Today's stage

Wednesday, August 23rd

Benicàssim / Alcossebre

Key moments
  • Lutsenko rises, Contador is alive again

    Alexey Lutsenko (Astana) enjoyed the first summit finish of La Vuelta 2017 to win his first Grand Tour stage, on Wednesday at Alcossebre. The Kazakh rider attacked from the gun and dominated his breakaway companions for a brilliant solo win ahead of Merhawi Kudus (Dimension Data). He succeeds to Alexandre Vinokourov, winner of three stages at La Vuelta in 2006. Among the GC contenders, Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) was the first at the summit, just ahead of Chris Froome (Team Sky), who...

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The stage in videos

video23/08/2017 

Summary - Stage 5 - La Vuelta 2017

  • Summary - Stage 5 - La Vuelta 2017
  • Finish - Stage 5 - La Vuelta 2017
  • Last kilometer - Stage 5 - La Vuelta 2017
  • 29.7 km to go - Stage 5 - La Vuelta 2017
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  • 101.7 km to go - Stage 5 - La Vuelta 2017

The stage in pictures

photo23/08/2017 

Contador, Chaves, Froome © Unipublic/Photogomez Sport

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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 5

Classifications after the stage 5

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