No change at the top as Jens Keukeleire wins Vuelta a España stage 12

Jens Keukeleire wins his first Grand Tour stage at the Vuelta a España thanks in part to the hard work of teammate Simon Yates in bringing the breakaway back

Jens Keukeleire wins stage 12 of the Vuelta a España (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Jens Keukeleire (Orica-BikeExchange) took the biggest win of his career, outsprinting the peloton in Bilbao to take stage 12 of the Vuelta a España.

In a rolling stage into the Basque Country, it looked as if IAM Cycling's Dries Devenyns would score his team's second win of the race, with a long-range attack that lasted until the final kilometre.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.