Vine: "It's pretty phenomenal"

Jay Vine (Alpecin-Deceuninck): "[Finishing 4th] is unexpected. I was suffering a bit after I went for the points. I had to bridge a pretty big gap to get back to Lawson [Craddock] there. And then the whole climb I was telling myself: ‘it’s just one more k, one more k…’ I’m used to the high altitude with Andorra but this is the highest I’ve ever been. It’s pretty phenomenal to finish behind those guys. It was so fun all day. [29 points in the KOM standings] is a big gap. And I think next week suits me a lot more. It was good to get a bit of a buffer today. I don’t think [Carapaz] was aiming for the points today, he wanted the stage."

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