Volta a Catalunya 2021 Route stage 7: Barcelona - Barcelona
Sunday 28 March - The last stage of the Volta a Catalunya revolves around Alto de Montjuïc in Barcelona. The race boils down to six runs on a hilly 7.8 kilometres city circuit.
Alto de Montjuïc is an iconic hill overlooking the city, which pepped up numerous editions of the Volta a Catalunya. Attacks often keep flying once the riders enter the circuit.
In 2019 – which was the last edition -, a duo-attack by the Yates brothers resulted in Adam pushing on alone. Prior to the start, he was placed second on GC, 14 seconds behind Miguel Ángel López. He didn’t make it though as he was brought back inside the last 3 kilometres. Meanwhile, early attacker Davide Formolo pushed on alone to win the stage.
The climb to the Montjuïc castle is included six times. Ramping up to 19%, the 2.5 kilometres ascent averages 4.6% before a 1 kilometre descent takes the riders to an uphill of 700 metres at 6%. Each lap concludes with a false flat downhill of 2.3 kilometres to the line.
The last stage winner in Barcelona, Davide Formolo (2019), succeeded Simon Yates (2018), Alejandro Valverde (2017, 2015) and Alexey Tsatevich (2016), Lieuwe Westra (2014) and Thomas De Gendt (2013).
The first three riders on the line gain time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds, while intermediate sprints come with 3, 2 and 1 seconds.
Another interesting reads: results 7th stage and final GC 2021 Volta a Catalunya.
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