George Bennett admits he 'had a shocker' on stage 13 of the Vuelta a Espana

George Bennett (LottoNL-Jumbo)

The painfully steep summit finish of La Camperona on stage 13 of the Vuelta a España put a number of the general classification contenders in trouble. George Bennett (LottoNL-Jumbo) was one of the big losers of the day after he lost more than a minute to most of the overall contenders. After a strong opening half of the race, Bennett was in 11th place overall at the start of the day and was within a minute of second placed Simon Yates. Following La Camperona, Bennett has dropped just three places in the overall standings but is now more than three minutes behind the Mitchelton-Scott rider. The LottoNL-Jumbo didn’t know what had happened but told Cyclingnews that he had nothing left to give in the final kilometres of the stage. "It was pretty hard. A big break went and I got my ass handed to me on the last climb. I ...

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