Edition 63 of the Ruta del Sol was won by title defender Alejandro Valverde. The Spaniard bested his compatriot Alberto Contador by 1 second, while Thibaut Pinot finished in third. It was the fifth time in his career Valverde took the Vuelta a Andalucia. (Slideshow route/profile)
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Ruta del Sol 2017 stages:
|Date||Start and finish||Length||Type||Results||Winner||Leader|
|1||We 15-2||Ruta del Sol 2017 route stage 1 Rincón de la Victoria – Granada||155.0 km||hilly||Ruta del Sol 2017 results stage 1 Read more||Valverde||Valverde|
|2||Th 16-2||Ruta del Sol 2017 route stage 2 Torredonjimeno – Mancha Réal||179.9 km||mountains||Ruta del Sol 2017 results stage 2 Read more||Pinot||Contador|
|3||Fr 17-2||Ruta del Sol 2017 route stage 3 Lucena – Lucena||11.9 km||ITT||Ruta del Sol 2017 results stage 3 Read more||Campenaerts||Valverde|
|4||Sa 18-2||Ruta del Sol 2017 route stage 4 La Campana – Seville||179.3 km||hilly||Ruta del Sol 2017 route stage 4 Read more||Coquard||Valverde|
|5||Su 19-2||Ruta del Sol 2017 route stage 5 Setenil – Coín||151.5 km||hilly||Ruta del Sol 2017 route stage 5 Read more||Wellens||Valverde|
Ruta del Sol 2017: Route maps, height profiles, and more
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