Roglic: "I was not looking for victory"

The sixth stage of the Vuelta a España returns the red jersey to Primoz Roglic. After several stages recognizing that he did not want victory or the jersey, in Cullera he accelerated in the final meters to finish second and Vuelta leader.

But nevertheless, the Slovenian has confessed that he was not looking for victoryBut he wanted to stay “safe” and “enjoy the climb.” He added that he had “good legs” and gave “a little speed” to get to the finish line. In addition, he had words for the winner of the stage Magnus Cort whom he has seen “very strong” and admits that he deserved “the victory”.

For Roglic the most important thing is “to see who is the strongest in Santiago”, since “this is the beginning and it is not bad”, but hopes to stay “focused until the end”.

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For its part, Enric Mas, second overall, finished the stage in fifth position, but he was happy with Movistar’s work, assuring that “they are all very good.” In the previous stages his team did not take “responsibility” because they knew that “from today on it was going to be important”, but “tomorrow and in three days it will be very hard and important too, “explained the Spaniard.

Even so, Mas declared that they do not lose confidence and know that they have to try because “Roglic is terrific in the time trial.”

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