Monday August 22nd, 2016

Stage 3Marín / Dumbría. Ezaro Viewpoint

Start 13h22 (Local time)

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Summary - Stage 3 (Marín / Dumbría. Mirador de Ézaro) - La Vuelta a...

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Geniez three years later

Winner of a Vuelta stage in Peyragudes in 2013, Alexandre Geniez reminded he was still a solid Grand Tour rider with a prestigious victory at the Ezaro Viewpoint overlooking the Atlantic on Monday. In the steep last climb, the Frenchman won on his own to avenge his season woes after being forced out of the Giro as he was the leader off his FDJ team. In the race between the leading contenders, Alberto Contador again lost ground over his rivals, who finished together behind Spain's Ruben...

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Following the success of the 2012 edition, where we already lived this stage finale, the Vuelta itinerary takes on the spectacular climb to the Mirador de Ézaro once again, one of the most beautiful places to feature in the Spanish tour in recent years. The first part of the stage will be flat and calm, later crossing into very windy terrain with two noteworthy peaks: the Alto de Lestaio and the Alto Das Paxareiras, 3rd and 2nd category climbs, respectively. The stage's outcome will be...

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