Great Sprint Finish!! Thor Hushovd, The God of Thunder blew across the line to take the stage but Valverde still holds the mellow john .

Top American: Christian Vandevelde 19th overall

Top Australian: Cadel Evans 5th overall

Top Brit: David Millar 7th overall


Yellow Jersey (Overall Leader)

Alejandro Valverde (Spain)

Green Jersey (Sprint Leader)

Kim Kirchen (Luxembourg) Team Columbia Yaay!!

Polka Dot Jersey (King of the Mountains)

Thomas Voeckler (France)

Overall Standings after Stage 2

Pos. No. Name Nat. Team Time Gap
1 031 VALVERDE, Alejandro ESP GCE 08:21:20 00:00:00
2 041 KIRCHEN, Kim LUX THR 08:21:21 00:00:01
3 133 FREIRE, Oscar ESP RAB 08:21:21 00:00:01
4 173 COBO ACEBO, Juan Jose ESP SDV 08:21:21 00:00:01
5 001 EVANS, Cadel AUS SIL 08:21:21 00:00:01
6 145 PINEAU, Jérôme FRA BTL 08:21:21 00:00:01
7 198 MILLAR, David GBR TSL 08:21:21 00:00:01
8 171 RICCO, Riccardo ITA SDV 08:21:21 00:00:01
9 017 SCHLECK, Frank LUX CSC 08:21:21 00:00:01
10 061 POZZATO, Filippo ITA LIQ 08:21:21 00:00:01
Stage Two Results

Pos. No. Name Nat. Team Time Gap
1 081 HUSHOVD, Thor NOR C.A 03:45:13 00:00:00
2 041 KIRCHEN, Kim LUX THR 03:45:13 00:00:00
3 044 CIOLEK, Gerald GER THR 03:45:13 00:00:00
4 058 HUNTER, Robert RSA BAR 03:45:13 00:00:00
5 151 ZABEL, Erik GER MRM 03:45:13 00:00:00
6 147 TROFIMOV, Yury RUS BTL 03:45:13 00:00:00
7 133 FREIRE, Oscar ESP RAB 03:45:13 00:00:00
8 123 CASPER, Jimmy FRA AGR 03:45:13 00:00:00
9 105 ELMIGER, Martin SUI ALM 03:45:13 00:00:00
10 186 DUQUE, Leonardo COL COF 03:45:13 00:00:00