Volta Ciclista a Catalunya – Stage 3

Photo: Biciciclismo

Xavier Tondo and Joaquin Rodriguez attacked the field with 50km to go and managed to stay away as a two man break, with Tondo scoring the victory in the final sprint. For Tondo, it is his second win this year for the Cervelo Test Team and for Rodriguez the move vaults him into the race lead in the GC standings.

Stage 3 result
1 Xavier Tondo (Spa) Cervelo Test Team______4:43:23
2 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha
3 Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne_0:00:48
4 Sandy Casar (Fra) Française Des Jeux_______0:01:20
5 Michel Kreder (Ned) Garmin – Transitions

General classification after stage 3
1 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha_________9:04:12
2 Xavier Tondo (Spa) Cervelo Test Team_________0:00:10
3 Luis Leon Sanchez Gil (Spa) Caisse d’Epargne____0:00:48

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