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Alejandro Carriles wins Sixth stage of classic Cuban Cycling



Ciego de Avila, Feb 19.- Alexander Carriles in Havana, won the sixth stage of the V Classic National Cycling Route, Havana, with Baracoa-La beginning in the city of Camagüey and goal in the provincial capital Avileña, stopping the clock at 2 hours, 10 minutes and 39 seconds.

Lanes in the first place, the 106 kilometers that separate the Camagüey´s Clinical and Surgical Hospital Manuel Ascunce Domenech of Salvador Allende in Ciego de Ávila, escorted by the Matanzas´ Cristtian Pérez and Maikol Hernández, and Frank Sosa, of Cienfuegos.

From the first few kilometers of the stage, a group of 10 cyclists starred in a getaway that is maintained throughout the journey and a 3-minute advantage with five seconds on the rest of the nearly 80 participants.

Joel Solenzar, Sancti Spiritus, remained the leader of the individual ranking, as you cross the finish-line between the main pack with his followers.

Onel Santaclara, Guantanamo, won the three intermediate sprints, located in The Vallita (kilometer 36), Florida (49 kilometer) and the Center (85 kilometer), which is ratified as the maximum 43 points accumulator with units.

To Santa Clara in The Vallita Havana´s Kevin Vega and the Matanzas´ Cristtian Pérez; in Florida, Leandro Marcos and his team mate Vega, who swapped positions in the Center.

In statements to the Cuban News Agency, Santa Clara stated that from the beginning sought to escape, because Vega is who the heels in the accumulated points and you do not want to "chance".

This between my aspirations to win a couple of stages of which are, I know that i can do this with the getaways, added Santaclara, after being awarded.

The first cyclist to Ciego de Avila in crossing the goal were Marlon Gonzalez and Freddy Buergo with a time of 2 hours, 14 minutes and 16 seconds.

Paul Arturo Campins, National Commissioner of Cycling, authorities of the sport in Ciego de Ávila, curators and journalists, paid tribute to the Mexican coach Augustine Alcantara, who died in a car accident in the 14th version of the Return to Cuba, in 1979, on Ciego de Ávilas´ land.

The 2018 National Cycling Classic account of 11 stages, with a total length of 349 kilometers, 25 thousand goals flyers, and five prizes of mountain.

This event will continue tomorrow, Tuesday, a route of 155 kilometers from the José Martí Park, of this city, Sancti Spiritus-Topes de Collantes. (ACN) (Photo: File Http://www.juventudrebelde.cu)