Basso confirms condition in Castilla y Leon

Ivan Basso

Ivan Basso (Image credit: Sirotti)

Ivan Basso confirmed his condition yesterday in the Vuelta a Castilla y Leon. The Italian from Varese finished seventh in the opening 10 kilometre time trial, nine seconds back on winner Vladimir Karpets (Caisse d'Epargne). Also of importance is that all eight of his Discovery Channel teammates, men he will rely on for the Giro d'Italia, finished in the top 14.

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