'I wanted to win for my best friend' - Jonas Vingegaard takes Vuelta a España stage 16 win for Nathan Van Hooydonck

Tour de France winner takes his second stage win in four days to move up to second overall

Jonas Vingegaard at the Vuelta a España
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Jonas Vingegaard charged up the final climb on stage 16 of the Vuelta a España to claim a solo win at Bejes, taking over a minute on his teammate and race leader Sepp Kuss in the process. 

He used the win to pay tribute to his other teammate Nathan Van Hooydonck, who was hospitalised after a car crash earlier on Tuesday.

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