Vuelta Stage 5: Caleb Ewan shows his clean pair of heels

Caleb Ewan (Orica-GreenEDGE) delivered what he has been threatening all season, his first WorldTour victory, at a Grand Tour to boot, and showing a clean pair of heels to John Degenkolb (Giant-Alpecin) and Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo). The uphill finish produced some splits in the peloton allowing Tom Dumoulin to snatch the overall lead by just one second.

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Valverde Stage 4 Vuelta 2015 (Image: Movistar)

Vuelta Stage 4: Valverde outfoxes Sagan for victory

It was a long, long stage today at 209km with almost all of the action happening in the last 5km. But Alejandro Valverde kept a cool head while all around him were frenzied and with 200m to go, ‘I knew that this was my victory’. Peter Sagan couldn’t double up on his win yesterday but he did add to his tally of second places.

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