Vuelta a Espana 2016: Stage 11 – Froome wins once again on Peña Cabarga

If you like your GC battle ‘red in tooth and claw’, today’s duel on the steep slopes of the Peña Cabarga had it all. Chris Froome (SKY) spun up the cadence and spun back the clock to take a second victory at the summit, repeating his 2011 triumph. He and Movistar’s Nairo Quintana duked it out in the last kilometres, their alternate surges catching a furious attack by Esteban Chaves (Orica- BikeExchange) in the last two kilometres. Alejandro Valverde finished six seconds adrift in third, making a great day for Movistar with Quintana still in the red jersey.

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