Dayer Quintana won overall, Fernando Gaviria romped to a sprint stage and Peter Sagan went back to not winning – just a few of the talking points from San Luis Dayer Quintana is not just at Movistar to support his brother
Dayer Quintana on the podium after taking the overall lead on Stage 6 of the 2016 Tour de San Luis Peter Sagan ‘s brother Juraj sometimes takes a bit of stick in the world of cycling for his ability to win a ride with whatever team Peter is riding for, and without looking at any stats, it’s easy to jump to the same conclusions of nepotism about Dayer and Nairo Quintana riding together at Movistar .
But Dayer, two years younger than his Grand Tour-winning brother, showed how strong a rider he is in his own right in San Luis, picking up his first stage race victory in the process.
He wasn’t mentioned much in the build up to the race and he wasn’t even the most likely rider in his own family to win over the seven stages, but Nairo turned from leader to domestique to help his brother to the victory.
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