Miguel Ángel López survives bold Adam Yates attack to seal overall victory in thrilling Volta a Catalunya finale

Davide Formolo takes final stage in Barcelona

Adam Yates and Miguel Angel Lopez on the final stage of the 2019 Volta a Catalunya (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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Miguel Ángel López (Astana) just about managed to seal overall victory at the 2019 Volta a Catalunya, despite being put under serious pressure by several of his major GC rivals.

Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Egan Bernal (Sky) and Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) all attempted attacks at some point during the stage, forcing López to have to dig deep in order to defend his jersey.

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.