Tour of Spain 2019 Four ports of first in a day that can be decisive
The stage is tremendous. Nothing less than four ports first will be the new challenge for the peloton, at a stage that begins and ends in the Holly, which goes up twice and the last one as the end of the stage. In the first step, around kilometer 30, there will be 8.2 ascent to 7.1% with 10% tranches. In kilometer 73 arrive the port of Connio, also first, with 11.7 kilometers at 6.2% more sustained rise.
Then, the port of Well of the Dead Women, in 114. 11.3 rise to 6.8%, with three sections greater than 10%, and finally the Port of Holly again, by an indita slope. They will now be 9.7 kilometers to 9.7%, with 12 sections greater than 10% and one of 15%. A stage, then, with space to raise battle from afar and of maximum demand. It can be a really decisive day.
Stage 15 arrives as leader Primoz Roglic (Jumbo Visma), followed by Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) at 2:25, and Tadej Pogacar (Emirates), at 3:01. Supermn is fourth at 3:18 and Nairo fifth at 3:33.