Vuelta 2021: Sprint victory Jakobsen, Roglic retains red

Fabio Jakobsen vuelta - Vuelta 2021: Sprint victory Jakobsen, Roglic retains redfoto: Cor VosThe 8th stage of La Vuelta sees Fabio Jakobsen sprint to a commanding victory, while Primoz Roglic stays in the overall race lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 8th stage Vuelta a España 2021

1. Fabio Jakobsen (nld)
2. Alberto Dainese (ita) s.t.
3. Jasper Philipsen (bel) s.t.
4. Jordi Meeus (Bel ) s.t.
5. Sebastián Molano (col) s.t.
6. Itamar Einhorn (Isr) s.t.
7. Arnaud Démare (fra) s.t.
8. Michael Matthews (aus) s.t.
9. Martin Laas (est) s.t.
10. Piet Allegaert (bel) s.t.

GC after stage 8
1. Primoz Roglic (slo)
2. Felix Großschartner (aut) + 0.08
3. Enric Mas (spa) + 0.25
4. Miguel Ángel López (col) + 0.36
5. Jan Polanc (slo) + 0.38
6. Egan Bernal (col) + 0.41
7. Jack Haig (aus) + 0.57
8. Sepp Kuss (usa) + 0.59
9. Aleksandr Vlasov (rus) + 1.06
10. Adam Yates (gbr) + 1.22

Race report
Ander Okamika, Aritz Bagües and Mikel Iturria attack from the gun. They open up a gap of 4 minutes before the peloton takes control.

The trio is brought back with 36 kilometres remaining.

In the ensuing bunch sprint Fabio Jakobsen powers to triumph. Alberto dainese and Jasper Philipsen finish in second and third.

The GC remains unchanged: Primoz Roglic keeps La Roja.

Another interesting reads: route 8th stage 2021 Vuelta.

Vuelta a España 2021 stage 8: route, profiles, more

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