Vuelta a España: Ion Izagirre prevails on Formigal on stage 6

Stephen Puddicombe
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 LEKUNBERRI SPAIN  OCTOBER 21 Ion Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Astana Pro Team  Bruno Armirail of France and Team Groupama  FDJ  Juan Pedro Lopez of Spain and Team Trek  Segafredo  Breakaway  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 2 a 1516km stage from Pamplona to Lekunberri  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 21 2020 in Lekunberri Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
LEKUNBERRI SPAIN OCTOBER 21 Ion Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Astana Pro Team Bruno Armirail of France and Team Groupama FDJ Juan Pedro Lopez of Spain and Team Trek Segafredo Breakaway during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 2 a 1516km stage from Pamplona to Lekunberri lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 21 2020 in Lekunberri Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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LEKUNBERRI SPAIN  OCTOBER 21 Ion Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Astana Pro Team  Bruno Armirail of France and Team Groupama  FDJ  Juan Pedro Lopez of Spain and Team Trek  Segafredo  Breakaway  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 2 a 1516km stage from Pamplona to Lekunberri  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 21 2020 in Lekunberri Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
LEKUNBERRI SPAIN OCTOBER 21 Ion Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Astana Pro Team Bruno Armirail of France and Team Groupama FDJ Juan Pedro Lopez of Spain and Team Trek Segafredo Breakaway during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 2 a 1516km stage from Pamplona to Lekunberri lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 21 2020 in Lekunberri Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Start  William Barta of The United States Jan Hirt of Czech Republic Jakub Mareczko of Italy Michal Paluta of Poland Lukasz Wisniowski of Poland Georg Zimmermann of Germany and CCC Team  Mask  Covid safety measures  Team Presentation  Landscape  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Start William Barta of The United States Jan Hirt of Czech Republic Jakub Mareczko of Italy Michal Paluta of Poland Lukasz Wisniowski of Poland Georg Zimmermann of Germany and CCC Team Mask Covid safety measures Team Presentation Landscape during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Start  Daniel Martin of Ireland Green Points Jersey Omer Goldstein of Israel and Team Israel StartUp Nation  Mask  Covid safety measures  Team Presentation  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Start Daniel Martin of Ireland Green Points Jersey Omer Goldstein of Israel and Team Israel StartUp Nation Mask Covid safety measures Team Presentation during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Start  Pascal Ackermann of Germany Martin Laas of Estonia Felix Grobschartner of Austria Jay Mccarthy of Australia Ide Schelling of The Netherlands Andreas Schillinger of Germany Michael Schwarzmann of Germany and Rudiger Selig of Germany and Team BORA  Hansgrohe  Mask  Covid safety measures  Team Presentation  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Start Pascal Ackermann of Germany Martin Laas of Estonia Felix Grobschartner of Austria Jay Mccarthy of Australia Ide Schelling of The Netherlands Andreas Schillinger of Germany Michael Schwarzmann of Germany and Rudiger Selig of Germany and Team BORA Hansgrohe Mask Covid safety measures Team Presentation during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Start  Guillaume Martin of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Most Combative Rider  Trophy  Mask  Covid safety measures  Team Presentation  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Start Guillaume Martin of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Most Combative Rider Trophy Mask Covid safety measures Team Presentation during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Start  Tim Wellens of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal Polka Dot Mountain Jersey  Face ID Signature  Covid safety measures  Mask  Team Presentation  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Start Tim Wellens of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal Polka Dot Mountain Jersey Face ID Signature Covid safety measures Mask Team Presentation during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Start  Carlos Barbero Cuesta of Spain and NTT Pro Cycling Team  Decoration Mask  Covid safety measures  Team Presentation  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Start Carlos Barbero Cuesta of Spain and NTT Pro Cycling Team Decoration Mask Covid safety measures Team Presentation during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Start  Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo  Visma Red Leader Jersey  Mask  Covid safety measures  Team Presentation  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Start Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma Red Leader Jersey Mask Covid safety measures Team Presentation during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Remi Cavagna of France and Team Deceuninck  QuickStep  Magnus Cort Nielsen of Denmark and Team EF Pro Cycling  Remy Mertz of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal  Breakaway  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Remi Cavagna of France and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Magnus Cort Nielsen of Denmark and Team EF Pro Cycling Remy Mertz of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal Breakaway during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Remi Cavagna of France and Team Deceuninck  QuickStep  Breakaway  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Remi Cavagna of France and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Breakaway during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 PierreLuc Perichon of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits  Guillaume Martin of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits  Carlos Verona Quintanilla of Spain and Movistar Team  Peloton  Forest  Autumn  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 PierreLuc Perichon of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Guillaume Martin of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Carlos Verona Quintanilla of Spain and Movistar Team Peloton Forest Autumn during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Mattia Cattaneo of Italy and Team Deceuninck  QuickStep  Jasha Sutterlin of Germany and Team Sunweb  Sergio Henao Montoya of Colombia and UAE Team Emirates  Forest  Autumn  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Mattia Cattaneo of Italy and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Jasha Sutterlin of Germany and Team Sunweb Sergio Henao Montoya of Colombia and UAE Team Emirates Forest Autumn during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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Cyclists take the start of the 6th stage of the 2020 La Vuelta cycling tour of Spain a 1464km race from Biescas to Formigal on October 25 2020 Photo by ANDER GILLENEA  AFP Photo by ANDER GILLENEAAFP via Getty Images
Cyclists take the start of the 6th stage of the 2020 La Vuelta cycling tour of Spain a 1464km race from Biescas to Formigal on October 25 2020 Photo by ANDER GILLENEA AFP Photo by ANDER GILLENEAAFP via Getty Images

