Wiggins says will give it 100 per cent to defend Vuelta lead

Bradley Wiggins chases, Vuelta a Espana 2011, stage 11

Briton Bradley Wiggins is the 2011 Vuelta a Espana's eighth leader and he says that even if he would have been happy with 'just' a top six placing overall in the race, now he is in top spot overall, he'll be fighting 100 per cent to keep it that way.

Sky rode a perfect strategic race on the Manzaneda climb, keeping the break of 19 (which contained Fabio Duarte (Geox), 7-04, as its most dangerous rider for GC) at a safe distance but letting them soak up the time bonuses, then upping the pace in the main pack with Morris Possoni and finally Chris Froome before Wiggins himself took over.

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