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57th Vuelta a España

Spain, September 7- 29, 2002

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


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Stage description

Start time: 12:31 CEST
Finish time: 17:15 CEST

A few categorised climbs break up this otherwise downhill stage from Burgos to Santander. The toughest mountain comes at 83 km to go, with the Cat. 1 Alto Portillo de la Sia, a 7 km climb averaging 6.1%. Following that there are two Cat. 3 climbs at km 135 and 145, but the finish is well suited to a bunch sprint.

Santander, in Cantabria, is one of the more popular Vuelta cities. It was first visited in 1935 and last in 2000, when Mariano Piccoli won.