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Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 6 Etapa / 6 Stage / 
SING CONTROL / CONTROL de FIRMA / MARCZYNSKI, Tomasz (POL) /
Biescas - Formigal (146,4 km) 25-10-2020 /
Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 6 Etapa / 6 Stage / 
©PHOTOGOMEZSPORT2020
Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 6 Etapa / 6 Stage / SING CONTROL / CONTROL de FIRMA / MARCZYNSKI, Tomasz (POL) / Biescas - Formigal (146,4 km) 25-10-2020 / Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 6 Etapa / 6 Stage / ©PHOTOGOMEZSPORT2020

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Richard Carapaz of Ecuador and Team INEOS  Grenadiers  Oakley sunglasses  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Richard Carapaz of Ecuador and Team INEOS Grenadiers Oakley sunglasses during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Peloton  Public  Fans  Landscape  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Peloton Public Fans Landscape during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Tim Wellens of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal Polka Dot Mountain Jersey  Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo  Visma Red Leader Jersey  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Tim Wellens of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal Polka Dot Mountain Jersey Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma Red Leader Jersey during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Michael Woods of Canada and Team EF Pro Cycling  Mattia Cattaneo of Italy and Team Deceuninck  QuickStep  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Michael Woods of Canada and Team EF Pro Cycling Mattia Cattaneo of Italy and Team Deceuninck QuickStep during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Georg Zimmermann of Germany and CCC Team  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Georg Zimmermann of Germany and CCC Team during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Nelson Oliveira of Portugal and Movistar Team  Magnus Cort Nielsen of Denmark and Team EF Pro Cycling  Sergio Henao Montoya of Colombia and UAE Team Emirates  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Nelson Oliveira of Portugal and Movistar Team Magnus Cort Nielsen of Denmark and Team EF Pro Cycling Sergio Henao Montoya of Colombia and UAE Team Emirates during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

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SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 25 Gorka Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Astana Pro Team  Breakaway  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020  Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego  Aramn Formigal 1790m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images
SALLENT DE GLLEGO SPAIN OCTOBER 25 Gorka Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Astana Pro Team Breakaway during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 6 a 1464km stage from Biescas to Sallent de Gllego Aramn Formigal 1790m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 25 2020 in Sallent de Gllego Spain Photo by David RamosGetty Images

Pos.

Rider Name (Country) Team

Result

1

Ion Izaguirre Insausti (Spa) Astana Pro Team

3:41:00

2

Michael Woods (Can) EF Pro Cycling

0:00:25

3

Rui Costa (Por) UAE Team Emirates

4

Rob Power (Aus) Team Sunweb

0:00:27

5

Michael Valgren (Den) NTT Pro Cycling

6

Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis

7

Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Deceuninck-Quickstep

0:00:38

8

Hugh Carthy (GBr) EF Pro Cycling

0:00:48

9

Gorka Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Astana Pro Team

0:00:53

10

Sergio Luis Henao Montoya (Col) UAE Team Emirates

0:00:55

Pos.

Rider Name (Country) Team

Result

1

Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Ineos Grenadiers

24:34:39

2

Hugh Carthy (GBr) EF Pro Cycling

0:00:18

3

Daniel Martin (Irl) Israel Start-Up Nation

0:00:20

4

Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma

0:00:30

5

Enric Mas Nicolau (Spa) Movistar Team

0:01:07

6

Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe

0:01:30

7

Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team

0:01:42

8

Esteban Chaves (Col) Mitchelton-Scott

0:02:02

9

David De la Cruz Melgarejo (Spa) UAE Team Emirates

0:02:46