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Primoz Roglic wins final stage to take third Vuelta a España title

Oct 3, 2021

Primoz Roglic fixed his third progressive Vuelta an España title in the wake of adding to his all around agreeable lead by winning the last stage’s time preliminary on Sunday.

Roglic expanded his benefit over second place Enric Mas during the 34km (21 miles) from Padrón to Santiago de Compostela to 4min 42 sec.

It was the fourth stage win for the Jumbo-Visma pioneer at this version of the Vuelta, remembering the initial time preliminary for the initial stage. He assumed control over the red shirt for great with a heavenly exhibition in the high mountains over the last week.

Roglic added to his Vuelta titles in 2019 and 2020 under about a month and a half in the wake of asserting gold for Slovenia in the time preliminary at the Tokyo Olympics.

Roglic covered his triumph in the last meters by getting and overwhelming Mas, who had begun two minutes before him on their performance runs.

Magnus Cort Nielsen was pursuing his own fourth stage dominate at the race when he set an opportunity to beat throughout the unequivocal time preliminary. Be that as it may, Roglic, notwithstanding practically going off kilter at a certain point, completed the stage in 44:02, around 14 seconds in front of the Dane. Jack Haig finished the platform in the overall arrangement, at 7:40 back.

Roglic turned out to be only the fourth rider to win the Vuelta over two times. Alberto Contador (2008, 2012, 2014) and Tony Rominger (1992-1994) additionally won it multiple times. Roberto Heras won it a record multiple times (2000, 2003-2005).

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