Alessandro De Marchi wins stage 11 as Simon Yates clings on to Vuelta lead

05 September 2018 04:35
• Italian BMC rider triumphs by 28 seconds on 207.8km route• Yates finishes 16th but holds on to overall leadItaly’s Alessandro De Marchi powered through tricky conditions to win stage 11 of La Vuelta as Britain’s Simon Yates clung on to the overall lead.BMC rider De Marchi opened up a gap on the final uphill section of the 207.8km route from Mombuey to Luintra and comfortably held on for a commanding 28-second victory. Colombian Jhonatan Restrepo (Katusha Alpecin) emerged through the rain clouds to finish second, while Italian Franco Pellizotti (Bahrain-Merida) was a further 31 seconds behind in third. Related: André Greipel sprints to second Tour of Britain stage victory Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian