The cyclist Juan Sebastián Molano makes history for Colombia after winning the last stage of the Vuelta a España 2022 that arrived in Madrid. The packer, a native of Paipa, Boyacá, also achieved his first victory in the three big World Tour.
Sebastián Molano joins Rigoberto Urán as the two Colombian cyclists who won a stage in the 2022 Vuelta a España, that it was seen with little prominence for Colombia in the previous one, but that as the days progressed, they were consolidating, at least the Antioquian and the boyacense.
And together with them, Miguel Ángel López, leader of Astana, from Boyacá, also managed to stand out, finishing in fourth place in the classification, a historical Top 5 that shows the battle he gave against the Spaniards Juan Ayuso and Enric Mas, who escorted the winner Remco Evenepoel on the podium.
Sebastián Molano makes history for Colombia in the Vuelta a España 2022
In turn, Rigoberto Urán was ninth overall. In this way another Tour of Spain ended for history with Colombian protagonism. Juan Sebastián Molano, in addition to the stage victory in Madrid, knew how to enter history with a devastating fact.
Well, the packer from Paipa became the first Colombian to win a last stage of the big three, no compatriot had done it, not even in the Tour de France in Paris, in Giro d’Italia or La Vuelta in Madrid, until Sebastián Molano managed to set the record.