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Vuelta 2022: a time trial on the program, Evenepoel in red, the classification

[Mis à jour le 30 août 2022 à 09h14] Start of the second week of the Tour of Spain 2022. Who to beat Remco Evenepoel? The Belgian, largely leader of the Vuelta, has already stunned the competition by dropping his opponents in each high mountain stage. As a result of the classification, the Belgian has a lead of 1’12” over Mas and 1’53 over Primoz Roglic, title holder. “For the moment, it seems that Evenepoel is stronger than us but the Tour of Spain lasts three weeks. We will have to see over time if this is still the case” explained the Spaniard.

The 10th stage of the Tour of Spain will be a thirty-kilometre time trial between Elche and Alicante. On the program, only one small difficulty with a hill on the last two kilometers. Favorites who have mastered the exercise perfectly like Primoz Roglic could benefit from this stage.

What is the classification of the Vuelta 2022?

Discover with us, every day, the classification of the Tour of Spain 2022 with the general classification at each end of the stage and the gaps between the different riders.

1. Remco Evenepoel (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl) 34h02’32”

2. Enric Mas (Movistar Team) at 01’12”

3. Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) at 01’53”

4. Carlos Rodriguez (Ineos Grenadiers) at 02’33”

5. Juan Ayuso (UAE Team Emirates) at 02’36”

6. Simon Yates (BikeExchange – Jayco) at 03’08”

7. Joao Almeida (UAE Team Emirates) at 04’32”

8. Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana Qazaqstan) at 05’03”

9. Jai Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohe) at 05’36”

10. Pavel Sivakov (Ineos Grenadiers) at 05’39”

11. Thymen Arensman (Team DSM) at 05’45”

12. Tao Geoghegan Hart (Ineos Grenadiers) at 05’51”

13. Ben O’Connor (AG2R Citroën Team) at 05’53”

14. Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) at 05’53”

15. Hugh Carthy (EF Education – Easy Post) at 05’58”

What is the date of the Vuelta 2022?

The Vuelta traditionally takes place after the Tour de France. For its 77th edition, the Tour of Spain began on friday august 19 with a team time trial in Utrecht, in the Netherlands where the first three stages of the Tour took place. After three weeks of racing, the last stage is scheduled for Sunday September 11 in the Spanish capital of Madrid.

Who are the main participants of the Vuelta 2022?

Withdrawal from the Tour de France after a terrible injury during Liege-Bastogne-Liege on April 24, 2022, Julian Alaphilippe will participate in his second Tour of Spain after 2017. The reigning double world champion will resume competition after a long training sequence on the Tour of Wallonia (July 23-27), then will continue with the Clasica San Sebastian (July 30) and the Tour de l’Ain (August 9-11). Vuelta title holder Primoz Roglic will also be present in Utrecht on August 19 to defend his three titles in a row.

Winner of the Giro this year, Jai Hindley rested well before a busy end to the season. Before competing in the world championships (September 18-25), the Australian from the Bora-Hansgrohe team will compete in the Tour of Spain for the second time in his career after 2018. When he was to start the Vuelta, the leader in UAE Emirates training Tadej Pogacar is finally absent while his teammate João Almeida should lead the team. Some riders will also aim for the general position like Nairo Quintana (Arkéa-Samsic), Pello Bilbao and Mikel Landa (Bahrain-Victorious) or Enric Mas and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar).

On which TV channel to follow the Vuelta 2022?

Holder of the TV rights to the French and Italian classics as well as the three major tours (Giro, Tour de France, Vuelta), the group Eurosport broadcasts all the stages of the Tour of Spain 2022 on its channels.

What is the route of the Vuelta 2022?

Twenty-one stages are on the program for this Vuelta 2022, from Friday August 19, 2022 to Sunday September 11, 2022. After having contested three stages in the Netherlands, including a team time trial, the peloton will have a day of rest before arriving in Spain where the riders will be offered 6 flat stages (including 2 summit finishes), 7 mountain stages, 4 hilly stages and 1 individual time trial and another by team.


What are the stages of Vuelta 2022?

  • Step 1 : Friday August 19: Utrecht – Utrecht (team time trial, 23.2 kilometres)
  • 2nd step : Saturday August 20: ‘s-Hertegenbosch – Utrecht (175.1 kilometres)
  • Step 3: Sunday August 21: Breda – Breda (193.2 kilometres)
  • Monday, August 22: rest
  • Step 4: Tuesday August 23: Vitoria-Gasteiz – Laguardia (153.5 kilometres)
  • Step 5: Wednesday August 24: Irun – Bilbao (187 kilometres)
  • Step 6: Thursday August 25: Bilbao – Ascensión al Pico Jano. San Miguel de Aguayo (180 kilometers)
  • Step 7: Friday August 26: Camargo – Cistierna (190.1 kilometres)
  • Step 8: Saturday August 27: La Pola Llaviana/Pola de Laviana – Colláu Fancuaya. Yernes y Tameza (154.5 kilometres)
  • Step 9: Sunday August 28: Villaviciosa – Les Praeres. Nava (175.5 kilometers)
  • Monday, August 29: rest
  • Step 10: Tuesday August 30: Elche – Alicante (individual time trial, 31.1 kilometres)
  • Step 11: Wednesday August 31: ElPozo Alimentación – Cabo de Gata (193 kilometres)
  • Step 12: Thursday September 1: Salobreña – Peñas Blancas. Estepona (195.5 kilometers)
  • Step 13: Friday September 2: Ronda – Montilla (171 kilometres)
  • Step 14: Saturday September 3: Montoro – Sierra de la Pandera (160.3 kilometers)
  • Step 15: Sunday September 4: Martos – Sierra Nevada. Alto Hoya de la Mora. Monachil (148.1 km)
  • Monday, September 5: rest
  • Step 16: Tuesday, September 6: Sanlúcar de Barrameda – Tomares (188.9 kilometres)
  • Step 17: Wednesday September 7: Aracena – Monasterio de Tentudía (160 kilometres)
  • Step 18: Thursday September 8: Trujillo – Alto de Piornal (191.7 kilometres)
  • Step 19: Friday, September 9: Talavera de la Reina – Talavera de la Reina (132.7 kilometers)
  • Step 20: Saturday September 10: Moralzarzal – Puerto de Navacerrada (175.5 kilometers)
  • Step 21: Sunday September 11: Las Rozas – Madrid. La Luz Landscape (100.5 kilometres)


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