Remco Evenepoel takes assured overall win at Volta ao Algarve

Sergio Higuita edged out Dani Martínez to win the final stage

Remco Evenepoel
(Image credit: Getty)

Remco Evenepoel sealed an assured overall victory on the final stage five, finishing in the lead group on the summit finish and having enough of a buffer on GC to celebrate as he crossed the line.

The Belgian let his rivals go as they contested the stage victory on the upper slopes, Sergio Higuita (Bora-Hansgrohe) edging out his Colombian compatriot Dani Martínez (Ineos Grenadiers) to take the win.

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