Wednesday, October 4, 2023

VUELTA’23 Level 13: Jumbo Dominates Los angeles Vuelta 1st, second and third!


Level Record: Level 13 used to be ruled via the Jumbo-Visma staff. On the end at the Col de Tourmalet, the rostrum used to be curious about the Dutch staff. Jonas Vingegaard gained the level and the whole chief, Sepp Kuss used to be seconds and Primoz Roglič 3rd. The similar 3 take the whole podium: Kuss, Roglič and Vingegaard. All of the different GC favourites misplaced time, particularly Remco Evenepoel who had a foul day.

Level 13 finale

Jonas Vingegaard gained level 13 on most sensible of the Col du Tourmalet. The Jumbo-Visma Dane attacked midway up the enduring climb and crossed the road with a 30 2nd lead over the others. Sepp Kuss and Primoz Roglič showed Jumbo-Visma’s overall dominance via completing 2nd and 3rd. Remco Evenepoel were dropped at the Col d’Aubisque and is now smartly down at the GC.

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A storming day via Jumbo-Visma put Jonas Vingegaard over the road first

Race director, Fernando Escartín: “This level will likely be marked in crimson for all the ones intending to win the overall classification. It is composed of over 4,000 metres of climbs that, even though brief when it comes to distance, won’t be offering a unmarried kilometre of respite. It’ll be challenging proper from the beginning, with the ascent of the Portalet. Then, the climbs of the Col d’Aubisque, the Col de Spandelles and the Col de Tourmalet ensure a spectacle that can resolve which riders are dominated out and which stay within the combat for the overall classification.”

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Level 13 profiles and map

Level 13 of the 2023 Vuelta a España promised to be one of the crucial toughest in a troublesome race. The direction incorporated the harsh climbs of the Col d’Aubisque, Col de Spandelles and the Col du Tourmalet. With this profile the level would display who used to be going to win this 12 months’s Spanish Grand Excursion.

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Great get started in Formigal Huesca l. a. Magia

Proper after the beginning the riders needed to take on the Col du Portalet. The riders who sought after to be within the early damage attacked the Cat-3 climb. Max Poole, Romain Bardet and Elie Gesbert have been the primary to turn, however they couldn’t power any variations within the first kilometres. In consequence, a compact peloton began the lengthy descent in opposition to the Col d’Aubisque.

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Sep Kuss in crimson at the beginning – Will he nonetheless be the race chief via the tip of the day?

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Not going we will be able to see inexperienced jersey Kaden Groves on the entrance on the end

There used to be extra motion at the Col d’Aubisque (16.5km via 7.1%). Andreas Kron attacked a number of instances, adopted via Geraint Thomas who for on the lookout for the level victory. Joao Almeida and Remco Evenepoel have been in bother 5 kilometres from the highest and it used to be glaring that these days could be a level for the riders going for the overall general.

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The bottle catchers have been out

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Gesbert used to be prepared to get a damage going

After Almeida and Evenepoel have been dropped, Jumbo-Visma put the force on within the peloton, inflicting the Portuguese and the Belgian to mention goodbye to their GC ambitions. Kron, Cristian Rodriguez, Michael Storer and Kenny Elissonde jumped earlier than the summit of the Col d’Aubisque, however have been stuck at the Col de Spandelles (10.4km at 8.2%).

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The peloton used to be getting smaller as one of the most sensible males have been in bother – Together with Remco Evenepoel

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Jumbo-Visma ruled the level

The true combat for the whole classification began with out Evenepoel and Almeida. Early at the Cat-1 climb, Damiano Caruso, Mikel Landa, Sepp Kuss and Jonas Vingegaard attacked. Alternatively, the others, led via Soler, used to be in a position to return again to the Spandelles, and then there used to be a truce between the riders within the favourites staff. Robert Gesink returned to the entrance within the run-up to the Col du Tourmalet.

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Bahrain attempted to separate the leaders, however Jumbo had it coated

The favourites staff would move to the end with Jumbo-Visma powering at the entrance

At the Col du Tourmalet (18.9km at 7.4%), there used to be a look forward to the primary assault because of Gesink atmosphere a powerful tempo throughout the first kilometres of the Pyrenees large on the head of the rest peloton. The Jumbo-Visma veteran dropped Lenny Martinez after which sat-up with 14 kilometres to move. Then Wilco Kelderman did his flip, this lasted till midway up the climb.

