Stage 8 : Jun 9, Sisteron - Risoul, 155.5 km                         
            
             1 Alessandro De Marchi (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling                              4.28.09
             2 Christopher Froome (GBr) Sky Procycling                                           0.24
             3 Andrew Talansky (USA) Garmin-Sharp                                                    
             4 Richie Porte (Aus) Sky Procycling                                                 0.31
             5 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team                                              0.38
             6 Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (Spa) Movistar Team                                   0.49
             7 Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver (Spa) Katusha                                                
             8 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (Spa) Katusha                                                 
             9 Daniel Navarro Garcia (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits                            0.55
            10 Rohan Dennis (Aus) Garmin-Sharp                                                   1.00
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 8 compared to stage 7 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +41   Travis Meyer 
                 +39   Yannick Eijssen 
                 +39   Alexander Wetterhall 
                 +38   Ian Stannard 
                 +36   Kris Boeckmans 
                 +36   Jack Bauer 
                 +35   Maximiliano Ariel Richeze 
                 +32   Alexey Lutsenko 
                 +31   Maciej Paterski 
                 +30   Michael Matthews 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -25   Florian Guillou 
                 -16   Rein Taaramae 
                 -10   Cyril Gautier 
                  -8   Gianni Meersman 
                  -7   David Veilleux 
                  -6   Armindo Fonseca 
                  -6   Bram Tankink 
                  -5   Jerome Coppel 
                  -4   Stef Clement 
                  -3   Kristijan Koren 
                  -3   Michael Rogers 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:24   Alessandro De Marchi 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -36:16   Florian Guillou 
              -35:53   Armindo Fonseca 
              -25:41   Rudy Molard 
              -25:37   David Veilleux 
              -25:37   Mitchell Docker 
              -25:37   Tristan Valentin 
              -24:16   Anthony Geslin 
              -24:16   Arnaud Gerard 
              -24:16   Arthur Vichot 
              -24:16   Cyril Gautier 
              -24:16   Jean-Marc Bideau 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +19   Andrew Talansky 
                 +10   Jurgen Van Den Broeck 
                  +6   Damiano Cunego 
                  +3   Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez 
                  +3   Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver 
                  +1   Daniel Moreno Fernandez 
                  +1   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
                  -3   Michael Rogers 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -0:07   Richie Porte 
               -0:25   Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver 
               -0:25   Daniel Moreno Fernandez 
               -0:25   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
               -0:40   Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez 
               -0:40   Damiano Cunego 
               -1:31   Michael Rogers 
               -1:31   Alberto Contador Velasco 
               -5:32   Jurgen Van Den Broeck 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Christopher Froome                    29:28:46         (unchanged)
                   2  Richie Porte                              0:58         (was 2nd at 0:51)
                   3  Daniel Moreno Fernandez                   2:12         (was 4th at 1:47)
                   4  Jakob Fuglsang                            2:18         (was 6th at 2:04)
                   5  Daniel Navarro Garcia                     2:20         (was 5th at 1:49)
                   6  Michael Rogers                            3:08         (was 3rd at 1:37)
                   7  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte               3:12         (was 8th at 2:47)
                   8  Rohan Dennis                              3:24         (was 9th at 2:48)
                   9  Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez                   4:25         (was 12th at 3:45)
                  10  Alberto Contador Velasco                  4:27         (was 10th at 2:56)
                   .....
                  16  Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver                  9:04         (was 19th at 8:39)
                   .....
                  21  Damiano Cunego                           13:59         (was 27th at 13:19)
                   .....
