Vuelta a España: Kuss closes on glory as Dainese avoids crash to win stage 19

15 September 2023 04:40
Kaden Groves involved in late crash on day for sprintersKuss relieved to avoid spill as race becomes ‘stressful’Alberto Dainese of Team DSM-Firmenich narrowly avoided a massive crash in the final kilometre to sprint to victory in stage 19 of the Vuelta a España, while Sepp Kuss of Jumbo-Visma finished safely in the peloton to retain the overall lead.As the Vuelta enters its home stretch, riders left the mountains behind for a flat 177.5km ride from La Bañeza to Íscar, speeding through countryside at 80km/h at one point. A breakaway group of four were caught with 20km to go before the teams set themselves up for the sprint, with Ineos Grenadiers, Movistar and Bahrain Victorious driving the bunch. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian