74th La Vuelta a España – Stage 4

Stage 4: Cullera to  El Puig  175.5km

Jakobsen bests Bennett on Stage 4, Roche retains race lead ahead of first mountain stage.

Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) claimed an early birthday present with his first Grand Tour stage win in El Puig, four days before turning 23 years old. The Irish champ Sam Bennett (Bora-hansgrohe) came close but a few millimetres prevented him from taking a second victory in two days and Max Walscheid (Team Sunweb) came third on the line. Nicolas Roche (Team Sunweb) made it safely to the finish to retain La Roja while Steven Kruijswijk (Team Jumbo-Visma) abandoned on the eve of the first mountain stage of La Vuelta 19.

Cycling: Vuelta Espana 2019 / Tour of Spain 2019/ La Vuelta/ Etapa 4/ Stage 4/ .LLEGADA/ ARRIVAL/ SPRINT/ JAKOBSEN Fabio (NED)/ BENNETT Sam (IRL)/ WALSCHEID Maximilian Richard (GER)/ CRADDOCK G Lawson (USA)/ MEZGEC Luka (SLO).Cullera – El Puig (175,5 km) 27-08-2019/.Vuelta Espana 2019 / La Vuelta/ Tour of Spain 2019/.Luis Angel Gomez .©PHOTOGOMEZSPORT2019
Stage 4 Summary

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Stage 4 Results and GC

Stage 5 : L’Eliana to Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre, 170.7km