Sierra Nevada

In Sierra Nevada, 790 meters unevenness, with slopes principles of the 10 percent and the 5.7 average, of special category, the Rabobank tightened, first, the cord and later the Liquigas accelerated the march before the problems that Igor Antn in the tail was passing of the squad. Antn yielded to 5 kilometers of the arrival, shortly before which Brown it looked for his quota of protagonism, it neutralized to Sorensen and Bonnafond and it would impose his end of speed to write down the second Spanish victory in the present edition, after the eve of Pablo Flagstones (Movistar Team). In the general, Chavanel is leader, with 43 seconds on Brown Dani, 53 to Nibali, ' Purito' Rodriguez is thirteenth, to 1:14, Scarponi, nineteenth, to 1:21, whereas Antn already occupies position 35, to 2 minutes and 44 seconds. Abandonment of Cavendish The other news of the day was the abandonment of the Briton of the Isle of Man Mark Cavendish (HTC), winner of two stages in Giro, 5 in the Tour and that will not be able to repeat the 3 triumphs in the Return of 2010 nor to fulfill its intention to gain the victory in the three ' grandes' in a same course. This Wednesday the fifth stage is disputed, between Sierra Nevada and Valdepeas de Jan, of 187 kilometers, with two ascents to the Port of Valdepeas, of second category, last to 8 kilometers of the goal and end with a wall of the 27 percent to lack only of 500 meters for the arrival. Source of the news: Brown Dani desire in Sierra Nevada and Chavanel is new leader in the Return.


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