Hugh Carthy 'can do a really good time trial' and has a chance of winning Vuelta a España

The no-nonsense Englishman could surprise his competitors with his capabilities on Tuesday's time trial

Hugh Carthy at the Vuelta a España 2020 (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

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Hugh Carthy (EF Pro Cycling) has the necessary attributes including a strong time trial and should not be ruled out as a potential winner of the Vuelta a España, according to his manager at his first UCI team.

The Briton put in a storming ride to win atop Alto de l'Angliru on Sunday's stage 12, moving back to third on the podium and sitting just 32 seconds shy of leader Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) and 22 seconds adrift of race favourite Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma)

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