Thursday August 31st, 2017

Stage 12Motril / Antequera. Los Dólmenes

Start 13h28 (Local time)

Lopez: “I enjoy being the best young rider of La Vuelta”

interview31.08.2017Stage 12- Motril / Antequera. Los Dólmenes

Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana), best young rider: “We were going very fast in the downhill, with our team we were right behind the riders from Team Sky. I moved past him (Chris Froome) when he lost control of his bike and then I didn't see what was happening. These things happen in a race. Today I was again with the favorites in the last climb and I'll keep going day by day, let's see how the legs do. I enjoy being the best young rider of La Vuelta. I enjoyed watching riders from the Tour and the Giro wear the best young rider's jersey and I'm glad La Vuelta is having this award too.”

  • Marczynski twice winner, Froome twice on the ground

    Already winner of stage 6, Tomasz Marczynski (Lotto Soudal) led another victorious breakaway on stage 12 of La Vuelta. The Polish rider dropped all his companions in the last climb of the day to solo to the win at Antequera, on Thursday. Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) enjoyed that same climb to go on the move again… and Chris Froome (Team Sky) crashed twice in the following downhill. The British rider will spend a 10th consecutive day in red tomorrow but he lost 20 seconds to Vincenzo...

    read more

Stage 12 Motril / Antequera. Los Dólmenes

All about the stage key moments

Official Timekeeper

jersey wearers 2017

Classifications after the stage 21

Official apps

Official store

Subscribe

Receive exclusive news about the Vuelta

Partners of la Vuelta