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Vuelta a España 2023 Vuelta a España route rumours

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The TTT will not be the "Paris-Nice" variation, but the time of the 5th rider across the line. Could be some big time gaps.

Also, The Combativity Award allows the public to partake - "This prize rewards the rider who displayed the most generous effort and best sporting spirit. This award is given only for linear stages and is determined daily by a jury made up of the Technical Directors, presided by the General Director of the race. They will decide on three riders whom they believe to be deserving of the prize that day. TV viewers will then be able to cast their votes among the three chosen via a telematics system (by phone or internet). The rider to earn the most votes will be named the Most Combative Rider of that day. In the event of a tie, the General Director of the race will intervene and decide on the winner."
 
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The TTT will not be the "Paris-Nice" variation, but the time of the 5th rider across the line. Could be some big time gaps.

Also, The Combativity Award allows the public to partake - "This prize rewards the rider who displayed the most generous effort and best sporting spirit. This award is given only for linear stages and is determined daily by a jury made up of the Technical Directors, presided by the General Director of the race. They will decide on three riders whom they believe to be deserving of the prize that day. TV viewers will then be able to cast their votes among the three chosen via a telematics system (by phone or internet). The rider to earn the most votes will be named the Most Combative Rider of that day. In the event of a tie, the General Director of the race will intervene and decide on the winner."
I don't think the combativity award will be worse than in the past so why not. Sport events really love their social media engagement, and this seems a fairly natural way to achieve this.
 
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He got it in the TTT last year, so I hope they give it to Kuss.
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That day Landa was super strong from the breakaway and Dani Moreno was actually stronger that Purito, a bit of a weird stage.

Was that the stage when Froome crashed in the neutral zone ..into a wall and broke a bone in his foot ??

Biggest things I remember about that whole race was Tom Dumoulin announcing as a GC rider
and Chaves also flying up all the muirs ...who knew before then that both would be so strong
even if it didnt t last for too many years
 
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