Jumbo-Visma tightens grip on Vuelta a España as Primož Roglič leads stage 17 podium blitz atop the Angliru

Sepp Kuss keeps the red jersey by eight seconds over Jonas Vingegaard going into the final four stages

Roglic wins stage 17 of the Vuelta a España
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Jumbo-Visma took a stunning podium lockout on stage 17 of the Vuelta a España, tightening their stranglehold on the race.

Primož Roglič claimed the stage win atop the cloud-covered Altu de L'Angliru with an attack that towed Tour de France champion Jonas Vingegaard to the line. Race leader Sepp Kuss followed 19 seconds behind, meaning the American kept his leader's jersey by eight seconds ahead of Vingegaard. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.