Double success for Leipheimer

Astana's Levi Leipheimer has shown superb form in the first individual time trial of this year's Vuelta, winning the 52.4 kilometre Ciudad Real time trial and snatching the gold leader's jersey. It's the first time he has led a Grand Tour in his career, and shows that he is in strong form despite missing the Tour de France.

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