The race heads north from Malaga to the Moorish city of Cordoba. There are two third category climbs to negotiate, but the stage should still come down to a bunch sprint as the main climbing is over by kilometre 30. Robbie McEwen and Alessandro Petacchi will be looking to their teams to bring any escapees back before the finish.
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