WorldTour teams left toiling as local rider wins by nearly two minutes on Vuelta a San Juan summit finish

Gonzalo Najar moves into race lead with spectacular stage win

Gonzalo Najar wins stage five of the Vuelta a San Juan

(Image credit: Vuelta a San Juan)

The Vuelta a San Juan looks set to have a home victor after local rider Gonzalo Najar (S.E.P. de San Juan) upset the bigger-name teams and riders to win by nearly two minutes on the race's queen stage.

Najar, who was in 14th place and more than a minute back from race leader Filippo Ganna (UAE Team Emirates) at the start of the day, was one of three S.E.P. de San Juan riders to attack at the base of the final climb of the Alto Colorado.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.