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Vuelta a Espana: Stage 3 video highlights

Alexandre Geniez FDJ) wins on Mirador de Ézaro

Alexandre Geniez FDJ) wins on Mirador de Ézaro (Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

The first summit finish of the 2016 Vuelta a Espana went to the breakaway riders, with Frenchman Alexandre Geniez (FDJ) suffering up the sometimes 30% incline to take out the stage victory.

Behind Geniez, who rode into the lead in the mountains classification, Ruben Fernandez (Movistar) leapt away to take over the race lead from Michal Kwiatkowski (Sky), while Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), Chris Froome (Sky) and Esteban Chaves (Orica-GreenEdge) finished together five seconds behind.