Caldeira starts with the yellow jersey on today's stage between Miranda do Corvo and Leiria.

Yesterday, he recorded the same time as the Swiss, Gian Friesecke (SRA), second, and Spain’s Gustavo Veloso (W52-FC Porto), third.

For the 19th time, the city of Leiria will host an arrival of the Volta, on a day when the peloton’s legs will feel the mountains, with a category one climb of Serra da Lousã after 38km, 20km after the first bonus sprint of the tour, in Lousã.