Changes in stage 5 compared to stage 4
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                  +9   Jose Enrique Gutierrez 
                  +9   Igor Abakoumov 
                  +8   Samuel Dias Coelho 
                  +8   Ricardo Van Der Velde 
                  +8   Oscar Pujol 
                  +8   Juan Francisco Mouron Doldan 
                  +7   Joaquin Novoa Menedez 
                  +7   Eduard Vorganov 
                  +6   Vladimir Isaichev 
                  +6   Vidal Celis Zabala 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                 -19   Luis Pasamontes 
                 -17   Julian Sanchez 
                 -11   Daniel Sesma Sorbet 
                  -9   Hans Dekkers 
                  -9   Ivan Gutierrez 
                  -8   Bauke Mollema 
                  -8   Ivan Melero Coco 
                  -7   Alberto Losada 
                  -6   Helder Oliveira 
                  -5   Javier Etxarri Marin 
                  -5   Javier Moreno 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:02   Pablo Urtasun 
               +0:02   Jose Joaquin Rojas 
               +0:02   Alejandro Valverde 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
               -4:43   Aitor Olano Orbegozo 
               -4:43   Antonio Jesus 
               -4:43   Daniel Sesma Sorbet 
               -4:43   Eneko Echeverz Carte 
               -4:43   Hans Dekkers 
               -4:43   Ivan Melero Coco 
               -4:43   Jose Antonio Lopez 
               -4:43   Julian Sanchez 
               -4:08   Damien Gaudin 
               -4:01   Bauke Mollema 
               -4:01   Mikel Ilundain Tirapu 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +2   Ricardo Serrano 
                  +2   Haimar Zubeldia 
                  +2   Francisco Mancebo 
                  +1   Oscar Sevilla 
                  +1   Igor Anton 
                  -9   Ivan Gutierrez 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:02   Alejandro Valverde 
               -0:13   Denis Menchov 
               -0:48   Carlos Sastre 
               -1:04   Francisco Mancebo 
               -1:52   Ivan Gutierrez 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Levi Leipheimer                            15.33.26
                   2  Alberto Contador                               0.16
                   3  David Zabriskie                                0.22
                   .....
                   5  Denis Menchov                                  1.07
                   6  Xavier Tondo                                   1.51
                   .....
                   8  Ezequiel Mosquera                              2.01
                   9  Alejandro Valverde                             2.05
                  10  Juan Jose Cobo                                 2.45
                   .....
                  12  Oscar Sevilla                                  2.50
                   .....
                  28  Ivan Gutierrez                                 4.58
                   .....
                  40  Carlos Sastre                                  6.24
                   .....
                  44  Francisco Mancebo                              7.45
                   .....
                  55  Haimar Zubeldia                               12.10
                   .....
                  61  Ricardo Serrano                               18.07
                   .....
                  63  Igor Anton                                    19.47
            
           Retirements to date :                                                      Stage
              Lance Armstrong (USA) Astana                                                1
              Tomas Vaitkus (Ltu) Astana                                                  4
              Benat Intxausti (Spa) Fuji-Servetto                                         5 <<<
              William Bonnet (Fra) Bbox Bouygues Telecom                                  1
              Gustavo Dominguez (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia                                     5 <<<
              Alberto Fernandez Sainz (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia                               5 <<<
              Sergiy Matveyev (Ukr) ISD                                                   4
            Total retirements : 7