Stage 16 at the Vuelta a Espana was expected to be a day for the fast men on the streets of Peñíscola. It was Jean-Pierre Drucker (BMC) who took his first Grand Tour stage win ahead of Bora Argon's Rudiger Selig and Giant-Alpecin's Nikias Arndt.
A six-man break got away early on with Luis Angel Maté (Cofidis), Silvan Dillier (BMC), Sven Erik Bystrom (Katusha), Julien Morice (Direct Energie), Davide Villella (Cannondale) and Mario Costa (Lampre - Merida). The riders were caught with 12km to go. Despite several unsuccessful attacks, a bunch sprint took place.
Nairo Quintana (Movistar) finished safely inside the bunch to keep his place in the red jersey, 3:37 ahead of Chris Froome (Team Sky) and 3:57 ahead of Estabean Chaves (Orica-BikeExchange).
Watch the Vuelta a Espana stage 16 highlights video above.
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