Vuelta a Espana
Stage 7: Onda to Mas de la Costa - Stage Details

Mitchelton-SCOTT’s Esteban Chaves and Mikel Nieve finished 13th and 14th respectively on a tough finale to stage seven at La Vuelta a Espana.

The brutally steep ramps of the Alto Mas de la Costa, which averages over 12% and has ramps of 25%, saw the duo conceed one-minute 37seconds to stage winner Alejandro Valverde. 

Chaves now sits seventh overall, two minutes 52seconds behind Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana Pro Team) who returns once again to the race lead.

Read the full report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Alejandro Valverde (SPA) - Movistar Team 4:34:11
2 Primoz Roglic (SLO) - Jumbo-Visma ST
3 Miguel Angel Lopez (COL) - Astana Pro Team +0:06
4 Nairo Quintana (COL) - Movistar Team +0:06
5 Rafal Majka (POL) - Bora-hangrohe +0:42
6 Ion Izagirre (SPA) - Astana Pro Team +0:48
7 Tadej Pogacar (SLO) - UAE Team Emirates +0:51
8 Fabio Aru (ITA) - UAE Team Emirates +0:51
9 George Bennett (NZL) - Jumbo-Visma +1:07
10 Oscar Rodriguez (SPA) - Euskadi Basque Country +1:20
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
13 Esteban Chaves (COL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +1:37
14 Mikel Nieve (SPA) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +1:37
46 Tsgabu Grmay (ETH) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +9:49
49 Damien Howson (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +9:56
101 Nick Schultz (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +22:13
108 Dion Smith (NZL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +23:38
111 Sam Bewley (NZL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +23:51
151 Luka Mezgec (SLO) - Mitchelton-SCOTT +28:42