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Stage 8 - (Sun) Sept 7th, Andorra (Escaldes-Engordany) to Salardú / Pla de Beret 151 km


The breakaway of the day, (R to L) Christophe Kern, Nikita Eskov, David Moncoutie (hidden), Sébastien Joly, and Juan Manuel Garate ( Image © Unipublic )

The chasing peloton climb through a construction site (dirt road) on the La Bonaigua ( Image © Unipublic )

Jose Rubiera leads Alberto Contador up the Pla de Beret ( Image © Unipublic )

After attacking the breakaway David Moncoutie soloed to the stage win ( Image © Unipublic )

Contador attacked in the closing kilometers with Alejandro Valverde in tow ( Image © Unipublic )

Stage winner David Moncoutie ( Image © Unipublic )



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