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Tivani denies the sprinters to win stage six in San Juan

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German Tivani stage six Vuelta San Juan 2019

German Tivani (ACA Virgen de Fatima) became a surprising winner of the six stage at the Vuelta a San Juan when he beat compatriots Daniel Diaz (Asociacon Civil Mardan) and Daniel Zamora (ACA Virgen de Fatima) in a 3-rider sprint.

Tivani escaped with his teammate Daniel Zamora, Dayer Quintana (Neri Sottoli – Selle Italia), and Daniel Diaz (Municipalidad de Pocito) and built up a lead of over five minute.

The WorldTour teams working for heavyweights such as Peter Sagan, Mark Cavendish and Fernando Gaviria looked to have the chase under control, however an unexpected tailwind late in the stage gave the break a glimmer of hope.

The escapees managed to arrive to the finish line 12 seconds ahead of them and Tivani showed to have the better legs for the final metres.

Vuelta a San Juan 2019 – stage 6 results (Autódromo El Villicúm – Autódromo El Villicúm):

1 German Tivani (ACA Virgen de Fatima)

3:13:29

2 Daniel Diaz (Asociacon Civil Mardan)

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3 Daniel Zamora (ACA Virgen de Fatima)

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4 Sam Bennett (Bora-hansgrohe)

+12”

5 Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates)

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6 Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Deceuninck-QuickStep)

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7 Simone Consonni (UAE Team Emirates)

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8 Stan Dewulf (Lotto Soudal)

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9 Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep)

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10 Rudy Barbier (Israel Cycling Academy)

+16”

 

Vuelta a San Juan 2019 – general classification after stage 6:

1 Winner Anacona (Movistar)

19:14:55

2 Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep)

+35”

3 Oscar Sevilla (Medellin)

+57”

4 Valerio Conti (UAE Team Emirates)

+01’03”

5 Felix Grossschartner (Bora-hansgrohe)

+01’13”

6 Richard Carapaz (Movistar)

+01’20”

7 Cesar Nicolas Paredes (Medellin)

+01’24”

8 Nairo Quintana (Movistar)

+01’29”

9 Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-QuickStep)

+01’36”

10 Tiesj Benoot (Lotto Soudal)

+01’38”