Itzulia Basque Country. Stage 3. Astana leads the bunch, Bilbao is 9th in sprint
Stage 3 of the Itzulia Basque Country has been held today between Bermeo and Gaubea Valdegovia with a total distance of 184,8 km. The stage was characterized by the changeable weather with sun, rain and wind changing each other. Astana Team did a very strong race, pulling in front of the peloton during almost 80 km, trying to catch the break and protecting its leader Pello Bilbao.