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Tour de France 2009 stage 8 results and standings Luis Leon Sanchez wins no change in GC

Posted Jul 11 2009 10:03pm

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Spanish rider Luis Leon Sanchez won stage 8 of the Tour de France after being part in an almost day long breakaway.

Under almost perfect weather conditions the overall leaders of the tour maintained their general standings as they finished together after the 176-km stage which went from Andora and back into France.

Top Ten Riders Stage 8 Results:

  • 1. Luis-Leon Sanchez Caisse D’epargne in 4:31:50
  • 2. Sandy Casar Francaise Des Jeux
  • 3. Mikel Astarloza Euskaltel - Euskadi at 00:00
  • 4. Vladimir Efimkin Ag2r-La Mondiale in 4:31:53 at 00:03
  • 5. Joaquin Rojas Jose Caisse D’epargne in 4:33:44 at 01:54
  • 6. Christophe Riblon Ag2r-La Mondiale in 4:33:44 at 01:54
  • 7. Peter Velits Team Milram in 4:33:44 at 01:54
  • 8. Sébastien Minard Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne in 4:33:44 at 01:54
  • 9. Jérémy Roy Francaise Des Jeux in 4:33:44 at 01:54
  • 10. Thomas Voeckler Bbox Bouygues Telecom in 4:33:44 at 01:54

GC Standings after Stage 8:

  • 1. Rinaldo Nocentini Ag2r-La Mondiale in 30:18:16
  • 2. Alberto Contador Astana in 30:18:22
  • 3. Lance Armstrong Astana in 30:18:24 at 00:08
  • 4. Levi Leipheimer Astana in 30:18:55 at 00:39
  • 5. Bradley Wiggins Garmin - Slipstream in 30:19:02 at 00:46
  • 6. Andréas Kloden Astana in 30:19:10 at 00:54
  • 7. Tony Martin Team Columbia - Htc in 30:19:16 at 01:00
  • 8. Christian Vande Velde Garmin - Slipstream in 30:19:40 at 01:24
  • 9. Andy Schleck Team Saxo Bank in 30:20:05 at 01:49
  • 10. Vincenzo Nibali Liquigas in 30:20:10 at 01:54

King of the Mountains Standings after Stage 8:

  • Christophe Kern Cofidis Le Credit En Ligne 59 points
  • 2. Egoi Martinez Euskaltel - Euskadi 54 points
  • 3. Brice Feillu Agritubel 49 points
  • 4. Christophe Riblon Ag2r-La Mondiale 46 points
  • 5. Sandy Casar Francaise Des Jeux 43 points
  • 6. Mikel Astarloza Euskaltel - Euskadi 38 points
  • 7. Vladimir Efimkin Ag2r-La Mondiale 35 points
  • 8. Rinaldo Nocentini Ag2r-La Mondiale 34 points
  • 9. Johannes FrÖhlinger Team Milram 32 points
  • 10. Luis-leon Sanchez Caisse D’epargne 26 points

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