Vuelta 2022: Carapaz new KOM leader

Jay Vine crashes in the opening of stage 18 and is forced to pull out. Runner-up Richard Carapaz, who crests the first summit in first position, is the new King of the Mountain. (Slideshow route/profile)

KOM classification stage 18

1. Richard Carapaz 45
2. Enric Mas 25
3. Thymen Arensman 22
4. Robbert Stannard 21
5. Marc Soler 20
6. Remco Evenepoel 19
7. Jimmy Janssens 17
8. Miguel Ángel López 16
9. Thibaut Pinot 13
10. Jesús Herrada 11

Alto de la Desesperá
– 3.7 kilometres at 9.4%
– at kilometre 109.7
– category 2

1. Richard Carapaz 5
2. Xandro Meurisse 3
3. Vincenzo Nibali 1

Alto de Piornal
– 13.5 kilometres at 5%
– at kilometre 151,2
– category 1

1. Richard Carapaz 10
2. Sergio Higuita 6
3. Hugh Carthy 4
4. Élie Gesbert 2
5. Thibaut Pinot 1

Alto de Piornal
– 13.5 kilometres at 5%
– finish
– category 1

1. Remco Evenepoel 10
2. Enric Mas 6
3. Robert Gesink 4
3. Jai Hindley 2
5. Thymen Arensman 1

Another interesting read: points classification stage 18.

Vuelta a España 2022 stage 18: profiles

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