Chris Horner leads Vuelta a Espana after stage 19

Joaquim Rodriguez, Vuelta a Espana 2013, stage 19

Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez has won stage 19 of the Vuelta a Espana where 41-year-old American Chris Horner has again assumed the overall lead.

Rodriguez (Katusha) launched a solo attack within the final kilometre of the uphill category two finish but did not celebrate with an elaborate victory salute instead sprinting across the line having started the day fourth overall.

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