Writing with Lusa
The Slovenian cyclist won the eighth stage of the Tour of Spain and approached the leader of the Ecuadorian general, Carapaz.
This Wednesday Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) won the eighth stage of the Tour of Spain and approached the leader of the general of Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz (INEOS), second in Alto de Moncalvillo.
After winning the first round, the Slovenian completed 164 kilometers from Logroño to Alto de Moncalvillo in 4: 07.08 hours, with an attack on the final ascent to Moncalvillo, where Carapaz arrived 13 seconds later, followed by Irish Dan Martin (Israel Start -Up Nation), third, at 19.
The lead of the Ecuadorian in the Vuelta was shortened this Wednesday, having just 13 seconds for Roglic, second in the recent Tour, who moved up to second after starting the day in fourth place, while Martin remains 28
On Thursday, the ninth stage of the Vuelta connects Castrillo del Val to Aguilar de Campoo for 157.7 kilometers, on a favorable day for a sprint finish without mountain counts.