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Vuelta Picture Recap - Quintessential Spain

Experience the 2012 Vuelta a Espana

Below our pictorial review of the Vuelta provides a convenient way to capture the stage by stage action. Simply click on the stage winner pictures below.

Race Leaders:

Stage 1-2 Castroviejo Stage 3 Valverde Stage 4-16 Rodriguez

Stage 17-21 Contador

Overall Contador

Race Leaders ( Images © Unipublic ) Castroviejo

Stage Winners 1 to 9: [Each picture holds a story, click on the picture]

Stage 1 Movistar

Stage 2 Degenkolb

Stage 3 Valverde
Stage 4 S Clarke

Stage 5 Degenkolb

Stage 6 Rodriguez

Stage 7 Degenkolb

Stage 8 Valverde
Stage 9 Gilbert

Click on the picture for each story Stg 1-10 ( Images © Unipublic )

Standings after Stage 9:

Pos.
Name
Nat.
Team
Time

1

Christopher Froome

GBR

SKY

38h09'13"

2

Jacob Fuglsang

DEN

LEO

+12"

3

Bradley Wiggins

GBR

SKY

+20"

4

Vincenzo Nibali

ITA

LIQ

+31"

5

Fredrik Kessiakoff

SWE

AST

+34"

6

Maxime Monfort

BEL

LEO

+59"

7

Bauke Mollema

NED

RAB

+1'07"

8

Juan Jose Cobo

SPA

GEO

+1'47"

9

Janez Brajkovic

SLO

RSH

+2'04"

10

Haimar Zubeldia

SPA

RSH

+2'13"

Stage Winners 11 to 15: [Each picture holds a story, click on the picture]

Stage 10 Degenkolb
Stage 11 Kessiakoff

Stage 12 Rodriguez

Stage 13 Cummings
Stage 14 Rodriuez

Stage 15 Piedra

Stage 16 Cataldo

Click on the picture for each story Stg 10-16 ( Images © Unipublic )

Standings after Stage 16:

Pos.
Name
Nat.
Team
Time

1

Juan Jose Cobo

SPA

GEO

59h57'16"

2

Christopher Froome

GBR

SKY

+20"

3

Bradley Wiggins

GBR

SKY

+46"

4

Bauke Mollema

NED

RAB

+1'46"

5

Maxime Monfort

BEL

LEO

+2'37"

6

Denis Menchov

RUS

GEO

+3'01"

7

Jacob Fuglsang

DEN

LEO

+3'06"

8

Vincenzo Nibali

ITA

LIQ

+3'27"

9

Jurgen Van Den Broeck

BEL

OLO

+3'58"

10

Wouter Poels

NED

VCD

+4'13"

Stage Winners 17 to 21: [Each picture holds a story, click on the picture]

Stage 17 Contador

Stage 18 Bennati

Stage 19 Gilbert

Stage 20 Menchov

Stage 21 Degenkolb

Click on the picture for each story Stg 16-21 ( Images © Unipublic )

Standings after Stage 21 Final:

Pos.
Name
Nat.
Team
Time

1

Juan Jose Cobo

SPA

GEO

84h59'31"

2

Christopher Froome

GBR

SKY

+13"

3

Bradley Wiggins

GBR

SKY

+1'39"

4

Bauke Mollema

NED

RAB

+2'03"

5

Denis Menchov

RUS

GEO

+3'48"

6

Maxime Monfort

BEL

LEO

+4'13"

7

Vincenzo Nibali

ITA

LIQ

+4'31"

8

Jurgen Van Den Broeck

BEL

OLO

+4'45"

9

Daniel Moreno

SPA

KAT

+5'20"

10

Mikel Nieve

SPA

EUS

+5'33"


(L) the Podium: 3rd palce Alejandro Valverde, 1st place Alberto Contador, and 2nd place Joaquin Rodriguez (R) Victory for Contador!!! (Images © Unipublic)

 

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