Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Sports(Entertainment)
Filter PR by
  
Double Top Ten as Aru Bounces Back at Vuelta
 
Double Top Ten as Aru Bounces Back at Vuelta
Fifth and eighth for UAE Team Emirates on day two
 
Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  25, August 2019:   After the disappointment of the high speed crash on Saturday, UAE Team Emirates came back to animate the closing kilometres of the stage 2 arrival from Benidorm to Calpe on Sunday. 
 
A group of four riders moved away in the early stages but would be reeled in as the peloton neared the final ascent. When the riders crested the final climb of the Cat.2 Alto de Pulg Llorenca (3.1km @ 8.8%) it was World Champion, Alejandro Valverde, who forced the pace reducing the bunch to a select group of 20 riders.
 
As they took the final descent former Vuelta a España winner, Fabio Aru, slipped away in a group of six riders which would build an advantage of over 30'' on the chasers. With the line drawing closer it was Nairo Quintana (Movistar) who slipped away to claim a solo win with Aru sprinting home to 5th in the group of chasers 5'' behind.
 
Tadej Pogačar, the youngest rider in the race, came home at the head of the second group on the road to claim 8th, 37'' behind Quintana.
 
Aru on the stage: 
'This morning I woke up with pain due to the fall yesterday, especially at the beginning of the race my knee was bothering me, then as the kilometers went by the situation improved. Also in the coming days the aftermath of the fall will be felt, but I will face them with an excellent morale that comes from today's good performance.  In the end I had some cramps as the day was very hot. Quintana made the perfect move to take the win'.
 
Monday's stage 3 should be a day for the sprinters with just two Cat.3 climbs and will take the riders from Ciudad del Juguete to Alicante (188km). 
Stage 2 results
 
1 Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team
 
2 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sunweb
 
3 Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma
 
5 Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
 
8 Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates
 
General Classification
 
1 Nicolas Roche (Irl) Team Sunweb 5:26:12
 
2 Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team 0:00:02
 
3 Rigoberto Uran (Col) EF Education First 0:00:08
 
14 Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:01:08
 
23 Tadej Pogačar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates 0:01:40
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 10016 times
PR Category : Entertainment
Posted on : Monday, August 26, 2019  10:41:00 AM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Team Abu Dhabi's Al Qemzi Closes in on F2 World Title With V...
Next Story : Team Abu Dhabi's Al Qemzi Completes Pole Position Hat-trick ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Preparing for a New Post-pandemic Economic Era in Mena [4116-Views]
Code 11.59 by Audemars Piguet – New Tones of Elegance [3616-Views]
Panasonic Jaguar Racing Management Team Discuss Formula E's Return to Racing in Berlin [3407-Views]
Pandora ME for Every Side of You [3198-Views]
“CATRICE” Perfect Look for “Back to the Office” [2886-Views]
Parmigiani Fleurier Toric Fleur' [2628-Views]
Newest LG True Wireless Earbuds Self-clean, Sound Great With Meridian Audio [2358-Views]
Your Guide to Choosing the Right Face Mask [2337-Views]
Get Summer Ready With Magnitone London! [2132-Views]
Kristina Fidelskaya - An Escape, With 'La Pause' Spring / Summer 2020 Collection. [1960-Views]
Smash Summer Fitness Goals with 100 Workout Modes on the HONOR MagicWatch 2 [1931-Views]
Dubai Well Poised for Growth in New Business Entities' [1931-Views]
TishTash Eid Al-Adha Gift Guide 2020 [1927-Views]
Newly Launched HONOR 9A Offers Stunning Photography Anytime Anywhere [1919-Views]
District 2020 forms strategic partnerships with Dubai SME and MBRIF to support growth of U... [1906-Views]
Taste the Summer With Wild & the Moon's Latest Menu Drop! [1845-Views]
Nahdi Medical Company Transforms its Financial Management with Infor [1812-Views]
Comprehensive Study of Refugee Children's Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning Outcome... [1800-Views]
DHA Signs MoU with University of Sharjah [1763-Views]
Wonder Ingredients For Powerful Skincare [1763-Views]
Dubai Summer Surprises Best Buys - Springfield's Hottest Deals [1751-Views]
The New Season of Master Maserati Programme Gets Underway [1747-Views]
Marking International Day Against Drug Abuse: Mohap Provides Addiction Treatment and Rehab... [1730-Views]
Alstom at Forefront of Hygiene & Safety Innovation for Transport & Mobility in a COVID-19 ... [1677-Views]
UAE's First-Ever Fully Sponsored Flight to India [1669-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories