2016 Vuelta a Asturias 2016 UCI Europe Tour Race details Dates April 30, 2016–May 2, 2016 Stages 3 Distance 460.7 km (286.3 mi) Winning time 11hr 50' 53" Results
2016 Vuelta a Asturias was the 59th edition of the Vuelta a Asturias cycling stage race. The race included three stages: it started on 30 April with a stage from Oviedo to Alto del Acebo ( Cangas del Narcea) and finished on 2 May with a stage that started in Bueño and then finished back in Oviedo. The defending champion was Igor Antón ( Movistar Team).
The race was won by
Hugh Carthy ( Caja Rural–Seguros RGA), who won a solo victory on the first stage and then finished in the third position on the last stage to secure victory by 22 seconds.
A total of 14 teams and one national combined team raced in the 2016 Vuelta a Asturias: one UCI World Team, another UCI Professional Continental team and 12 UCI Continental teams.
Professional Continental teams
Schedule [ edit ]
The race included three road stages on consecutive days.
Stage 1 [ edit ]
30 April –
Oviedo to Alto del Acebo, 152.5 km (94.8 mi)
Stage 2 [ edit ]
1 May –
Cangas del Narcea to Pola de Lena, 186.7 km (116.0 mi)
Stage 3 [ edit ]
2 May –
Bueño to Oviedo, 121.5 km (75.5 mi)
Classifications [ edit ]
The race included four principal classifications, the leaders of which wore jerseys. The leader in the
general classification wore a blue jersey; the leader in the points classification wore a blue jersey; the leader in the mountains classification wore a green jersey; the leader of the intermediate sprints classification wore a black and white jersey.
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