The young French cyclist Benjamin Le Ny, only 24 years old, turned around the Tour de Guadeloupe rankings, winning alone in the sixth stage of the competition and incidentally jumping to the top of the individual general standings, with just a few left. three days to complete the journey.

Le Ny, defender of the Uni Sport Lamentinois team, took the lead from the middle of the course and reached the finish line without escorts after traveling 145.9 kilometers between Basse-Terre and Vieux Habitants, with a time of 4:13:13, enough to dethrone the the yellow jersey to Lucas Boniface, also a Frenchman, who passed the penalty line 15 minutes later.

Behind the new leader, convincingly winning the fraction, came his compatriots Anaël Mathias (Espoir du Sud) and Adrien Guillonnet (Hexagone – Corbas Lyon Métropole), who finished second and third, respectively.

As for the always dangerous Colombian cyclists, Marco Tulio Suesca (Movistar Best PC) was the best of the beetles, finishing in 7th place, followed by his teammate Esneider Báez (Team Cama CCD), who is now third in the standings. overall, 41 seconds off first, while American Tyler Stites (Project Echelon Racing) with his fifth-place finish is second overall, 39 seconds behind.

The Tour de Guadeloupe, in which 98 riders are still participating, will continue this Friday with the seventh fraction, an undulating day of 164.9 kilometers, starting in Sainte-Rose and ending in Petit-Bourg. The successor to French Stéfan Bennett, last year’s champion, will be announced on Sunday in Baie-Mahault.

International Cyclist Tour of Guadeloupe (2.2)

Results 6 Stage | Basse-Terre – Old Habitants (145.9 km)

1.- Benjamin Le Ny (Uni Sport Lamentinois) 4:13:13

2.- Anaël Mathias (Espoir du Sud) 0:41

3.- Adrien Guillonnet (Hexagone – Corbas Lyon Métropole) 1:03

4.- Axel Taillandier (Excelsior) 1:17

5.- Tyler Stites (Project Echelon Racing) 1:24

Individual General Classification

1.- Benjamin Le Ny (Uni Sport Lamentinois) 24:19:19

2.- Tyler Stites (Project Echelon Racing) 0:39

3.- Esneider Arley Báez (Team Cama CCD) 0:41

4.- Axel Talillandier (Excelsior) 0:48

5.- Bastien Duculty (Team Madras Cycling) 2:26