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Second Vuelta Stage Win for Degenkolb

John Degenkolb has on Wednesday for the second time this Tour of Spain won a stage. In the fifth stage of the Vuelta the German of Team Argos-Shimano defeated Daniele Bennati (RadioShack-Nissan) and Gianni Meersman (Lotto-Belisol) in a bunch sprint.

In the points classification Degenkolb is the leader. The German has twenty points on Allan Davis of Orica-Green Edge.

Katusha rider Joaquim Rodriguez didn’t make any mistake and retained his lead in the general classification. Christopher Froome (Sky) follows on one second. Alberto Contador is five seconds behind.