Vuelta-2017: Lopez wins in the mountains, froome keeps red Jersey


Completed the 15th stage of the 72nd version of the Spanish race.

Another difficult mountain stage in the main group of the detachment refused to give eight fugitives have been caught long before the finish. Soon formed a new breakaway which included General classification of the losers, but and Yates, Barda and Kraslice failed to fight for the stage victory.

On the final climb of the day, Miguel angel Lopez and Alberto Contador attacked Lopez for six kilometres to the finish line dropped from wheel stellar companion and rushed to his second stage victory.

In the group of generalisimo Vincenzo nibali tried to attack Christopher froome, but the Briton not only maintained the separation from the pursuer, but also increased his lead to six seconds.

The results of the 15th stage:

1. Miguel Angel Lopez (Colombia, “Astana”) – 3.34,51
2. Ilnur Zakarin (Russia, Katusha-Alpecin) Is 0,36
3. Wilco, Kelderman (Netherlands, Sunweb) – 0,45
4. Esteban Chaves (Colombia, Orica-Scott) – 0,47
5. Christopher Froome (UK, Sky)

General classification after 15 stages:

1. Christopher Froome (UK, Sky) – 62.06,25
2. Vincenzo Nibali (Italy, Bahrain-Merida) – 1,01
3. Ilnur Zakarin (Russia, Katusha-Alpecin) Is 2.08
4. Wilco, Kelderman (Netherlands, Sunweb) And 2.11
5. Esteban Chaves (Colombia, Orica-Scott) – 2,39

Today at the Vuelta-2017 the second and final rest day. Ahead of final week of the Spanish race.


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