Viviani Keeps The Wins Coming In The Vuelta A Espana

Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) celebrates after winning stage 10 at the 2018 Vuelta a Espana

After an early success in the Vuelta a España 2018 then disappointment on stage 6, Elia Viviani ( Quick-Step Floors ) returned to the top of the race's sprinting hierarchy with a clear win in Bermillo de Sayago on Tuesday. This was Viviani's second stage win of the Vuelta a España and his 17th in this season for Quick-Step Floors. Coming just a few hours after teammate Julian Alaphilippe's success in the Tour of Britain, the two wins further underline the Belgian squad's outstanding season, with 60 victories to date. Nor were the team lacking in serious rivals as the Vuelta made a rare incursion onto the flatlands of Spain's far west. Bora-Hansgrohe launched a two-pronged attack for the stage, first with Lukas Postlberger making one of his late solo charges for the line as he had done to such spectacular effect in the 2017 Giro's opening stage on Sardinia. ...

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