The 31-year-old Colombian Rigoberto Uran (EF Education First-Drapac) and Saturday’s fifth stage win in the Colombia Oro y Paz (cat. 2.1), about 163,7 km between Pereira and Salento. This broke the thuisrijder the hegemony of Quick-Step Floors. That won the first four stages.
After three spurtzeges of the Colombian Fernando Gaviria, continued the Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe Friday, the party of Quick-Step continued. That last is now also the leader’s jersey to lose.
Rigoberto Uran, an ex-rider of Quick-Step, triumphed for his fellow countrymen Nairo Quintana, Egan Arley Bernal and Sergio Luis Henao on a climb of third category and, for the first victory of EF Education First-Drapac. Nairo Quintana (Movistar) conquered the leader’s jersey on Alaphilippe, who at 39 seconds as the thirteenth finished. In the mode of the 28-year-old Quintana three seconds bonus on Uran and four on Henao.
The first edition of the Colombian stage race ends on Sunday with a long climb to Manizales after 184,3 km.
The finish line @ColOroyPaz Uran, Quintana, Bernal & Henao
Terrific stuff pic.twitter.com/D6c5IvijKI
— Trudgin (@Trudgin) February 10, 2018
1. Rigoberto Uran (EF Education First-Drapac) in 3u42’33”
2. Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) z.t.
3. Egan Bernal (Team Sky)
4. Sergio Henao (Team Sky)
5. Ivan Sosa (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec) +17”
1. Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) in 16u26’39”
2. Rigoberto Uran (EF Education First-Drapac) +3”
3. Sergio Henao (Team Sky) +4”
4. Egan Bernal (Team Sky) +9”
5. Ivan Sosa (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec) +30”