Vuelta 2015 stage 17: Dumoulin powers to stage win and red jersey

Vuelta 2015 stage 17: Dumoulin powers to stage win and red jersey

tom dumoulin 2015 vueltaThe ITT is 38.7 kilometres on a mostly rolling parcours with a 1.5 kilometers climb in the finale. Tom Dumoulin powers to the win and takes the red jersey, with a 3 seconds lead over Fabio Aru. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 17th stage Vuelta

1. Tom Dumoulin (nld)
2. Maciej Bodnar (pol) + 1.04
3. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 1.08
4. Vasil Kiryienka (blr) + 1.31
5. Jérôme Coppel (fra) + 1.32
6. Nairo Quintana (col) + 1.33
7. Romain Sicard (fra) + 1.36
8. Nelson Oliveira (por) + 1.38
9. Stephen Cummings (gbr) + 1.40
10. Fabio Aru (ita) + 1.53

17. Rafal Majka (pol) + 2.38
30. Joaquim Rodriguez (spa) + 3.06

GC after stage 17
1. Tom Dumoulin (nld)
2. Fabio Aru (ita) + 0.03
3. Joaquim Rodriguez (spa) + 1.15
4. Rafal Majka (pol) + 2.22
5. Nairo Quintana (col) + 2.53
6. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 3.15
7. Esteban Chaves (col) + 3.30
8. Daniel Moreno (spa) 3.46
9. Mikel Nieve (spa) + 4.10
10. Louis Meintjes (rsa) + 6.51

Race report
Intermediate checkpoints are after 13.5 kilometres and 27.5 kilometres.

At checkpoint 1 Tom Dumoulin makes it in 17’44”, Nelson Oliveira in 17’53”, Jérôme Coppel in 17’58, Stephen Cummings in 17’59” and Vasil Kiryienka in 18’02”, Romain Sicard in 18’06. Maciej Bodnar passes after 18’10”.

Aru is 0’44” down on Dumoulin, Purito is 1’11” down on the Dutchman.

At checkpoint 2 Dumoulin is fastest in 31’41”. Bodnar makes it in 32’19”, Kiryienka in 32’42”, Sicard in 23’51”, Cummings in 32’54”.

Aru is 1’44” down on Dumoulin, while Purito is already losing 2’38”.

At the finish line Dumoulin bests them all: 46’01”. Bodnar is second in 47’05”, while Aru gives all he has got in the final section, resulting in him being only 3 seconds down in the overall.

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