Vuelta 2019: Withdrawals

Obviously, not all 176 contenders of the Spanish Grand Tour reached Madrid. kept track of all riders who were forced to leave La Vuelta 2019 prematurely.

Mickaël Delage was the first rider to be forced out of the 2019 Vuelta a España. A high fever and a sore throat caused him to abandon the race. Since then prominent riders such as Steven Kruijswijk, Rigoberto Uran and Fabio Aru left La Vuelta for different reasons.

DNS in stage 3
83 Mickaël Delage (fra – Groupama-FDJ)

DNF in stage 4
135 Steven Kruijswijk (nld – Jumbo-Visma)

DNF in stage 5
47 Gregor Mühlberger (aut – BORA-hansgrohe)

DNF in stage 6
71 Rigoberto Uran (col – EF Education First)
72 Hugh Carthy (gbr – EF Education First)
51 Victor de la Parte (spa – CCC)
155 Nicolas Roche (irl – Sunweb)

DNS in stage 7
46 Davide Formolo (ita – BORA-hansgrohe)

DNF in stage 7
78 Tejay van Garderen (usa – EF Education First)

DNF in stage 9
33 Phil Bauhaus (ger – Bahrain-Merida)

DNS in stage 12
88 Benjamin Thomas (fra – Groupama-FDJ)

DNS in stage 13
171 Fabio Aru (ita – UAE Emirates)

DNS in stage 14
194 Domingos Gonçalves (por – Caja Rural-Seguros)

DNF in stage 14
105 Luka Mezgec (slo – Mitchelton-Scott)

DNS in stage 15
54 Patrick Bevin (nzl – CCC)

DNF in stage 15
204 Jesper Hansen (den – Cofidis)
96 Brian van Goethem (ned – Lotto Soudal)

DNS in stage 17
201 Jesús Herrada (fra – Cofidis)

DNF in stage 18
114 Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier (eri – Dimension Data)
126 Vasil Kiryienka (blr – Ineos)

DNF in stage 18
137 Tony Martin (ger – Jumbo-Visma)
175. Marco Marcato (ita – UAE Emirates)

DNS in stage 20
44 Jean-Pierre Drucker (Lux – BORA-hansgrohe)

During the last edition eighteen of the 176 riders didn’t finish in Madrid.

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  • Abbas Harris says:

    Hope Willie Smit makes it until the end

  • June Rana says:

    I love watching the Vuelta, but would like to know why the Euskadi team are numbered over 200 when there are only 176 riders? The race has had some very exciting finishes so far. Looking forward to seeing next week’s racing. Well done Vuelta, everything is well organized.

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