Évita Muzic outsprints Demi Vollering on summit finish to win Vuelta Femenina stage six

Vollering strengthens overall race lead, but fails to take second stage win in a row

Évita Muzic
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Évita Muzic outfoxed Demi Vollering atop La Laguna Negra to take the biggest victory of her career on stage six of the Vuelta Femenina.

The FDJ-Suez rider has won a stage of the Giro d'Italia Women before, and finished second on a Tour de France Femmes stage, but on Friday she beat one of the best riders in the world, SD Worx-Protime's Vollering, on an incredibly tough climb.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.