De Gendt wins the day with a solo attack, while Quintana dispatches Contador with a blistering attack in the final kilometer of climbing.
Volta a Catalunya serves up its first mountaintop showdown, and Martin gets the better of Contador and Quintana.
Dan Martin conquers the first climbing stage at Volta a Catalunya and moves into overall lead ahead of Alberto Contador.
Dan Martin's devastating turn of speed on the final steep climb wins stage 3 at Volta a Catalunya. He now leads the overall.
Despite a mid-race category 1 climb, Catalunya goes to the sprinters again on Tuesday, affording Bouhanni another day of glory.
Nacer Bouhanni does the double in Spain, winning the second stage of Volta a Catalunya.
Nacer Bouhanni is two-for-two at the Volta a Catalunya, winning the stage 2 sprint after a monstrous lead-out from his Cofidis squad.
Volta a Catalunya kicks off with hilly stage 1, but sprinters hang on and fight for the first leader's jersey of the weeklong Spanish race.
Nacer Bouhanni sprints into overall lead with victory on first day of Volta a Catalunya in Spain.
Nacer Bouhanni sprinted to victory and the race's first leader's jersey in stage 1 of Volta a Catalunya.