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Wellens wins Vuelta a España stage 14

4 November 2020
Wellens wins Vuelta a España stage 14

Second stage win for the rider from Team Lotto Soudal.

Tim Wellens claimed his second win of this year’s Tour of Spain in stage 14 from Lugo to Ourense. In an uphill sprint, after a climb of almost two kilometers, Wellens won, from a small group, ahead of Michael Woods and Zdeněk Štybar. All three riders were part of a break of seven riders that was formed after some 40 km. 

Woods attacked 2.5 km from the summit on the last 3rd category climb. Périchon was distanced and Soler, Štybar and Wellens moved clear. When Dylan van Baarle, Woods and Thymen Arensman regained contact with the three leaders, with 1.3 km to go, an uphill sprint would decide about the victory.

"The goal of team Lotto Soudal was to win at least one stage in La Vuelta. After my first win in Sabiñánigo in stage 5 we hoped to win another one. I knew today was a stage that suits me very well. I was looking forward to this stage for a long time. One thing is to look forward to a stage, but another thing is to be in the right breakaway and have the legs to finish it off. Today everything went according to plan”, said Tim Wellens.

Tim Wellens dominated the sprint atop on his Ridley equipped with Campagnolo Super Record EPS 12 Speed electronic Disc Brake groupset and Campagnolo Bora 35 Disc Brake and Campagnolo Bora 50 Disc Brake wheels.

 

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