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Richeze wins stage six at Vuelta a San Juan after breakaway ride

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Maximiliano Richeze (Quick-Step Floors) sprinted to victory from breakaway in the sixth stage of the Vuelta a San Juan.

The penultimate stage of the Vuelta a San Juan had initially started as planned despite the intense heat with temperatures reaching 42 degrees celsius, but the organisation changed its mind later on and decided to remove the final part of the route.

Richeze, UAE Abu Dhabi’s Oliviero Troia and German Tivani of Unieuro Trevigiani – Hemus 1896 formed an escape group that temporarily had the Argentinean in virtual first place in the general classification.

Trek-Segafredo worked to reduce the gap and Mollema’s top spot was no longer under threat as the riders entered the finale. Tivani initiated the sprint but it was Richeze to take the win ahead of Troia.

Vuelta a San Juan 2017 – stage 6 results (Pocito – Pocito):

1Maximiliano Richeze (Quick-Step Floors)

3:48:07

2Oliviero Troia (UAE Abu Dhabi)

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3German Tivani (Unieuro Trevigiani – Hemus 1896)

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4Matteo Malucelli (Androni Giocattoli – Sidermec)

+52”

5Manuel Belletti (Wilier Triestina)

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6Jose Luis Rivera (Municipalidad de Pocito)

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7Mattia Viel (Unieuro Trevigiani – Hemus 1896)

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8Ramunas Navardauskas (Bahrain Merida)

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9Nicolas Marini (Nippo – Vini Fantini)

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10Luke Keogh (UnitedHealthcare)

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General classification after stage 6:

1Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo)

18:02:09

2Oscar Sevilla (Medellin – Inder)

+14”

3Rodolfo Torres (Androni Giocattoli – Sidermec)

+16”

4Ricardo Escuela (Agrupacion Virgen De Fatima)

+20”

5Rui Costa (UAE Abu Dhabi)

+26”

6Laureano Rosas (Argentina)

+27”

7Ramunas Navardauskas (Bahrain Merida)

+52”

8Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain Merida)

+1’17”

9Egan Bernal (Androni Giocattoli – Sidermec)

+1’29”

10Pieter Serry (Quick-Step Floors)

+1’31”