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HAVANA. The ascent to Topes de Collantes revealed potential winners of the current National Road Cycling Classic, which today will live its seventh stage with a route of 121 kilometers between Trinidad and Cienfuegos. A total of 69 riders remain in the peloton, but none with better options than the Cienfuegos Frank Sosa, who thanks to his success in the massif of Sancti Spiritus takes more than two minutes of advantage to his escort in
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The Convocation and the Agenda of the Annual Ordinary Congress of the COPACI is now available, which will take place on May 3, 2019 in the city of Hidalgo. Mexico during the celebration of the 2019 Pan-American Road Championship All documents in: https://www.copaci.org/event/copaci-congreso-ordianrio-anual-annual-ordinary-congress/
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TOP OF COLLANTES, CUBA. The cienfuegueros Frank Sosa reissued his feat of a year ago to surrender to the mountainous massif of Topes de Collante and is the new leader of the VI Classic Cycling. The twentysomething Sosa covered the stage number six in 4: 27.54 hours, started in Ciego de Ávila with 168.3 kilometers of route, which he left in the following positions to his teammates Yasmani Balmaseda (Artemisa, 4: 28.45) and Hidalgo Vera
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ATLANTA US Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin died last week at age 23, confirmed USA Cycling, the national cycling team of the United States on Sunday. The brother of Catlin, Colin, said on Facebook on Friday that his sister took her own life. “She is the only person with whom I have shared most of my life and I will miss her terribly,” she wrote in the post. Catlin, current member of the national cycling team
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CIEGO DE AVILA. The Havana native Leandro Marcos imposed his powerful and clean finish in stage number five of the VI Cycling Classic, the only one where the leader could keep the shirt, because the artemisan Félix Nodarse entered fifth with equal time as the winner. Marcos stopped the clocks in 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds after 106 kilometers completely flat from Camagüey, straight route that left the same time for the ten
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CAMAGÜEY, CUBA. With the victory of Felix Nodarse, between Holguín and this city, a new record has been achieved: in four stages the winners have become leaders of the VI Cycling Classic that day, something unprecedented even in the international round trips to Cuba. Since the departure in Baracoa, on March 7, the Tuner Yans Carlos Arias triumphantly entered Guantánamo; the Alejandro Parra from Holguin in Santiago de Cuba; the spiritist Carlos Álvarez in Holguin
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PUQUELDÓN, CHILE. With a traditional Chilota minga, in the Hueñoco Park, the winner of the most austral cycle tour in the world, Óscar Sevilla, was recognized after winning the last stage, which corresponded to 11 kilometers against the clock between Aldachildo and Puqueldón, the Spanish-Colombian sportsman He achieved the first place in the race, and reached the podium on a house dragged by oxen, commemorating local traditions. For five days, the most outstanding cyclists from
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CHONCHI, CHILE. The more than one hundred cyclists, national and international, who are disputing points to qualify for the Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020 have already covered 359 kilometers. After two consecutive days getting the second place, Pablo Alarcón managed to be the best of the day, after beating the Spanish-Colombian cyclist, Óscar Sevilla. With the results of the third stage, the general table of the Vuelta a Chiloé is led by Sevilla, with a
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HOLGUÍN, CUBA. The Spiritist Carlos Álvarez starred here today his best historical performance and not only conquered the difficult stretch from Santiago de Cuba to the City of Parks, but jumped from the 16th place to the first in the VI Clásico de Ciclismo Baracoa-La Habana. With about five kilometers from the expected 142.4, did not hesitate to get away from the leading lot, consisting of about 30 runners, to reach only the goal located
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ROME. In welcoming the participants in the Annual Congress of the European Cycling Union, which welcomes the Assembly of the African Cycling Confederation, Pope Francis expressed his pleasure at this meeting. First of all, I would like to thank the words of Mr. David Lappartient, President of the International Cycling Union. And he stressed that the relationship between the Church and sport has a long history that, over time, has been increasingly consolidated because sports
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