Always looking for victories

31 July 2011
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Movistar Team battled for the triumph in Getxo, with three men getting into top12, and first stage of Tour de Pologne, where Oyarzun took part of the break
Movistar Team keep looking for 19th win of the season and today has fought again for victory in a competitive Sunday morning with two scheduled races, 66th Circuito de Getxo and first stage of the Tour of Poland. The Basque classic, which changed his ending by more selective ramps of Txomintxu, has shown a telephone squad being significantly represented in the final resolution, with the presence of Fran Ventoso (7th), Intxausti (9th), and Lastras (12th) in the uphill sprint. The victory was for the Andalusian Lobato, in a race characterized by strong pace and constant attempts to get into breakaways.

Best news for the Blues was to see the recovery of Beñat Intxausti, returning to competition after a fracture in upper radius suffered in Tour de France. Beñat has demonstrated good condition getting into several breaks during the race and contesting the triumph in the final slope on the streets of Getxo. Meanwhile, at the opening stage of the Tour of Poland, Chilean Carlos Oyarzun has been one of the major protagonists of the day after entering a six-rider break that completed several laps in front, in a circuit through the streets of Warsaw. The break was caught with 10k to the finish after more than 90k leading, being the victory for the German Kittel (SKS) in a bunch sprint, which could be repeated in the next two days. Madrazo, 25th, was first movistar in the stage and Oyarzun is placed 7th in GC due to intermediate bonuses.