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Wednesday, August 23rd

Benicàssim / Alcossebre

Stage 5 175.7 km
All about the stage
  • Fernando Escartín commentary

    Mid-moutain, with an uphill finale. The terrain will be a “leg-breaker” from the beginning. The climbs will not be excessively difficult, but they will wear down the peloton so that the first uphill finish at the Ermita de Santa Lucía, will be a spectacular one. It will be a battle to the end and the 2nd category climb at Serratella will be a decisive one, though differences among the strongest riders will be minimal.

Benicàssim / Alcossebre

Benicàssim

We are sure to experience a lively atmosphere in a locality that is full of tourists at the end of August. The long beaches at Benicàssim know what it means to receive...

Alcossebre

Alcossebre has five beaches and over 10 kilometres of coastline. It is one of the few points of the Azahar Coast that is not yet completely developed. The Vuelta has...

La Vuelta 2017

Running from Saturday August 19th to Sunday September 10th 2017, the Vuelta will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,324.1 kilometres.

  • 5 flat stages and 1 flat with high-altitude finales stage
  • 8 hill stages
  • 5 mountain stages
  • 1 individual time trial stage
  • 1 team time trial stage

Distinctive aspects of the race

  • 40.2 km individual time trial
  • 13.7 km team time trial
  • 50 summits
  • 2 rest days

Jersey wearers after the stage 4

Classifications after the stage 4

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