rival on GC, µngel Vicioso (Relax-Gam), could only manage sixth at 40 seconds. Vicioso had started the day one second behind Cobo on GC. He managed to hold down his second place overall with S nchez keeping third. Stage 6 results 1 Samuel S nchez (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:21:36 2 Alberto Contador (Spa, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:00:02 3 Juan Jos Cobo (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 0:00:04 4 Damiano Cunego (Ita, Lampre-Fondital) 0:00:14 5 Alejandro Valverde (Spa, Caisse d'Epargne) 0:00:22 6 µngel Vicioso (Spa, Relax - Gam) 0:00:40 7 J. Angel G¢mez Marchante (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 0:00:41 8 Egoi Martinez (Spa, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:00:47 9 Davide Rebellin (Ita, Gerolsteiner) 0:00:47 10 Cadel Evans (Aus, Predictor-Lotto) 0:00:55 11 Aitor Hern ndez (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:00:55 12 Tadej Valjavec (Slo, Lampre-Fondital) 0:00:56 13 Mikel Astarloza (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:01:01 14 Antonio Colom (Spa, Astana) 0:01:04 15 Constantino Zaballa (Spa, Caisse d'Epargne) 0:01:06 16 Iker Cama¤o (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 0:01:07 17 Frank Schleck (Lux, Team CSC) 0:01:08 18 Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe, Unibet.com) 0:01:17 19 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa, Caisse d'Epargne) 0:01:18 20 Jos Luis Rubiera (Spa, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:01:19 21 Bernhard Kohl (Aut, Gerolsteiner) 0:01:30 22 Jens Voigt (Ger, Team CSC) 0:01:30 23 àscar Sevilla (Spa, Relax - Gam) 0:01:36 24 µngel Vallejo (Spa, Relax - Gam) 0:01:39 25 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro, Liquigas) 0:01:40 26 Patxi Javier Vila (Spa, Lampre-Fondital) 0:01:42 27 Thomas Lvkvist (Swe, Franaise des Jeux) 0:01:44 28 Bobby Julich (USA, Team CSC) 0:01:47 29 Francisco Mancebo (Spa, Relax - Gam) 0:01:51 30 Koldo Gil (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 0:01:52 31 Mads Kaggestad (Nor, Credit Agricole) 0:01:56 32 Charles Wegelius (GBr, Liquigas) 0:02:07 33 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus, Credit Agricole) 0:02:07 34 Kjell Carlstrm (Fin, Liquigas) 0:02:08 35 Steve Zampieri (Swi, Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone) 0:02:09 36 Mauricio Ardila (Col, Rabobank) 0:02:12 37 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita, Ag2r Prevoyance) 0:02:13 38 Nicki Sorensen (Den, Team CSC) 0:02:13 39 Julien Mazet (Fra, Astana) 0:02:18 40 Francesco Bellotti (Ita, Credit Agricole) 0:02:19 41 David De La Fuente (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 0:02:20 42 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita, Lampre-Fondital) 0:02:20 43 Manuel Beltran (Spa, Liquigas) 0:02:28 44 Pieter Weening (Ned, Rabobank) 0:02:29 45 Vicente Ballester (Spa, Fuerteventura-Canarias) 0:02:32 46 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita, Lampre-Fondital) 0:02:33 47 Stphane Goubert (Fra, Ag2r Prevoyance) 0:02:38 48 Ivan Ramiro Parra (Col, Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone) 0:02:39 49 Matthieu Sprick (Fra, Bouygues Telecom) 0:02:41 50 Theo Eltink (Ned, Rabobank) 0:02:41 51 Carlos Barredo (Spa, Quick Step - Innergetic) 0:02:42 52 Johann Tschopp (Swi, Bouygues Telecom) 0:02:42 53 Rubn Prez (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:02:42 54 Jos Luis Arrieta (Spa, Ag2r Prevoyance) 0:02:43 55 Bingen Fern ndez (Spa, Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone) 0:02:44 56 Andrey Mizurov (Kaz, Astana) 