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Michael Morkov wins Vuelta 6th stage

Updated: August 29, 2013, 3:31 PM ET
Associated Press

CACERES, Spain -- Michael Morkov of Denmark won the sixth stage of the Spanish Vuelta after spoiling Tony Martin's long solo escape in the final miles, and race favorite Vincenzo Nibali maintained the overall lead on Thursday.

Martin, the world time trial champion, broke away near the start of the 108-mile ride Guijuelo to Caceres and held off the peloton until the final sprint.

The 28-year-old Morkov, riding for SaxoBank-Tinkoff, pushed in front of the pack to claim the victory ...

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