Vuelta a Espana 2016 Results: Chris Froome third as Nairo Quintana wins La Vuelta Stage 10

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Vuelta a Espana 2016 Results La Vuelta Stage 10: Chris Froome came third while Nairo Quintana turned out to be the winner on the new jersey ground. With this victory, he gained the overall lead. Quintana started early to climb and thus won by 24 seconds. (check: MTV VMA Winners.)



Froome was leading initially but got dropped back to third in the list as the race finished. He continued at his own pace and didn’t take rest until he crossed the bar behind two cyclists competitors. In the overall rankings, the 31-year-old Froome is now 58 seconds behind Quintana.

Vuelta a Espana 2016 Results: La Vuelta Stage 10

The teammate of the Colombian cyclist Alejandro Valverde finished at the fifth position and now stands at number two in the overall rankings. On the other hand, the previous leader David de la Cruz has now fallen to seventh overall.

If Froome wins the Vuelta, then he will become the first man in 38 years to win both the titles including Tour de France in the same season.

Vuelta Stage 10 result:

  1. Nairo Quintana (Col/Movistar) 4hrs 50mins 31secs
  2. Robert Gesink (Ned/Lotto NL-Jumbo) +24secs
  3. Chris Froome (GB/Team Sky) +25secs
  4. Omar Fraile (Spa/Dimension Data) +28secs
  5. Alejandro Valverde (Spa/Movistar) +28secs
  6. Michele Scarponi (Ita/Astana) +28secs
  7. Esteban Chaves (Col/Orica Bike Exchange) +1min 2secs
  8. Alberto Contador (Spa/Tinkoff) +1min 5secs
  9. Simon Yates (GB/Orica Bike Exchange) +1min 9secs
  10. Fabio Felline (Ita/Trek-Segafredo) +1min 11secs
Vuelta a Espana 2016 Results: La Vuelta Stage 10

General classification after stage 10:

  1. Nairo Quintana (Col/Movistar) 38hrs 37mins 07secs
  2. Alejandro Valverde (Spa/Movistar) +57secs
  3. Chris Froome (GB/Team Sky) +58secs
  4. Esteban Chaves (Col/Orica Bike Exchange) +2mins 9secs
  5. Alberto Contador (Spa/Tinkoff) +2mins 54secs
  6. Leopold Konig (Cze/Team Sky) +2mins 57secs
  7. David de la Cruz (Spa/Etix-Quick Step) +3mins 3secs
  8. Simon Yates (GB/Orica Bike Exchange) +3mins 6secs
  9. Michele Scarponi (Ita/Astana) +3mins 14secs
  10. Samuel Sanchez (Spa/BMC) +3mins 20secs
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