0:02:45 57 Jos Miguel Elias (Spa, Relax - Gam) 0:02:46 58 Jrme Pineau (Fra, Bouygues Telecom) 0:02:47 59 Hubert Dupont (Fra, Ag2r Prevoyance) 0:02:48 60 Igor Astarloa (Spa, Team Milram) 0:02:49 61 Cdric Vasseur (Fra, Quick Step - Innergetic) 0:02:49 62 Luis Pasamontes (Spa, Unibet.com) 0:02:55 63 Dailos Diaz (Spa, Fuerteventura-Canarias) 0:02:56 64 Benot Poilvet (Fra, Credit Agricole) 0:02:56 65 Michael Barry (Can, T-Mobile Team) 0:02:59 66 Jrmy Roy (Fra, Franaise des Jeux) 0:03:03 67 Anthony Charteau (Fra, Credit Agricole) 0:03:06 68 Matthew Lloyd (Aus, Predictor-Lotto) 0:03:08 69 Axel Merckx (Bel, T-Mobile Team) 0:03:09 70 Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel, Quick Step - Innergetic) 0:03:12 71 Aitor Prez Arrieta (Spa, Caisse d'Epargne) 0:03:13 72 Cristian Moreni (Ita, Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone) 0:03:17 73 Grischa Niermann (Ger, Rabobank) 0:03:20 74 Pieter Mertens (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 0:03:20 75 Laurens Ten Dam (Ned, Unibet.com) 0:03:20 76 Gorka Verdugo (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:03:21 77 Sebastian Schwager (Ger, Team Milram) 0:03:21 78 Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa, Karpin Galicia) 0:03:26 79 Sergio Ghisalberti (Ita, Team Milram) 0:03:31 80 Iker Flores (Spa, Fuerteventura-Canarias) 0:03:36 81 Scott Davis (Aus, T-Mobile Team) 0:03:45 82 Matteo Carrara (Ita, Unibet.com) 0:03:49 83 Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz, Credit Agricole) 0:03:51 84 Isidro Nozal (Spa, Karpin Galicia) 0:03:56 85 Marcos Serrano (Spa, Karpin Galicia) 0:03:56 86 Rubn Lobato (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 0:03:57 87 Leonardo Duque (Col, Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone) 0:04:06 88 Ian Mcleod (RSA, Franaise des Jeux) 0:04:07 89 David Loosli (Swi, Lampre-Fondital) 0:04:40 90 I¤igo Landaluze (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:05:02 91 Unai Etxebarria (Ven, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:05:51 Final general classifiation 1 Juan Jos Cobo (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 21:56:38 2 µngel Vicioso (Spa, Relax - Gam) 0:00:37 3 Samuel S nchez (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:01:16 4 Damiano Cunego (Ita, Lampre-Fondital) 0:02:26 5 Alejandro Valverde (Spa, Caisse d'Epargne) 0:02:42 6 Davide Rebellin (Ita, Gerolsteiner) 0:02:50 7 Tadej Valjavec (Slo, Lampre-Fondital) 0:02:57 8 Frank Schleck (Lux, Team CSC) 0:03:13 9 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa, Caisse d'Epargne) 0:03:21 10 Koldo Gil (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 0:03:41 11 Antonio Colom (Spa, Astana) 0:03:47 12 J. Angel G¢mez Marchante (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 0:05:27 13 Cadel Evans (Aus, Predictor-Lotto) 0:06:02 14 Alberto Contador (Spa, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:06:07 15 Bernhard Kohl (Aut, Gerolsteiner) 0:06:48 16 Manuel Beltran (Spa, Liquigas) 0:06:55 17 àscar Sevilla (Spa, Relax - Gam) 0:08:28 18 Mikel Astarloza (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:08:49 19 Iker Cama¤o (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 0:09:25 20 Alexandre Botcharov (Rus, Credit Agricole) 0:10:23 21 Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa, Karpin Galicia) 0:11:46 22 Thomas Lvkvist (Swe, Franaise des Jeux) 0:11:49 23 Constantino Zaballa (Spa, Caisse d'Epargne) 0:12:10 24 Vladimir Miholjevic (Cro, Liquigas) 0:12:28 25 Pieter Weening (Ned, Rabobank) 0:13:37 26 Jos Miguel Elias (Spa, Relax - Gam) 0:14:29 27 Mauricio Ardila (Col, Rabobank) 