Changes in stage 4 compared to stage 3
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                +119   Christophe Le Mevel 
                +118   David Garcia 
                +117   Thomas Peterson 
                +109   Samuel Sánchez 
                +106   David Bernabeu 
                 +99   David De La Fuente 
                 +99   Alberto Fernández De La Puebla 
                 +96   Jorge Ferrío 
                 +95   Rubén Lobato 
                 +95   Kevin Seeldraeyers 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                -146   Aaron Kemps 
                -118   Imanol Erviti 
                -116   Florent Brard 
                -116   Nicolas Portal 
                -116   Oscar Pereiro 
                -115   Stuart O'Grady 
                -112   Allan Davis 
                -108   Iván Gutiérrez 
                -106   Allan Johansen 
                -103   Baden Cooke 
                -103   Bradley Wiggins 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:43   Oscar Sevilla 
               +0:06   Michael Rogers 
               +0:03   Christophe Moreau 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -27:09   Guennadi Mikhailov 
              -27:00   Eladio Sánchez 
              -26:04   Aitor Galdos 
              -26:04   Andoni Aranaga 
              -26:04   Antonio Cruz 
              -26:04   Joaquín Ortega 
              -26:04   Johan Van Summeren 
              -26:04   José Antonio Lopez 
              -26:04   Juan Carlos Carinena 
              -26:04   Lars Bak 
              -26:04   Mark Cavendish 
            
           Favourites by position :
                +109   Samuel Sánchez 
                 +93   Christophe Moreau 
                 +82   Giuseppe Guerini 
                 +81   Denis Menchov 
                 +78   Oscar Sevilla 
                 +68   Francisco Mancebo 
                 +53   Marcos Serrano 
                  +1   Vladimir Karpets 
                  -5   Iñigo Cuesta 
                  -8   Isidro Nozal 
                 -16   Santiago Perez 
                 -18   Iker Flores 
                 -19   Alexander Vinokourov 
                 -20   Unai Etxebarria 
                 -42   Serguei Ivanov 
                -108   Iván Gutiérrez 
                -116   Oscar Pereiro 
                -116   Florent Brard 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:43   Oscar Sevilla 
               +0:03   Christophe Moreau 
               -0:03   Denis Menchov 
               -0:11   Francisco Mancebo 
               -0:30   Vladimir Karpets 
               -0:58   Marcos Serrano 
               -1:28   Samuel Sánchez 
               -2:15   Iñigo Cuesta 
               -3:31   Giuseppe Guerini 
               -3:31   Alexander Vinokourov 
               -7:28   Serguei Ivanov 
              -11:21   Isidro Nozal 
              -13:08   Santiago Perez 
              -17:04   Iván Gutiérrez 
              -22:14   Unai Etxebarria 
              -22:14   Oscar Pereiro 
              -22:14   Florent Brard 
              -23:32   Iker Flores 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Oscar Sevilla                              14.55.22
                   2  Vladimir Karpets                               0.31
                   3  Michael Rogers                                 0.35
                   .....
                   6  Christophe Moreau                              0.49
                   7  Denis Menchov                                  0.51
                   8  Francisco Mancebo                              0.53
                   .....
                  10  Marcos Serrano                                 1.35
                   .....
                  16  Samuel Sánchez                                 2.28
                  17  Iñigo Cuesta                                   2.32
                   .....
                  32  Alexander Vinokourov                           3.49
                   .....
                  57  Serguei Ivanov                                 7.46
                   .....
                  69  Isidro Nozal                                  11.58
                   .....
                  97  Santiago Perez                                13.51
                   .....
                 103  Giuseppe Guerini                              15.19
                   .....
                 110  Iván Gutiérrez                                17.05
                   .....
                 121  Oscar Pereiro                                 22.15
                 122  Florent Brard                                 22.15
                   .....
                 147  Unai Etxebarria                               23.14
                   .....
                 155  Iker Flores                                   24.38
            
           Retirements to date :
               Bouygues Telecom                        Laurent Lefèvre 
               Crédit Agricole                         Dmitriy Fofonov 
               Euskaltel-Euskadi                       Andoni Lafuente 
               Gerolsteiner                            Markus Zberg 
               Liquigas                                Guido Trenti 
                  "                                    Magnus Backstedt 
               Milram                                  Erik Zabel 
                  "                                    Igor Astarloa 
                  "                                    Niki Terpstra 
               Predictor-Lotto                         Dominique Cornu 
               Rabobank                                Michael Boogerd 
                  "                                    Thorwald Veneberg 
               T-Mobile                                Jakob Piil 
            Total retirements : 13