GREEN PROJECT BARDIANI-CSF FAIZANÈ: FIFTH STAGE OF THE VUELTA A SAN JUAN, GREAT PERFORMANCE BY MANUELE TAROZZI.
Manuele Tarozzi 3rd on the first GPM and 1st on the second GPM, keeps the leader's jersey of the climbers' classification, excellent performance of Alessandro Santaromita.
A spectacular and hard-fought stage, full of emotions, the fifth stage from Chimbas to Alto Colorado, 173 km in the Argentine desert with a wild Manuele Tarozzi, he went on the breakaway with 80 km to go showing great personality and fighting spirit.
Catch up with only 8 km to go by the chasing group composed of riders from WorldTour teams fighting for the general classification, among them also world champion Remco Evenepoel, Filippo Ganna and Miguel Angel Lòpez, winner of the stage and new leader of the general classification.
Tarozzi will arrive, now exhausted, in 27th position. His statements after this hard test:” In order to defend the jersey I tried to go in the breakaway, in agreement with the sport director, Jurado was very fast so I tried to anticipate, I am very happy with the performance, I have 5 points of advantage from the second and I will try to keep the jersey in today’s stage.”
On the finish line in Alto Colorado, young Alessandro Santaromita responds, 14th place, confirms his excellent form in this start of the season.
Today the 6th stage of the Vuelta a San Juan, start and finish at the Velodromo Vicente A.Chancay . Live streaming on Eurosport and GCN+ from 19:00.