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Remco Evenepoel used to be in bother early

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Sepp Kuss used to be maintaining a tally of Marc Soler

It used to be Vingegaard who attacked. The Danish Excursion winner right away had a excellent hole, not one of the different classification riders have been in a position to apply. Within the ultimate kilometres he consolidated his lead of round 30 seconds. At the Tourmalet Vingegaard rode directly to victory.

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Vingegaard attacked half-way up the Tourmalet

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Solo to the end and Jumbo-Visma domination

Kuss attempted to go to Vingegaard at the ultimate climb. The American’s first strive failed, however he were given away only a kilometre from the end. Kuss completed 2nd in the back of his teammate. The 3rd Jumbo, Roglic, jumped clear of the opposite classification riders, to provide Jumbo-Visma first, 2nd and 3rd at the Tourmalet. The Dutch staff could also be now first, 2nd and 3rd at the general with Kuss, Roglič and Vingegaard within the order.

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Task achieved for Jumbo-Visma and Jonas Vingegaard

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Vingegaard gained level 23 for his daughter Frida

Level winner and third general, Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma): “I’m in order that glad… And I couldn’t selected a greater day. As of late is the birthday of my daughter and I sought after to win for her so dangerous these days. I’m in order that glad and these days I did it for her. Our plan used to be to look if lets take some instances at the warring parties these days. After which it came about. I’m in order that glad, proud. This one is for my daughter Frida. [1-2-3 in the stage and GC], I feel that’s higher than the plan.”

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Level and third general for Vingegaard – second at the level and general lead for Sepp Kuss

second at the level and general chief, Sepp Kuss (Jumbo-Visma): “Sure, it used to be a dream state of affairs. It used to be an excellent exhausting level, uphill, downhill… It used to be complete focus all day and a actually exhausting tempo. The staff did a great process. We have been with nonetheless numerous us when there have been simplest 20 guys left within the entrance. Particularly Robert Gesink, he did a great process, at all times coming again, at all times using… After which Wilco [Kelderman] used to be at the entrance eternally at the Tourmalet. Jonas [Vingegaard] had an excellent journey going from thus far out. Within the first climb, we heard that [Remco Evenepoel] used to be losing just a little. Prior to that, we simply sought after to journey roughly our personal tempo but if we heard that, we attempted to increase the distance after which Bahrain took it over at the descent. There have been some gaps there and from then on it used to be only a complete on race. We knew that with the 3 people up there, if Jonas went, it could power the opposite to journey with Primoz [Roglic] and I within the wheel. All the way through the level, Jonas felt tremendous excellent and it’s his daughter’s birthday these days so it used to be further motivation. It’s actually early to mention [if Jumbo-Visma will win La Vuelta]. As of late used to be a actually exhausting level, day after today is some other brutal mountain level. These kinds of efforts begin to building up and there’s nonetheless so much to race. We’re simply proud of how we have been in a position to play our numbers these days. We’re in a actually excellent place and we’ll see how we do it for the remainder of the levels.”

third at the level and second general for Primož Roglič

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Vuelta a España Level 13 End result:
1. Jonas Vingegaard (Den) Jumbo-Visma in 3:51:10
2. Sepp Kuss (USA) Jumbo-Visma at 0:30
3. Primož Roglič (Slo) Jumbo-Visma at 0:33
4. Juan Ayuso (Spa) UAE Crew Emirates at 0:38
5. Cian Uijtdebroeks (Bel) BORA-hansgrohe
6. Enric Mas (Spa) Movistar at 0:40
7. Mikel Landa (Spa) Bahrain-Victorious at 1:15
8. Aleksandr Vlasov (-) BORA-hansgrohe at 2:12
9. Steff Cras (Bel) TotalEnergies at 2:32
10. Marc Soler (Spa) UAE Crew Emirates at 3:08.

Vuelta a España Total After Level 13:
1. Sepp Kuss (USA) Jumbo-Visma in46:42:54
2. Primož Roglič (Slo) Jumbo-Visma at 1:37
3. Jonas Vingegaard (Den) Jumbo-Visma at 1:44
4. Juan Ayuso (Spa) UAE Crew Emirates at 2:37
5. Enric Mas (Spa) Movistar at 3:06
6. Marc Soler (Spa) UAE Crew Emirates at 3:10
7. Mikel Landa (Spa) Bahrain-Victorious at 4:12
8. Aleksandr Vlasov (-) BORA-hansgrohe at 5:02
9. Cian Uijtdebroeks (Bel) BORA-hansgrohe at 5:30
10. João Almeida (Por) UAE Crew Emirates at 8:39.

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