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AP Spain's Mikel Nieve Ituralde reacts on the podium after winning the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race from Conegliano to Gar - Photo

Spain's Mikel Nieve Ituralde reacts on the podium after winning the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race from Conegliano to Gar

Sunday May 22, 05:34 PM
Spain's Mikel Nieve Ituralde reacts on the podium after winning the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race from Conegliano to Gardeccia Val di Fassa, Sunday, May 22, 2011. Alberto Contador extended his already commanding lead while fellow Spaniard Mikel Nieve Ituralde won the grueling 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday. A member of an early breakaway, Nieve clocked 7 hours, 27 minutes, 14 seconds over the five major climbs lining the 229-kilometer (142-mile) route from Conegliano to Gardeccia Val di Fassa. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)