Vuelta a Espana
Stage 18: Colmenar Viejo to Becerril de la Sierra - Stage Details

Australian rider Nick Schultz made it into the day's breakaway on another hard mountainous stage at La Vuelta a España today with Mikel Nieve the highest finisher on the stage for Mitchetlon-SCOTT in 18th place.

Schultz made it into the day’s move with 12 other riders before the overall contenders lit up the race coming onto the pentulimate climb. Sergio Higuita (EF Education First) went on to eventually claim a solo victory with Nieve moving up one position to 11th place overall, with just three-stages remaining.

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Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Sergio Higuita (COL) - EF Education First 4:33:09
2 Primoz Roglic (SLO) - Team Jumbo-Visma +0:15
3 Alejandro Valverde (SPA) - Movistar Team +0:15
4 Rafal Majka (POL) - BORA-hansgrohe +0:15
5 Miguel Angel Lopez (COL) - Astana Pro Team +0:17
6 Carl Fredrik Hagen (NOR) - Lotto Soudal +1:16
7 Louis Meintjes (RSA) - Team Dimension Data +1:16
8 Nairo Quintana (COL) - Movistar Team +1:16
9 Tadej Pogacar (SLO) - UAE Team Emirates +1:16
10 Oscar Rodriguez (SPA) - Euskadi Baqsue Country - Murias +3:47
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
18 Mikel Nieve (SPA) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +4:50
25 Nick Schultz (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +5:12
37 Esteban Chaves (COL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +14:35
74 Dion Smith (NZL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +21:32
76 Damien Howson (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +21:32
105 Sam Bewley (NZL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +23:39