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Tour de San Luis: Eduardo Sepulveda prevails on mountain stage four

Tour de San Luis: Eduardo Sepulveda prevails on mountain stage four

Eduardo Sepulveda conquers the 2016 Tour de San Luis mountain stage ahead of a host of Grand Tour riders Tour de San Luis 2016 Argentinean Eduardo Sepulveda (Fortuneo-Vital Concept) won the ‘queen’ stage of the 2016 Tour de San Luis in Argentina on Thursday.

Sepulveda put in a lone move to take the stage four victory atop the twisting climb of Alto del Amago ahead of Janier Acevedo (Jamis) in second and Roman Villalobos (Costa Rica) in third.

Sepulveda now leads the general classification ahead of Dayer Quintana (Movistar) by three seconds, and Rodrigo Contreras (Etixx-QuickStep) in third at 38 seconds. Nairo Quintana (Movistar) is fourth at 42 seconds.

The stage started off fairly sedately, with a sizeable group of 12 riders forming a break over the relatively flat opening 100km. As the final climb loomed, and the bunch began to chase, the escape group was reduced to seven riders with 15km to go. Tour de San Luis 2016 stage four profile With the break all caught at the foot of Alto del Amago, Astana, Etixx and Movistar at the front of the peloton and the pace was kept very high.

Overnight leader Peter Koning (Drapac Pro Cycling) paid for the previous day’s […]

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