Cycling – T. Colombia – Tour of Colombia: Juan Sebastian Molano (UAE Team Emirates) wins again

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Colombian from the UAE Team Emirates team won , in sprint, his second stage victory in two days, this Thursday in Sogamoso during stage 3. Ecuadorian Jonathan Caicedo (Education First) keeps his leader's tunic. After opening his counter during the second stage of the Tour of Colombia, Wednesday, Juan Sebastian Molano imposed himself again in a beautiful way by easily adjusting the final sprint of the third stage in front of his compatriots Edwin Avila (Israel-StartUp Nation) and Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck-Quick Step), this Thursday in Sogamoso , stronghold of Fabio Parra, third in the Tour de France 1988 and second in the Vuelta 1989. After three successful stages by Fernando Gaviria during the recent Tour de San Juan, in Argentina, the two other victories of the Slovenian Tadej Pogaçar in the Tour from Valencia (and the final victory) and that of the Portuguese Rui Costa at the Tour of Saudi Arabia, the Emirates team is now the best performing on the World Tour circuit, with nine bouquets since the start of the season. "& Nbsp; Yesterday's victory (Wednesday) did me a lot of good, said Molano, aware of having had a difficult 2019 season. The team did a lot of work in the final to put me in an excellent position for the final sprint. The efforts made during the recent Tour of San Juan in favor of Fernando (Gaviria) allow me to stay in a good dynamic. I needed to regain some confidence. Tomorrow (Friday), I think the step is more suitable for a puncheur. & nbsp; " The general classification of the Tour of Colombia It is precisely this fourth stage, between Paipa and Santa Rosa de Viterbo (168.6 km), with a final of five kilometers in false flat rising with passages at 12%, that Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step) has been in the corner of his head since the start of the event. Still at work in the final of the stage to promote the sprint of his teammate Alvaro Hodeg, but again in vain, the Frenchman has never left empty-handed from Colombia since 2018. "& Nbsp; This is necessarily the stage that suits me best, confirmed the Auvergnat. But you still have to have the legs and the altitude can change a lot of things. ” Without the slightest concern, Ecuadorian Jonathan Caicedo (Education First), leader from day one, easily consolidated his first place overall. "data-reactid =" 18 "> The Colombian from the UAE Team Emirates team won his second stage victory in a sprint in two days, this Thursday in Sogamoso during the third stage: Ecuadorian Jonathan Caicedo (Education First) keeps his tunic as leader After opening his meter during the second stage of the Tour of Colombia on Wednesday, Juan Sebastian Molano won again in a beautiful way by easily adjusting the final sprint of the third stage in front of his compatriots Edwin Avila (Israël-StartUp Nation) and Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck-Quick Step), this Thursday in Sogamoso, stronghold of Fabio Parra, third in the Tour de France 1988 and second in the Vuelta 1989 After the three stage successes of Fernando Gaviria during the recent Tour of San Juan, in Argentina, the two other victories of the Slovenian Tadej Pogaçar in the Tour of Valencia (and the final victory) and that of the Portuguese Rui Costa in the Tour of Arabi he Saudi Arabian team is now the most successful on the World Tour circuit, with nine bouquets since the start of the season. "Yesterday's victory (Wednesday) did me a lot of good, said Molano, aware of having had a difficult 2019 season. The team did a lot of work in the final to put me in an excellent position for the final sprint. The efforts made during the recent Tour of San Juan in favor of Fernando (Gaviria) allow me to stay in a good dynamic. I needed to regain some confidence. Tomorrow (Friday), I think the stage is more suitable for a puncher. " The general classification of the Tour of Colombia It is precisely this fourth stage, between Paipa and Santa Rosa de Viterbo (168.6 km), with a final of five kilometers in false flat rising with passages at 12%, that Julian Alaphilippe ( Deceuninck-Quick Step) has been in the back of his mind since the start of the event. Still at work in the final of the stage to promote the sprint of his teammate Alvaro Hodeg, but again in vain, the Frenchman has never left empty-handed from Colombia since 2018. "This is necessarily the stage that suits me best, confirmed the Auvergnat. But you still have to have legs and altitude can change a lot. " Without the slightest concern, Ecuadorian Jonathan Caicedo (Education First), leader since the first day, easily consolidated his first place overall.