0:15:03 28 Bingen Fern ndez (Spa, Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone) 0:16:58 29 Patxi Javier Vila (Spa, Lampre-Fondital) 0:18:07 30 Francesco Bellotti (Ita, Credit Agricole) 0:20:15 31 Egoi Martinez (Spa, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:23:47 32 Carlos Barredo (Spa, Quick Step - Innergetic) 0:27:45 33 Jos Luis Rubiera (Spa, Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team) 0:28:14 34 Rinaldo Nocentini (Ita, Ag2r Prevoyance) 0:30:37 35 Cdric Vasseur (Fra, Quick Step - Innergetic) 0:32:11 36 Johann Tschopp (Swi, Bouygues Telecom) 0:32:11 37 Hubert Dupont (Fra, Ag2r Prevoyance) 0:32:28 38 Paolo Tiralongo (Ita, Lampre-Fondital) 0:32:40 39 Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel, Quick Step - Innergetic) 0:32:57 40 Stphane Goubert (Fra, Ag2r Prevoyance) 0:34:25 41 Igor Astarloa (Spa, Team Milram) 0:34:52 42 Dmitriy Fofonov (Kaz, Credit Agricole) 0:35:18 43 Francisco Mancebo (Spa, Relax - Gam) 0:36:12 44 Matthew Lloyd (Aus, Predictor-Lotto) 0:38:46 45 Rubn Prez (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:39:37 46 Matteo Carrara (Ita, Unibet.com) 0:41:28 47 Charles Wegelius (GBr, Liquigas) 0:44:16 48 Gustav Erik Larsson (Swe, Unibet.com) 0:45:14 49 Bobby Julich (USA, Team CSC) 0:45:36 50 µngel Vallejo (Spa, Relax - Gam) 0:46:18 51 Cristian Moreni (Ita, Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone) 0:46:45 52 Steve Zampieri (Swi, Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone) 0:48:07 53 Nicki Sorensen (Den, Team CSC) 0:48:38 54 Gorka Verdugo (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:48:41 55 Jrme Pineau (Fra, Bouygues Telecom) 0:48:52 56 Jens Voigt (Ger, Team CSC) 0:49:00 57 Kjell Carlstrm (Fin, Liquigas) 0:49:30 58 Theo Eltink (Ned, Rabobank) 0:49:39 59 Jos Luis Arrieta (Spa, Ag2r Prevoyance) 0:50:09 60 Ivan Ramiro Parra (Col, Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone) 0:51:56 61 Anthony Charteau (Fra, Credit Agricole) 0:52:04 62 Laurens Ten Dam (Ned, Unibet.com) 0:52:13 63 Andrey Mizurov (Kaz, Astana) 0:54:36 64 Mads Kaggestad (Nor, Credit Agricole) 0:55:08 65 Aitor Prez Arrieta (Spa, Caisse d'Epargne) 0:55:39 66 Dailos Diaz (Spa, Fuerteventura-Canarias) 0:56:56 67 Iker Flores (Spa, Fuerteventura-Canarias) 0:57:20 68 Aitor Hern ndez (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 0:59:37 69 Isidro Nozal (Spa, Karpin Galicia) 1:00:48 70 Luis Pasamontes (Spa, Unibet.com) 1:00:53 71 Leonardo Duque (Col, Cofidis, Le Credit Par Telephone) 1:00:59 72 Marzio Bruseghin (Ita, Lampre-Fondital) 1:02:32 73 Sergio Ghisalberti (Ita, Team Milram) 1:02:34 74 Michael Barry (Can, T-Mobile Team) 1:02:48 75 Matthieu Sprick (Fra, Bouygues Telecom) 1:03:36 76 Benot Poilvet (Fra, Credit Agricole) 1:03:51 77 David De La Fuente (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 1:08:31 78 Grischa Niermann (Ger, Rabobank) 1:09:54 79 Unai Etxebarria (Ven, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 1:13:46 80 Pieter Mertens (Bel, Predictor-Lotto) 1:14:10 81 Rubn Lobato (Spa, Saunier Duval - Prodir) 1:14:31 82 Axel Merckx (Bel, T-Mobile Team) 1:16:24 83 I¤igo Landaluze (Spa, Euskaltel - Euskadi) 1:22:24 84 David Loosli (Swi, Lampre-Fondital) 1:23:01 85 Vicente Ballester (Spa, Fuerteventura-Canarias) 1:27:11 86 Scott Davis (Aus, T-Mobile Team) 1:27:50 87 Jrmy Roy (Fra, Franaise des Jeux) 1:28:08 88 Marcos Serrano (Spa, Karpin Galicia) 1:28:51 89 Julien Mazet (Fra, Astana) 1:34:55 90 Sebastian Schwager (Ger, Team Milram) 1:36:00 91 Ian Mcleod (RSA, Franaise des Jeux) 1:36:37 Got a comment? 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