Fuglsang wins 2019 Ruta del Sol

Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott) wins the final stage at Ruta del Sol

Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) won the Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta del Sol , finishing safely in the peloton on the final stage won by Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott). Fuglsang took the race leader’s yellow and black jersey after Saturday’s Queen stage through the Sierra Nevada mountains to Granada and his Astana team was never challenged during the final stage to Alhaurín de la Torre on the coast. Fuglsang is the first Danish winner of the early-season Spanish stage race and took yet another victory for Astana. His teammate Ion Izaguirre finished second overall at seven seconds, with Steven Kruijswijk (Jumbo-Visma) third at 11 seconds. Britain’s Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) was fifth overall at 57 seconds. Trentin was given a high-speed lead out by Mitchelton-Scott and then kicked away on the right of the road with 150 metres to race. He had the power and speed to beat Enrique Sanz (Euskadi-Murias) and Carlos Barbero ...

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