Carapaz: “It’s a privilege to defend the jersey”
Richard Carapaz (Movistar): “First of all it’s a major satisfaction. We’d been working very well for the whole week, we had a strong plan and we went for it. It worked great and this is a reward for the team. I spoke with Andrey [Amador]. We handle things very well in wet conditions, the idea was to go quite fast on the downhill and see how things were for the...
Izagirre: "I went on the hardest section"
Ion Izagirre (Astana): “It’s a satisfaction to have won stages on the three Grand Tours. Today was a hard day with the weather conditions. We knew it but we also knew tomorrow is a rest day so we started with the idea to give it all. It was a big breakaway, we had three riders and in the end Gorka [Izagirre] attacked on the downhill and he took quite an advantage....
Izagirre and Carapaz dominate Aramon Formigal
A hard wet day of racing in the Pyrenees saw Ion Izagirre (Astana) fly to victory through the breakaway while Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) took La Roja from Primoz Roglic’s shoulders as the new overall leader of La Vuelta 2020. Ion Izagirre dropped his breakaway companions with a strong attack 3km away from the summit finish. Richard Carapaz finished 12th of the stage...
GC: Carapaz ahead of Carthy
1. Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers)
2. Hugh Carthy (EF Pro Cycling), +18''
3. Dan Martin (Israel Start-Up Nation), +20''
4. Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma), +30''
5. Enric Mas (Movistar), +1'07''
Carapaz takes La Roja
Roglic drops 43'' on the line.
1. Ion Izagirre (Astana)
2. Michael Woods (EF Pro Cycling), +25''
3. Rui Costa (EF Pro Cycling), +25''
4. Rob Power (Sunweb), +27''
5. Michael Valgren (NTT Pro Cycling), +27''
Ion Izagirre wins in Aramon Formigal
Michael Woods finishes 2nd.
Primoz Roglic is dropped by Martin and Soler, chasing behind Carapaz.
Last kilometre for Izagirre
Gorka Izagirre is 19'' ahead of his chasers.
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