Gilbert claims Vuelta 12th stage, Roglic retains red

Bilbao, Spain, Sept 5 (AFP/APP):Philippe Gilbert stamped his authority on Thursday’s Vuelta a Espana 12th stage as Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic retained the leader’s red jersey.
Belgian former world champion Gilbert forged clear of a 15-man breakaway on the final third category climb to claim his sixth career Vuelta stage in the streets of Bilbao.
The 37-year-old winner of this season’s Paris-Roubaix came in clear of Spanish duo Alex Aranburu and Fernando Barcelo.
Roglic remains one minute 52 seconds ahead of Alejandro Valverde in the general classification.

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