Five talking points from stage 17 of the Vuelta a España 2021

Roglič moves a huge step closer to win number three, Bernal's brave efforts prove in vain, and Eiking drops from first to 11th

Odd Christian Eiking on stage 17 of the Vuelta a España
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Terrific Roglič leads again 

Primoz Roglic

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.