Bennett narrowly misses out on Vuelta Espana stage win

Photo © Eurosport

Carrick on Suir’s Sam Bennett’s narrowly missed out on a third stage victory in this year’s Vuelta Espana.

The Irish rider finished just two-seconds behind the winner on stage 17, Philippe Gilbert.

Primoz Roglic retains the leader’s red jersey with a 2-minute 24-second lead over Nairo Quintana.