Denis Menchov Climbs to Victory on Bola del Mundo

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09/9/2012| 0 comments
by Mark Watson
Denis Menchov wins stage 20 of the 2012 Vuelta a Espana Photoreporter Sirotti

Denis Menchov Climbs to Victory on Bola del Mundo

Team Katusha's Denis Menchov earlier today rode to victory in the penultimate stage of the 2012 Vuelta a Espana, which finished atop the feared Bola del Mundo, thereby proving that long breakaways can indeed pay off.

Roadcycling.com "It’s been an extremely hard stage, not only because of the course and the speed, but also because of the climate conditions. I had a hard time in the downhill part of the first climb because I was really cold. It was raining."

Watch video highlights from all stages of the 2012 Vuelta a Espana in our videos section (U.S. only - due to geo broadcast rights restrictions).

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