August 17, 2018 – 6:05 AM
Sucreño José Serpa (GW Shimano) raised his arms in the goal to win the eleventh stage of the Vuelta a Colombia that started in Barrancabermeja and ended in Puerto Boyacá, with a distance of 222 kilometers.
Serpa, used to winning inside and outside the country, had not had the opportunity to celebrate this year's most important stage race in the country. However, under strong heat and acclaimed by hundreds of people, he won with a time of five hours, eight minutes and 48 seconds.
Aldemar Reyes (Team Manzana Postobón) crossed the finish line with the same time as the & # 39; León & # 39 ;, while the third place for Luis Felipe Laverde (Coldeportes Zenú Red Stamp) was nine seconds.
The party of the Ecuadorian leader and provisional champion of the race, Jonathan Caicedo (Team Medellín), managed to score 2 & # 39; 20 ".
In the course of the stage three special sprints were played (Governación de Risaralda), which were won by Omar Mendoza (Team Medellín), Rafael Montiel (Pride Paisa) and José Serpa (GW Shimano)
The & # 39; Lion & # 39; of 39 years adds his third victory in the history of Vueltas to Colombia, after winning in the years 2006, 2017 and in this edition.
The general classification follows the command of Jonathan Caicedo (Team Medellín) with a time of 42 hor aas, 26 minutes and 16 seconds, accompanied by Juan Pablo Suárez (EPM Scott) and Óscar Sevilla (Team Medellín) at 1 & # 39; 06 ".
This Saturday the penultimate stage of the Vuelta a Colombia will be played, departure from Puerto Boyacá and ending in the municipality of La Unión (Antioquia), where 201 kilometers will be completed.
Top 10 classification stage 11
José Serpa (GW Shimano) 5:08:48
Aldemar Reyes (Team Manzana Postobón) "
Luis F. Laverde (Coldeportes Zenú red stamp)"
Bernardo Suaza (Team Manzana Postobón) "
Jonathan Cañaveral (Strongman cycling) on 13"
Nicolás Castro (EPM Scott) "
Rafael Montiel (Pride Paisa) to 26"
Jordan Parra (Team Manzana Postobón) to 2 & # 39; 20 "
Top 10 Final Classification
Jonathan Caicedo (Team Medellín) 42: 26:16
Juan Pablo Suárez (EPM Scott) to 50"
Oscar Sevilla (Team Medellín) to 1 & # 39; 06 & # 39;
Alex Cano (Coldeportes Zenú Red Stamp) on 2 & # 39; 37 "
Sergio Higuita (Team Manzana Postobón) on 2 & # 39; 54"
Fabio Duarte (Team Manzana Postobón) on 3 & # 39; 28 "
Sebastián Caro (Deprisa HYF) to 4 & # 39; 35"
Walter Pedraza (GW Shimano) to 5 & # 39; 14 "
Didier Chaparro (Supergiros) to 5 & # 39; 34 "
Fredy Montaña (EPM Scott) to 7 & # 39; 09"