Vuelta a Espana 2021 : Stage 11 – A stage Roglification; Odd keeps red

It was a short, sharp, hotter-than-hot stage 11 of the 2021 Vuelta a Espana with pretty much all of the action happening in the last 2km. EF’s Magnus Cort valiantly tried to take his second stage as the last of the breakaway had a handful of seconds on the rampaging favourites under the flamme rouge. But the sizzling Roglic/Mas rivalry had so much fire it nearly melted the tarmac. And while Rog might be known as the gentleman of the peloton, on the road he is ruthless – blasting past a spent Cort then getting the best of Mas, crossing the line 3 seconds (and 10 bonus seconds) ahead of his Movistar rival. Odd Christian Eiking (Intermarche-Wanty-Gobart) lost some time on Rog but has red for another day.
Continue reading