In what was an emotional and exhausting fraction, Juan Diego Hoyos (Corratec-Huevos 100%-Caldas Serjaf Government) was the winner this Tuesday in the fourth stage of the Clásico RCN – Banco Agrario 2023, a day played between Mosquera and Villa Restrepo, with 195 kilometers long and accompanied by high temperatures.

More than a minute behind the winner, the second runner, Brayan Sánchez (Team Medellín-EPM), entered and Juan Felipe Osorio (Orgullo Paisa) was reported third at 1:17 from Hoyos. The group of favorites entered at 1:53, led by Daniel Alejandro Méndez (EPM-GO RIGO GO).

The group led by Colombia Potencia de la Vida – GW Shimano, from the beginning controlled all types of escape attempts, but after passing the Anapoima toll, the escape was consolidated, made up of 13 cyclists.

The escape of the day was carried out by Yonathan Eugenio (EBSA), Juan Sebastián Forero (Indeportes Cudinamarca-4WD Rentacar-Néctar), Róbingzon Oyola (Team Medellín-EPM), Eduin Becerra (Arroz Zulia -Ángeles Hernández-JB), Juan Pablo Vallejo ( SúperGiros-Manizales), Óscar Téllez (Team Fundecom-Arroz Sonora-Calzados Gocci-Multirepuestos Bosa), Juan Manuel Barbosa (Orgullo Paisa), Juan Pablo Restrepo (EBSA), Hernán Darío Gómez (Team Fundecom-Arroz Sonora-Calzados Gocci-Multirepuestos Bosa), Juan Felipe Osorio (Orgullo Paisa), Diego Ochoa (EPM – GO RIGO GO), Juan Diego Hoyos (Corratec-Huevos 100%-Caldas Serjaf Government) and Brayan Sánchez (Team Medellín-EPM).

These cyclists had permission from the group to make a good difference that was around four minutes, behind the group calm with the rhythm that the team of leader Óscar Quiroz set, thinking about what was coming after the capital of Tolima, where indeed The march accelerated.

On the climb to the town of Villa Restrepo, the group quickened the pace to reduce the advantage. In the last kilometers the protagonist was Juan Diego Hoyos (Corratec-Huevos 100%-Gobernación Caldas Serjaf), who alone took an advantage of more than a minute over his pursuers to take a great victory.

The ‘Duel of the Titans’ will continue this Wednesday with the fifth stage, which will take riders from Ibagué to Pereira along 117 kilometers, a short fraction that will pass through Alto de la Línea.

Source: Revista Mundo Ciclístico