2018 Vuelta a Burgos

The 2018 Vuelta a Burgos was a men's road bicycle race which was held from 7 August to 11 August 2018. It is the 40th edition of the Vuelta a Burgos stage race, which was established in 1946. The race was rated as a 2.HC event and forms part of the 2018 UCI Europe Tour. The race was made up of five stages.[2] Iván Sosa of Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec won the race.[3]

2018 Vuelta a Burgos
2018 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates7 August – 11 August
Stages5
Distance775[1] km (481.6 mi)
Winning time19h 00' 37"
Results
Winner  Iván Sosa (COL) (Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec)
  Second  Miguel Ángel López (COL) (Astana)
  Third  David de la Cruz (ESP) (Team Sky)

Points  Miguel Ángel López (COL) (Astana)
Mountains  Iván Sosa (COL) (Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec)
Youth  Iván Sosa (COL) (Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec)
  Team Team Sky
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TeamsEdit

Fifteen teams entered the race. Each team had a maximum of seven riders:[4]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

UCI Continental teams

RouteEdit

Stage characteristics and winners[5][6]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Stage winner
1 7 August Burgos to Burgos 157 km (98 mi)   Medium mountain stage   Francesco Gavazzi (ITA)
2 8 August Belorado to Castrojeriz 163 km (101 mi)   Hilly stage   Matteo Moschetti (ITA)
3 9 August Sedano to Espinosa de los Monteros 149 km (93 mi)   Mountain stage   Miguel Ángel López (COL)
4 10 August Monastery of San Pedro de Cardeña [es] to Clunia 165 km (103 mi)   Hilly stage   Carlos Barbero (ESP)
5 11 August Salas de los Infantes 141 km (88 mi)   Mountain stage   Iván Sosa (COL)

ResultsEdit

Final general classification[5][3]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Iván Sosa (COL)     Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 19h 00' 37"
2   Miguel Ángel López (COL)   Astana + 17"
3   David de la Cruz (ESP) Team Sky + 53"
4   Igor Antón (ESP) Team Dimension Data + 1' 04"
5   Tao Geoghegan Hart (GBR) Team Sky + 1' 25"
6   Sergio Pardilla (ESP) Caja Rural–Seguros RGA + 1' 27"
7   Merhawi Kudus (ERI) Team Dimension Data + 1' 41"
8   Sebastián Henao (COL) Team Sky + 2' 23"
9   Louis Meintjes (RSA) Team Dimension Data + 2' 33"
10   Kenny Elissonde (FRA) Team Sky + 2' 34"

Classification leadershipEdit

Stage Winner General classification
 
Points classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Young rider classification
 
Sprints classification
"Meta Volantes"
Team classification
1 Francesco Gavazzi Francesco Gavazzi Francesco Gavazzi Pablo Torres Iván Sosa Pablo Torres Caja Rural–Seguros RGA
2 Matteo Moschetti Jon Aberasturi Jon Aberasturi Egoitz Fernández
3 Miguel Ángel López Miguel Ángel López Pablo Torres Team Dimension Data
4 Carlos Barbero Miguel Ángel López
5 Iván Sosa Iván Sosa Iván Sosa Team Sky
Final Iván Sosa Miguel Ángel López Iván Sosa Iván Sosa Pablo Torres Team Sky

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vuelta a Burgos (HC)". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Vuelta a Burgos 2018". Cycling News. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b Frattini, Kirsten (11 August 2018). "Sosa wins Vuelta a Burgos". Cycling News. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  4. ^ "2018 Vuelta a Burgos". FirstCycling. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  5. ^ a b "2018 Vuelta a Burgos (HC), Spain". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Vuelta a Burgos 2018". Cycling News. Retrieved 4 March 2019.

External linksEdit

Official website