GUATEMALA CITY. Julián Yac of the Decorabaños team, is the UCI Guatemala 2019 Grand Prix Champion, was the best climber of the day, defeated with 3 hours, 45 minutes and 56 seconds for the 133 kilometers of race at the finish located in Patzún, Chimaltenango, second box for Celso Ajpacajá and third place, Walter Escobar.
Six cyclists staged the escape that marked the first positions of the stage, Luis Lopez of Optics Deluxe, Edgar Torres of Hino-One-La Red-Tigo, Adolfo Vásquez of Cuajo Luna, Elías Vega Solano of the Costa Rica National Team, with Yac and Escobar, the escape sextet worked very well, reaching more than 4 minutes of advantage until the third circuit bypass in the Libramiento de Chimaltenango.
Julián Yac and Walter Escobar took advantage in the rise of the colony, Puerto Rico in Chimaltenango, despite the great work of Gabriel Rojas of the Costa Rica National Team, which together with Mardoqueo Vásquez and Torres, persecuted strongly, the difference increased 2 minutes in the passage through Zaragoza.
The key points of the escape was the passage through the dirt road in Patzicía and the last ascent to 3 kilometers from the finish line, where Julián Yac sentenced in his favor the Grand Prix Guatemala UCI 2019.
Tomorrow the UCI Chapín Grand Prix will be held, which will start in the municipality of Amatitlán, take the highway and pass through the departmental capital of Escuintla, where 2 laps will be made by the auto track to Puerto Quetzal, returned by the sector of Masagua , to finish next to Escuintla Cemetery with 217 kilometers of competition, the race will start at 8 o’clock.
More than a hundred cyclist of the teams, Decorabaños; Hino-One-La Red-Tigo; Cuajo Luna; Deluxe optics; Team Australian-Sacatepéquez; COSAMI TEO Totonicapán; Army of Guatemala; Nazareth School; Probikes-Macizo; Muni de Mixco, Probikes-Macizo, Team TRR Rodríguez, the departmental cycling associations of El Quiche, San Marcos, Quetzaltenango, Chimaltenango, Sololá-INTERCOP RL, Costa Rica National Team, National Team of Belize and Timing 4Pros-El Salvador , they will encourage the race. (Nery Ajsivinac / Press F.G.C)
Grand Prix Guatemala UCI 2019.
- Julián Yac (Decorabaños) 3:35:56
- Celos Ajpacajá (Decorabaños) +0:00:38
- Walter Escobar (Decorabaños) +0:01:07
- Alex Julajuj (Ópticas Deluxe) +0:01:12
- Gabriel Rojas (Selección de Costa Rica) +0:01:12
- Dorian Monterroso (Decorabaños) +0:01:24
- Alfredo Ajpacajá (Decorabaños) +0:01:24
- Manuel Rodas (Decorabaños) +0:01:29
- Julio Toroc (Cuajo Luna) +0:01:40
- Alonso Salas (Selección de Costa Rica) +0:00:49