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Double Top Ten as Aru Bounces Back at Vuelta
 
Double Top Ten as Aru Bounces Back at Vuelta
Fifth and eighth for UAE Team Emirates on day two
 
Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  25, August 2019:   After the disappointment of the high speed crash on Saturday, UAE Team Emirates came back to animate the closing kilometres of the stage 2 arrival from Benidorm to Calpe on Sunday. 
 
A group of four riders moved away in the early stages but would be reeled in as the peloton neared the final ascent. When the riders crested the final climb of the Cat.2 Alto de Pulg Llorenca (3.1km @ 8.8%) it was World Champion, Alejandro Valverde, who forced the pace reducing the bunch to a select group of 20 riders.
 
As they took the final descent former Vuelta a España winner, Fabio Aru, slipped away in a group of six riders which would build an advantage of over 30'' on the chasers. With the line drawing closer it was Nairo Quintana (Movistar) who slipped away to claim a solo win with Aru sprinting home to 5th in the group of chasers 5'' behind.
 
Tadej Pogačar, the youngest rider in the race, came home at the head of the second group on the road to claim 8th, 37'' behind Quintana.
 
Aru on the stage: 
'This morning I woke up with pain due to the fall yesterday, especially at the beginning of the race my knee was bothering me, then as the kilometers went by the situation improved. Also in the coming days the aftermath of the fall will be felt, but I will face them with an excellent morale that comes from today's good performance.  In the end I had some cramps as the day was very hot. Quintana made the perfect move to take the win'.
 
Monday's stage 3 should be a day for the sprinters with just two Cat.3 climbs and will take the riders from Ciudad del Juguete to Alicante (188km). 
Stage 2 results
 
1 Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team
 
2 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sunweb
 
3 Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma
 
5 Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
 
8 Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates
 
General Classification
 
1 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sunweb 5:26:12
 
2 Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team 0:00:02
 
3 Rigoberto Uran (Col) EF Education First 0:00:08
 
14 Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:01:08
 
23 Tadej Pogačar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:01:40
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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Posted on : Monday, August 26, 2019  10:41:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
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