The American runner Brandon McNulty (UAE) won the queen stage, fourth of the Vuelta a la Comunidad Valenciana-GP Banc Sabadell, between Teulada and Vall d’Ebo, 175 kilometers and with 3,645 meters of positive slope, with a time of 4:08:20 hours, which also allows him to don the yellow jersey as the new leader of the race.

The runner from the United States took the victory ahead of Santiago Buitrago from Bogotá (Bahrain – Victorious) and the Russian Aleksandr Vlasov (Bora-Hansgrohe), who came in 2nd and 3rd, respectively.

The break of the day was led by Pelayo Sánchez (Movistar Team), Sam Oomen (Lidl – Trek), Mikel Bizkarra (Euskaltel – Euskadi), Jokin Murguialday (Caja Rural – Seguros RGA), James Whelan (Q36.5 Pro Cycling Team), Manuele Tarozzi (VF Group – Bardiani CSF – Faizanè), Alex Molenaar (Illes Balears Arabay Cycling), but before the final climb they were captured by the title favorites.

The stage was shortened by 15 kilometers and concluded in Alto del Miserat, due to the death of a person due to a heart attack in the finish area, which caused the Judicial Police to have to assist in drawing up a report and the stage could not be finished. stage in the Vall d’Ebo. The organization suspended “out of respect” all protocol events after the end of the stage.

The last and definitive day of the Tour of the Community will have a total route of 93 kilometers, starting from Bétera and arriving in the city of Valencia. On the route, the peloton of cyclists will face two mountain passes; one of the third category, in Oronet and the most demanding will be La Frontera, with five kilometers and an average hardness greater than 9%; However, it will be more than 50 km from the finish line, so it will not represent a major problem.

Source: Revista Mundo Ciclístico