Vuelta a España: Tim Wellens takes victory on stage 5

Stephen Puddicombe
·2-min read
 Team Lotto rider Belgiums Tim Wellens celebrates as he crosses the finishline of the 5th stage of the 2020 La Vuelta cycling tour of Spain a 1844km race from Huesca to Sabinanigo on October 24 2020 Photo by ANDER GILLENEA  AFP Photo by ANDER GILLENEAAFP via Getty Images
Team Lotto rider Belgiums Tim Wellens celebrates as he crosses the finishline of the 5th stage of the 2020 La Vuelta cycling tour of Spain a 1844km race from Huesca to Sabinanigo on October 24 2020 Photo by ANDER GILLENEA AFP Photo by ANDER GILLENEAAFP via Getty Images

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Team Lotto rider Belgiums Tim Wellens celebrates as he crosses the finishline of the 5th stage of the 2020 La Vuelta cycling tour of Spain a 1844km race from Huesca to Sabinanigo on October 24 2020 Photo by ANDER GILLENEA  AFP Photo by ANDER GILLENEAAFP via Getty Images
Team Lotto rider Belgiums Tim Wellens celebrates as he crosses the finishline of the 5th stage of the 2020 La Vuelta cycling tour of Spain a 1844km race from Huesca to Sabinanigo on October 24 2020 Photo by ANDER GILLENEA AFP Photo by ANDER GILLENEAAFP via Getty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Guillaume Martin of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits  Thymen Arensman of The Netherlands and Team Sunweb  Tim Wellens of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal  Breakaway  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Guillaume Martin of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Thymen Arensman of The Netherlands and Team Sunweb Tim Wellens of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal Breakaway during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Guillaume Martin of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits  Thymen Arensman of The Netherlands and Team Sunweb  Tim Wellens of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal  Breakaway  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Guillaume Martin of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Thymen Arensman of The Netherlands and Team Sunweb Tim Wellens of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal Breakaway during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 5 Etapa / 5 Stage / 
BUNCH / PELOTON / LANDSCAPE / PAISAJE /
Huesca - Sabiñanigo (184,4 km) 24-10-2020/
Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 5 Etapa / 5 Stage / 
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Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 5 Etapa / 5 Stage / BUNCH / PELOTON / LANDSCAPE / PAISAJE / Huesca - Sabiñanigo (184,4 km) 24-10-2020/ Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 5 Etapa / 5 Stage / ©PHOTOGOMEZSPORT2020

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Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 5 Etapa / 5 Stage / 
START / SALIDA /
Huesca - Sabiñanigo (184,4 km) 24-10-2020/
Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 5 Etapa / 5 Stage / 
©PHOTOGOMEZSPORT2020
Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 5 Etapa / 5 Stage / START / SALIDA / Huesca - Sabiñanigo (184,4 km) 24-10-2020/ Cycling: Vuelta España 2020 / Tour Spain 2020 / 5 Etapa / 5 Stage / ©PHOTOGOMEZSPORT2020

