Vuelta a España
Stage 9: Carboneras de Guadazaón - Aramón Valdelinares - Stage Details

Grand tour debutant Esteban Chaves heads into the first rest day of the Vuelta a Espana sitting in 12th position after finishing 34th on a tough stage nine this afternoon.

The 24-year-old, who is one minute 34seconds behind leader Nairo Quintana (MOV), remains ahead of the team’s targets on what is their first ever grand tour general classification consideration.

“We are sticking to our main plan,” sport director Neil Stephens said.

“That was to really hope to stay within two minutes of the top guys at the end of the first week and he is right there.” 

Read the full stage 9 report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Winner Anacona Gomez (COL) - Lampre-Merida 4:34:14
2 Alexey Lutsenko (KAZ) - Astana Pro Team 0:00:45
3 Damiano Cunego (ITA) - Lampre-Merida 0:00:50
4 Javier Moreno Bazan (SPA) - Movistar Team 0:01:04
5 Peio Bilbao (SPA) - Caja Rural-Seguros RGA 0:01:12
6 Jérôme Coppel (FRA) - Cofidis, Solutions Credits 0:01:21
7 Ryder Hesjedal (CAN) - Garmin Sharp 0:01:33
8 Adam Hansen (AUS) - Lotto Belisol 0:01:45
9 Bob Jungels (LUX) - Trek Factory Racing 0:01:49
10 Fabio Felline (ITA) - Trek Factory Racing 0:02:08
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
34 Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio (COL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:03:24
70 Adam Yates (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:10:46
72 Sam Bewley (NZL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:11:03
76 Simon Clarke (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:11:07
121 Brett Lancaster (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:19:01
168 Michael Matthews (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:26:42
181 Mitchell Docker (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:26:50
188 Cameron Meyer (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:26:50