Wilco Kelderman and Nairo Quintana did good business on Wednesday in the classification of the Vuelta a España. The two were in the spectacular and chaotic seventeenth stage in a large leading group that took more than five minutes on a group with leader Primoz Roglic. Philippe Gilbert won the stage.
Especially due to the wind it was all day in the Tour of Spain. Jumbo-Visma had to chase, but leader Roglic's team could not limit the difference with the Kelderman group.
The Slovenian red jersey carrier lost
In the battle for the daily victory, Gilbert dealt with Sam Bennett in the streets of finishing place Guadalajara, who started the sprint too early and stopped. Rémi Cavagna, Dylan Teuns and Kelderman completed the top five. The 37-year-old Gilbert, who had four teammates in the final group in the final group, this Vuelta also won the twelfth stage.
The Tour of Spain continues on Thursday with a mountain stage of 177.5 kilometers from Colmenar Viejo to Becerril de la Sierra. On the way the riders have to cross four cols of the first category.