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2005 Tour of the Mediterranean
(Tour Méditerranéen
Cycliste Professionnel, 2.1)

February 9 - February 13

Tour of the Mediterranean podium history

Robert Hunter emphatically wins the final stage of the Med Tour. Picture from Fotoreporter Sirotti.

Sunday, February 13: 5th and Final Stage, Cabries - Marseille, 122 km.

1. Robert Hunter (Phonak) 3hr 5min 22sec
2. Danilo Hondo (Gerolsteiner) s.t.
3. Fabio Sacchi (Fassa Bortolo) s.t.
4. Stefano Zanini (Quick Step) s.t.
5. Jeremy Hunt (Mr. Bookmaker) s.t.

Final GC after Stage 5:

1. Jens Voigt (CSC) 13hr 52min 38sec. 551 km ridden at an average speed of 39.705 km/hr
2. Franck Schleck (CSC) @ 49sec
3. Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) @ 1min
4. Niki Sorensen (CSC) @ 1min 34sec
5. Thomas Lovqvist (FDJ) @ 2min 2sec.
6. Thomas Dekker (Rabobank) s.t.
7. Joost Posthuma (Rabobank)@ 2min 26sec
8. Kim Kirchen (Fassa Bortolo) @ 2min 27sec
9. Bobby Julich (CSC) @ 2min 31sec
10. Laurent Brochard (Bouygues Telecom) @ 2min 45sec
11. Philippe Gilbert (FDJ) @ 2min 57sec
12. Serguei Gonchar (Domina Vacanze) @ 3min 1sec
13. Erik Dekker (Rabobank) @ 3min 3sec
14. Davide Rebellin (Gerolsteiner) @ 3min 15sec
15. Pedro Horillo (Rabobank) @ 3min 22sec
16. Mirko Celestino (Domina Vacanze) @ 3min 23sec
17. Laurent Lefevre (Bouygues Telecom) @ 3min 35sec
18. David Moncoutie (Cofidis) s.t.
19. Stephane Goubert (Ag2r) @ 3min 37sec
20. Kevin De Weert (Quick Step) @ 3min 44sec

Saturday, February 12: Stage 4, Bouc Bel Air - Berre l'Etang Team Time Trial, 36 km.

A well-executed team time trial is a work of art. Above, AG2R looks perfect. Below, the stage-winning CSC team

1. CSC 39min 51sec
2. Liquigas @ 16sec
3. Rabobank s.t.
4. FDJ @ 1min 3sec
5. Domina Vacanze @ 1min 15sec

GC after Stage 4:

1. Jens Voigt (CSC) 10hr 47min 16sec
2. Franck Schleck (CSC) @ 49sec
3. Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) @ 1min
4. Niki Sorensen (CSC) @ 1min 34sec
5. Thomas Lovqvist (FDJ) @ 2min 2sec

Friday, February 11: Stage 3, La Garde - Toulon (Mt Faron), 134 km.

Voigt leads the pack up Mt. Faron. Sirotti photo.

1. Jens Voigt (CSC) 3hr 38min 49sec
2. David Moncoutie (Cofidis) @ 11sec
3. Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) s.t.
4. Franck Schleck (CSC) @ 18sec
5. Przemslaw Niemec (Miche) s.t.

GC after Stage 3:

1. Jens Voigt (CSC) 10hr 7min 25sec
2. Franco Pellizotti (Liquigas) @ 44sec
3. Franck Schleck (CSC) @ 49sec
4. Kim Kirchen (Fassa Bortolo) @ 57sec
5. Laurent Brochard (Bouyges Telecom) @ 59sec
Thursday, February 10: Stage 2, Villeneuve Loubet - Bormes Les Mimosas, 131 km.
1. Philippe Gilbert (FDJ) 3hr 10min 45sec
2. Franck Schleck (CSC) s.t.
3. Kim Kirchen (Fassa Bortolo) s.t.
4. Bram de Groot (Rabobank) s.t.
5. Jens Voigt (CSC) s.t.

GC after Stage 2:

1. Jens Voigt (CSC) 6hr 28min 46sec
2. Philippe Gilbert (FDJ) @ 17sec
3. Franck Schleck (CSC) @ 21sec
4. Kim Kirchen (Fassa Bortolo) @ 23sec
5. Bram de Groot (Rabobank) @ 27sec

Wednesday, February 9: Stage 1, San Remo - Menton, 130 km.

1. Jens Voigt (CSC) 3hr 18min 11sec
2. Jean-Patrick Nazon (Ag2R) @ 17sec
3. Erik Dekker (Rabobank) s.t.
4. Staf Scheirlinckx (Cofidis) s.t.
5. Luca Paolini (Quick Step) s.t.