‘Supermán’ López was the best Latin American of the first stage in the Tour of Spain

Stage 1 of the Tour of Spain and Colombian was run Miguel Angel ‘Superman’ Lopez (Movistar) finished in accordance with his time in the 7.1 km time trial in Burgos. He confirmed that he is physically fit to fight to the end with Primoz Roglic.

The Slovenian Roglic fulfilled the predictions and won the stage with a time of 8.32 minutes, and an average of 49.8 km. He took the lead from Spanish Alex Aranburu (Astana), by dropping his time in the clock by six seconds.

21 seconds behind Roglic was ‘Superman’ López, to also finish in 21st place in the general classification.

“It was a very demanding and technical time. I’ve done my best, as always, and now it’s time to look ahead and continue with the days that remain, ”said the 27-year-old cyclist from Boyacá.

López described what the 7.1 km time trial in Burgos were for him: “Everything was important because in the end you had to do the climb well and then have fluidity on the descent and in the final part you could give it your all.”

In Movistar Team the leadership is shared with Enric Mas, they are the spearheads of the Spanish telephony team. They seek to improve what has been done in the Tour de France.

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