La Vuelta comes to Alicante


Tens of thousands of thousands of cycling fans were able to enjoy the eighth stage of the Vuelta a España race which passed through Alicante province on Saturday.

Despite the poor weather forecast the day’s 165-km stage went off without a hitch, starting in Denia and passing through the mountains of the interior to reach the famous climb of Xorret de Catí in Castalla.

On a very exciting day’s racing, three-times former champion Primoz Roglic won the stage.

Full report in Friday’s Costa Blanca News


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