Return to Portugal: Samuel Caldeira triumphs in Viseu and wears yellow

Return to Portugal: Samuel Caldeira triumphs in Viseu and wears yellow


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Already on the road the 81st edition of the Tour of Portugal by bike. In 2019, the “great” is disputed in the north and center of the country, promising to color the Portuguese roads. until next August 11.

In the prologue that marked the start of the race, the Algarve Samuel Caldeira of W52-FC Porto was the fastest completing the 6 km that covered the “heart” of the city of Viseu and is the first cyclist to wear the yellow jersey.

The route, starting and arriving at Avenida da Europa, although practically flat, had some parallel zones, an added difficulty for the 132 cyclists, from 19 teams, who started this Wednesday the 81st edition of the Volta a Portugal.

Domain of W52-FC Porto

Samuel Caldeira completed the distance in 07: 28.139 minutes, beating for 88ths of a second Swiss Gian Friesecke (SRA) and for 190ths of a second Spaniard Gustavo Veloso (W52-FC Porto), second and third classified, respectively.

With Lusa

All the information in today's print edition, August 1st, of DIARY THE BORDERS



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