SAN JUAN. Winner Anacona (Movistar Team) obtained today a great victory in the 37th edition of the Vuelta a San Juan. The sensational gregarious Colombian luxury, winner in the ninth stage of the Tour of Spain 2014, was enough with the victory in the queen stage with arrival in Alto Colorado, to receive the deserved trophy that accredits him as champion.
The Colombian protagonism was latent until the last fraction, Álvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck Quick Step) was second in the final circuit developed on 141 kilometers in the Circunvalación de San Juan. The Irish Sam Bennett (Bora Hansgrohe) triumphed today in spectacular packaging after 2 hours 54 minutes 26 seconds. Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) who did not find the ideal location to seek his third victory of the season, was tenth.
“You could not celebrate until you crossed the finish line, I have to thank my team for the support and the great work. Since 2012 as a professional, I had just won the stage in Vuelta a España, this is my first victory as a professional in stage races and I hope it is not the last. I’m happy for the victory in Alto Colorado, in the general and that gives me confidence for this season. ” The new Colombian champion affirmed. (mundociclistico.com)
TEN FIRST CLASSIFICATION STAGE 9 FINAL (141 KM).
1. Bennett, Sam (Bora – Hansgrohe) 2:54:26
2. Hodeg, Álvaro José (Deceuninck – Quick Step)
3. Baška, Erik (Bora – Hansgrohe)
4. Belletti, Manuel (Androni Giocattoli – Sidermec)
5. Sagan, Peter (Bora – Hansgrohe)
6. Barbier, Rudy (Israel Cycling Academy)
7. Cima, Imerio (Nippo Vini Fantini Faizanè)
8. Malucelli, Matteo (Caja Rural – Seguros Rga)
9. Escuela, Ricardo (Agrupacion Virgen De Fatima)
10. Gaviria, Fernando (Uae-Team Emirates)
TEN FIRST GENERAL INDIVIDUAL CLASSIFICATION.
1. Anacona, Winner (Movistar Team) 22:09:21
2. Alaphilippe, Julian (Deceuninck – Quick Step) 0:00:35
3. Sevilla, Óscar (Medellin) +0:00:57
4. Conti, Valerio (Uae-Team Emirates) +0:01:03
5. Grossschartner, Felix (Bora – Hansgrohe) +0:01:13
6. Carapaz, Richard (Movistar Team) +0:01:20
7. Paredes, César Nicolás (Medellin) +0:01:24
8. Quintana, Nairo (Movistar Team) +0:01:29
9. Evenepoel, Remco (Deceuninck – Quick Step) +0:01:36
10. Benoot, Tiesj (Lotto Soudal) +0:01:38