Vuelta a Murcia

Quintana wins Murcia opener

Colombian phenom Nairo Quintana dashed to victory in Saturday’s climbing stage to open the two-day Vuelta a Murcia in Spain. The 22-year-old attacked on the Cat. 1 Alto del Collado Bermejo with 7km to go from the finish-line in the Sierra Espuna. He followed an attack from 2012 season revelation Jonathan Tiernan-Locke (Edura) and eventually […]

2011 Vuelta a Murcia results, final

Stage 3

  • 1. Alberto Contador Velasco (Esp), Saxobank-Sungard, 14:10
  • 2. Jerome Coppel (Fra), Saur-Sojasun, at 0:08
  • 3. Denis Menchov (Rus), Geox-TMC, at 0:12
  • 4. Alex Dowsett (Gbr), Team Sky, at 0:19
  • 5. Vasili Kiryienka (Blr), Movistar, at 0:26

Final overall

  • 1. Alberto Contador Velasco (Esp), Saxobank-Sungard, 9:27:18
  • 2. Jerome Coppel (Fra), Saur-Sojasun, at 0:11
  • 3. Denis Menchov (Rus), Geox-TMC, at 0:17
  • 4. Wouter Poels (Ned), Vacansoleil-Dcm, at 1:46
  • 5. Fabio Andres Duarte Arevalo (Col), at 1:47