2010 Vuelta a Espana: Solares - Lagos de Covadonga - 187.3 km

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    2010 Vuelta a Espana: Solares - Lagos de Covadonga - 187.3 km

    The day´s journey, with 187 km, doesn´t include any other climb that counts for the championship. This is because the organization wanted to compensate the efforts and after the stage of the previous day´s journey, climbing to Peña Cabarga, and considering what is still to be done in the coming stages, it has be chosen the option of a just one mountain pass stage. This fact serves also to the purpose of highlight a mountain pass, Lagos de Covadonga, with more than 12 kilometres, an average fall over 7% and a very famous stretch, La Huesera, where the fall becomes higher than 13%.

    Stage Map
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    Stage Profile
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    The Last KM's
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    General classification before stage 15

    1 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo 60:55:39
    2 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha 0:00:04
    3 Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia 0:00:50
    4 Xavier Tondo (Spa) Cervélo Test Team
    5 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Ag2R-La Mondiale 0:02:11
    6 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank 0:02:12
    7 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC-Columbia 0:02:29
    8 Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Transitions 0:03:29
    9 Ruben Plaza (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne 0:03:41
    10 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Cervélo Test Team 0:03:52