Browsing Archive: April, 2016

Nairo Quintana wins Stage 2 of Tour of Romandie

Posted by Galius Sun on Thursday, April 28, 2016, In : MOVISTAR Team 
A strong, confident attack awarded Nairo Quintana the success on stage two of the Tour de Romandie, 170km from Moudon to the Cat-1 Pas de Morgins. The 26-year-old Colombian knew his time was coming today, and at the final climb, 6.5km from the finishing line, he showed the courage he's proven to have so many times to claim a maiden win on Helvetic soil which allows the Movistar Team retaining the jersey worn by Ion Izagirre, race leader from Tuesday's prologue.

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Movistar Ion Izagirre wins Romandie prologue

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Ion Izagirre has shown again why he's considered one of Spain's biggest talents in cycling by claiming a convincing win in the 2016 Tour de Romandie prologue, a 3.95km up-and-down course in La Chaux-de-Fonds with a tricky descent, some serious ramps and unmerciful weather. The 27-year-old Basque allrounder managed like no other into that situation, with a sensational descent following his 2nd quickest time through the intermediate point at the Côte de la Route de la Montagne -only beaten by ...
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