Movistar July 2011 Victories

Tour d’France Stage 8: Aigurande-Super-Besse Sancy 190km

Rui Costa Climbs To Stage Win!

Rui De Costa wins stage 8 TDF 2011

Rui De Costa wins stage 8 tfd 2011

Rui Costa wins stage 8 in a solo sprint to the finish in 190KM Super-Besse Sancy . Riu warded off an attack by Alexi Vinokourov  to claim the stage. Rui was part of a 9 man breakaway and kept up with very rider whom attacked the lead. This was the frst TDF stage win for out team since 2009.

1 Rui Alberto Faria Da Costa (Por) Movistar Team    4:36:46

2 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto       0:00:12

3 Cadel Evans (Aus) BMC Racing Team                 0:00:15

4 Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez (Spa) Euskaltel-Euskadi

5  Peter Velits (Svk) HTC-Highroad

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