Contador wins Vuelta a Burgos for one second

Sergio Pardilla (Caja Rural) claimed one of the biggest victories of his career in the queen stage of the Vuelta a Burgos.

While the Spaniard soloed to victory, Alberto Contador (Tinkoff) launched a big attack to take second place which was enough to win the race overall with a tiny 1-second advantage over Ben Hermans (BMC) and Pardilla.

Vuelta a Burgos 2016 – stage 5 results (Caleruega – Lagunas de Neila):

1 Sergio Pardilla (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA)

4:13:34

2 Alberto Contador (Tinkoff)

+17”

3 Ben Hermans (BMC)

+22”

4 Simon Yates (Orica-BikeExchange)

+24”

5 Igor Anton (Dimension Data)

+31”

6 Peter Kennaugh (Sky)

+34”

7 Ruben Fernandez (Movistar)

+43”

8 Domenico Pozzovivo (AG2R)

+01’00”

9 Gianluca Brambilla (Etixx – Quick-Step)

+01’03”

10 Matvey Mamykin (Katusha)

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Final general classification:

1 Alberto Contador (Tinkoff)

15:50:50

2 Ben Hermans (BMC)

+01”

3 Sergio Pardilla (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA)

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4 Simon Yates (Orica-BikeExchange)

+04”

5 Peter Kennaugh (Sky)

+11”

6 Ruben Fernandez (Movistar)

+16”

7 Gianluca Brambilla (Etixx – Quick-Step)

+36”

8 Matvey Mamykin (Katusha)

+57”

9 Igor Anton (Dimension Data)

+01’04”

10 Domenico Pozzovivo (AG2R)

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