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AN OTHER RED LAB SUCCESS IN VENEZUELA
A day to remember today for Androni Giocattoli Sidermec. In the early afternoon the wild card for the participation in the next Giro d’Italia (as well as in Tirreno-Adriatico and Strade Bianche) arrived from Rcs, while the fifth stage of the Vuelta al Tachira in Venezuela ended a little while ago with a new success for the champions of Italy. To sign it was again Jhonatan Restrepo, the 25 year old Colombian already scored in Rubio in the third stage. Now the acute one in Borota, where the fifth fraction that started from San Juan de Colon (106.7 km) ended. Restrepo overtook the four teammates in what proved to be the decisive action: the Venezuelan Camargo finished second, while the other Androni Giocattoli Sidermec Daniel Munoz finished third. For the team led in South America by Gianni Savio and Giampaolo Cheula, Jefferson Cepeda was also the sixth place, first of the pursuers at 1’18 “. In the general classification, when three stages are missing at the conclusion, he leads the Venezuelan Campos. The best of the Androni Giocattoli Sidermec is Cepeda, fifth at 1’27 “. Rivera is tenth and Munoz eleventh.
For Restrepo, as mentioned, it is the second personal success at the Vuelta al Tachira, which after thirteen years has seen a Colombian runner impose himself in two fractions in the same edition. For Androni Giocattoli Sidermec, considering Pacioni’s winning sprint in the first fraction, it is the third success since the beginning of the season.