Tour of Valencia 2020: Jakobsen outsprints Groenewegen, Pogacar seals GC win

Fabio Jakobsen powers to victory ahead of Dylan Groenwegen and John Degenkolb on the last stage of the Tour of Valencia. Tadej Pogacar finishes safely in the bunch to win the overall classification. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 5th stage Tour of Valencia 2020

1. Fabio Jakobsen (nld)
2. Dylan Groenewegen (nld) s.t.
3. John Degenkolb (ger) s.t.
4. Alexander Kristoff (nor) s.t.
5. Ivan García (spa) s.t.
6. Jon Aberasturi (spa) s.t.
7. Jaume Sureda (spa) s.t.
8. Davide Ballerini (ita) s.t.
9. Enrique Sanz (spa) s.t.
10. Matteo Trentin (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 5
1. Tadej Pogacar (slo)
2. Jack Haig (aus) + 0.06
3. Tao Geoghegan Hart (gbr) s.t.
4. Dan Martin (irl) + 0.13
5. Dylan Teuns (bel) + 0.23
6. Wout Poels (nld) + 0.25
7. Ion Izagirre (spa) + 0.32
8. Ruben Fernandez (spa) + 0.49
9. Óscar Rodríguez (spa) + 1.11
10. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 1.14

Race report
Houle, Samitier, Romano and Agirre escape early on. The peloton does not give much leeway. The gap hardly exceeds 1 minute.

The peloton makes the catch with 9 kilometres out.

Fabio Jakobsen outguns Dylan Groenewegen in the ensuing millimetre sprint, while Tadej Pogacar pockets the overall victory ahead of Jack Haig and Tao Geoghegan Hart.

Another interesting read: route 5th stage 2020 Tour of Valencia.

Tour of Valencia 2020 stage 5: route, profile, more

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Fabio Jakobsen

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