Vuelta a Espana
Stage 20: Arenas de San Pedro to Plataforma de Gredos - Stage Details

Australian Damien Howson spent most of today's penultimate stage of La Vuelta in the breakaway before supporting teammate Mikel Nieve in the final, as the Basque-rider rode to ninth place on the stage, which helped him move into 10th place overall.

Nieve fought all the way up the final climb to claw back some valuable seconds which proved to be enough to launch him into the top ten with just one stage remaining into Madrid tomorrow.

Read the full report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Tadej Pogacar (SLO) - UAE Team Emirates 5:16:40
2 Alejandro Valverde (SPA) - Movistar Team +1:32
3 Rafal Majka (POL) - BORA-Hansgrohe +1:32
4 Hermann Pernsteiner (AUT) - Bahrain Merida +1:32
5 Pirmoz Roglic (SLO) - Team Jumbo-Visma +1:41
6 Sergio Higuita (COL) - EF Education First +1:49
7 Dylan Teuns (BEL) - Bahrain Merida +1:49
8 Nairo Quitana (COL) - Movistar Team +1:56
9 Mikel Nieve (SPA) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +1:59
10 Wilco Keldermann (NED) - Team Sunweb +1:59
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
9 Mikel Nieve (SPA) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +1:59
21 Damien Howson (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +7:13
31 Esteban Chaves (COL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +11:08
35 Nick Schultz (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +11:13
68 Dion Smith (NZL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +26:32
70 Sam Bewley (NZL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +26:32
93 Tsgabu Grmay (ETH) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +34:40