2012 Tour of California Standings: Robert Gesink Wins Tour, Peter Sagan Takes Stage 8

Robert Gesink won the 2012 Tour of California after finishing with the first peloton on Stage 8 on Sunday. He came into the day wearing the yellow jersey after winning Stage 7 over Dave Zabriskie on Saturday. Peter Sagan won Sunday's stage for his fifth stage victory of the tour. He won the green jersey as the tour's points winner. Sebastian Salas of Optum Pro Cycling won the King of the Mountain title.

Optum passed Bissell Pro Cycling to finish 15th out of 16 teams at the tour. West Chester, PA, native and self-described "Philly Guy" Scott Zwizanski finished 96th out of 110 finishers.

Here are the final Top 10 standings. You can check out the full results at the official site of the 2012 Tour of California.

1) Robert Gesink (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team 30:42:32
2) David Zabriskie (USA) Garmin - Barracuda 0:00:46
3) Thomas Danielson (USA) Garmin - Barracuda 0:00:54
4) Tejay Van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing 0:01:17
5) Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col) Colombia Coldeportes 0:01:36
6) Levi Leipheimer (USA) Omega Pharma - Quick-Step 0:02:13
7) Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team 0:02:30
8) Christopher Horner (USA) RadioShack-Nissan-Trek 0:02:49
9) Tiago Machado (Por) RadioShack-Nissan-Trek 0:02:54
10) Pieter Weening (Ned) Orica-GreenEdge 0:03:05

Stick with this storystream for updates, previews, and more from the 2012 Amgen Tour of California. As always, Podium Cafe has you covered for cycling news and analysis

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