Mikel Landa admits he was lacking confidence heading into first mountain finish at Vuelta a España

It was the Spanish climber's team that controlled much of the final climb

Mikel Landa at stage three of the Vuelta
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Mikel Landa revealed that he had no confidence in himself heading into stage three of the Vuelta a España 2021. 

Landa seemed like he was on top form when he sent his entire Bahrain Victorious team to the front of the peloton to pace up the Picón Blanco, with two-time Critérium du Dauphiné stage winner Mark Padun doing the lion's share of the work.

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