The 2nd Granfondo Municipality of Silves / ADECT took place on September 15, gathering around 200 participants. The athletes competed in two distances: 85km (mediofondo) and 120KM (granfondo).
The leaders of the Granfondo Overall Ranking were Ricardo Pires (1st place, representing the Swick Cycling Team / CBAlmodovar team), Bruno Rosa (2nd place, representing the Grupo Desportivo Santa Cruz / Litoral team) and Rafael Sacramento (3rd place, representing the Adect / Sacramento Aluminum team).
In the mediofondo the winner was Nuno Mendes (representing the Swick Cycling Team / C.B.Almodovar team), followed by Marco Coelho (2nd place, representing the Loulé Cycling Center) and Patrck Simão (3rd place).
In the ladies the highlight was Celina Carpinteiro, who qualified in 30th place overall and won in the category Women's Elites.
Classifications were also given in the categories sub 23, elites, masters 30, 40 and 50.
Emanuel Duarte (winner of the Tour de Portugal white jersey), Rafael Lourenço and David Livramento, three of the most talented cyclists of the new generation of these Portuguese athletes, were present at this race, as well as some Paralympic athletes.