Tour of the Basque Country 2016

alberto contador 2016Edition 56 of the Tour of the Basque Country was won by Alberto Contador. He outperformed the two Colombians on the podium, Sergio Henao and Nairo Quintana, in the mountainous ITT that concluded the 6-day stage race. Along with José Antonio González, a powerhouse from the seventees, this win made Contador the shared record holder with four overall victories in the Tour of the Basque Country. (Slideshow route/profile)

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Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stages:

Date Route Length Type Results Winner Leader
1 Mo 4-4 Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 1 Etxebarria – Markina-Xemein 144.0 km hilly Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 1 Read more LL Sanchez LL Sanchez
2 Tu 5-4 Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 2 Markina-Xemein – Baranbio (Ermita Garrastatxu) 174.2 km hilly Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 2 Read more Landa Landa
3 We 6-4 Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 3 Vitoria-Gasteiz – Lesaka 193.5 km hilly Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 3 Read more Cummings Landa
4 Th 7-4 Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 4 Lesaka – Orio 165.0 km hilly Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 4 Read more S. Sánchez Kelderman
5 Fr 8-4 Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 5 Orio – Arrate (Eibar) 159.0 km hilly Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 5 Read more Rosa S. Henao
6 Sa 9-4 Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 6 Eibar – Eibar 16.5 km ITT Tour of the Basque Country 2016 stage 6 Read more Contador Contador

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Tour of the Basque Country 2016



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