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Grabsch First Leader Of The Vuelta a Burgos

The German rider Bert Grabsch of the Phonak team, to-day won the first stage and took the overall lead of the Vuelta Ciclista a Burgos. The stage was 155 kms. from Burgos to Medina de Pomar.
Grabsch took the sprint from 11 escapees, 3 of which were from ONCE, who finished 22 seconds in front of a closing bunch, in a time of 3 hours 57 minutes 5 seconds an average speed of 39,21 KPH.
Tomorrows stage is 172 kms long from Frias to Miranda de Ebro with three mountains to climb.

Result:
1st. Grabsch PHO
2nd. Bartoli FAS
3rd. Frattini ALS
4th. Simoni SAE
5th. Zarrabeitia ONCE

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