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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Van Poppel Takes Stage

n VALENCIA, Spain -- Jean Paul Van Poppel has picked up a record ninth Tour of Spain stage victory by winning the ninth stage. The Dutchman burst through the pack in the last few meters of the flat 166-kilometer ride from Benidorm to Valencia on Tuesday to win in three hours, 55 minutes, nine seconds for his first stage win of the current tour. Toni Rominger of Switzerland, chasing a record third successive tour victory, retained the overall lead he has held since the start.