09 Apr '11, 9pm

Cycling: Kloden wins Tour of Basque country: MADRID: German Andreas Kloden of RadioShack won the Tour of the Bas...

Cycling: Kloden wins Tour of Basque country: MADRID: German Andreas Kloden of RadioShack won the Tour of the Bas...

MADRID: German Andreas Kloden of RadioShack won the Tour of the Basque country on Saturday after HTC compatriot Tony Martin took the sixth and final stage - a 24-kilometre individual time-trial at Zalla. Kloden, who previously won the event racing for Deutsche Telekom, placed second on the day as he landed the overall title for the second time after 2000. The champion, who twice finished runner-up in the Tour de France (2004 and 2006), finished in a total 22 hours 12 minutes 11 seconds, 47 seconds ahead of US teammate Christopher Horner with Dutchman Robert Gesink of Rabobank completing the podium. Kloden's time-trial showing was sufficient to gain him the overall accolade despite his failure to win any of the stages across the week. "The time trial went very well," said Kloden. "Johan Bruyneel and Jose Azevedo coached me so well in the following car. They had the split ti...

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