2007 Paris–Nice

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2007 Paris–Nice
UCI ProTour
Race details
Dates March 11 – March 18
Stages 7 + prologue
Distance 1,260.2 km (783.1 mi)
Winning time 29h 55' 22" (41.898 km/h or 26.034 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Alberto Contador (ESP) (Discovery Channel)
Second  Davide Rebellin (ITA) (Gerolsteiner)
Third  Luis León Sánchez (ESP) (Caisse d'Epargne)

Points  Franco Pellizotti (ITA) (Liquigas)
Mountains  Thomas Voeckler (FRA) (Bouygues Télécom)
Youth  Alberto Contador (ESP) (Discovery Channel)
Team Caisse d'Epargne
2006
2008

The 2007 edition of the Paris–Nice stage race took place from March 11 until March 18 on the 2007 UCI ProTour. The race was won by Spaniard Alberto Contador riding for the Discovery Channel, who going into the final stage was six seconds behind Davide Rebellin from Gerolsteiner. Contador broke away on the Col d'Eze, the last climb of the race, to claim both the stage victory along the Promenade des Anglais and the overall race victory.

Stages[edit]

Prologue - 11-03-2007: Issy-les-Moulineaux, 4.7 km (ITT)[edit]

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1 United Kingdom David Millar Saunier Duval-Prodir 6' 01" 3 pts
2 Czech Republic Roman Kreuziger Liquigas + 1" 2 pts
3 France Sébastien Joly Française des Jeux + 2" 1 pt

Stage 1 - 12-03-2007: Cloyes sur le LoirBuzançais, 186 km[edit]

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1 France Jean-Patrick Nazon AG2R Prévoyance 4h 29' 39" 3 pts
2 Germany Sebastian Siedler Team Milram s.t. 2 pts
3 Australia Mathew Hayman Rabobank s.t. 1 pt

Stage 2 - 13-03-2007: VatanLimoges, 177 km[edit]

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1 Italy Franco Pellizotti Liquigas 3h 57' 36" 3 pts
2 Italy Daniele Bennati Lampre-Fondital + 2" 2 pts
3 Italy Luca Paolini Liquigas + 2" 1 pt

Stage 3 - 14-03-2007: LimogesMaurs, 215.5 km[edit]

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1 Russia Alexandre Kolobnev Team CSC 4h 59' 35" 3 pts
2 Belgium Tom Boonen Quick Step-Innergetic + 12" 2 pts
3 Italy Daniele Bennati Lampre-Fondital + 12" 1 pt

Stage 4 - 15-03-2007: Maurs – Mende, 169.5 km[edit]

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1 Spain Alberto Contador Discovery Channel 4h 07' 26" 3 pts
2 Italy Davide Rebellin Gerolsteiner + 2" 2 pts
3 Spain David López Caisse d'Epargne + 12" 1 pt

Stage 5 - 16-03-2007: SorguesManosque, 178 km[edit]

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1 Ukraine Yaroslav Popovych Discovery Channel 4h 11' 51" 3 pts
2 Spain Francisco Ventoso Saunier Duval-Prodir + 14" 2 pts
3 France Samuel Dumoulin AG2R Prévoyance + 14" 1 pt

Stage 6 - 17-03-2007: BrignolesCannes, 200 km.[edit]

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1 Spain Luis León Sánchez Caisse d'Epargne 4h 46' 32" 3 pts
2 Italy Mirco Lorenzetto Team Milram + 28" 2 pts
3 France Jérôme Pineau Bouygues Télécom + 28" 1 pt

Stage 7 - 18-03-2007: Nice, 129.5 km circuit race[edit]

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1 Spain Alberto Contador Discovery Channel 3h 15' 47" 3 pts
2 Spain David López Caisse d'Epargne + 19" 2 pts
3 Spain Joaquin Rodríguez Caisse d'Epargne + 19" 1 pt

Final standings[edit]

General classification[edit]

Cyclist Team Time UCI ProTour
Points
1 Spain Alberto Contador Discovery Channel 29h 55' 22" 50 pts
2 Italy Davide Rebellin Gerolsteiner + 26" 40 pts
3 Spain Luis León Sánchez Caisse d'Epargne + 42" 35 pts
4 Slovenia Tadej Valjavec Lampre-Fondital + 49" 30 pts
5 Italy Franco Pellizotti Liquigas + 57" 25 pts
6 Spain David López Caisse d'Epargne + 1' 00" 20 pts
7 Australia Cadel Evans Predictor-Lotto + 1' 01" 15 pts
8 Luxembourg Fränk Schleck Team CSC + 1' 08" 10 pts
9 Spain Samuel Sánchez Euskaltel-Euskadi + 1' 12" 5 pts
10 Spain Joaquin Rodríguez Caisse d'Epargne + 1' 22" 2 pts

Mountains classification[edit]

Cyclist Team Points
1 France Thomas Voeckler Bouygues Télécom 65
2 United States Tom Danielson Discovery Channel 42
3 Spain Alberto Contador Discovery Channel 36

Points classification[edit]

Cyclist Team Points
1 Italy Franco Pellizotti Liquigas 90
2 France Jérôme Pineau Bouygues Télécom 81
3 Italy Davide Rebellin Gerolsteiner 80

Best Young Rider[edit]

Cyclist Team Time
1 Spain Alberto Contador Discovery Channel 29h 55' 22"
2 Spain Luis León Sánchez Caisse d'Epargne + 42"
3 Luxembourg Andy Schleck Team CSC + 2' 20"

Best Team[edit]

Team Country Time
1 Caisse d'Epargne  Spain 89h 49' 06"
2 Team CSC  Denmark + 3' 50"
3 Predictor-Lotto  Belgium + 5' 26"

Jersey progress[edit]

Stage
(Winner)
General Classification
Mountains Classification
Points Classification
Young Rider Classification
Team Classification
0Prologue (ITT)
(David Millar)
David Millar no award David Millar Roman Kreuziger Saunier Duval-Prodir
0Stage 1
(Jean-Patrick Nazon)
Romain Feillu Daniele Bennati
0Stage 2
(Franco Pellizotti)
Franco Pellizotti Stéphane Augé Liquigas
0Stage 3
(Alexandre Kolobnev)
Heinrich Haussler
0Stage 4
(Alberto Contador)
Davide Rebellin Alberto Contador Caisse d'Epargne
0Stage 5
(Yaroslav Popovych)
0Stage 6
(Luis León Sánchez)
Thomas Voeckler Franco Pellizotti
0Stage 7
(Alberto Contador)
Alberto Contador

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