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Cycling - Open Vuelta offers redemption for riders scarred by Giro and Tour


  • Cycling
  • Thursday, 23 Aug 2018

MALAGA (Reuters) - With reigning champion Chris Froome and Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas out of the picture, the Vuelta a Espana is set to be a wide-open battle between riders looking to make up for poor showings in the year's other Grand Tours.

Froome and Thomas's decision to ride the Tour of Britain instead of the Vuelta is set to end Team Sky's iron grip on the Grand Tours, with the British outfit having won the last four.

   

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