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Castano takes Catalonia lead with Stage 4 win

5/18/2006

VALLNORD-ARCALIS, Andorra -- Spaniard
Carlos Castano seized the overall lead in the Tour of Catalonia
on Thursday after a decisive win on the summit finish of
Vallnord-Arcalis.

The Kaiku rider broke away from the main group on the final
climb of stage four, which began in Perafort in Spain, to catch
and pass Frenchman Christophe Moreau.

Moreau was second and Colombian Santiago Botero took third
place.

The Tour of Catalonia finishes on Sunday in Barcelona.