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Chris Horner Wins Vuelta; Becomes Oldest Grand Tour Winner

By Alasdair Fotheringham MADRID | Sun Sep 15, 2013 (Reuters) – American Chris Horner, nicknamed ‘Grandpa’ by his peers, created more than one landmark when he won the Tour of Spain on Sunday at the age of 41. Horner is the first rider from the United States to win cycling’s third Grand Tour. Andy Hampsten […]

Universal Sports’ Recaps The Vuelta a Espana

The Universal Sports’ annoucing team recaps the last stages of the Vuelta a Espana and details how Chris Horner was able to ride away victorious.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 21: Matthews wins

In the final stage of the 2013 Vuelta a Espana, Michael Matthews of Orica wins the last day of racing, his second stage win of the Tour, as Chris Horner of Radioshack takes home the General Classification title.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Chris Horner wins

At age 41, Chris Horner of Radioshack becomes oldest man to win a grand tour, and the first American to win the Vuelta a Espana. Michael Matthews of Orica took home the final stage.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 20: Chris Horner interview

Universal Sports’ Todd Gogulski talks to Chris Horner on the eve of winning the General Classification race.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 21: Leganes – Madrid

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 21: Leganes – Madrid (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15. This event airs Sept 15 @10:00amET.

Universal Sports Reviews: Vuelta a Espana stage 20

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over the crazy climb up the Alto de L’Angliru where Chris Hornet extends his GC lead, and gets you ready for the final day tomorrow.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 20: Chaos Climb

After a chaotic climb during a steep mountain stage, Elissonde won the stage and Horner controlled the GC.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 20: GC Battle

Nibali Vincenzo of Astana fought as hard to get back those 3 seconds, but it was not to be, as Chris Horner of Radioshack increased his General Classification lead to 37 seconds.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 20: Elissonde wins

Kenny Elissonde of FDJ managed to survive the strenuous climb to win Stage 20 of the Vuelta a Espana, as Chris Horner of Radioshack cracked Nibali Vincenzo of Astana to increase his GC lead by 37 seconds.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 20: Aviles – Alto de L’Angliru

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 20: Aviles – Alto de L’Angliru (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15. This event airs Sept 14 @10:00amET.

Universal Sports Reviews: Vuelta A Espana stage 19

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski break down the events of the day, as Chris Horner becomes the General Classification leader again, and get viewers ready for Stage 20 tomorrow.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 19: Rodriguez wins

In the last kilometer, Joaquin Rodriguez of Katusha attacked for the win, moving himself into 4th place in the GC. Meanwhile, Chris Horner of Radioshack claimed the GC lead over Nibali Vincenzo of Astana by 3 seconds.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 19: S. Vicente Barquera – Oviedo. Alto Naranco

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 19: S. Vicente Barquera – Oviedo. Alto Naranco (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15. This event airs Sept 13 @10:00amET.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 18: GC Battle

As Vasil Kiryienka of Sky won the stage, Chris Horner of Radioshack attacked Vincenzo Nibali (of Astana) on the final climb, cutting Nibali’s General Classification lead to just three seconds.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 18: Kiryienka wins

Vasil Kiryienka of Sky claims his third career stage win, and his first Vuelta a Espana win, taking Stage 18 by 28 seconds over Chris Sorensen of Saxo. Meanwhile Chris Horner of Radioshack is now only 3 seconds behind GC leader Nibali Vincenzo of Astana.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 18: Burgos – Pena Cabarga

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 18: Burgos – Pena Cabarga (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

Universal Sports Reviews: Vuelta a Espana: Stage 17

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski breakdown the events of the day and get viewers ready for stage 18 tomorrow.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 17: Mollema interview

Bauke Mollema (Belkin) talks about his first Grand Tour stage win.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 17: Mollema wins

Bauke Mollema of Belkin, who took 4th in 2011, jumped the sprinters in the final kilometer to win Stage 17 of the 2013 Vuelta a Espana. Nibali Vincenzo of Astana remains the GC race leader by a 28 second margin.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 17: Calahorra – Burgos

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 17: Calahorra – Burgos (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

Universal Sports Reviews: Vuelta a Espana: Stage 16

Universal Sports’ Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski break down the events of the day and get viewers ready for Stage 17 on Wednesday.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 16: Warren Barguil wins

Warren Barguil of Argos Shimano claimed his 2nd stage victory, winning with a time of 3:43.31 in a photo finish over rider Rigoberto Uran of SKY Procyling. Vincenzo Nibali of Astana still holds onto his GC lead and has 28 seconds over the field.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 16: Graus: Sallent de Gallego. Aramon Formigal

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 16: Graus: Sallent de Gallego. Aramon Formigal (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15. This event airs 9/9 @10:00amET. 

