Jakob Fuglsang got off to a perfect start of the season, when he Wednesday afternoon, won 1. stage of the race the Vuelta a Andalucia, which also goes under the name of the Ruta del Sol.
It was the dane's first race of the season and thus also the first victory.
the Astana-rider stuck on the last big increase, together with the Bahrain-mclaren's Mikel Landa. The two held absolutely to the finish line, and on the final small hill was Fuglsang sovereign.
Ruta del Sol is a category 2.Pro-race. It is the second-highest level in road cycling.
this year is the team Riwal Readynez also in the race, but no one from the Danish crew mixed up in the finals on Wednesday.
According to Fuglsang, and Landa was driven in the goal, followed Landas teammate Dylan Teuns (Bahrain-McLaren).
In the race, Fuglsang surrounded by a team, which among other things counts the spaniard Ion Izagirre and canadian Hugo Houle. They must help the team to maintain the lead on the hilly 2. stage, which is run on Thursday in Andalusia.
Jacob Fuglsang won the Spanish stage race in 2019, where he had his best season as a professional cyclist.
In 2019 won the dane, among other things, the classic Liège-Bastogne-Liège and the etapeløbet the Criterium du Dauphiné.
Late in the season beat Fuglsang also in the Vuelta a España, where he won his first stage in a grand tour.
One of this season's goals last season were the Tour de France, where Fuglsang was aiming for a top spot, but here he had disappointing to retire on the 16. stage after a crash.
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