Nairo Quintana wins Tour of the Basque Country

Nairo Quintana wins overall, Porte second, Henao third, Tour of the Basque Country 2013, stage six ITT

Nairo Quintana (Movistar) won the Tour of the Basque Country general classification on Saturday after placing second behind stage winner Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-QuickStep) in the decisive final time trial in Beasain.

Paris-Nice winner and strong time triallist Richie Porte (Sky) had been widely expected to take the win, but the 23-year-old Colombian proved the stronger rider on the day. Porte finished fourth on the stage behind Martin, Quintana and Benat Intxausti (Movistar).

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