Dominican is champ of Independence Cycling Tour
Dominican Ismael Sánchez repeated as the champion of the Independence Cycling Tour (Vuelta de Ciclismo Independencia Nacional). The event, in its 38th year, ended last Sunday, 5 March 2017. The final 104 km stretch took the racers to the Monumento de Santiago, with Sánchez in the lead. Sánchez is a past winner in 2016 and 2012. He is the only cyclist to have won on three occasions. Sánchez total time was 26:05.36.
Teams from Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Venezuela, Guadaloupe, the United States, Russia, Uzbekistan, France, Germany, Holland, Spain, Switzerland and New Zealand, competed in this year’s event.
The competitors had praise for the quality of the meals served at the Albergue Olímpico, the athletes’ village set up for the participating teams in Santo Domingo.
See the results here:
Source: DR1, Ciclismo
Mar 9, 2017
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