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2001 Vuelta

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57th Vuelta a España

Spain, September 7- 29, 2002

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Pre start
Stage 1 - September 7: Valencia - TTT, 24.6 km
Stage 2 - September 8: Valencia - Alcoy, 144.7 km
Stage 3 - September 9: San Vicente de Raspeig - Murcia, 134.2 km
Stage 4 - September 10: Aguilas - Roquetas De Mar, 149.5 km
Stage 5 - September 11: El Ejido o Almeria - Sierra Nevada, 198 km
Stage 6 - September 12: Granada - La Pandera (Jaen), 153.1 km
Stage 7 - September 13: Jaen - Malaga, 196.8 km
Stage 8 - September 14: M‡laga - Ubrique, 173.6 km
Stage 9 - September 15: Córdoba - Córdoba, 130.2 km
Stage 10 - September 16: Córdoba - Córdoba ITT, 36.5 km
Stage 11 - September 18: Alcobendas - Collado Villalba, 166.1 km
Stage 12 - September 19: Segovia - Burgos, 210.5 km
Stage 13 - September 20: Burgos - Santander, 189.8 km
Stage 14 - September 21: Santander - Gijón, 190.2 km
Stage 15 - September 22: Gijón - Angliru, 176.7 km
Stage 16 - September 24: Avilés - León, 154.7 km
Stage 17 - September 25: Benavente - Salamanca, 145.6 km
Stage 18 - September 26: Salamanca - Estación de la Covatilla (Béjar), 193.7 km
Stage 19 - September 27: Béjar - Avila, 177.8 km
Stage 20 - September 28: Avila -Warner Bros Park (S. Martín de la Vega), 141.2 km
Stage 21 - September 29: Warner Bros Park - Stadion Santiago Bernabeu - ITT, 41.2 km

Stage 21 - September 29: Warner Bros Park - Stadion Santiago Bernabeu - ITT, 41.2 km

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Stage 20 - September 28: Avila -Warner Bros Park (S. Martín de la Vega), 141.2 km

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Images by AFP

Stage 19 - September 27: Béjar - Avila, 177.8 km

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Images by AFP

Stage 18 - September 26: Salamanca - Estación de la Covatilla (Béjar), 193.7 km

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Images by AFP

Stage 17 - September 25: Benavente - Salamanca, 145.6 km

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Images by AFP

Stage 16 - September 24: Avilés - León, 154.7 km

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Images by AFP

Stage 15 - September 22: Gijón - Angliru, 176.7 km

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  • Roberto Heras (USPS) leaves Aitor Gonzalez (Kelme) behind on the rain soaked slopes of the Alto de l'Angliru

Stage 14 - September 21: Santander - Gijón, 190.2 km

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  • A 40 rider pileup marred the otherwise calm stage 14, with a number of riders being forced to abandon

Stage 13 - September 20: Burgos - Santander, 189.8 km

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Stage 12 - September 19: Segovia - Burgos, 210.5 km

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Stage 11 - September 18: Alcobendas - Collado Villalba, 166.1 km

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Images by AFP

Stage 10 - September 16: Córdoba - Córdoba ITT, 36.5 km

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Photos by Yuzuru Sunada

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Stage 9 - September 15: Córdoba - Córdoba, 130.2 km

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Stage 8 - September 14: M‡laga - Ubrique, 173.6 km

Photos by Yuzuru Sunada

  • Two US Postal riders, Victor Pena and Jose Luis Rubiera, in trouble on the scenic Puerto de Las Palomas climb.
  • Santiago Botero (Kelme) decides to save his legs for Monday's time trial, having done enough work for his team leader Sevilla.

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Stage 7 - September 13: Jaen - Malaga, 196.8 km

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Stage 6 - September 12: Granada - La Pandera (Jaen), 153.1 km

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Stage 5 - September 11: El Ejido o Almeria - Sierra Nevada, 198 km

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  • Members of US Postal and other teams observe a minutes silence in memory of the victims of September 11
  • Mikel Zarrabeitia of the ONCE-Eroski team celebrates on the podium as new overall leader of the Vuelta 2002
  • Guido Trentin of Cofidis celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the fifth stage
  • Guido Trentin sprays champagne on the podium after winning the fifth stage of the Vuelta

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Stage 4 - September 10: Aguilas - Roquetas De Mar, 149.5 km

Photos by Yuzuru Sunada

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Stage 3 - September 9: San Vicente de Raspeig - Murcia, 134.2 km

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Photos by AFP

Photos by Graham Watson, courtesy of Unipublic

Photos courtesy of Unipublic

Stage 2 - September 8: Valencia - Alcoy, 144.7 km

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Photos by Graham Watson, courtesy of Unipublic

Photos courtesy of Unipublic

Stage 1 - September 7: Valencia - TTT, 24.6 km

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Photos by Yuzuru Sunada

Photos by Graham Watson, courtesy of Unipublic

Photos courtesy of Unipublic

Pre-start

Photos by Yuzuru Sunada