Vuelta a España - Brajkovic leads as Astana win team time trial

Kazakh outfit Astana won the 27.4-km opening-stage team time trial in the Vuelta a Espana on Saturday while Slovenian Janez Brajkovic became the race leader.

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Vuelta a España - Brajkovic leads as Astana win team time trial
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Luxembourg team RadioShack Leopard finished second in the trial from Vilanova de Arousa to Sanxenxo with Omega Pharma-Quick Step of Belgium third.

Brajkovic will wear the leader's jersey on Sunday's second stage from Pontevedra to the Alto do Monte da Groba summit finish.

The race finishes in Madrid on September 15.

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