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Yates stays strong to increase Vuelta lead


  • Cycling
  • Monday, 10 Sep 2018

LAGOS DE COVADONGA, Spain (Reuters) - Leader Simon Yates stayed in charge of the Vuelta a Espana after finishing third on Sunday's 15th stage, which was won by Frenchman Thibaut Pinot, with the Briton slightly increasing his gap at the top of the general classification.

Yates, who had won Saturday's stage to snatch back the red jersey, increased his overall lead over Alejandro Valverde from 20 to 26 seconds.

   

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