Today was the day where, if he hadn’t already at this Vuelta a Espana, Magnus Cort Nielsen cemented himself as KING Cort in the hearts and minds of viewers and pundits. On the undulating roads of Stage 19, the EF rider stormed to a Vuelta stage-victory hat-trick by assuredly out-sprinting his breakaway companions in the city of Monforte de Lemos. Just behind, the peloton, who had been brutally attempting to chase down the group out front for much of the stage, reached the finish line only a slender 18 seconds after the stage victor. Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma), Michael Storer (DSM) and Egan Bernal (Team INEOS) finished safely in the main bunch, while Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) rolled in latterly among the grupetto, meaning no change to the jerseys as we head into the final weekend. Continue reading
We had 11 categories, two weeks (or thereabouts) of voting and these are the results of the Veloshirians …
Sometimes bike racing is more than just competing on two wheels. This new award celebrates endeavours that made us think, made a difference and inspired us to be better humans. Everyone on this list deserves to win this award – they’ve all won our hearts and admiration. Vote now – or if you think we missed an inspiring story in cycling this year, write it in!
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