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Valverde wins 6th stage, leads Tour of Spain

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Alejandro Valverde leads the Tour of Spain after producing a supreme final climb to win a star-laden finish to the 167.1km sixth stage from Benalmadena to La Zubia on Thursday. 

Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 6th stage of the Tour of Spain, from Benalmadena to La Zubia, on August 28, 2014

The Spaniard beat Britain's Chris Froome and compatriot Alberto Contador into second and third respectively to take the overall race lead from Australian Michael Matthews.

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