2021 La Vuelta S10: Breaking out of the chaos, Roglič crashes and loses red jersey.

2021 La Vuelta S10: Breaking out of the chaos, Roglič crashes and loses red jersey.

On August 24, the tenth stage of La Vuelta ended. Michael Storer (DSM) once again came to the finish line with a strong breakthrough solo and won his second stage victory in La Vuelta. Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) launched an attack late in the game and suffered a crash on the way. After the game, his overall score fell to third place. Odd Christian Eiking (Wanty Gobert) became the new overall score red jersey owner.




At the beginning of the race, the main group continued to attack, and the breakout cyclists were fully fired, trying to establish a lead in the relatively flat first half, but the main group did not slack and firmly controlled the situation on the field. After a long tug-of-war, a huge group of more than 30 people successfully left, the Jumbo-Visma team leader group slowed down the pace of chasing, and the situation temporarily stabilized. With 50km away from the finish line, the lead of the breakout group exceeded ten minutes. Among them, Odd Christian Eiking (Wanty Gobert) and Guillaume Martin (Cofidis) entered the forefront of the virtual total score list.










Soon, the time gap between the two groups rose to 12 minutes, and the breakout cyclists attacked each other before the sprint point and level 2 climb on the way, and the pace of the game accelerated. Entering the climbing section, breaking through the group split, Kenny Elissonde (Trek-Segafredo) launched an offensive, and soon after Michael Storer also started to accelerate, Michael Storer maintained a strong momentum to throw away his opponents, solo through the climbing point, and then he only needs to The downhill section can win the stage by holding the lead.





Behind Michael Storer, Odd Christian Eiking and Guillaume Martin began to fight for the red jersey. At this time, in the main group that was 12 minutes and 30 seconds behind, Primož Roglič launched a wave of onslaught and flew away from the main group. Primož Roglič’s No one of his opponents could keep up with him, and Egan Arley Bernal, Adam Yates (Ineos Grenadiers) and others began to fall behind.





Before the game, Michael Storer successfully held the lead and flew solo through the finish line to win the stage championship. At this critical moment, Primož Roglič crashed in a fierce chase and quickly returned to the race but was overtaken by Juan Pedro López, Enric Mas and Sepp Kuss from the rear. The Ineos Grenadiers duo fell behind by more than 30 seconds. In the end, the Red jersey Group trailed Michael Storer by 11 minutes and 49 seconds, and Primož Roglič will lose the lead in the overall results after the game.


At the end of the stage, Odd Christian Eiking topped the overall results list and put on the leader's red jersey. Guillaume Martin was 58 seconds behind, temporarily second, and Primož Roglič was second behind by 2 minutes and 17 seconds in third. Jacobson (Decournick-Quick Step) led the sprint green jersey, Caruso (Bahrain victory) retained the climbing polka dot jersey, and Egan Arley Bernal continued to wear the best young cyclist white jersey.

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