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Nicolas Roche wins Vuelta stage

Updated: August 25, 2013, 1:53 PM ET
Associated Press

PONTEVEDRA, Spain -- Nicolas Roche of Ireland won the second stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, while Vicenzo Nibali took the red overall leader's jersey as the Italian aims for his second grand tour of the year.

SaxoBank-Tinkoff rider Roche broke away with three others on the final climb and used a furious finish to claim the 110-mile ride, which started in Pontevedra and finished at the Alto Do Monte Da Groba summit.

Daniel Moreno of Katusha was two seconds behind Roche, followed ...

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