Vuelta Stage 7: Persistence pays for Lindeman

With the main GC contenders playing it safe, it was the day for a solo win for Bert Jan Lindeman (Lotto NL-Jumbo), whose third day in a break finally came good when he sprinted away from fellow break-mate Ilia Koshevoy (Lampre-Merida) in the last 200m to take the first high mountain stage of this year’s spicy Vuelta.
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