As happened this year in the Vuelta a San Juan, the Colombian Miguel Ángel “Supermán” López won the first edition of the International Tour to Catamarca, whose last stage this Sunday was taken by the Italian Samuel Quaranta, with his second victory partial in this turn, as he prevailed on the second day.
It was also another title for Team Medellín-EPM on Argentine soil, as Supermán López runs under the uniform of this club, which has established itself as one of the most emblematic and winners not only on Colombian soil, but throughout America.
The formidable Colombian router maintained the lead in the fourth and final stage, a 138-kilometer journey held this Sunday around San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca.
The beetle, which took the lead after taking victory in the queen stage this Saturday, easily overcame the last obstacle to finish on the top of the podium in the South American round, which this year made its international debut, being part of the UCI calendar of America.
The podium of the gaucho race was completed by Javier Jamaica from Bogotá, Supermán’s teammate, and Ecuadorian Santiago Montenegro (Movistar BestPC), who last year in the Vuelta a Colombia was champion of the mountain prizes.
The last stage victory was taken by the Italian Samuel Quaranta (Italy National Team) in the sprint, ahead of the Uruguayan Norwegian Pablo Anchieri (Uruguay National Team) and the Ecuadorian Cristian David Pita (Team Banco Guayaquil).
Source: Agencias de Prensa y Revista Mundo Ciclístico