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57th Vuelta a España

Spain, September 7- 29, 2002

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


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Stage description

Start time: 13:47 CEST
Finish time: 17:15 CEST

Starting in Aguilas, the fourth stage of La Vuelta is almost a mirror of stage three, with a relatively flat 150km course that is downhill for the last half into Roquetas De Mar.

This should be a rather pleasant stage if the temperature is down, but with the area being one of the few in Europe where rainfall is scarce, the stage could be a killer if the temperatures are up. The sun shines for more than 320 days a year in Roquetas De Mar, great for the tourists, not so good for the riders.