Simon Yates nineteenth rider to lead Giro and Vuelta in one season

Today Simon Yates took the red jersey in the Vuelta a Espana. The Brit is the nineteenth rider to lead Giro and Vuelta in one season. 

Riders to lead Giro and Vuelta in one season
2018 | Simon Yates | GBR
2018 | Rohan Dennis | AUS
2015 | Fabio Aru | ITA
2014 | Nairo Quintana | COL
2014 | Michael Matthews | AUS
2013 | Vincenzo Nibali | ITA
2012 | Joaquin Rodriguez | SPA
2010 | Vincenzo Nibali | ITA
2008 | Alberto Contador | SPA
1984 | Francesco Moser | ITA
1981 | Giovanni Battaglin | ITA
1980 | Roberto Visentini | ITA
1977 | Freddy Maertens | BEL
1974 | Jose Manuel Fuente | SPA
1973 | Eddy Merckx | BEL
1972 | Jose Manuel Fuente | SPA
1967 | Michele Dancelli | ITA
1959 | Rik van Looy | BEL
1955 | Raphael Geminiani | FRA