Universal Sports Reviews: Vuelta a Espana Stage 15

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski break down the events of the day and get viewers ready for Stage 16 tomorrow.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 15: Geniez wins

First time Grand Tour stage winner, Alexandre Geniez of FDJ, survived the break away to take home the Stage 15 win. Nibali Vincenzo of Astana remains the GC leader by 50 seconds over Chris Horner of Radioshack.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 15: Andorra – Peyragudes

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 15: Andorra – Peyragudes (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15. This event airs 9/8 @10:00amET. 

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 14: Ratto wins

Daniele Ratto of Cannondale crushes the field to get his first grand tour stage win, as Vincenzo Nibali of Astana wins the GC battle against Chris Horner of Radioshack, increasing his lead to 50 seconds.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 14: Baga – Andorra. Collada de la Gallina

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15. TIME CHANGE: This event now airs 9/7 @9:00amET. 

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 14: Baga – Andorra. Collada de la Gallina (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15. TIME CHANGE: This event now airs 9/7 @9:00amET. 

Universal Sports Review: Vuelta A Espana stage 13

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski break down the events of the day and get you ready for stage 14 tomorrow.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 13: Intxausti wipes out

Benat Intxausti (Movistar) seems to have hurt noting but his pride, as he misjudges a corner and flips over on his bike.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 13: Barguil interview

21 year old Warren Barguil (Argos) talks about recovering from a crash and then getting the stage win during his first Grand Tour.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 13: Barguil wins

As the break away slowly crumbled, Warren Barguil (Argos) attacked in the final meter to get the stage win during his first Grand Tour race. For the third day in a row, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) remains the GC leader by 31 seconds

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 13: Valls – Castelldefels (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15. This event airs Sept 6 @10:00amET. 

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 13: Valls – Castelldefels

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

Universal Sports Reviews: 2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 12

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski break down the events of the day and get you ready for stage 13.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 12: Gilbert interview

Philippe Gilbert (BMC) talks about getting the stage win.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 12: Gilbert wins

World champ Philippe Gilbert of BMC chased down Boasson Hagen of Team Sky to win the stage. Meanwhile, Vincenzo Nibali of Astana maintains his 31 second GC lead.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 12: Maella – Tarragona

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 12: Maella – Tarragona (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15. This event airs 9/5 @10:00amET. 

Universal Sports Reviews: Vuelta a Espana Stage 11

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski break down the time trial and get you ready for stage 12 tomorrow.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 11: Nibali claims GC

Stage 11 38.8km Time Trial, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) reclaims the GC lead over Chris Horner (Radioshack) who drops 46 seconds back into 4th, and Nicolas Roche holds 2nd, 33 seconds back, and Alejandro Valverde is 3rd

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 11: Cancellara wins

Fabian Cancellara (Radioshack) claims the stage win by 37 seconds over World Champ Tony Martin (Omega Pharma), Dominico Pozzovivo (Ag2r) surprises with a 3rd place finish, 1:24 back.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 11: Tarazona – Tarazona

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 11: Tarazona – Tarazona (mobile)

The 2013 Vuelta begins on August 24, starting in Galicia, then continuing through Castilla, Extremadura, Andalucia, Aragon, Cataluña, La Rioja, Cantabria, and Asturias, before returning to Madrid on September 15. This event airs Sept 4 @10amET. 

Universal Sports Reviews: Vuelta a Espana stage 10

Universal Sports’ Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski break down the events of the day and get you ready for Stage 11.

2013 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 10: Christopher Horner wins

41 year old American Christopher Horner of Radioshack Leopard crossed the finish line with a winning time of 4:30:22. Horner was the winner of Stage 3 and now gets to put back on the red jersey for the 2nd time in this competition.

 
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