How much can happen in just eight kilometres of climbing in the Tour of Spain?

In an action packed day of racing, the Vuelta?s third mountain top finish in five days at the Alto de la Cobertoria not only saw Alexandre Vinokourov (Astana) take his second stage win in 24 hours, at the same time overnight leader Slovenian Janez Brajkovic (Discovery Channel) cracked and lost two minutes.

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