Changes in stage 4 compared to stage 3
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +53   Jorge Azanza 
                 +42   Jose Alberto Benitez 
                 +40   Hernani Broco 
                 +39   Jose Luis Rubiera 
                 +38   Nuno Ribeiro 
                 +33   Inigo Cuesta 
                 +32   Javier Etxarri Marin 
                 +31   Juan Jose Cobo 
                 +31   Bruno Pires 
                 +30   Ricardo Serrano 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -46   Marlon Perez 
                 -41   Christian Vande Velde 
                 -41   Koos Moerenhout 
                 -34   Tom Danielson 
                 -30   Denys Kostyuk 
                 -30   Juan Manuel Garate 
                 -30   Oleksandr Kvachuk 
                 -29   Bauke Mollema 
                 -27   David Vitoria 
                 -27   Perrig Quemeneur 
                 -25   Jose Herrada 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:09   Juan Jose Cobo 
               +0:01   Denis Menchov 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
              -25:09   Jose Herrada 
              -24:59   Aitor Olano Orbegozo 
              -24:59   Antonio Amorim 
              -24:59   Antonio Jesus 
              -24:59   Bauke Mollema 
              -24:59   Benjamin Noval 
              -24:59   Bruno Miguel Castanheira Gomes 
              -24:59   Damien Gaudin 
              -24:59   Daniel Sesma Sorbet 
              -24:59   David Martin Velasco 
              -24:59   David Vitoria 
            
           Favourites by position :
                 +31   Juan Jose Cobo 
                 +30   Ricardo Serrano 
                 +29   Francisco Mancebo 
                 +26   Igor Anton 
                 +11   Ezequiel Mosquera 
                 +11   Alejandro Valverde 
                  +9   Xavier Tondo 
                  -5   Oscar Sevilla 
                  -8   Carlos Sastre 
                 -12   Ivan Gutierrez 
                 -19   Haimar Zubeldia 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:09   Juan Jose Cobo 
               +0:01   Denis Menchov 
               -1:17   Oscar Sevilla 
               -1:17   Francisco Mancebo 
               -1:49   Ivan Gutierrez 
               -3:04   Carlos Sastre 
               -9:02   Ricardo Serrano 
               -9:25   Haimar Zubeldia 
              -11:24   Igor Anton 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Levi Leipheimer                            12.15.38
                   2  Alberto Contador                               0.16
                   3  David Zabriskie                                0.22
                   .....
                   5  Denis Menchov                                  0.54
                   6  Xavier Tondo                                   1.51
                   .....
                   8  Ezequiel Mosquera                              2.01
                   9  Alejandro Valverde                             2.07
                  10  Juan Jose Cobo                                 2.45
                   .....
                  13  Oscar Sevilla                                  2.50
                   .....
                  19  Ivan Gutierrez                                 3.06
                   .....
                  40  Carlos Sastre                                  5.36
                   .....
                  46  Francisco Mancebo                              6.41
                   .....
                  57  Haimar Zubeldia                               12.10
                   .....
                  63  Ricardo Serrano                               18.07
                  64  Igor Anton                                    19.47
            
           Retirements to date :                                                      Stage
              Lance Armstrong (USA) Astana                                                1
              Tomas Vaitkus (Ltu) Astana                                                  4 <<<
              William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom                                  1
              Sergiy Matveyev (Ukr) ISD                                                   4 <<<
            Total retirements : 4