"Compared to the Vuelta a Burgos - said Michele Scarponi - my condition is definitely growing" -
"I came close to the best riders and this gives me hope for the future of this Vuelta. I'd like to point to the overall standings "
The French Alexandre Geniez won the difficult stage on top of the Mirador de Ezaro full of many fans. After this difficult stage, the overall ranking is led by Spaniard Rubén Fernández.
Tomorrow's fourth stage from Betanzos in San Andrés de Texeido 163 km presenting another uphill finish. The group, after a rough course, will arrive at the finish line after a climb of 11 km with an average gradient of 4.8%.