ANDThis Saturday was a day of post shooting for the Spanish runners. Distributed among the four highest category races that were held, Switzerland, Occitania, Slovenia and Belgiumfour of ours entered podium position: among the first three.
The highest quality arrival was the one that took place in the third stage of Occitania. There, on the queen day, it was Woods who buckled the win but carlos rodrguezwho, according to what MARCA has learned, it is not ruled out that he will attend the next Tour de France with Ineos -he is on the team’s pre-list- despite the fact that he has not yet debuted in any major and that LaVuelta’22 was in his initial plans, he was second followed by Jess Herrada and Alejandro Valverdewho continues to fight to collect points for a Movistar that does not want scares in the classification.
It is very difficult for them to descend from the category, but the teams below have put their batteries into action in other races and the Navarrese should not be neglected. It was precisely a Movistar, scar rodrguez, who brushed against success in Switzerland. just pinot was able to snatch the victory. Ion Izaguirre ran out of gas at the key moment.
In the middle of the UAE party
In the Tour of Slovenia, where UAE had a feast, Barcelona recovered the sensations to be third after Majka and Pogacar. Matxin’s two pupils raffled off the victory in an unprecedented way: rock, paper or scissors.
The duel was taken by Rafal, but Pogacar will take the general this Sunday. With a week to go before the Spanish Championship starts in Mallorca and the Tour de France in Denmark, the Spanish are gritting their teeth in search of victories or, at least, points.
A triumph worth a “bao de masses”
Quinten Hermans, an Intermarch rider who celebrated by jumping into a full pool, was the winner of the fourth stage of the Tour of Belgium, which started and finished in Durbuy, with a distance of 172.2 km, in which the Swiss Mauro took the lead. Schmid (QuickStep). It was the only race of the day where there was no clear Spanish leading role.