Overall leader Dutch cyclist of Giant team Tom Dumoulin celebrates on the podium after the tenth stage of the La Vuelta 2015 Spanish cycling race, 146,6 km between Valencia and Castellon, eastern Spain, 31 August 2015.
Overall leader Dutch cyclist of Giant team Tom Dumoulin celebrates on the podium after the tenth stage of the La Vuelta 2015 Spanish cycling race, 146,6 km between Valencia and Castellon, eastern Spain, 31 August 2015. EPA - Javier Lizon

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin takes overall lead in Tour of Spain

A VICTORY on stage nine lifted Dutchman Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin) into the overall lead on the Tour of Spain.

The 24-year-old Dumoulin held off dual Tour de France winner Chris Froome (Team Sky) and Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha) on the incredibly steep ride to the finish line.



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