Vuelta 2020: Favourites

Sam Bennett 2020 - Vuelta 2020: FavouritesPrimoz Roglic defends his crown in edition 75 of La Vuelta, while last year’s runner-up Alejandro Valverde is riding the final Grand Tour of his glorious career. Chris Froome, Hugh Carthy, Dan Martin, Enric Mas, Richard Carapaz and Wout Poels are other prominent contenders, while Sam Bennett and Pascal Ackermann are going head to head in the sprint stages.

Click on the links in underneath table for the favourites to win individual stages at the Vuelta a España.

Vuelta a España 2020 – favourites per stage:

date favourites km type
1 20-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 1 GC Punchers for first red jersey 173.0 hills
2 21-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 2 Climbers with descending skills 151.6 hills
3 22-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 3 Decisive steep last kilometre 166.1 hills
4 23-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 4 Bennett versus BORA 191.7 flat
5 24-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 5 Attackers in Pyrenee’s foothills 184.4 hills
6 25-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 6 GC clash or attackers? 136.6 mountains
26-10 rest day
7 27-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 7 Breakaway day 159.7 hills
8 28-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 8 Mountain goats on irregular finish climb 164.0 mountains
9 29-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 9 Back to the fast men 157.7 flat
10 30-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 10 Sprint on false flat home straight 185.0 flat
11 31-10 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 11 Key race to La Farrapona 170.0 mountains
12 1-11 Vuelta 2020 favourites stage 12 Heroism at El Angliru 109.4 mountains
2-11 rest day
13 3-11 Roglic rocketing toward GC victory 33.7 ITT
14 4-11 Opportunity for attackers 204.7 hills
15 5-11 For the breakaway 230.8 hills
16 6-11 Attackers with climbing legs 162.0 mountains
17 7-11 Last chance for GC riders 178.2 mountains
18 8-11 Bennett in Madrid 124.2 flat

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