|Alberto Contador 2011 of Cycling Italian GIRO|
Spanish cyclist ALBERTO CONTADOR has won this years ITALIAN GIRO - his second - in a comfortable & dominating fashion. The Tour de France holder & currently the World´s Nº1 bike rider stamped his authority in one of the Worlds toughest road race.
Here are the final standings in the General table:
1 Alberto Contador ESP SAX 84:05:14
2 Michele Scarponi ITA LAM 06:10
3 Vincenzo Nibali ITA LIQ 06:56
4 John Gadret FRA ALM 10:04
5 Joaquín Rodríguez Oliver ESP KAT 11:05
6 Roman Kreuziger CHE AST 11:28
7 Jose Rujano Guillen VEN SDA 12:12
8 Denis Menchov RUS FTS 12:18
9 Steven Kruijswijk NL RAB 13:51
10 Konstantsin Sivtsov BIE THR 14:10
Another notable Spaniard is Joaquin Rodriguez who finished 5th.
|FC Barcelona wins the European Handball Cup 2011|
Continuing on with Spanish Sports success, FC BARCELONA defeated another Spanish Team CIUDAD REAL 27 - 24 to take the 2011 EUROPEAN HANDBALL TITLE , winning the Final 4 competition held in Germany. FC Barcelona score a double with Euro titles in Football-Soccer & now Handball.
|Fernando Alonso 2ºnd in 2011 Monaco F1 GP|
Spain flew its flag in the 2011 FORMULA 1 GP podium at Monaco, with Spanish driver & twice F1 World Champ FERNANDO ALONSO coming in front of English driver Button & behind the winner Vettel. This win should lift the confidence of both Alonso & his team Ferrari for the upcoming F1 races ahead.
It has been an extraordinary weekend for Spanish Sports, congratulations to all.