Primož Roglič extends Vuelta a España lead on brutal stage 13 summit finish

Tadej Pogačar won the stage after breaking clear with Roglič on the final climb

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Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) won stage 13 of the Vuelta a España to the summit of Los Machucos, as his compatriot Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) extended his lead in the red jersey.

The Slovenians put 27 seconds into Movistar pair Alejandro Valverde and Nairo Quintana and over a minute into Miguel Ángel López (Astana) after attacking in the final 3km on the steep slopes of the final climb.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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