Stage 4 : July 08, 2014, Le Touquet-Paris-Plage - Lille Metropole, 163.5 km     
            
             1 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano                                         3.36.39
             2 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Team Katusha                                                 
             3 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ.fr                                                            
             4 Peter Sagan (Svk) Cannondale                                                          
             5 Bryan Coquard (Fra) Team Europcar                                                     
             6 Andre Greipel (Ger) Lotto-Belisol                                                     
             7 Mark Renshaw (Aus) Omega Pharma-Quick Step                                            
             8 Danny Van Poppel (Ned) Trek Factory Racing                                            
             9 Davide Cimolai (Ita) Lampre - Merida                                                  
            10 Daniel Oss (Ita) BMC Racing Team                                                      
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 4 compared to stage 3 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +32   Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel 
                 +26   Zakkari Dempster 
                 +23   Gatis Smukulis 
                 +18   Lars Boom 
                 +17   Niki Terpstra 
                 +17   Lars Ytting Bak 
                 +16   Armindo Fonseca 
                 +15   Maciej Bodnar 
                 +14   Mickael Delage 
                 +13   Roger Kluge 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -48   Bart De Clercq 
                 -33   Jerome Pineau 
                 -31   Alessandro Vanotti 
                 -30   Alex Howes 
                 -30   Maxim Iglinskiy 
                 -29   Luis Angel Mate Mardones 
                 -29   Sep Vanmarcke 
                 -28   Dmitriy Gruzdev 
                 -25   Peter Stetina 
                 -24   Jack Bauer 
                 -24   Mickael Cherel 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +3:34   Egoitz Garcia Echeguibel 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
               -7:26   Alessandro Vanotti 
               -7:26   Bart De Clercq 
               -7:26   Edward King 
               -7:26   Ji Cheng 
               -7:11   Alex Howes 
               -7:11   Jack Bauer 
               -5:52   Christophe Riblon 
               -5:52   David De La Cruz Melgarejo 
               -5:52   David Lopez Garcia 
               -5:52   Mickael Cherel 
               -5:52   Peter Stetina 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +7   Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver 
                  +3   Mathias Frank 
                  +2   Simon Spilak 
                  +2   Alejandro Valverde Belmonte 
                  +2   Alberto Contador Velasco 
                  +1   Jurgen Van Den Broeck 
                  -1   Tejay van Garderen 
                  -2   Christopher Froome 
                  -3   Rafal Majka 
                  -3   Bauke Mollema 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -2:05   Simon Spilak 
               -2:05   Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver 
               -5:52   Rafal Majka 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Vincenzo Nibali                       17:07:52         (unchanged)
                   2  Peter Sagan                               0:02         (unchanged)
                   3  Michael Albasini                          0:02         (unchanged)
                   4  Greg Van Avermaet                         0:02         (unchanged)
                   5  Alberto Contador Velasco                  0:02         (was 7th at 0:02)
                   6  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte               0:02         (was 8th at 0:02)
                   7  Christopher Froome                        0:02         (was 5th at 0:02)
                   8  Jurgen Van Den Broeck                     0:02         (was 9th at 0:02)
                   9  Bauke Mollema                             0:02         (was 6th at 0:02)
                  10  Jakob Fuglsang                            0:02         (was 12th at 0:02)
                   .....
                  12  Tejay van Garderen                        0:02         (was 11th at 0:02)
                   .....
                  15  Rui Alberto Faria da Costa                0:02         (unchanged)
                   .....
                  18  Richie Porte                              0:02         (unchanged)
                   .....
                  21  Andrew Talansky                           0:02         (unchanged)
                   .....
                  23  Mathias Frank                             0:16         (was 26th at 0:16)
                   .....
                  28  Christopher Horner                        0:16         (unchanged)
                   .....
                  69  Simon Spilak                              8:37         (was 71st at 6:32)
                   .....
                 143  Joaquim Rodriguez Oliver                 18:57         (was 150th at 16:52)
                   .....
                 190  Rafal Majka                              28:55         (was 187th at 23:03)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Peter Sagan                                158         (was 1st with 117 points)
                   2  Marcel Kittel                              135         (was 2nd with 90 points)
                   3  Bryan Coquard                              121         (was 3rd with 88 points)
                   4  Alexander Kristoff                          82         (was 4th with 47 points)
                   5  Mark Renshaw                                48         (was 9th with 30 points)
                   6  Arnaud Demare                               44         (was 30th with 14 points)
                   7  Greg Van Avermaet                           42         (was 5th with 40 points)
                   8  Ramunas Navardauskas                        38         (was 6th with 38 points)
                   9  Michael Albasini                            37         (was 10th with 29 points)
                  10  Andre Greipel                               37         (was 24th with 17 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Cyril Lemoine                                6         (unchanged)
                   2  Blel Kadri                                   5         (unchanged)
                   3  Jens Voigt                                   4         (unchanged)
                   4  Nicolas Edet                                 4         (unchanged)
                   5  Thomas Voeckler                              3         (was 8th with 2 points)
                   6  Pierre Rolland                               2         (was 5th with 2 points)
                   7  Tom Jelte Slagter                            2         (was 6th with 2 points)
                   8  Perrig Quemeneur                             2         (was 7th with 2 points)
                   9  David De La Cruz Melgarejo                   2         (unchanged)
                  10  Christopher Froome                           1         (unchanged)
            
           Retirements to date :                                             Stage
              Andy Schleck (Lux) Trek Factory Racing                             4 <<<
              Gregory Henderson (NZl) Lotto Belisol                              4 <<<
              Mark Cavendish (GBr) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team        2
              Sacha Modolo (Ita) Lampre-Merida                                   2
            Total retirements : 4