Kazakh Alexandre Vinokourov showed that not even all the problems his Astana team have faced over the past few months can faze him as he stormed home for a Tour of Spain stage victory in Lugo.

In a move which will have had many fans remembering Vino?s successful late attack on the Champs Elysées in 2005, Vinokourov charged off less than 500 metres from the line on stage eight to take a win by just one second over a 60-strong bunch containing all the main favourites.

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