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Title:Quintana is very close to the title at the Tour de San Luis
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Colombian cyclist Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) was on the verge of being crowned as winner of § 8 Tour de San Luis after the climb to the Mirador del Sol in Merlo in which he was third . cannondale jersey The sixth stage of the competition was held by Julian Arredondo ( Trek Factory) , who after 4 hours and 16 minutes achieved his second win in the test, Ciudad Bolívar attacked in the final stretch , less than 500 meters and was with partial .

The stage that began its journey in The Farms had an early leak which appeared Dehaes Kenny ( Lotto Belisol ) , Lawrence Warbasse (BMC Racing Team), Jens Keukeleire ( Origa GreenEDGE ), Anthony Delaplace (Bretagne Séché ), Juan Arango ( Team Colombia ) , Gregori Brenes ( Jamis Hagens Berman) and Richard Mascarañas (Set Uruguay ) .

This group of 7 men exceeded Naschel sprint goals and Villa Larca Mascarañas and Dehaes where the most important points were distributed , although none of them endangered the green mesh that holds Julian Gaday ( Buenos Aires Province) .

After connecting the escapees , the group began to decline while the rise hardened. In the first selection were 40, then about 15 units , there attacked José Serpa ( Lampre Mérida) , but was later surpassed by the men who made the podium, who defined in the final meters and to a crowd who scaled the 1,450 m of Viewpoint Sun

Quintana (Movistar Team) now has a lead of 35 seconds over Gaimon (Garmin Sharp ) and almost 2 minutes over Sergio Godoy ( San Luis Somos Todos ) , who is also the best Argentine .movistar cycling kit

This Sunday the final stage between San Luis and terraces Portezuelo , a partial 148.1 kilometers that will be from the center of San Luis is played . The ultimate goal of the international event will be at the Bicentenary Hito .

The world capital of cycling

The eighth Tour de San Luis had the participation of 152 cyclists from around the world. 12 professional teams who live only for cycling and are present in the best competition in the world were presented. All were presented in the Tour to complete the preparation being made since the early days of the season.

For a few days San Luis was the capital of the cycling world with seven challenging stages , which are lived in full with thousands of spectators from the start to the finish.

The heat played a key role in the test , it was a torture for several riders who are not used to compete in the high temperatures that prevailed in our country in the last week .

All had to endure more than 40 degrees and some of them had to be treated by health specialists .

Today is the last 148 kilometers run , Colombian Nairo Quintana is close to win the title , but a lot can happen in today's test for the quality of brokers who are involved in the fight for the title. The final stage will start at 13.15 .

Date Posted: 01/26/2014 00:17 AM
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