Adam Yates makes ground at Vuelta but Roglic takes big lead into final stage


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  • Slovenian 2min 38sec ahead before Sunday’s time trial
  • Roglic second to Clément Champoussin in 20th stage

Adam Yates used the final road stage of the Vuelta a España to climb up to fourth overall as Frenchman Clément Champoussin claimed a surprise victory in a frantic finale.

Yates had been thinking more of stage honours than the general classification himself, but though he could not match the late attack of AG2R La Mondiale’s Champoussin, the Ineos Grenadiers rider moved up as his teammate Egan Bernal slipped away and Miguel Ángel López dramatically imploded.

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