Fuglsang beats Landa to win the opening stage of Vuelta a Andalucia

Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) started the new season with a triumph in the opening stage of Vuelta a Andalucia after breaking away with Mikel Landa (Bahrain McLaren) on the last climb.

FuglsangĀ and Landa proved to be the strongest the final climb, setting themselves up for a two-up battle for the stage on the short and sharp rise to the line.

The Astana rider attacked in the last kilometre -on the cobbled stretch- and he left Landa behind, which gave him the victory of the day.

Dylan Teuns finished first in the chasing group, ahead of Mitchelton-Scott rider Jack Haig and Pello Bilbao.

The second stage of the Vuelta a Andalucia on Thursday includes a flatter stretch of 198.1km between Seville and Iznajar.

Vuelta a Andalucia 2020 – stage 1 results (Alhaurin de la Torre – Grazalema):

1Jakob Fuglsang (Astana)

4:11:08

2Mikel Landa (Bahrain McLaren)

+06”

3Dylan Teuns (Bahrain McLaren)

+25”

4Jack Haig (Mitchelton-Scott)

+27”

5Pello Bilbao (Bahrain McLaren)

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6Ion Izagirre (Astana)

+30”

7Chris Harper (Jumbo-Visma)

+54”

8David De la Cruz (UAE Team Emirates)

+01’03”

9Harm Vanhoucke (Lotto Soudal)

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10Ruben Fernandez (Fundacion-Orbea)

+01’07”

Vuelta a Andalucia 2020 – general classification after stage 1:

1Jakob Fuglsang (Astana)

4:11:08

2Mikel Landa (Bahrain McLaren)

+06”

3Dylan Teuns (Bahrain McLaren)

+25”

4Jack Haig (Mitchelton-Scott)

+27”

5Pello Bilbao (Bahrain McLaren)

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6Ion Izagirre (Astana)

+30”

7Chris Harper (Jumbo-Visma)

+54”

8David De la Cruz (UAE Team Emirates)

+01’03”

9Harm Vanhoucke (Lotto Soudal)

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10Ruben Fernandez (Fundacion-Orbea)

+01’07”

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