Italy' Tour by cycling, it is victory for the Ecuadorian Carapaz, which maintains the detachment ahead of Nibali.
The endless trophy shines in Carapaz hands, in front of a wonderful Arena of Verona. The winner is the first rider from Ecuador to conquer the summit of the Tour of Italy by Cycling. The last stage, the time trial in Verona with the arrival in Piazza Bra and the final show at the Arena, is the American Chad Haga fourth American to win a time trial in the Tour of Italy. However the Verona time trial did not bring any big surprises: the Ecuadorian defended his pink jersey, manetendo 1'54 "ahead of Nibali.
Carapaz, between tears of emotion, said: "An amazing moment, one that pays the whole team work. I do not know what to say, do not believe it yet, the moves is a lot. I did not know that my parents and my family would come this far, a great joy. "
Second place, however, for Nibali, who failed the company. The Sicilian nonetheless pleased with the end result: "No regrets, I think I have done quite a ride. It 'was very hard fought and I found many valid rivals on the road. Carapaz went strong and raced well with Movistar. Courmayeur made the difference with his decisive counter while behind, the legs were eets for everyone. It 'been a difficult period after the fall tour, but the pain has gone away, vanishing. I go to the Tour but I do not think of doing the ranking. Let's see how it will approach and will respond as the physical. "
Third place went to Primoz Roglic: "It 'a nice finish on the podium after the problems I had. Today I felt very tired but I gave it all out. "
In short, the budget of this Tour of Italy by cycling was surprising: once again one of the most important sporting events at international level has already thrilled.