2008 Tour de Suisse

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2008 Tour de Suisse
2008 UCI ProTour, race 9 of 15
Race details
Dates 14 June–22 June
Stages 9
Distance 1,411 km (876.8 mi)
Winning time 35h 43' 46" (39.49 km/h or 24.54 mph)
Palmares
Winner  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) (Liquigas)
Second  Andreas Klöden (GER) (Astana)
Third  Igor Antón (ESP) (Euskaltel-Euskadi)

Points  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) (Team CSC)
Mountains  Maxim Iglinsky (KAZ) (Astana)
Sprints  René Weissinger (GER) (Team Volksbank)
Team Astana
2007
2009

The 2008 Tour de Suisse (72nd Edition) cycling road race took place from June 14 to June 22, 2008 in Switzerland.

Stages[edit]

Stage 1 - June 14, 2008 - Langnau I.E. > Langnau I.E., 146 km[edit]

Stage 1 Results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Óscar Freire (ESP) Rabobank 3h 42' 35"
2  Martin Elmiger (SUI) Ag2r-La Mondiale s.t.
3  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Team High Road s.t.
4  Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) Silence-Lotto s.t.
5  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Française des Jeux s.t.
General Classification after Stage 1
Cyclist Team Time
1  Óscar Freire (ESP) Rabobank 3h 42' 25"
2  Martin Elmiger (SUI) Ag2r-La Mondiale + 4"
3  David Loosli (SUI) Lampre + 4"
4  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Team High Road + 6"
5  Iñigo Landaluze (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi + 7"

Stage 2 - June 15, 2008 - Langnau I.E. > Flums, 197 km[edit]

Stage 2 Results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Igor Antón (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi 5h 00' 04"
2  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Team High Road + 6"
3  Damiano Cunego (ITA) Lampre + 6"
4  Fränk Schleck (LUX) Team CSC + 6"
5  Oliver Zaugg (SUI) Gerolsteiner + 8"
General Classification after Stage 2
Cyclist Team Time
1  Igor Antón (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi 8h 42' 29"
2  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Team High Road + 6"
3  Damiano Cunego (ITA) Lampre + 12"
4  Fränk Schleck (LUX) Team CSC + 16"
5  Oliver Zaugg (SUI) Gerolsteiner + 18"

Stage 3 - June 16, 2008 - Flums > Gossau SG, 155 km[edit]

Stage 3 Results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Robbie McEwen (AUS) Silence-Lotto 3h 50' 05"
2  Óscar Freire (ESP) Rabobank s.t.
3  Gerald Ciolek (GER) Team High Road s.t.
4  Robert Förster (GER) Gerolsteiner s.t.
5  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Gerolsteiner s.t.
General Classification after Stage 3
Cyclist Team Time
1  Igor Antón (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi 12h 32' 34"
2  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Team High Road + 6"
3  Damiano Cunego (ITA) Lampre + 12"
4  Fränk Schleck (LUX) Team CSC + 16"
5  Oliver Zaugg (SUI) Gerolsteiner + 18"

Stage 4 - June 17, 2008 - Gossau SG > Domat/Ems, 171 km[edit]

Stage 4 Results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Robbie McEwen (AUS) Silence-Lotto 4h 04' 10"
2  Óscar Freire (ESP) Rabobank s.t.
3  Gerald Ciolek (GER) Team High Road s.t.
4  Leonardo Duque (COL) Cofidis s.t.
5  Markus Zberg (SUI) Gerolsteiner s.t.
General Classification after Stage 4
Cyclist Team Time
1  Igor Antón (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi 16h 36' 44"
2  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Team High Road + 6"
3  Damiano Cunego (ITA) Lampre + 12"
4  Fränk Schleck (LUX) Team CSC + 16"
5  Oliver Zaugg (SUI) Gerolsteiner + 18"

Stage 5 - June 18, 2008 - Domat/Ems > Caslano, 190 km[edit]

