Pascal Ackermann pips Sam Bennett in stage 18 sprint as Roglič seals Vuelta a España

The German took his second stage win to deny the Irishman

Pascal Ackermann wins stage 18 of the Vuelta a España 2020 (Oscar del Pozo/AFP via Getty Images)

(Image credit: AFP via Getty Images)

Pascal Ackermann pipped Deceuninck - Quick-Step's Sam Bennett to the stage 18 sprint victory at the Vuelta a España, the German receiving a perfect lead-out from his Bora-Hansgrohe team.

It took a photo finish to reveal the winner, with Bennett fighting to come round Ackermann, both sprinters lunging for the line but Bennett leaving it a little too late to take his second Vuelta stage win this year.

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