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La Vuelta a Espana 2013

  • Episode: 

    1 of 1

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Sat 24 Aug 2013
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    10.00pm - 11.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 35 2013 : Sat 24 Aug - Fri 30 Aug
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La Vuelta a Espana 2013
This is a vsquared production for ITV4
ITV4 will broadcast daily highlights of La Vuelta a Espana following the success of its coverage of Chris Froome’s ride to victory in the Tour de France.
Presenter Gary Imlach and reporter Matt Rendell are joined by commentators Phil Liggett, Anthony McCrossan and Graham Jones as well as studio guests for the 21-stage cycle race, which starts in Galicia on Saturday August 24 and ends in Madrid on Sunday September 15, covering a total distance of 3,300 miles.
It's the third time ITV4 has broadcast the race, and this year the channel will air a 60-minute highlights programme from each race day. Additionally, will simulcast highlights programmes.
Last year’s Vuelta was won by Alberto Contador, and this year’s race which features 11 summit finishes could be contested by the likes of the Irishman Dan Martin, who is leading the Garmin-Sharp team, as well as Alejandro Valverde, Joaquim Rodriguez, Vincenzo Nibali, and Ivan Basso.