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Sport Vuelta a España: Marc Soler solos to victory on stage 2

20:35  21 october  2020
20:35  21 october  2020 Source:   cyclingnews.com

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Marc Soler (Movistar) won stage 2 of the Vuelta a Espana with a late solo attack from a select group on another demanding day in the mountains in Navarre.

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Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) led home a nine-man group of GC contenders to finish second, successfully defending the red jersey.

Soler won the stage having earlier diminished the peloton to just a select handful of favourites on the San Miguel de Aralar, and, with team leaders Enric Mas and Alejandro Valverde ensconced in the group, Soler was allowed freedom to attack on the descent to the finish and win the stage.

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Brief Results
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team 3:47:04
2Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma 0:00:19
3Daniel Martin (Irl) Israel Start-Up Nation
4Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Ineos Grenadiers
5Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team
6Enric Mas Nicolau (Spa) Movistar Team
7Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott
8Hugh Carthy (GBr) EF Pro Cycling
9Sepp Kuss (USA) Team Jumbo-Visma
10George Bennett (NZl) Team Jumbo-Visma
General classification after stage 2
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma 8:09:41
2Daniel Martin (Irl) Israel Start-Up Nation 0:00:09
3Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Ineos Grenadiers 0:00:11
4Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott 0:00:17
5Enric Mas Nicolau (Spa) Movistar Team
6Hugh Carthy (GBr) EF Pro Cycling 0:00:20
7Sepp Kuss (USA) Team Jumbo-Visma 0:00:26
8George Bennett (NZl) Team Jumbo-Visma 0:00:56
9Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:00:59
10Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team 0:01:04
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