Browsing Archive: August, 2016

Quintana wins Stage 10 and takes overall lead in Vuelta

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Nairo Quintana completed one of the best rides in his excellent pro career on Monday atop the Lagos de Covadonga, end of stage 10 in the 2016 Vuelta a España (189km). Supported by a sensational Movistar Team, the Colombian wrote his name down the list of winners in the legendary climb in Asturias, and got back to GC leadership in the Vuelta a España with a minute’s gap over… his own team-mate Alejandro Valverde. The Spaniard - 5th over the summit - showed again that his experience and c...
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Niro Quintana takes race lead on Stage 8 of Vuelta.

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, August 27, 2016, In : MOVISTAR Team 


The Movistar Team is starting to feel like this year’s Vuelta a España could be a good one for them. They had brought serious power to the last Grand Tour of the year, with strong helpers and two courageous, talented leaders. And on Saturday, atop the grueling Alto de La Camperona, Nairo Quintana took the leader’s jersey by leaving all rivals behind in the last three kilometers of incredible slopes in the Sabero valley, following 181km from Villalpando where the Arrieta/Chente-led squad ...
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