Roberto Heras resists

By Hernan Alvarez Macias

The big question of today’s stage at the Vuelta a España was Roberto Heras' condition. The Liberty Seguros Würth team leader had suffered a bad crash during yesterday’s stage and everyone wondered how he would respond to racing with 15 stitches in his left leg. "My knee hurt me," said Heras to the press post-stage. "It was a crazy stage because when Liberty doesn't take command, the stages go wild." Heras said that he was in pain during the whole day, but that he also felt a lot of support by his team. "I passed another day, even though it wasn't my best one," commented the Spaniard.

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