Dutchman wins red jersey in Vuelta

28th August 2011, Comments 0 comments

In the Spanish Vuelta Dutch racing cyclist Bauke Mollema has earned himself the red jersey.

The Dutchman heads the Tour of Spain's race in points after coming second in the ninth stage in the race. Sunday's race ended in a steep climb op La Covatilla after covering 183 kilometres from Villacastin to Sierra de Bejar. Only Irish cyclist Daniel Martin managed to stay ahead of him.

The Rabo cyclist came third in Saturday's race after another difficult climb in San Lorenzo de El Escorial.

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