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The profile of the 4th stage

ByRoborto Sykes

Oct 23, 2020
It’s rare enough to be reported on the route of the Vuelta 2020. The 4th stage drawn between Garray Numancia and Ejea de los Caballeros is intended mainly for sprinters. Indeed, after three first stages in the Basque country where the leaders of the peloton were able to explain themselves to take a position in the general classification, the course will not offer any listed difficulties and even be mainly downhill. Indeed, if the first 40 kilometers will be on a plateau between 1000 and 1200 meters above sea level, once they arrive in Agreda, the runners will descend for around 20 kilometers to reach Tarazona.

Are the sprinters finally celebrating?

After a short uphill section, the peloton will resume their descent then, 75 kilometers from the finish, follow an uphill stretch to the intermediate Sadaba sprint, located 23 kilometers from the finish. From then on, a downward sloping portion will lead straight to the finish line without any major difficulty, making it possible to disrupt the trains of the few sprinters present in the Vuelta peloton, to be noted. A stage which should allow the leaders to take a little rest before returning to the mountain this Saturday.