2020 Vuelta a España stage 2 highlights - Video

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 LEKUNBERRI SPAIN  OCTOBER 21 Arrival  Marc Soler Gimenez of Spain and Movistar Team  Celebration  during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 2 a 1516km stage from Pamplona to Lekunberri  lavuelta  LaVuelta20  La Vuelta  on October 21 2020 in Lekunberri Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images
LEKUNBERRI SPAIN OCTOBER 21 Arrival Marc Soler Gimenez of Spain and Movistar Team Celebration during the 75th Tour of Spain 2020 Stage 2 a 1516km stage from Pamplona to Lekunberri lavuelta LaVuelta20 La Vuelta on October 21 2020 in Lekunberri Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

Stage 2 presented another climbing day in Basque Country from Pamplano to Lekunberri for the 2020 Vuelta a España on Wednesday. Marc Soler (Movistar) charged to his first stage win at the Grand Tour level using a late attack with a select handful of favourites on the San Miguel de Aralar and went solo on the descent to the line.

Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) grabbed bonus seconds at the line with a second-place finish, successfully defending the red jersey. He led a nine-man group of GC contenders to the finish, followed in third by Dan Martin (Israel Start-Up Nation). In fourth and claiming the polka-dot jersey was Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers).

Also in the group with Roglič, finishing 19 seconds behind Soler, were George Bennett, Sepp Kuss (Jumbo-Visma), Enric Mas, Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), Hugh Carthy (EF Pro Cycling) and Esteban Chaves (Mitchelton-Scott).

Roglič's lead of the race is now five seconds over Carapaz, and Martin (Israel Start-Up Nation) in third at seven seconds back.

Watch the action in the stage highlights video above.