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Primoz Roglic won Stage 11 of La Vuelta a Espana on August 26, making it his 2nd phase win in this years race.
Safeguarding champion Primoz Roglic won Stage 11 at the 2021 La Vuelta a Espana, his second stage win at the race this year.
Roglic lost the red jersey on Stage 10 to Odd Christian Eiking who now has a lead of over a minute on him in the general classification standings.
Group Jumbos Slovenian rider Primoz Roglic crosses the finish line as he wins the 11th stage of the 2021 La Vuelta biking trip of Spain, a 133.6 km race from Antequera to Valdepenas de Jaen, on August 25, 2021. If you have been authorized by AFP to disperse it (them) to third celebrations, please guarantee that the exact same actions are brought out by them. Neilsen has already won a phase in this years La Vuelta a Espana. He was quickly caught by the peloton who was only 14 seconds behind him at the base of the climb and both Enric Mas and Roglic passed him rapidly. Roglic then leapt ahead of Mas in the last sixty meters.
Primoz Roglic makes weird play to grab 10 seconds.
Team Jumbo-Visma raced aggressively to acquire a 10-second benefit for the phase win for Roglic but Eiking crossed the line in the exact same group, keeping him in the red jersey and the overall race lead.
A five-man breakaway kept ahead of the peloton by nearly two minutes for the majority of the 133-kilometer phase on the flat before striking a small climb in the last 20 kilometers. At this moment, the majority of the breakaway was captured as Team Movistar, Team Bike Exchange and Team Jumbo-Visma took turns on the front of the peloton.
Magnus Cort Neilsen pulled away from the breakaway and made it up the climb with a 20-second lead over the top. Damiano Caruso attempted to go after him, taking 3 additional points over the top of the climb for the mountains classification however rejoined the peloton really rapidly.
Neilsen made it all the method to the final 24-percent slope of the last climb at the finish line within the last kilometer. His group, Team Education First-Nippo is only going after phase wins as their leader Hugh Carthy dropped out in the very first couple of stages.
Neilsen has already won a stage in this years La Vuelta a Espana. But he was soon captured by the peloton who was just 14 seconds behind him at the base of the climb and both Enric Mas and Roglic passed him rapidly. Roglic then jumped ahead of Mas in the last sixty meters.
2021 La Vuelta a Espana general race standings after Stage 11.
The standings have actually not changed with Eiking still leading the charge and Guillame Martin still can be found in 2nd. Roglic and Mas remain in 4th and third with Lopez and Haig in fifth and sixth.
Team Education First– Nippos Simon Carr left mid-stage and Jasper Phillipsen was a nonstarter for the stage.
Fabio Jakobsen still leads the sprint classification while Caruso leads the mountains classification, 9 points ahead of Romain Bardet.