Igor Anton Wins Dramatic Stage 14 of 2011 Giro d'Italia and Alberto Contador Extends Overall Giro Lead
Team Euskaltel's Igor Anton of Spain broke away with 5 kilometers left and held on to win the 14th stage of the 2011 Giro d'Italia on Saturday, while Alberto Contador (Team Saxo Bank-Sungard) was second to extend his overall lead.
to increase his speed to open up a lead of 30 seconds at the front. Behind him Contador twice had to increase his pace to leave Nibali behind to guarantee second place.
Riders remain in the mountains for a third straight day on Sunday with the 229-kilometer (141.9-mile) stage from Conegliano to Gardecci-Val di Fassa that features three major climbs - or so we expect.
The 2011 Giro d'Italia ends on May 29 in Milano.
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