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La Vuelta 2019, Stage 21: Fuenlabrada > Madrid 106,6 km
« on: September 15, 2019, 07:38 »
La Vuelta 2019, Stage 21: Fuenlabrada > Madrid 15/09/2019 - 106,6 km

The final stage of the Vuelta a España runs from Fuenlabrada to Madrid. As (almost) always, the Spanish Grand Tour ends on a 5.9 kilometres circuit in the Spanish capital. Flat route, so expect a group sprint. The race is 106.6 kilometres long.





 Every year, Madrid honours La Vuelta’s overall winner. 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the race’s final stage in the capital. The list of winners that have wound their way through the city’s streets, with arms aloft as winner of this Spanish race, include such famous names as Gustaaf Deloor (the first, in 1935), Bernard Hinault, Lucho Herrera, Sean Kelly, Perico Delgado, Tony Rominger, Alberto Contador and Chris Froome, among others. Fifty Vuelta finishes and 75 stage finishes make the capital one of the race’s main landmarks.

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    A later start today, and...


     :onfire2 RAIN!  :onfire2


    It's supposed to be pouring most of the day, so I'm not sure what will become of the finale.


    Getting some conflicting info now, though. Thunderstorms early, thunderstorms later, but maybe it'll hold off for the race proper?

    Won't know until there are live images.
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    Not quite understanding the use of *uk here... :slow

    Nice little summary though.

    https://twitter.com/lavuelta/status/1173333851361464320
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    Not quite understanding the use of *uk here... :slow
    They have done it consistently for English language messages throughout the race, likewise with *fr
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