- 1. Mark Cavendish, HTC – Highroad, with 319 points
- 2. Joaquin Rojas Jose, Movistar Team, with 285 points
- 3. Philippe Gilbert, Omega Pharma – Lotto, with 250 points
- 4. Thor Hushovd, Team Garmin – Cervelo, with 235 points
- 5. André Greipel, Omega Pharma – Lotto, with 170 points
Mark had this to say on Twitter: "Wow, fast stage. Tried to stay with the front on final climb but just lost contact. Might shut up some people. Again, great ride by Thor".