Rémi Cavagna makes sensational solo effort to win Vuelta a España 2019 stage 19

Primož Roglič holds on to the overall lead with two stages remaining

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Rémi Cavagna (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) made a sensational solo 25km effort to take his first Grand Tour victory on stage 19 of the 2019 Vuelta a España.

The Frenchman had been part of the day's main breakaway, but jumped clear alone with 25km to go to try and make a bid for victory.

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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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