Roglič wins 11th stage of Vuelta, remains third overall

The winner of the stage and overall leader Primoz Roglic from Slovenia of team Jumbo-Visma, celebrates on the podium during the 4th stage, a 107,6 km race between Lucens and Torgon at the 73th Tour de Romandie UCI ProTour cycling race in Torgon, Switzerland, Saturday, May 4, 2019. (KEYSTONE/Jean-Christophe Bott)

Ciudad Real – Slovenian cyclist Primož Roglič won the 11th, hilly stage of the Vuelta a Espana from Antequera and Valdepenas de Jaen on Wednesday to claim his second stage win in the race. There is however no change in the overall standings for Roglič, as he remains in third place.

The 31-year-old defender of the 2019 and 2020 titles in the race around Spain crossed the finish line three seconds ahead of his main challenger in the race, Enric Mas of Spain. Miguel Angel Lopez of Colombia was third.

Roglič’s advantage gained in the 133-km stage was too small for him to change the overall standings ten stages to go, remaining in third place.

Overall, the member of the Dutch Team Jumbo-Visma is a minute and 56 seconds behind the leading Odd Christian Eiking and 58 seconds behind Guillaume Martin of France.