Ben Swift Criterium International stage 1 2009

Britain's Ben Swift (Katusha) finished third on the second stage of the Vuelta a Pais Vasco on Tuesday.

The stage was won by Yury Trofimov (Bouygues Telecom), who beat Rein Taaramae (Cofidis) by 5 seconds but Swift showed his speed winning the bunch sprint 1-10 behind with a strong sprint.

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