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Vuelta Picture Recap - Quintessential Spain

Stage 3 - (Mon) August 22, Petrer to Totana 163 km Flat Stage

Quintessential Spain during the Vuelta's Stage 3 ( Image © Unipublic )

The breakaway: (R to L) Markel Irizar (RSH), Sylvain Chavanel (QuickStep), Pablo Lastras (Movistar), and Ruslan Pydgornny (Vacansoleil)
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Leopard-Trek led the chase ( Image © Unipublic )

Mark Cavendish was dropped early on the first climb ( Image © Unipublic )

Garmin's Christophe Le Marvel and Yury Trofimov touch wheels and crash hard ( Image © Unipublic )

Pablo Lastras attacked the breakaway solo on the Alto de la Santa ( Image © Unipublic )

Stage winner Pablo Lastras ( Image © Unipublic )

Lastras gave a touching salute to fallen riders, Wouter Weylandt and Xavier Tondo ( Image © Unipublic )



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