Joaquim Rodriguez pips Sergio Henao to win Tour of the Basque Country stage three

Sergio Henao finishes second in Zumarraga as Joaquim Rodriguez takes stage three of the Tour of the Basque Country

Sergio Henao on stage three of the 2015 Tour of the Basque Country

(Image credit: Watson)

Team Sky's Sergio Henao took the overall lead at the Tour of the Basque Country but missed out on his first win since 2013 as he was pipped to the line in Zumarraga by Katusha's Joaquim Rodriguez.

Henao attacked on the day's final climb on the Alto de la Antigua, leaving him with Rodriguez and Nairo Quintana for company on the 3km descent to the finish line.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.