Denis Menchov Tour of Spain 2007 st10

Denis Menchov?s grip on the Vuelta became a stranglehold on Monday as the Rabobank rider took a convincing victory at the summit finish of Arcalis.

The race leader since Saturday, 24 hours later Menchov comfortably outsprinted a seven-man group of rivals containing all the favourites. There may be 11 stages left to race, but the 2007 Vuelta has certainly found its patron.

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