Stage 5 Results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Markus Fothen (GER) Gerolsteiner 4h 47' 31"
2  Sergei Ivanov (RUS) Astana + 50"
3  Markus Zberg (SUI) Gerolsteiner + 57"
4  Michael Albasini (SUI) Liquigas + 57"
5  Alexandre Botcharov (RUS) Crédit Agricole + 57"
General Classification after Stage 5
Cyclist Team Time
1  Igor Antón (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi 21h 25' 12"
2  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Team High Road + 6"
3  Oliver Zaugg (SUI) Gerolsteiner + 18"
4  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Liquigas + 21"
5  Stijn Devolder (BEL) Quick Step + 22"

Stage 6 - June 19, 2008 - Quinto > Verbier, 188 km[edit]

Stage 6 Results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Team High Road 5h 29' 23"
2  Andreas Klöden (GER) Astana s.t.
3  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Liquigas + 6"
4  Sergei Ivanov (RUS) Liquigas + 12"
5  Stijn Devolder (BEL) Quick Step + 20"
General Classification after Stage 6
Cyclist Team Time
1  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Team High Road 26h 54' 31"
2  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Liquigas + 27"
3  Igor Antón (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi + 33"
4  Stijn Devolder (BEL) Quick Step + 46"
5  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team High Road + 56"

Stage 7 - June 20, 2008 - Gruyères > Lyss, 171 km[edit]

Stage 7 Results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Team CSC 3h 47' 09"
2  Erik Zabel (GER) Team Milram + 2"
3  Robbie McEwen (AUS) Silence-Lotto + 2"
4  Robert Förster (GER) Gerolsteiner + 2"
5  Danilo Napolitano (ITA) Lampre + 2"
General Classification after Stage 7
Cyclist Team Time
1  Kim Kirchen (LUX) Team High Road 30h 41' 42"
2  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Liquigas + 27"
3  Igor Antón (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi + 33"
4  Stijn Devolder (BEL) Quick Step + 46"
5  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team High Road + 56"

Stage 8 - June 21, 2008 - Altdorf > Klausen Pass, 25 km (ITT)[edit]

Stage 8 Results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Liquigas 1h 00' 22"
2  José Rujano (VEN) Caisse d'Epargne + 16"
3  Andreas Klöden (GER) Astana + 17"
4  Damiano Cunego (ITA) Lampre + 54"
5  Fränk Schleck (LUX) Team CSC + 1' 26"
General Classification after Stage 8
Cyclist Team Time
1  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Liquigas 31h 42' 31"
2  Andreas Klöden (GER) Astana + 49"
3  Igor Antón (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi + 1' 55"
4  Damiano Cunego (ITA) Lampre + 2' 11"
5  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team High Road + 2' 37"

Stage 9 - June 22, 2008 - Altdorf > Berne, 168 km[edit]

Stage 9 Results
Cyclist Team Time
1  Fabian Cancellara (SUI) Team CSC
2  Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Française des Jeux s.t.
3  Daniel Moreno (ESP) Caisse d'Epargne + 4"
4  Matteo Tosatto (ITA) Quick Step + 5"
5  Markus Zberg (SUI) Gerolsteiner + 5"
General Classification after Stage 9
Cyclist Team Time
1  Roman Kreuziger (CZE) Liquigas 35h 43' 46"
2  Andreas Klöden (GER) Astana + 49"
3  Igor Antón (ESP) Euskaltel-Euskadi + 1' 55"
4  Damiano Cunego (ITA) Lampre + 2' 11"
5  Thomas Lövkvist (SWE) Team High Road + 2' 37"

Jersey progress[edit]

Stage Winner General Classification
Mountains Classification
Points Classification
Sprints classification
Team Classification
1 Óscar Freire Óscar Freire no award Óscar Freire no award Caisse d'Epargne
2 Igor Antón Igor Antón David Loosli Kim Kirchen David Loosli Team CSC
3 Robbie McEwen Óscar Freire René Weissinger
4 Robbie McEwen
5 Markus Fothen Gerolsteiner
6 Kim Kirchen Kim Kirchen Astana
7 Fabian Cancellara Maxim Iglinsky
8 Roman Kreuziger Roman Kreuziger
9 Fabian Cancellara Fabian Cancellara
Final Roman Kreuziger Maxim Iglinsky Fabian Cancellara René Weissinger Astana
Jersey wearers when one rider is leading two or more competitions

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