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Vuelta a España Vuelta a España 2023, stage 21: Hipódromo de la Zarzuela - Madrid, 101.1k

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Congratulations to Kaden Groves for winning the sprint.

JV really has written history this season. But interestingly not even a rider from JV managed to secure a GT double. Will be interesting to see on who and when does it next.
Well they would have if Jason and Primoz weren't put on a leash. Winning All 3 GTs with 3 different riders is an Amazing accomplishment! Better than a double IMO.
 
Congrats to Sep Kuss for winning the Vuelta ! I am not surprised, I first noticed his potential in the 2020 TdF. And yes, we all wonder what he could do if he focused on a single grand tour.

Congrats to Jumbo-Visma for locking out the podium. First time a team has achieved this at a Grand Tour.

Also congrats to Kaden Groves for winning his 3rd stage. He also has potential to do more. He had other chances at this Vuelta - it could have been 4 or 5. Australia has uncovered another world class sprinter.

I enjoyed this Vuelta.
 
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Congrats to Sep Kuss for winning the Vuelta ! I am not surprised, I first noticed his potential in the 2020 TdF. And yes, we all wonder what he could do if he focused on a single grand tour.

Congrats to Jumbo-Visma for locking out the podium. First time a team has achieved this at a Grand Tour.

Also congrats to Kaden Groves for winning his 3rd stage. He also has potential to do more. He had other chances at this Vuelta - it could have been 4 or 5. Australia has uncovered another world class sprinter.

I enjoyed this Vuelta.
Better than Dainese, Aular and Molano (and Ganna!) does not necessary amount to world class.
 
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Judging by this Vuelta it doesn't seem like Groves has the top speed to be one of the top tier sprinters but going by his Volta Limburg Classic performance and by his long sprint today after a hard breakaway, it seems like he can go the Pedersen way and, if keeps improving in the next couple of years, can be a more than decent asset to have as a hard classics guy.
Certainly could do but there would be conflict with Philipsen for that role as the guy for the races with a finale a bit too easy for MVDP.

Kudos to Groves for fully contributing in that breakaway move and then still having the snap in the legs to win the sprint as the pack closed in. It felt like the move to launch again from Remco was a mark of respect to Groves as he wanted to try and kick clear and win again himself or at least ensure the break had the day.