“We're all fine - said Dmitri Gruzdev - and we are ready to help Michele Scarponi in the last stages of the Vuelta. I'm confident"
"I'm also happy with what I've done so far - said the Kazakh rider - and I'm sure we can do well."
"Quiet day - commented sport director Alexandr Shefer - after the many climbs of recent days. The boys were covered into the peloton without taking too many risks. "
The stage was won by Luxembourg Jean-Pierre Drucker at the sprint after a final made it more difficult because of all the roundabouts. No change in the GC always lead by the Colombian Nairo Quintana.
Tomorrow the second day of rest of this 2016 edition. The Vuelta will resume with a new uphill finish at the Mas de la Costa: almost 4 km with an average gradient of 12,50% and a maximum of 21%.