Changes in stage 20 compared to stage 19
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                  +6   Alexandre Usov 
                  +4   Aitor Hernández 
                  +3   Tom Stamsnijder 
                  +3   Stef Clement 
                  +3   Maryan Hary 
                  +3   Magnus Backstedt 
                  +3   Damien Monier 
                  +3   Christophe Kern 
                  +3   André Greipel 
                  +2   Yuriy Krivtsov 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                  -4   Julian Sanchez Pimienta 
                  -3   Iker Camaño 
                  -2   Marco Marzano 
                  -1   Addy Engels 
                  -1   Alessandro Petacchi 
                  -1   Cadel Evans 
                  -1   Claudio Corioni 
                  -1   Davide Vigano 
                  -1   Javier Megias Leal 
                  -1   Johannes Fröhlinger 
                  -1   José Ángel Gómez Marchante 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +0:12   Samuel Sánchez 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
               -4:45   Julian Sanchez Pimienta 
               -3:39   Alberto Ongarato 
               -3:34   Patrick Calcagni 
               -3:24   Christophe Brandt 
               -3:18   Nacor Burgos Rojo 
               -3:06   Ruben Lobato Elvira 
               -3:05   Davide Vigano 
               -3:05   Francisco Terciado Sacedo 
               -2:59   Elia Rigotto 
               -2:58   José Antonio Lopez 
               -2:56   Marco Marzano 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +1   Samuel Sánchez 
                  +1   José Luis Rubiera 
                  -1   Cadel Evans 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:12   Samuel Sánchez 
               -0:07   Cadel Evans 
               -0:14   Vladimir Karpets 
               -0:29   Carlos Sastre 
               -1:11   Manuel Beltrán 
               -1:33   José Luis Rubiera 
               -1:47   Iñigo Cuesta 
               -2:06   Franco Pellizotti 
               -2:50   Santiago Perez 
            
           Top 3 and favourites standings :
                   1  Denis Menchov                              78.21.40
                   2  Carlos Sastre                                  3.31
                   3  Samuel Sánchez                                 3.46
                   4  Cadel Evans                                    3.56
                   .....
                   7  Vladimir Karpets                               8.09
                   .....
                   9  Manuel Beltrán                                 9.38
                   .....
                  37  Franco Pellizotti                             56.49
                   .....
                  41  Iñigo Cuesta                                1.00.36
                   .....
                  65  Santiago Perez                              1.31.44
                   .....
                  87  José Luis Rubiera                           1.52.16
            
           Retirements to date :
               Bouygues Telecom                        Aurélien Clerc                           DNF 15
                  "                                    Dimitri Champion                         DNF 14
                  "                                    Giovanni Bernaudeau                      DNF 5 
                  "                                    Mathieu Claude 
                  "                                    Rony Martias                             DNF 12
                  "                                    Xavier Florencio                         DNS 13
               Caisse d'Epargne                        Oscar Pereiro Sio                        DNF 9 
                  "                                    Xabier Zandio                            DNS 20   <<
               Crédit Agricole                         Angelo Furlan                            DNF 14
                  "                                    Laszlo Bodrogi                           DNS 18
                  "                                    Pietro Caucchioli                        DNF 14
                  "                                    Rémi Pauriol                             DNF 5 
               Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team      Allan Davis                              DNS 18
                  "                                    Egoi Martinez                            DNS 12
                  "                                    Janez Brajkovic                          DNF 10
                  "                                    Sergio Paulinho                          DNS 5 
                  "                                    Stijn Devolder                           DNS 19
               Française des Jeux                      Bradley McGee                            DNF 9 
                  "                                    Cyrille Monnerais                        DNF 12
                  "                                    Ian McLeod                               DNF 10
                  "                                    Mickael Delage                           DNS 15
               Gerolsteiner                            Davide Rebellin                          DNS 13
                  "                                    Stefan Schumacher                        DNS 18
               Karpin Galicia                          Carlos Castaño                           DNS 14
                  "                                    Serafín Martínez Acevedo                 DNF 14
               Lampre - Fondital                       Damiano Cunego                           DNS 16
                  "                                    Paolo Tiralongo                          DNF 10
               Liquigas                                Francesco Chicchi                        DNF 9 
               Predictor - Lotto                       Bert Roesems                             DNF 7 
                  "                                    Josep Jufré                              DNF 14
               Quickstep - Innergetic                  Andrea Tonti                             DNS 19
                  "                                    Paolo Bettini                            DNS 18
                  "                                    Tom Boonen                               DNS 13
               Rabobank                                Oscar Freire Gomez                       DNS 10
               Relax - Gam                             Jesús Hernández                          DNF 14
               Saunier Duval - Prodir                  Alberto Fernandez De La Puebla           DNF 7 
                  "                                    Arkaitz Durán                            DNF 9 
                  "                                    Leonardo Piepoli                         DNS 12
               T-Mobile Team                           Andreas Klier                            DNF 15
                  "                                    Bert Grabsch                             DNS 17
                  "                                    Giuseppe Guerini                         DNS 17
                  "                                    Lorenzo Bernucci                         DNF 4 
               Team CSC                                Michael Blaudzun                         DNS 14
            Total retirements : 43