Kuss takes biggest career victory on summit finish at Vuelta a España

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American Sepp Kuss (Jumbo-Visma) claimed the biggest win of his career after he soared away from an early breakaway on one of the Vuelta a España's toughest mountain stages and secured victory at the summit of Santuario del Acebo.

On a day which underlined Jumbo-Visma's domination of this year's Vuelta, Kuss was given the green light to go for the victory whilst teammate and overall leader Primoz Roglic handled his GC rivals' attacks.

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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.