Volta a Catalunya 2021: Sprint triumph Sagan, Yates still leader

Peter Sagan cata - Volta a Catalunya 2021: Sprint triumph Sagan, Yates still leaderimage: Cor VosPeter Sagan outsprints Daryl Impey and Sebastián Molano in the 6th stage of the Volta a Catalunya. Adam Yates stays in the overall race lead, 45 seconds ahead of Richie Porte with Geraint Thomas 4 seconds further behind. (Slideshow route/profile)

Uitslag 6e etappe Ronde van Catalonië 2021

1. Peter Sagan (svk)
2. Daryl Impey (rsa) s.t.
3. Sebastián Molano (col) s.t.
4. Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (rsa) s.t.
5. Alexander Kamp (den) s.t.
6. Clément Venturini (fra) s.t.
7. Max Kanter (ger) s.t.
8. João Almeida (por) s.t.
9. Michael Valgren (den) s.t.
10. Maxim Van Gils (bel) s.t.

GC after stage 6
1. Adam Yates (gbr)
2. Richie Porte (aus) + 0.45
3. Geraint Thomas (gbr) + 0.49
4. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 1.03
5. Wilco Kelderman (nld) s.t.
6. Esteban Chaves (col) + 1.04
7. João Almeida (por) + 1.07
8. Hugh Carthy (gbr) + 1.20
9. Sepp Kuss (usa) + 1.29
10. Simon Yates (gbr) + 1.32

Race report
Al lot of movement from the gun before Matej Mohoric, Harold Tejada, Dmitri Strakhov, Matthias Jensen and Antoine Duchesne manage to jump off the front. The five open up a gap of more than 4 minutes.

Strakhov is the last rider to be reeled in inside the last 20 kilometres before Rémi Cavagna strikes on the top of the last climb with 12 kilometres remaining. The Frenchman is reeled in after a 4 kilometres effort.

Peter Sagan outguns Daryl Impey and Sebastián Molano in the ensuing sprint to take his first win of 2021. Adam Yates stays in the overall race lead.

Another interesting read: route 6th stage 2021 Volta a Catalunya.

Volta a Catalunya 2021 stage 6: route, profile, more

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