Sunday, 29 May 2011


SPANISH SPORTS has experienced a fabulous afternoon today to add to the excellent weekend with victories & podiums in CYCLING, HANDBALL & FORMULA 1. The Spanish Sports flag keeps flying high after FC BARCELONA yesterday won the Champions League title in European Football
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.
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.
 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.

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