Nibali regains lead in Spain, Peter Velits wins stage 17

Penafiel: Italian Vincenzo Nibali regained the overall lead in the Tour of Spain after stage 17`s individual time trial won by Slovak Peter Velits on Wednesday.

Liquigas-Doimo rider Nibali leads overall ahead of Spain`s Ezequiel Mosquera, with Peter Velits moving into third after the 46-km time trial in Penafiel.

Overnight leader Joaquim Rodriguez turned in a poor performance and dropped to fifth on the overall classification.

The Tour of Spain finishes in Madrid on Sept. 19.

Bureau Report