Mikel Landa takes bonus seconds to seal overall win at Giro del Trentino

Mikel Landa did exactly what he needed to do to ensure he won the Giro del Trentino overall title, finishing third on stage four

Mikel Landa celebrates retaining the overall lead on stage three of the 2016 Giro del Trentino. The Spaniard took the overall victory in the race as he prepares for a Giro d'Italia campaign.

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Mikel Landa secured his first stage race win for Team Sky by racing to third on the fourth and final stage of the Giro del Trentino.

The winning margin was slight, however, with Astana's Tanel Kangert taking his second consecutive stage win, and the time bonus, to get within two seconds on the Spaniard.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.