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By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

PENA CABARGA, Spain -- Overall leader Igor Anton was forced to abandon the Spanish Vuelta after a crash near the end of the mountainous 14th stage won by Joaquin Rodriguez of Spain on Saturday.

Anton crashed about 3.7 miles from the finish line and couldn't return. The overall leader's red jersey was passed on to Vincenzo Nibali of Italy.

Stage 14 Results
1 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha - 4:26:43
2 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo - 0:00:20
3 Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia - 0:00:22
4 David Moncoutie (Fra) Cofidis, le crédit en ligne - 0:00:33
5 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Ag2R-La Mondiale - 0:00:34
6 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank - 0:00:35
7 Xavier Tondo (Spa) Cervélo Test Team - 0:00:39
8 David Garcia Dapena (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia - 0:00:43
9 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC-Columbia - 0:00:45
10 Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Transitions - 0:01:29

General classification after stage 14
1 Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Doimo - 60:55:39
2 Joaquin Rodriguez (Spa) Team Katusha - 0:00:04
3 Ezequiel Mosquera (Spa) Xacobeo Galicia - 0:00:50
4 Xavier Tondo (Spa) Cervélo Test Team
5 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Ag2R-La Mondiale - 0:02:11
6 Frank Schleck (Lux) Team Saxo Bank - 0:02:12
7 Peter Velits (Svk) Team HTC-Columbia - 0:02:29
8 Tom Danielson (USA) Garmin-Transitions - 0:03:29
9 Ruben Plaza (Spa) Caisse d'Epargne - 0:03:41
10 Carlos Sastre (Spa) Cervélo Test Team - 0:03:52



Full results here..


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