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Joaquim Rodriguez of Spain wins Tour of Basque Country, Dumoulin clinches final time trial


AIA, Spain — Joaquim Rodriguez of Spain won the Tour of Basque Country after finishing second in the decisive time trial on Saturday.

Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin of Giant-Alpecin won the 18.3-kilometer (11.4-mile) ride in and around Aia in 28 minutes, 46 seconds.

Rodriguez entered the sixth and final stage level on time with Sergio Henao of Colombia, but the Katusha rider broke the deadlock by finishing the time trial second — four seconds behind Dumoulin.

Henao finished 13 seconds behind Rodriguez in the general classification.

It was the 35-year-old Rodriguez's first race win since the Volta a Catalunya in March 2014.

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