Domenico Pozzovivo wins Volta a Catalunya stage three

Pierre Rolland moves into overall lead as Pozzovivo breaks to win from elite group

Domenica Pozzovivo wins stage three of the 2015 Volta a Catalunya

(Image credit: Watson)

Domenico Pozzovivo (Ag2r-La Mondiale) attacked an elite group of GC contenders in the final 2km of stage three of the Volta a Catalunya to take victory on the day and move to fourth in the overall standings.

A group containing Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo), Richie Porte (Team Sky), Fabio Aru (Astana) and Rigoberto Uran (Etixx - Quick-Step) as well as Pozzovivo, managed to break away on the final category one climb of the Alt Dels Angels, and were later joined by Andrew Talansky and Daniel Martin of Cannondale-Garmin.

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