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Vuelta weekend round up: Froome, Woods, Cannondale, and Mohoric

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Froome powers away from Chaves for first win of 2017 (Photo: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

It would be quite the achievement to win a Tour de France and a Vuelta a Espana in the same year. It would be all the more remarkable to do it without winning a stage in either. The former is still on for Chris Froome, but any hopes of the later, not that he would have held any, vanished yesterday on the summit finish to Cumbre del Sol. It was there that Froome kicked hard inside a horrid final 500m to shatter the last man hanging onto his wheel and take a fine victory. Not even Alberto Contador, so often his match in recent days, could hang on.

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