The Italian, with a great stage, has taken an important lead in points | Photography: Vuelta a San Juan
A few kilometers after the start of the fifth stage, a breakaway of seven men was the first alternative of the partial; Only one cyclist Per Tour caught on to this initiative: the Italian Manuele Tarozzi.
The man from Bardiani, also took two second places and a victory in the Mountain Goals, decided to separate from his teammates when he reached 92 km and search alone for what remained, for which reason he won the High Flying Goal de la Crucecita with more than a minute with respect to his pursuers and six minutes to the peloton.
Of the cyclists in this category, Tarozzi’s was most meritorious, since he spent almost an hour pedaling alone, until he was caught. At the end of the tough stage, the best Pro Tour was the North American Matthew Riccitello, from the ISRAEL – PREMIER TECH team, who placed 11th and managed to rise to 8th overall. Among the best of the stage was Alessandro Santaromita, from the GREEN PROJECT BARDIANI – CSF- FAIZAN, with 14th place and one place behind came Nicolás Tivani from San Juan, from TEAM CORRATEC, who now occupies 12th place overall, at 1m36s. of the race pointer.
The sixth stage will be held this Tuesday, January 28, starting from Route 40 in front of the Vicente Chancay velodrome at 4:08 p.m. at a neutralized start and after 2.2 km, at 4:15 p.m. the official route will be given from Route 40 and calle 5. The arrival will be in front of the velodrome, after traveling 144.9 kilometers.
Photographs: Buen trabajo de Manuele Tarozzi que es líder en Metas de Montaña