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Vuelta a España Stage 18: Nielsen Pips Stage; No GC Changes

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Can someone clarify what we're supposed to call Magnus Cort Nielsen? Is his surname Nielsen, Cort or both? Can we go with MCN? I nominate MCN. Anyway, he won today's stage. It was the expected sprint. Nothing else changed.

1. DEN CORT NIELSEN Magnus OBE 4h54'31" 70
2. GER ARNDT Nikias TGA 40
3. LUX DRUCKER Jempy BMC 25
4. ITA BENNATI Daniele TNK 15
5. BEL VAN GENECHTEN Jonas IAM 10
6. USA REIJNEN Kiel TFS 7
7. GER SCHWARZMANN Michael BOA 5
8. BEL MEERSMAN Gianni EQS 3
9. ITA SBARAGLI Kristian DDD

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Requena - Gandia 200.6 km

A brutally flat finale with gradients as high as 0% will test the sprinters climbing ability to the absolute minimum. If they can make it a sprint that is.

Breakaway of the Day: Thomas de Gandia

I really think it will be a sprint but who can resist a good(-ish) Tomas de Gandia joke. And the terrain might be just the right level of tricky for him too.

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