Alaphilippe snatches race lead from Gaviria as Evenepoel shines

Alaphilippe fastest in time trial as 19 year old Remco Evenepoel impresses

The race lead changed hands from sprinter Fernando Gaviria to Julian Alaphilippe who was fastest in the time trial and took over the race lead.

Alaphilippe snatches race lead from Gaviria

19 year old Men's Junior World Time Trial Champion Remco Evenepoel was at one point the fastest, but was overhauled by his Quick-Step teammate in the final stages of the flat, fast 12 km time trial.

Italian Valerio Conti (UAE) came in second fastest and moved up to 3rd place overall.

Remco Evenepoel's effort was good enough for him to move into fourth overall.

Fernando Gaviria lost only 18 seconds to Alaphilippe and sits in 2nd place overall.

Peter Sagan put in a solid effort, finishing in 7th place and sits in 7th place overall.

Tomorrow's 185.5 km stage from San José de Jáchal to Villa San Agustin features a big climb halfway through, and a long descent to the finish.

The stage could see a breakaway or attacks from the GC contenders take over the race lead.

2019 Vuelta San Juan Stage 3 ITT Top 10

1 Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:13:41 
2 Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:12 
3 Remco Evenepoel (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep   
4 Felix Grobschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:00:16 
5 Winner Anacona (Col) Movistar Team   
6 Fernando Gaviria (Col) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:21 
7 Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:00:26 
8 Tom Bohli (Sui) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:28 
9 Laureano Rosas (Arg) Asociacon Civil Mardan 0:00:30 
10 Oscar Sevilla (Esp) Medellin 0:00:31

2019 Vuelta San Juan GC after Stage 3

1 Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Deceuninck-QuickStep 7:15:16 
2 Fernando Gaviria (Col) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:18 
3 Valerio Conti (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:22 
4 Remco Evenepoel (Bel) Deceuninck-QuickStep   
5 Felix Grobschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:00:26 
6 Winner Anacona (Col) Movistar Team   
7 Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:00:32 
8 Laureano Rosas (Arg) Asociacon Civil Mardan 0:00:40 
9 Oscar Sevilla (Esp) Medellin 0:00:41 
10 Simone Consonni (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:00:44

 
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