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Rigoberto Uran and Nairo Quintana to disrupt party of Quick-Step Floors in Colombia Oro y Paz

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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.

Results:

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”

Position:

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”

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