Froome wins Vuelta stage 17 but can't unseat Cobo from race lead

Chris Froome wins, Vuelta a Espana 2011, stage 17

Vuelta a Espana 2011, stage 17 photo gallery by Graham Watson>>

Briton Chris Froome (Sky) underlined his newly-found grand tour credentials by winning the 2011 Vuelta a Espana's final mountain-top finish on Pena Cabarga on Wednesday.

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