Winner Anacona wins Vuelta a Espana mountain test

Nairo Quintana takes overall lead as Chris Froome loses time to key rivals

Winner Anaconda wins stage nine of the 2014 Tour of Spain

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Winner Anancona (Lampre-Merida) claimed his first ever European pro win in style, reaching the 2014 Vuelta a Espana’s second mountain-top finish a whole 45 seconds ahead of Alexey Lutsenko (Astana).

In a good day all round for Colombia, Nairo Quintana (Movistar) moved to first overall after a frantic final few kilometres saw him gain time on teammate Alejandro Valverde.

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