                  28  Andrew Talansky                          27:39         (was 47th at 27:39)
                  29  Jurgen Van Den Broeck                    28:53         (was 39th at 23:21)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Gianni Meersman                             49         (was 1st with 44 points)
                   2  Christopher Froome                          47         (was 2nd with 35 points)
                   3  Richie Porte                                32         (was 4th with 24 points)
                   4  Edvald Boasson Hagen                        26         (was 3rd with 26 points)
                   5  Jakob Fuglsang                              23         (was 6th with 17 points)
                   6  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte                 21         (was 7th with 16 points)
                   7  David Veilleux                              20         (was 5th with 20 points)
                   8  Daniel Moreno Fernandez                     16         (was 11th with 13 points)
                   9  Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez                     15         (was 8th with 15 points)
                  10  Alessandro De Marchi                        15         (was 0 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Thomas Damuseau                            109         (was 1st with 105 points)
                   2  Kevin Seeldraeyers                          77         (unchanged)
                   3  Christopher Froome                          46         (was 6th with 33 points)
                   4  David Veilleux                              45         (unchanged)
                   5  Alexey Lutsenko                             35         (unchanged)
                   6  Alessandro De Marchi                        30         (was 0 points)
                   7  Alberto Contador Velasco                    30         (unchanged)
                   8  Jakob Fuglsang                              29         (was 13th with 21 points)
                   9  Jurgen Van Den Broeck                       28         (was 8th with 28 points)
                  10  Ricardo Garcia Ambroa                       28         (was 9th with 28 points)
            
           Retirements to date :                                                Stage
              Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) Orica-GreenEdge                            8 <<<
              David De La Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) Team NetApp-Endura                   8 <<<
              David Lopez Garcia (Spa) Sky Procycling                               8 <<<
              David Tanner (Aus) Blanco Pro Cycling Team                            8 <<<
              Eloy Teruel Rovira (Spa) Movistar Team                                8 <<<
              Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) FDJ                                              8 <<<
              Ivan Santaromita (Ita) BMC Racing Team                                8 <<<
              Jacob Rathe (USA) Garmin-Sharp                                        8 <<<
              Jesus Hernandez Blazquez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff                      8 <<<
              Jose Herrada Lopez (Spa) Movistar Team                                8 <<<
              Jurgen Van De Walle (Bel) Lotto Belisol                               8 <<<
              Kenny Elissonde (Fra) FDJ                                             8 <<<
              Luis Angel Mate Mardones (Spa) Cofidis, Solutions Credits             8 <<<
              Marc Goos (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team                               8 <<<
              Martin Velits (Svk) Omega Pharma-Quick Step                           8 <<<
              Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Omega Pharma-Quick Step                      8 <<<
              Michel Kreder (Ned) Garmin-Sharp                                      8 <<<
              Natnael Berhane (Eri) Team Europcar                                   8 <<<
              Nicki Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff                                8 <<<
              Nikolas Maes (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step                            8 <<<
              Pierre Rolland (Fra) Team Europcar                                    8 <<<
              Pieter Serry (Bel) Omega Pharma-Quick Step                            8 <<<
              Simon Clarke (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge                                    8 <<<
              Simon Gerrans (Aus) Orica-GreenEdge                                   8 <<<
              Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) Omega Pharma-Quick Step                        8 <<<
              Thomas De Gendt (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team                8 <<<
              Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Team Europcar                                   8 <<<
              Tom Jelte Slagter (Ned) Blanco Pro Cycling Team                       8 <<<
              Tony Martin (Ger) Omega Pharma-Quick Step                             8 <<<
              Anthony Charteau (Fra) Team Europcar                                  7
              Bart De Clercq (Bel) Lotto Belisol                                    7
              Bartosz Huzarski (Pol) Team NetApp-Endura                             7
              Ben Hermans (Bel) RadioShack Leopard                                  7
              Benjamin Noval Gonzalez (Spa) Team Saxo-Tinkoff                       7
              Dmitriy Muravyev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team                                7
              Elia Viviani (Ita) Cannondale Pro Cycling                             7
              Eros Capecchi (Ita) Movistar Team                                     7
              Francois Parisien (Can) Team Argos-Shimano                            7
              Frantisek Rabon (Cze) Omega Pharma-Quick Step                         7
              Kristijan Durasek (Cro) Lampre-Merida                                 7
              Leopold Konig (Cze) Team NetApp-Endura                                7
              Marco Pinotti (Ita) BMC Racing Team                                   7
              Mikhail Ignatyev (Rus) Katusha                                        7
              Paul Voss (Ger) Team NetApp-Endura                                    7
              Thomas Rohregger (Aut) RadioShack Leopard                             7
              Xavier Florencio Cabre (Spa) Katusha                                  7
              Elia Favilli (Ita) Lampre-Merida                                      6
              Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Team Argos-Shimano                  6
              Yann Huguet (Fra) Team Argos-Shimano                                  6
              Lieuwe Westra (Ned) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team                  5
              Chris Anker Sorensen (Den) Team Saxo-Tinkoff                          3
              Gaetan Bille (Bel) Lotto Belisol                                      3
              Jelle Vanendert (Bel) Lotto Belisol                                   2
              Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez (Col) Lampre-Merida                          1
            Total retirements : 54