Great participation of red and black in the Caribbean classic


The good news keeps coming because of cycling. With excellent results for the North of Santander, this Sunday finished the XXI Caribbean Classic, played in Cartagena between the last Friday and Sunday. The competition was organized by the Bolivar Cycling League and endorsed by the Colombian Cycling Federation.

In the last stage of the youth category, the North won the victory with Andrés Saavedra de Cucuta, leaving the department as the second in the overall ranking of the contest. At the final table, the Redskins were also present with Michel Martinez's second place.

In the Elite branch, the department won the first 120-kilometer stretch between Turbaco-Arjona-Turbaco and was crowned goal winner, with Jossimar Jerez cyclist of the Zulia Norte Rice team, who was also third overall, while Rosario Alcides Espinel came in second.

Jerez, who stopped the clock in 3 hours and 13 seconds, won the package of Angel Rivas, Juan Espinel and Bolivarense Ferney Restrepo in that first stage.


Once he won the stage and became the first leader, Jossimar Jerez celebrated this new achievement on behalf of his region. "It was a beautiful stage with ups and downs, it was a good time, the day was cloudy, tasty."

The Motilon athletes took the opportunity to thank Arroz Zulia and Calzado Power, who made possible the dream of going to the walled city and doing a great job.

In this way, full of achievements, three days of arduous competition ended in the Bolivarian capital, where the results of the competitors were a source of pride for the North of Santander.

By: Rito Julio Patiño / [email protected]


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