Dutchman Bert Jan Lindeman (LottoNL-Jumbo) took advantage of the waiting game played by the Vuelta favourites in the first mountain stage of this 70th edition to clinch a career-high victory after a long breakaway on a day when Chris Froome showed worrying signs of weakness. Lindeman won ahead of breakaway companion Ilia Eshevoy (Lampre-Merida) and Italy's Fabio Aru (Astana) the most impressive favorite, who surged in the finale to impress the rest of the GC riders, among them...
The stage in pictures
Jersey wearers after the stage 21
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