VUELTA AL TACHIRA: STEFANO GANDIN ENDED IN THE TOP 15 IN BARINITAS
The home rider Xavier Quevedo has won the 3rd stage of the Vuelta al Tachira taking the lead in the general classification.
Quevedo was part of a eight riders breakaway that successfully made it till the climb of Barinitas.
Team corratec’s leader Dusan Rajovic, who won yesterday’s second stage, was forced to leave the Yellow Jersey on ramps of the final climb that was shortened compared to the original design due to the bad weather conditions.
The top finisher of Team corratec, that has lost Davide Baldaccini due to stomach pain, was Stefano Gandin who ended in 14th place after managing to stay in the reduced bunch who reached the top of the climb of Barinitas 2’45” behind Quevedo.
Tomorrow more climbs in the 4th stage from Lagunillas to Merida with a short but very steep final km.