Vuelta tackles unknown mountain-top finish today

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The first big challenge for Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome (Sky) is today's 19 kilometre ascent to a summit finish at Manzaneda, a ski station in Spain's remote north-west region of Galicia.

The climb has never been used before in the Vuelta a Espana, although it was occasionally used in the now defunct Tour of Galicia.

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