Vuelta a Espana Results

Updated: August 28, 2014, 2:33 PM ET
Associated Press

Thursday

At La Zubia, Spain

Sixth Stage

A 104-mile leg from Benalmadena

1. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Movistar, 4 hours, 35 minutes, 27 seconds.

2. Christopher Froome, Britain, SKY, same time.

3. Alberto Contador, Spain, Tinkoff-Saxo, same time.

4. Joaquin Rodriguez, Spain, Katusha, 08 seconds behind.

5. Nairo Quintana, Colombia, Movistar, :12.

6. Fabio Aru, Italy, Astana Pro, :18.

7. Esteban Chaves Rubio, Colombia, Orica GreenEdge, :25.

8. Daniel Navarro, Spain, Cofidis, same time.

9. Mikel Nieve, Spain, SKY, :32.

10. Robert Gesink, Netherlands, Belkin Pro Cycling, :33.

Also

51. Andrew Talansky, United States, Garmin-Sharp, 4:42.

67. Chad Haga, United States, Giant-Shimano, 7:06.

85. Lawrence Warbasse, United States, BMC Racing, 8:47.

143. Lawson Craddock, United States, Giant-Shimano, 12:27.

177. Nathan Brown, United States, Garmin-Sharp, 15:30.

Overall Standings

(After 6 of 21 stages)

1. Alejandro Valverde, Spain, Movistar, 22 hours, 48 minutes, 8 seconds.

2. Nairo Quintana, Colombia, Movistar, 15 seconds behind.

3. Alberto Contador, Spain, Tinkoff-Saxo, :18.

4. Christopher Froome, Britain, SKY, :22.

5. Esteban Chaves Rubio, Colombia, Orica GreenEdge, :41.

6. Joaquin Rodriguez, Spain, Katusha, :45.

7. Robert Gesink, Netherlands, Belkin Pro Cycling, :55.

8. Fabio Aru, Italy, Astana Pro, :58.

9. Warren Barguil, France, Giant-Shimano, 1:02.

10. Wilco Kelderman, Netherlands, Belkin Pro Cycling, 1:06.

Also

48. Andrew Talansky, United States, Garmin-Sharp, 9:29.

76. Chad Haga, United States, Giant-Shimano, 21:47.

88. Lawrence Warbasse, United States, BMC Racing, 27:08.

93. Lawson Craddock, United States, Giant-Shimano, 28:49.

153. Nathan Brown, United States, Garmin-Sharp, 45:18.


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