Remco Evenepoel: "I just wanted to give it one last push"
"I just wanted to enjoy this last day as much as possible. My wife was here, my family, my parents… I just wanted to give it one last push. I had a free card from the team. It was a good group and we went to the finish line. But seeing the fast guys in the group, I knew it would be pretty difficult to beat them. I think it’s a nice day and a nice way to finish the...
Juan Ayuso: "I came with bigger ambitions"
"I think it’s different. Last year was my first Grand Tour and I finished on the third step of the podium, which was something I wouldn’t say unexpected but really really big for me. This year, I came with bigger ambitions but it wasn’t possible against a very strong team. But I think my performance has improved a lot since last year and I have to just think...
Sepp Kuss: "It's life changing"
"It’s incredible. I think today was the stage that I suffered the most of the whole race, now I’m just glad it’s over. I had a feeling it would be a fast stage when I saw all those guys getting ready to attack. I suffered more today than I didi in Angliru. It was a nice way to finish off. No, I’m not different now that I’ve won La Vuelta, not at...
Kaden Groves: "We had such a big month here in Spain"
"For sure, I didn’t imagine I would win this way. Coming into today, I really wanted to take the stage and keep the green jersey but going for a breakaway wasn’t my intention. Remco [Evenepoel] this morning was a threat for the green jersey and I suspected he might try something, not to take the jersey, but to try and win the stage. And I knew I had to follow him....
Groves and Kuss triumph in Madrid
Kaden Groves (Alpecin-Deceuninck) claimed his third stage win of La Vuelta 23 in Madrid, but with a very different scenario! The Australian sprinter followed Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Quick-Step) and Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) as they put the hammer down on the closing circuit, leading to a thrilling finale of the Spanish Grand Tour. The peloton came back inside the last...
Sepp Kuss wins La Vuelta 23
No problem for the American climber in a thrilling final day.
Meanwhile, Luis Leon Sanchez bids farewell to the Spanish fans.
1. Kaden Groves (Alpecin-Deceuninck)
2. Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers)
3. Nico Denz (Bora-Hansgrohe)
4. Hugo Page (Intermarché-Circus-Wanty)
5. Ivan Garcia Cortina (Movistar)
Kaden Groves wins stage 21 of La Vuelta 23!
The attackers were caught with 500 metres to go... But Groves still won!
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