Ryder Hesjedal celebrates second Vuelta a Espana stage win

Ryder Hesjedal won his second-ever Vuelta stage at the summit of La Camperona, overhauling Oliver Zaugg in the final 200 metres

Ryder Hesjedal admitted he took EPO during his mountain bike career (Watson)

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Ryder Hesjedal may have lost his chance to challenge for the overall lead at the Vuelta a Espana, but the Canadian Garmin-Sharp rider made his mark on the 2014 race with a win on one of its toughest stages.

“I came here to ride for the general classification but that went out of the window pretty early, so from that point on it was a matter of looking after Dan (Martin) as much as possible and looking for any stage opportunities where we can - I think we can do both.

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