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Jon Izaguirre wins Giro stage

Updated: May 22, 2012, 12:22 PM ET
Associated Press

FALZES/PFALZEN, Italy -- Jon Izaguirre of Spain won the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia Tuesday while countryman Joaquin Rodriguez kept the overall lead.

Izaguirre had been in the lead group most of the day. He broke away on the final sharp climb of the mainly uphill 108-mile course from Limone sul Garda to Falzes/Pfalzen.

He finished in 4 hours, 2 minutes. Rodriguez was 8 minutes, 57 seconds behind.

This is Izaguirre's first win on a grand tour. He finished 16 seconds ahead ...

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