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Daniel Martínez wins Itzulia Basque Country


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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 LR Ion Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Team Cofidis on second place race winner Daniel Felipe Martinez Poveda of Colombia and Team INEOS Grenadiers Yellow Leader Jersey and Aleksander Vlasov of Russia and Team Bora Hansgrohe on third place pose on the podium ceremony after the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Daniel Martinez wins the overall title at the Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Remco Evenepoel of Belgium and Team QuickStep Alpha Vinyl Yellow Leader Jersey competes in the breakaway during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Overall leader Remco Evenepoel racing stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Remco Evenepoel of Belgium and Team QuickStep Alpha Vinyl Yellow Leader Jersey prepares prior to the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Remco Evenepoel at the start of stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Julian Alaphilippe of France and Team QuickStep Alpha Vinyl Green Points Jersey prepares prior to the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Julian Alaphilippe stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 A general view of the peloton competing during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

The peloton racing stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Geraint Thomas of United Kingdom and Team INEOS Grenadiers leads the peloton during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Geraint Thomas leads the field at stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Tsgabu Gebremaryam Grmay of Ethiopia and Team BikeExchange Jayco competes in the breakaway during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Tsgabu Grmay (BikeExchange-Jayco) leads a chase group at stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 A general view of the peloton competing through a wooded landscape during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

The peloton racing stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Tsgabu Gebremaryam Grmay of Ethiopia and Team BikeExchange Jayco competes in the chase during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Tsgabu Grmay (BikeExchange-Jayco) competes in the chase stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Andrey Zeits of Kazahkstan and Team Astana Qazaqstan and a general view of the peloton competing through a wooded landscape during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

The peloton racing in the final stage at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Tsgabu Gebremaryam Grmay of Ethiopia and Team BikeExchange Jayco competes in the chase while fans cheer during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Tsgabu Grmay (BikeExchange-Jayco) at stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Fans wait for peloton passing during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

The winding roads at stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Remco Evenepoel of Belgium and Team QuickStep Alpha Vinyl Yellow Leader Jersey competes during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Overall leader Remco Evenepoel racing stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 LR Remco Evenepoel of Belgium and Team QuickStep Alpha Vinyl Yellow Leader Jersey Gino Mder of Switzerland and Team Bahrain Victorious and Juan Pedro Lpez of Spain and Team Trek Segafredo compete in the breakaway during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Overall leader Remco Evenepoel racing stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Remco Evenepoel of Belgium and Team QuickStep Alpha Vinyl Yellow Leader Jersey competes in the breakaway during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Overall leader Remco Evenepoel racing stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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Itzulia Basque Country 2022 61st Edition 6th stage Eibar Arrate 1357k m 09042022 Davide Formolo ITA UAE Team Emirates Nelson Oliveira POR Movistar Team Tony Gallopin FRA Trek Segafredo photo Luis Angel GomezSprintCyclingAgency2022

Davide Formolo leads the breakaway (Image credit: Sprint Cycling Agency)
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Itzulia Basque Country 2022 - 61st Edition - 6th stage Eibar - Arrate 135,7k m - 09/04/2022 - Julian Alaphilippe (FRA - Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team) - photo Luis Angel Gomez/SprintCyclingAgency©2022

Julian Alaphilippe at stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Sprint Cycling Agency)
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Itzulia Basque Country 2022 - 61st Edition - 6th stage Eibar - Arrate 135,7k m - 09/04/2022 - Primoz Roglic (SLO - Team Jumbo - Visma) - photo Luis Angel Gomez/SprintCyclingAgency©2022

Remco Evenelpoel, Primoz Roglic during stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Sprint Cycling Agency)
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Itzulia Basque Country 2022 - 61st Edition - 6th stage Eibar - Arrate 135,7k m - 09/04/2022 - Remco Evenepoel (BEL - Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team) - photo Luis Angel Gomez/SprintCyclingAgency©2022

Overall leader Remco Evenepoel during stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Sprint Cycling Agency)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 LR Jonas Vingegaard Rasmussen of Denmark and Team Jumbo Visma and Daniel Felipe Martinez Poveda of Colombia and Team INEOS Grenadiers compete in the breakaway during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Jonas Vingegaard and Daniel Martinez lead the select group on the final climb to Arrate (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 LR Jonas Vingegaard Rasmussen of Denmark and Team Jumbo Visma Ion Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Team Cofidis Aleksander Vlasov of Russia and Team Bora Hansgrohe and Daniel Felipe Martinez Poveda of Colombia and Team INEOS Grenadiers compete in the breakaway during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Daniel Martinez in the lead group on his way to winning the overall tite (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Felix Gall of Austria and Ag2R Citroen Team Blue Best Young Rider Jersey competes itduring the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Remco Evenepoel leads the select group into the final climb (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 LR Jonas Vingegaard Rasmussen of Denmark and Team Jumbo Visma Pello Bilbao Lpez De Armentia of Spain and Team Bahrain Victorious and Ion Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Team Cofidis compete in the breakaway during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Ion Izagirre leads the select group toward the finish in Arrate (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 LR Pello Bilbao Lpez De Armentia of Spain and Team Bahrain Victorious and Jonas Vingegaard Rasmussen of Denmark and Team Jumbo Visma compete during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Pello Bilbao was distanced on the final ascent to Arrate (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Ion Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Team Cofidis competes in the breakaway during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Ion Izagirre pulling the lead group up the final climb of stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Davide Formolo of Italy and UAE Team Emirates competes in the breakaway during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Davide Formolo desperately tries to stay ahead of the chase group of select climbers (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Ion Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Team Cofidis celebrates at finish line as stage winner ahead of Aleksander Vlasov of Russia and Team Bora Hansgrohe during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Ion Izagirre wins the finale stage 6 at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Remco Evenepoel of Belgium and Team QuickStep Alpha Vinyl Yellow Leader Jersey crosses the finish line during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Overnight leader, Remco Evenepoel, was distanced on the final climb and lost the overall lead at Itzulia Basque Country (Image credit: Getty Images)
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ARRATE SPAIN APRIL 09 Ion Izagirre Insausti of Spain and Team Cofidis celebrates at podium as stage winner during the 61st Itzulia Basque Country 2022 Stage 6 a 1357km stage from Eibar to Arrate itzulia WorldTour on April 09 2022 in Arrate Spain Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo MorenoGetty Images

Ion Izagirre wins the final stage (Image credit: Getty Images)

Dani Martinez (Ineos Grenadiers) grabbed the overall title at Itzulia Basque Country on a thrilling final stage won by Ion Izaguirre (Cofidis).

Despite a breathless and tactical approach, most of the main podium contenders arrived together at the last of the day’s seven climbs, where Remco Evenepoel (QuickStep-AlphaVinyl) suffered, fell away, and lost the yellow jersey.

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