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Start  Richard Carapaz of Ecuador and Team INEOS  Grenadiers Polka Dot Mountain Jersey  Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo  Visma Red Leader Jersey  Mask  Covid safety measures  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Start Richard Carapaz of Ecuador and Team INEOS Grenadiers Polka Dot Mountain Jersey Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma Red Leader Jersey Mask Covid safety measures during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Start  Enric Mas Nicolau of Spain and Movistar Team  Alejandro Valverde Belmonte of Spain and Movistar Team  Mask  Covid safety measures  Team Presentation  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Start Enric Mas Nicolau of Spain and Movistar Team Alejandro Valverde Belmonte of Spain and Movistar Team Mask Covid safety measures Team Presentation during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Start  Sam Bennett of Ireland and Team Deceuninck  QuickStep  Best Team Trophy  Covid safety measures  Mask  Team Presentation  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Start Sam Bennett of Ireland and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Best Team Trophy Covid safety measures Mask Team Presentation during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Peloton  Landscape  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Peloton Landscape during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Sepp Kuss of The United States and Team Jumbo  Visma  Matteo Badilatti of Switzerland and Team Israel StartUp Nation  Andrea Bagioli of Italy and Team Deceuninck  QuickStep  Nelson Oliveira of Portugal and Movistar Team  Robert Power of Australia and Team Sunweb  Mark Donovan of The United Kingdom and Team Sunweb  Mountains  Alto de Vio 1260m  Landscape  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Sepp Kuss of The United States and Team Jumbo Visma Matteo Badilatti of Switzerland and Team Israel StartUp Nation Andrea Bagioli of Italy and Team Deceuninck QuickStep Nelson Oliveira of Portugal and Movistar Team Robert Power of Australia and Team Sunweb Mark Donovan of The United Kingdom and Team Sunweb Mountains Alto de Vio 1260m Landscape during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Guillaume Martin of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits  Alto de Vio 1260m  Mountains  Landscape  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Guillaume Martin of France and Team Cofidis Solutions Credits Alto de Vio 1260m Mountains Landscape during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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The pack competes in the 5th stage of the 2020 La Vuelta cycling tour of Spain a 1844km race from Huesca to Sabinanigo on October 24 2020 Photo by ANDER GILLENEA  AFP Photo by ANDER GILLENEAAFP via Getty Images
The pack competes in the 5th stage of the 2020 La Vuelta cycling tour of Spain a 1844km race from Huesca to Sabinanigo on October 24 2020 Photo by ANDER GILLENEA AFP Photo by ANDER GILLENEAAFP via Getty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo  Visma Red Leader Jersey  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Primoz Roglic of Slovenia and Team Jumbo Visma Red Leader Jersey during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Lennard Hofstede of The Netherlands and Team Jumbo  Visma  Tom Dumoulin of The Netherlands and Team Jumbo  Visma  Richard Carapaz of Ecuador and Team INEOS  Grenadiers Polka Dot Mountain Jersey  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Lennard Hofstede of The Netherlands and Team Jumbo Visma Tom Dumoulin of The Netherlands and Team Jumbo Visma Richard Carapaz of Ecuador and Team INEOS Grenadiers Polka Dot Mountain Jersey during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Peloton  Alto de Fanlo 1359m  Forest  Autumn  Landscape  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Peloton Alto de Fanlo 1359m Forest Autumn Landscape during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio of Colombia and Team Mitchelton  Scott  Wouter Poels of The Netherlands and Team Bahrain  Mclaren  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio of Colombia and Team Mitchelton Scott Wouter Poels of The Netherlands and Team Bahrain Mclaren during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

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SABIANIGO SPAIN  OCTOBER 24 Christopher Froome of The United Kingdom and Team INEOS  Grenadiers  Andrey Amador Bikkazakova of Costa Rica and Team INEOS  Grenadiers  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
SABIANIGO SPAIN OCTOBER 24 Christopher Froome of The United Kingdom and Team INEOS Grenadiers Andrey Amador Bikkazakova of Costa Rica and Team INEOS Grenadiers during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 5 a 1844km Huesca to Sabinigo 835m lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 24 2020 in Sabinigo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

Pos.

Rider Name (Country) Team

Result

1

Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal

4:19:25

2

Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis

0:00:04

3

Thyman Arensman (Ned) Team Sunweb

0:00:12

4

Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma

0:02:13

5

Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe

0:02:14

6

Alex Aranburu Deba (Spa) Astana Pro Team

0:02:17

7

George Bennett (NZl) Team Jumbo-Visma

8

Julien Simon (Fra) Total Direct Energie

9

Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Ineos Grenadiers

10

Dorian Godon (Fra) AG2R la Mondiale

Pos.

Rider Name (Country) Team

Result

1

Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team Jumbo-Visma

20:52:31