2021 Vuelta a España set to include final day time trial

Team Jumbos Slovenian rider Primoz Roglic celebrates on the podium after winning the 2020 La Vuelta cycling tour of Spain at the end of the 18th and final stage a 1242km race from the Zarzuela racecourse to central Madrid on November 8 2020 Photo by OSCAR DEL POZO AFP Photo by OSCAR DEL POZOAFP via Getty Images
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The 2021 Vuelta a España looks set to finish with an individual time trial in Santiago de Compostela. It will be the first time in seven years that the Vuelta finished with a time trial and it will also be the first time the race has finished in the Galicia region since 2014.

According to atlantico.net, the 2021 Vuelta’s final finish line will be in Santiago’s central Plaza de Obradoiro, in front of its world-famous cathedral, with an individual time trial bringing the curtain down on the race on September 5.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.