CARACAS. The Venezuelan cyclist Orluis Aular, who defends the colors of the national team, went on to lead the individual general classification of the 56th edition of the Tour of Venezuela after imposing himself on Thursday in his second stage, a 156.5-kilometer day between the localities of Los Teques and Valencia.
With a time of 3 hours, 57 minutes and 22 seconds (39.55 km / h), Aular won the sprint on arrival in Valencia by the Brazilian Edson Ponciano (Rio de Janeiro Cycling) and the local Ralph Monsalve ( Venezuela Country of Future), second and third respectively.
Thanks to his second place in the first stage and the bonuses achieved, Aular commands the general with 10 seconds of rent on Monsalve.
The Tour of Venezuela will continue this Friday with the dispute of its third stage, 177.5 kilometers between Valencia and Acarigua. (EFE)
TEN FIRST CLASSIFICATION STAGE 2 (156.6 KM).
- Aular, Orluis (VEN) 3:57:27
- Ponciano, Edson (RJC Rio de Janeiro Cycling Team)
- Monsalve, Ralph (VPF Venezuela Pais Futuro Fina)
- Toledo, Jose (RJC Rio de Janeiro Cycling Team)
- Soraca, Ruberth (EDM Ediciones Mar)
- Rodriguez, Jackson (DPT Deportivo Tachira)
- Stachera, Samuel (SB RJC Rio de Janeiro Cycling Team)
- Paredes, Anderson (ECU Movistar Team Ecuador)
- Briceño, Yimmy (DPT Deportivo Tachira)
- Ruiz, Juan (GTI Gob Bolivariano Trujillo Inde)
TEN FIRST GENERAL INDIVIDUAL CLASSIFICATION.
- Aular, Orluis (VEN) 5:56:13
- Monsalve, Ralph (VPF Venezuela Pais Futuro Fina Arr) +0:00:10
- Ponciano, Edson (RJC Rio de Janeiro Cycling Team) +0:00:13
- Chacón, Franklin (SB VEN Selección Venezuela) +0:00:17
- Nava, Jhon (VPF Venezuela Pais Futuro Fina Arr) +0:00:18
- Soraca, Ruberth (EDM Ediciones Mar) +0:00:19
- Briceno, Yimmy (DPT Deportivo Tachira) +0:00:19
- Haro, Steven (SB ECU Movistar Team Ecuador) +0:00:19
- Salinas, Jhonathan (DPT Deportivo Tachira) +0:00:19
- Stachera, Samuel (SB RJC Rio de Janeiro Cycling Team) +0:00:19