Already twice a stage winner at La Vuelta 2017, Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) enjoyed his third stage victory in Tomares on Friday.
The Italian rider, who has signed with Aussie outfit Orica-Scott for 2018, dominated Gianni Moscon (Team Sky) and Soren Kragh Andersen (Team Sunweb) at the end of stage 13.
He brings his Belgian team a fifth victory at La Vuelta 2017, the same record they achieved at the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France this season. Chris Froome (Team Sky) avoided any slip-up to make sure he’ll still wear the red jersey as the race heads into the mountains this weekend, with Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain – Merida) 59 seconds behind and Esteban Chaves (Orica-Scott) third overall 02’13” behind Froome.
La Vuelta Continues today with a 175km stage from Écija to Sierra de La Pandera including a challenging final climb and brutal mountain finish.
2017 La Vuelta – General Classification after Stage 13
1. Chris Froome (Team Sky) 53:48:06
2. Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) +0:59
3. Esteban Chaves (ORICA-SCOTT) +2:13
Updated: Top Ten Overall After Stage 14
1. Chris Froome (Team Sky) 58:30:47
2. Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) 0:00:55
3. Wilco Kelderman (Team Sunweb) 0:02:17
4. Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha-Alpecin) 0:02:25
5. Esteban Chaves (Orica-Scott) 0:02:39
6. Fabio Aru (Astana Pro Team) 0:03:09
7. David de la Cruz (Quick-Step Floors) 0:03:11
8. Alberto Contador Velasco (Trek-Segafredo) 0:03:19
9. Michael Woods (Cannondale-Drapac) 0:03:23
10. Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana Pro Team) 0:03:48