Mikel Landa takes second stage victory on gruelling day at Giro d'Italia

Fabio Aru suffers disastrous day finishing over two minutes down on race leader Alberto Contador, as his teammate Landa rides to victory

Mikel Landa wins stage 16 of the 2015 Giro d'Italia (Watson)

Mikel Landa (Astana) took a second stage victory in a row at the 2015 Giro d'Italia after attacking with 4km to go on a gruelling stage that broke apart on the Mortirolo climb.

Landa moves up to second in the GC behind Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) and ahead of his teammate Fabio Aru, after the Astana leader cracked on the steep slopes of the Mortirolo as the maglia rosa pushed up the pace on 13km climb.

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