Rodriguez hangs onto lead as Kessiakoff wins time trial

Fredrik Kessiakoff, stage winner, Vuelta a Espana 2012, stage 11 time trial

Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha) clung onto his overall lead in the Vuelta a España by just one second after finishing seventh in today's time trial between Cambados-Pontevedra.

Swede Fredrik Kessiakoff (Astana) was the surprise winner of the stage, 17 seconds ahead of Alberto Contador (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank).

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