Winner Anacona secures overall victory at Vuelta a San Juan

Winner Anacona wins Vuelta a San Juan 2019

Sam Bennett (Bora-hansgrohe) claimed the last stage of the Vuelta a San Juan coming from a long way back to beat Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Erik Baska (Bora-hansgrohe) to the line.

Winner Anacona (Movistar) finished in the peloton to secure the overall victory, having taken the lead on the queen stage, Friday. Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep) came second in the GC, while Oscar Sevilla (Medellin) took third.

“It was my first time here and it turned out to be a nice experience,” said Alaphilippe. “I am happy with my wins and the atmosphere the fans made this past week. It gives me great pleasure to start my season in this manner, with two victories and an overall podium. I don’t have regrets after this race, because I gave my best here together with the team.”

Alaphillippe’s 19-year-old Quick-Step teammate Remco Evenepoel won the young riders’ classification in what was his first WordTour race.

Vuelta a San Juan 2019 – stage 7 results (San Juan – San Juan):

1 Sam Bennett (Bora-hansgrohe)


2 Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck-QuickStep)


3 Erik Baska (Bora-hansgrohe)


4 Manuel Belletti (Androni Giacattoli-Sidermec)


5 Peter Sagan (Bora-hansgrohe)


6 Rudy Barbier (Israel Cycling Academy)


7 Imerio Cima (Nippo-Vini Fantini-Faizane)


8 Matteo Malucelli (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA)


9 Ricardo Escuela (A.C.A Virgen de Fatima)


10 Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates)



Vuelta a San Juan 2019 – final general classification:

1 Winner Anacona (Movistar)


2 Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-QuickStep)


3 Oscar Sevilla (Medellin)


4 Valerio Conti (UAE Team Emirates)


5 Felix Grossschartner (Bora-hansgrohe)


6 Richard Carapaz (Movistar)


7 Cesar Nicolas Paredes (Medellin)


8 Nairo Quintana (Movistar)


9 Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-QuickStep)


10 Tiesj Benoot (Lotto Soudal)



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