Browsing Archive: September, 2016

Nairo Quintana wins 70th editiion of the Vuelta a Espana

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, September 12, 2016, In : MOVISTAR Team 


The 70th edition of the Vuelta a España ended on the highest possible note for the Movistar Team. Seven years after Alejandro Valverde worn the last 'jersey oro' in the race, Nairo Quintana claimed red following a perfect race, in all instances, by the Eusebio Unzué-managed squad.

Following a close call -2nd, by only 0"28- in Ourense's opening team time trial and a brief spell in the lad by an impressive Rubén Fernández in Ézaro, Nairo stroke twice almost consecutively, at La Camperona an...
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Quintana leads Froome by 3.37mins after Stage 15 of Vuelta

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, September 5, 2016, In : MOVISTAR Team 


The Movistar Team took a giant step forward to win the 2016 Vuelta a España into a historic stage. Right from eight kilometers into the short (118km) day fifteen in the Spanish grandtour, from Sabiñánigo to Formigal, the squad managed by Eusebio Unzué got themselves into a break that might become decisive for the final outcome. Nairo Quintana hit hard at the end of the second Pyrenes stage and now sits almost four minutes ahead of both Chris Froome (SKY) and Esteban Chaves (OBE), just sev...
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