Chicchi sprints to win

A bunch sprint decided the second to last stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Saturday. Liquigas' Francesco Chicchi of Italy was the fastest man to the line ahead of Leonardo Duque (Cofidis - Le Crédit par Téléphone) and Markus Zberg (Gerolsteiner).

"I accelerated hard with about 250 metres to go, and that did the trick, it gave me a big lead," Chicchi told Reuters. The Italian winner called his move a surprise to others. His attack paid off. The group sprint came after a five-man break was caught.

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