After leaving it to his teammate Yves Lampaert to take the win on stage 2, Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) took matters into his own hands at the end of stage 4, on Tuesday at Tarragona. Already a stage winner on the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, the Italian rider dominated the sprint ahead of Juanjo Lobato (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Tom Van Asbroeck (Cannondale-Drapac). That makes it already two stage victories for Quick-Step at La Vuelta 2017, and 18 for the Belgian team overall at the...
Chris Froome (Team Sky), overall leader of La Vuelta 2017: “I was definitely afraid of some time splits, especially with a very tricky final like today. It was worth staying up there and spend a bit of energy. Obviously my teammates did a massive job to keep me up there. I had a good day. It was a great feeling to be back in red after six years. It's a huge huge privilege to be in this position. We'll got to tomorrow tomorrow. I'm just enjoying to be in the red jersey today.”
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Escaldes-Engordany / Tarragona. Anella Mediterránea 2018
Over the past three years, Escaldes-Engordany has become THE city of the cycling Grand Tours. In 2015, it hosted a Vuelta stage for the third time in its history that...
La Vuelta 2017 route
La Vuelta 2017
Running from Saturday August 19th to Sunday September 10th 2017, the Vuelta will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,324.1 kilometres.
- 5 flat stages and 1 flat with high-altitude finales stage
- 8 hill stages
- 5 mountain stages
- 1 individual time trial stage
- 1 team time trial stage
Distinctive aspects of the race
- 40.2 km individual time trial
- 13.7 km team time trial
- 50 summits
- 2 rest days
Jersey wearers after the stage 4
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