Vuelta 2016 Stage 1: Sky takes team time trial, Peter Kennaugh first red jersey

team sky vuelta ttt At 27.8 kilometres, the 2016 Vuelta a España opens with a flat team trial. Sky bests Movistar by a marginal gain. As Peter Kennaugh is the first to cross the line the 27-years old Briton takes the red jersey. Quintana, Valverde and Froome finish all in the same time, thus putting 52 seconds into Contador. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 1st stage Vuelta a España

1. Team Sky
2. Movistar s.t.
3. Orica-BikeExchange + 0.06
4. BMC Racing Team + 0.07
5. Etixx-Quick-Step + 0.22
6. LottoNL-Jumbo + 0.28
7. Trek-Segafredo + 0.50
8. Cannondale-Drapac + 0.52
9. Tinkoff s.t.
10. Bora-Argon 18 + 0.57

11. Astana + 0.58
12. FDJ + 1.05
13. IAM Cycling + 1.13
14. Katusha + 1.17
15. Dimension Data s.t.
16. Lotto Soudal + 1.27
17. Cofidis + 1.34
18. Caja Rural-Seguros RGA + 1.36
19. AG2R La Mondiale + 1.48
20. Giant-Alpecin + 1.50
21. Direct Energie + 1.55
22. Lampre Merida + 2.08

GC after 1st stage
1. Peter Kennaugh (gbr)
2. Puccio Salvatore (ita) s.t.
3. Michal Kwiatkowski (pol) s.t.
4. Leopold König (cze) s.t.
5. Chris Froome (gbr) s.t.
6. Alejandro Valverde (spa) s.t.
7. Jonathan Castroviejo (spa) s.t.
8. Ruben Fernandez (spa) s.t.
9. José Joaquin Rojas (spa) s.t.
10. Nairo Quintana (col) s.t.

15. Esteban Chaves (col) + 0.06
22. Tejay van Garderen (usa) + 0.07
33. Steven Kruijswijk (nld) + 0.28
43. Andrew Talansky (usa) + 0.52
50. Alberto Contador (spa) + 0.52
63. Miguel Ángel López (col) + 0.58
114. Warren Barguil (fra) + 1.50
134. Louis Meintjes (rsa) + 2.08
159. Robert Gesink (nld) + 3.14

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