2010 Vuelta España – Stage 14 – Joaquin Rising

Tragedy struck the Euskaltel team today in the Vuelta España as a brief lapse by race leader Igor Anton caused a crash with teammate Egoi Martinez which forced both riders out of the race. Anton, it is reported, suffered a broken collarbone in the crash which also removed Marzio Bruseghin from the top ten, as he finished 17 minutes behind.

Joaquin Rodriguez went on to win the stage after catching Vincenzo Nibali, who had himself, chased down Mosquera. With the long TT approaching it’s starting to look like a three horse race with Nibali holding down a significant advantage.

Watch the last 3km

Stage 14 Top Three
1. Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha)_____4:26:43
2. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas)_______+0:20″
3. Ezequiel Mosquera (Xacobeo)____+0:22″

Stage 14 Top Ten
1. Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha)_____4:26:43
2. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas)_______+0:20″
3. Ezequiel Mosquera (Xacobeo)____+0:22″
4. David Mouncoutie (Cofidis)______+0:33″
5. Nicholas Roche (AG2R)_________+0:34″
6. Frank Schleck (Saxo Bank)______+0:35″
7. Xavier Tondo (Cervelo)_________+0:39″
8. David Garcia (Xacobeo)_________+0:43″
9. Peter Velits (HTC)_____________+0:46″
10. Tom Danielson (Garmin)________+1:29″

For full stage 14 results visit La Vuelta

GC Top Ten after 14 Stages
1. Vincenzo Nibali (Liquigas)______+:45″
2. Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha)____+:04″
3. Ezequiel Mosquera (Xacobeo)___+:50’’
4. Xavier Tondo (Cervelo)________+:50″
5. Nicholas Roche (AG2R)________+2:11″
6. Fränk Schleck (Saxo Bank)_____+2:12″
7. Peter Velits (HTC)____________+2:29″
8. Tom Danielson (Garmin)________+3:29″
9. Ruben Plaza (Caisse)__________+3:41″
10. Carlos Sastre (Cervelo)_______+3:52″
11. Vladimir Karpets (Katusha)_____+3:59″
12. Rigoberto Uran (Caisse)_______+4:23″
13. Luis Leon Sanchez (Caisse)____+4:27″

For Full GC Standings after 14 Stages visit La Vuelta

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