Simon Yates consolidates Vuelta lead with impressive time-trial ride

11 September 2018 04:17
• Yates leads Valverde by 33 seconds with Kruijswijk up to third• Rohan Dennis wins stage 16 while Nairo Quintana fadesGreat Britain’s Simon Yates extended his a Vuelta a España lead with a strong showing in Tuesday’s individual time trial on stage 16.Australia’s Rohan Dennis won the 32-kilometre race from Santillana del Mar to Torrelavega in 37 minutes 57 seconds – 50 seconds clear of his BMC Racing team-mate Joseph Rosskopf of the United States. Related: Simon Yates extends lead after Thibaut Pinot wins stage 15 of Vuelta 1. Simon Yates (GBR) Mitchelton-Scott 64hr 52min 58sec 2. Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team +33sec 3. Steven Kruijswijk (NED) Team LottoNL-Jumbo +52 4. Nairo Quintana (COL) Movistar Team +1:15 5. Enric Mas (ESP) Quick-Step Floors +1:30 6. Miguel Ángel López (COL) Astana Pro Team +1:34 7. Thibaut Pinot (FRA) Groupama-FDJ +2:53 8. Ion Izagirre (ESP) Bahrain-Merida +3:04 9. Rigoberto Urán (COL) Team EF Education First +3:1510. Tony Gallopin (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale +4:43 Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian