Sergio Higuita shows Vuelta a Espana intentions on Tour de Pologne uphill finish

PRZEMYSL POLAND AUGUST 01 Sergio Andres Higuita Garcia of Colombia and Team Bora Hansgrohe celebrates at podium as Yellow Leader Jersey winner during the 79th Tour de Pologne 2022 Stage 3 a 2379km stage from Kranik to Przemyl TdP22 WorldTour on August 01 2022 in Przemysl Poland Photo by Bas CzerwinskiGetty Images
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Sergio Higuita (Bora-Hansgrohe) provided a real indication that he is on track for a GC bid in the Vuelta a España as the Colombian national champion outpowered all the favourites in the Tour de Pologne's first hilltop finish at Przemysl.

No sooner had he won the Volta a Cataluña this spring, Higuita stated that his only Grand Tour objective for 2022 would be the Vuelta a España, which starts on August 19. 

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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.