2000 Vuelta a España

2000 Vuelta a España
Race details
Dates 26 August - 17 September
Stages 21
Distance 2,893.6 km (1,798 mi)
Winning time 70h 26' 14"
Results
Winner  Roberto Heras (ESP) (Kelme–Costa Blanca)
  Second  Ángel Casero (ESP) (Festina)
  Third  Pavel Tonkov (RUS) (Mapei–Quick-Step)

Points  Roberto Heras (ESP) (Kelme–Costa Blanca)
Mountains  Carlos Sastre (ESP) (ONCE–Deutsche Bank)
Sprints  Gianni Faresin (ITA) (Mapei–Quick-Step)
  Team Kelme–Costa Blanca
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The 55th Edition Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain), a long-distance bicycle stage race and one of the three grand tours, was held from 26 August to 17 September 2000. It consisted of 21 stages covering a total of 2,904 km (1,804 mi), and was won by Roberto Heras of the Kelme–Costa Blanca cycling team. The defending champion, Jan Ullrich, withdrew after the 12th stage while sitting in fourth place to prepare for the Olympic Road Race.[1][2]

Teams and riders

Route

List of stages [3] [4]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 26 August Málaga – Málaga 13.3 km (8 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial  Alex Zülle (SUI)
2 27 August MálagaCórdoba 167.5 km (104 mi)  Óscar Freire (ESP)
3 28 August MontoroValdepeñas 198.4 km (123 mi)  Jans Koerts (NED)
4 29 August ValdepeñasAlbacete 159 km (99 mi)  Óscar Freire (ESP)
5 30 August AlbaceteXorret de Catí 152.3 km (95 mi)  Eladio Jiménez (ESP)
6 31 August BenidormValencia 155.5 km (97 mi)  Paolo Bossoni (ITA)
7 1 September ValenciaMorella 175 km (109 mi)  Roberto Heras (ESP)
8 2 September VinaròsPort Aventura 168.5 km (105 mi)  Alessandro Petacchi (ITA)
9 3 September Tarragona – Tarragona 37.6 km (23 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial  Abraham Olano (ESP)
10 4 September SabadellSupermolina 165.8 km (103 mi)  Félix Cárdenas (COL)
11 5 September AlpArcalis (Andorra) 136.5 km (85 mi)  Roberto Laiseka (ESP)
6 September Rest day
12 7 September Zaragoza – Zaragoza 131.5 km (82 mi)  Alessandro Petacchi (ITA)
8 September Rest day
13 9 September Santander – Santander 143.3 km (89 mi)  Mariano Piccoli (ITA)
14 10 September SantanderLakes of Covadonga 146.5 km (91 mi)  Andrei Zintchenko (RUS)
15 11 September Cangas de OnísGijón 164.2 km (102 mi)  Álvaro González de Galdeano (ESP)
16 12 September OviedoAlto de l'Angliru 168 km (104 mi)  Gilberto Simoni (ITA)
17 13 September BenaventeSalamanca 155.5 km (97 mi)  Davide Bramati (ITA)
18 14 September BéjarCiudad Rodrigo 159 km (99 mi)  Alexander Vinokourov (KAZ)
19 15 September SalamancaÁvila 130 km (81 mi)  Mariano Piccoli (ITA)
20 16 September ÁvilaAlto de Abantos [es] 128.2 km (80 mi)  Roberto Heras (ESP)
21 17 September Madrid – Madrid 38 km (24 mi) Time Trial.svg Individual time trial  Santos González (ESP)
Total 2,904 km (1,804 mi)

Jersey progress

Final standings

References

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