Movistar Team kept their place in the day’s news at the Tour de San Luis. Chilean Carlos Oyarzun went for his second day in a row into the break, the blue rider being part of the TV cut with eight other riders for more than 140 kilometers. Caught with 20k to go, the pursuers would lead the race into a bunch arrival that made no changes into the overall classification.
Xavi Tondo conserves his privileged 3rd spot, 10 seconds from the lead, in the eve of the crucial individual time trial om Thusday, over 19 kilometers in and along the region’s capital city, which is giving real support to the Movistar Team roster as they are taking on their competitive début in South America.
TOUR DE SAN LUIS. Stage 3, Buena Esperanza-Villa Mercedes, 163 km
1. Ferrari (Androni) 3.19.49; 2. Crespo (Funvic) s.t.; 3. Richeze (D’Angelo) s.t.; …29. Iriarte (MOV) s.t.; 35. F. Pérez (MOV); 39. Lastras (MOV) s.t.; 42. Tondo (MOV) s.t.; 43 Soler (MOV) s.t.; 98. Oyarzun (MOV) 0.09.
GC: 1. Serpa (Androni) 12.12.07; 2. Capecchi (Liquigas) 0.04; 3. Tondo (Movistar Team) 0.10; …56. F. Pérez (MOV) 6.32; 75. Soler (MOV) 8.47; 92. Oyarzun (MOV) 10.50; 102. Lastras (MOV) 13.06; 103. Iriarte (MOV) s.t.