Ion Izagirre Insausti secured the Tour of the Basque Country title after stage six in Eibar, Spain, today.
The Spanish rider completed the event in 19:24:09. Ireland’s Daniel Martin (UAE Team Emirates) finished in second and 29 seconds late with Denmark’s Jakob Fuglsang (Astana Pro Team) in third and 36 seconds behind the winner.
The 118.2km stage was won by Britain’s Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) in 2:59:46, beating Martin and Fuglsang by one second.
Yates was part of a group of five riders (Fuglsang, Martin, Insausti and Tadej Pogacar) with 3.5km to go. Their gap to the chasing bunch grew to around one minute and 26 seconds. They managed to hold on to the lead until the finish.
View the results below.
Stage six results
1. Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 2:59:46
2. Daniel Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates +0:00:01
3. Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team
4. Ion Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Astana Pro Team
5. Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates +0:00:27
6. Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo +0:01:24
7. Mikel Landa (Spa) Movistar Team
8. Hugh Carthy (GBr) EF Education First +0:01:29
9. David Gaudu (Fra) Groupama-FDJ +0:01:36
10 .Lucas Hamilton (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott
1. Ion Izagirre Insausti (Spa) Astana Pro Team 19:24:09
2. Daniel Martin (Irl) UAE Team Emirates +0:00:29
3. Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team +0:00:36
4. Emanuel Buchmann (Ger) Bora-Hansgrohe +0:00:43
5. Adam Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott +0:00:51
6. Tadej Pogacar (Slo) UAE Team Emirates +0:01:56
7. Mikel Landa (Spa) Movistar Team +0:02:56
8. Mikel Nieve (Spa) Mitchelton-Scott +0:03:25
9. Enric Mas (Spa) Deceuninck-QuickStep +0:04:27
10. Hugh Carthy (GBr) EF Education First +0:05:30