Browsing Archive: July, 2016

Movistar's Ion Izagirre wins final mountain stage of TDF

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, July 23, 2016, In : MOVISTAR Team 


After three long weeks of struggling and pressure, the Movistar Team will complete its 2016 Tour de France, still one stage remaining in the traditional Champs-Élysées in Paris, with one stage victory (Saturday’s grueling, 146.5km trek between Megève and Morzine) and a third place in the overall general classification. Ion Izagirre flew to success in Morzine, following an impressive descent of the Col de Joux Plane which saw him leave Vincenzo Nibali (AST) and Jarlinson Pantano (IAM) beh...
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Movistar Alex Dowsett and Castroviejo claim one-two in Tour of Poland TT

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, July 18, 2016, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Following deluge into the previous two stages in the Tatr mountains, including a hellish ride on Saturday with more than 80 abandons, and after crashes -with Fran Ventoso and Andrey Amador retired, fortunately not seriously hurt-, frozen hands… the last day of the 2016 Tour de Pologne the Movistar Team the taste of victory. And it came in a very unexpected, dominant way.

Alex Dowsett -28’59” to complete the 25km flat TT stage seven in Kraków- and Jonathan Castroviejo, 22” down on his ...
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