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Movistar's Intxausti wins stage 4 and now GC leader in Tour of Beijing

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, October 14, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Showing fine tactical instinct amid stop/start racing on the final climb of Mentougou Miaofeng mountain, Movistar’s Beñat Intxausti Elorriaga capitalised on a slight lull with two kilometres to go, accelerated clear and then drove hard to the line to win the stage and take over as race leader in the Tour of Beijing.

Riding strongly, the Spaniard held off a hard chasing Dan Martin (Garmin-Sharp), who left it late to respond, putting in a strong final kilometre but running out of time.

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Strong Movistar Team for Tour of Beijing

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Movistar Team brings a strong squad into Tour of Beijing, looking for a successful to its best year under Telefonica's sponsorship.

With 30 victories to date -their fifth best mark in thirty-four years of history- before the last stop of their 2013 schedule, the Movistar Team are leaving on Tuesday for the capital of China to take part in the 3rd Tour of Beijing from Friday 11th to Tuesday 15th. Five days of racing will see the peloton contest their chances in routes suiting both sprinters -th...


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