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Vuelta a Espana: Philippe Gilbert wins stage 17 as Nairo Quintana moves second

Philippe Gilbert won stage 17 of the Vuelta a Espana as favourite Nairo Quintana moved up to second in the general classification.

Belgian Gilbert was part of a 40-man break which benefited from strong crosswinds to get clear of the peloton.

Irishman Sam Bennett made the jump to Gilbert with 500m to go but settled for second with Remi Cavagna third.

A fine day for Quintana saw him finish five minutes 19 seconds ahead of leader Primoz Roglic to move up to second.

Quintana started the day in sixth, seven minutes and 43 seconds down on Roglic, but found himself in the early break with Dutchman Wilco Kelderman and Britain’s James Knox.

 

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