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Who won La Vuelta 2018?

By: Petrina IldikoUpdated: December 12, 2020

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Just so, who is riding La Vuelta?

2019 Vuelta a España
Winner Primož Roglič ( SLO ) (Team Jumbo–Visma)
Second Alejandro Valverde ( ESP ) (Movistar Team)
Third Tadej Pogačar ( SLO ) (UAE Team Emirates)
Points Primož Roglič ( SLO ) (Team Jumbo–Visma)
Mountains Geoffrey Bouchard ( FRA ) (AG2R La Mondiale)

Also to know, how many stages are in Vuelta a Espana?

The modern editions of the Vuelta a España consist of 21 day-long segments (stages) over a 23-day period that includes 2 rest days. All of the stages are timed to the finish, after finishing the riders' times are compounded with their previous stage times.

Is the Tour of Spain on TV?

Vuelta a España 2019 live TV guide. The 2019 Vuelta a España starts on Saturday August 24 with a team time trial in Torrevieja. Coverage schedules are still to be concluded, but there will be live coverage and highlights on Eurosport and stage highlights on ITV4.

Who won the Tour of Spain?

Primož Roglič

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How many miles is the Vuelta a Espana?

2019 Vuelta a España
2019 UCI World Tour, race 32 of 38
Race details
Stages 21
Distance 3,290.7 km (2,045 mi)
Winning time 83h 07' 14"

Who will ride the Vuelta 2019?

World Champion Alejandro Valverde, Nairo Quintana and Miguel Ángel López were the first riders to voice their ambition to succeed title holder Simon Yates. Primoz Roglic and Jakob Fuglsang are also competing. Cyclingstage.com brings you the start list of the 2019 Vuelta a España.

How long is the Giro d'Italia 2019?

2019 Giro d'Italia
2019 UCI World Tour, race 23 of 38
Stages 21
Distance 3,546.8 km (2,204 mi)
Winning time 90h 01'47"
Results

Where does Vuelta start?

Saturday 24 August - The Vuelta a España opens with a team time trial of 13.4 kilometres. The start ramp is located in Las Salinas de Torrevieja, a Natural Park with pink-hued water lagoons, while the finish is in nearby Torrevieja.

What is the Spanish equivalent of the Tour de France and when is it held?

The Vuelta a España (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈbwelta a esˈpa?a]; English: Tour of Spain) is an annual multi-stage bicycle race primarily held in Spain, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries.

Is team Ineos in the Vuelta?

Tao Geoghegan Hart has been named co-leader of Ineos for the Vuelta a España as the team looks to a blend of youth and experience in the absence of their biggest names. With no Egan Bernal or Geraint Thomas in the squad – nor the injured Chris Froome – Hart will enjoy co-leadership status alongside Wout Poels.

Is Mark Cavendish in the Vuelta?

2019. Cavendish returned to racing at the Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina, after not having raced since August 2018. He finished eighth and later said it was "nice to be back in the peloton".

What are the major cycling tours?

In road bicycle racing, a Grand Tour is one of the three major European professional cycling stage races: Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and Vuelta a España. Collectively they are termed the Grand Tours, and all three races are similar in format being three week races with daily stages.

How can I watch Vuelta Espana 2019?

You can watch the race live and on demand via the NBC Sports website, the NBC Sports app for IOS and Android, and the NBC Sports app for Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon FireTV.

What is the green jersey in the Vuelta?

While the overall race leader in the Tour de France will wear the yellow jersey, or "maillot jaune", the green jersey ("maillot vert") will be worn by the leader in the points competition. Since 2009, the Vuelta a España has also used the green jersey to signify the leader of the points competition.