Bauke Mollema edges out Sky man Edvald Boasson Hagen on 17th stage of Vuelta a Espana

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Dutch rider Bauke Mollema won the 17th stage of the Vuelta a Espana in a sprint finish, while Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead.

Mollema, a 26-year-old Belkin-Pro rider, finished the 189km route from Calahorra to Burgos just ahead of Team Sky's Edvald Boasson Hagen.

Italy's Nibali maintains a 28-second lead over second-placed Christopher Horner of the US with four stages to go.