Vuelta 2021: Jakobsen wins uphill sprint, Taaramäe keeps red jersey

Fabio Jakobsen vuelta - Vuelta 2021: Jakobsen wins uphill sprint, Taaramäe keeps red jerseyimage: Cor VosFabio Jakobsen powers to victory on the slighly uphill home straight in Molina de Aragón. Rein Taaramäe stays in the red jersey, although he crashes inside the last 2 kilometres. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 4th stage Vuelta a España 2021

1. Fabio Jakobsen (nld)
2. Arnaud Démare (fra) s.t.
3. Magnus Cort (den) s.t.
4. Alberto Dainese (ita) s.t.
5. Michael Matthews (aus) s.t.
6. Piet Allegaert (bel) s.t.
7. Jordi Meeus (bel) s.t.
8. Matteo Trentin (ita) s.t.
9. Jasper Philipsen (bel) s.t.
10. Riccardo Minnali (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 4
1. Rein Taaramäe (est)
2. Kenny Elissonde (fra) + 0.25
3. Primoz Roglic (slo) + 0.30
4. Lilian Calmejane (fra) + 0.35
5. Enric Mas (spa) + 0.45
6. Miguel Ángel López (col) + 0.51
7. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 0.57
8. Giulio Ciccone (ita) s.t.
9. Egan Bernal (col) s.t.
10. Mikel Landa (spa) + 1.09

12. Aleksandr Vlasov (rus) + 1.13
13. Fabio Aru (ita) + 1.14
14. Romain Bardet (fra) + 1.16
16. Adam Yates (gbr) + 1.21
24. Hugh Carthy (gbr) + 2.02
27. Richard Carapaz (ecu) + 2.15

Race report
Carlos Canal, Angel Madrazo and Joan Bou attacks from the gun. The trio opens up a gap of more than 4 minutes before the peloton takes control.

The attackers are reeled in with 13.5 kilometres remaining.

In the ensuing sprint Fabio Jakobsen outguns Arnaud Démare, while Magnus Cort finishes in third.

Rein Taaramäe retains the red jersey.

Another interesting read: route 4th stage 2021 Vuelta.

Vuelta a España 2021 stage 4: route, profiles, more

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Fabio Jakobsen


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