Vincenzo Nibali Wins 2010 Vuelta a Espana and Tyler Farrar Sprints to Win in Final Stage

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09/19/2010| 0 comments
by Reuters, with additional commentary by Roadcycling.com
Nibali celebrates his Vuelta victory on the podium in Madrid, Spain. Photo copyright Fotoreporter Sirotti.
Nibali celebrates his Vuelta victory on the podium in Madrid, Spain. Photo copyright Fotoreporter Sirotti.

Vincenzo Nibali Wins 2010 Vuelta a Espana and Tyler Farrar Sprints to Win in Final Stage

Team Garmin-Transitions' Tyler Farrar strikes in Madrid winning final stage of the 2010 Vuelta a Espana; Vincenzo Nibali (Team Liquigas) wins 2010 Vuelta a Espana.

stage race victory of the year.

Farrar, who won the final sprint ahead of Briton Mark Cavendish and Australia's Allan Davis, commented "Winning on the last day of a Grand Tour is always a special feeling and it confirms I'm well on track for the world championships in Australia too."

The King of the Mountains title was taken for a third consecutive year by David Moncoutie of France. Cavendish took the points jersey whilst Russian team Katusha won the team prize.

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