A Year in Images (9): TOUR GLORY
05 November 2011

Rui Costa gives Movistar their first Grande Boucle stage win, continues triumphant march in GT's completed a month later in the Vuelta a España  Movistar Team couldn't miss their everlasting quest for glory in the race Eusebio Unzué's squad became most famous. Only eight days were needed so the telephone squad's jersey shone in the biggest stagerace in the world, and it was their latest signing, Rui Costa -remarkable from few days after joining, with two 2nd places and the overall victory in the Vuelta a Madrid, and up to the season's end, winning the GP Montréal in perfect strategy-, who got onto the podium with a well-timed attack in the final rush to Super-Besse's summit, beating the best riders in the world solo.