Nairo quintana He played the second stage of the Critérium Dauphiné, a competition that began on Sunday and left the leader Brent Van Moer (Lotto), who reached the finish line alone to the surprise of those who were waiting for a packaging dispute.
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The Colombian runner arrived 25 seconds behind the winner of the day, as did the bulk of the peloton. In any case, this Monday the riders moved from Brioude to Saugues over 173 kilometers of route. There were five mountain prizes: one first, one second, one third and two fourth category
It should be noted that the Critérium Dauphiné It is the competition prior to the start of the Tour de France. Runners like the Colombian are also present in it Miguel Ángel López (Movistar), like the French David Gaudu and Guillaume Martin, and the climbers of the Jumbo team (Kuss, Kruijswijk, Vingegaard).
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As for Quintana, he was not indifferent to what happened with Egan Bernal at the Giro d’Italia: “It was a Colombian show. I am very happy for the country, for all the people, may this type of happiness come to the Colombian people that we so need ”, declared the Boyacense regarding the title of the one from Zipaquirá.
This Tuesday will take place la tercera etapa del Critérium Dauphiné between Langeac and Saint-Haon-Le-Vieux. It will be 172 kilometers where there will be a new opportunity for sprinters.
Critérium del Dauphiné 2021: how was Nairo Quintana in the general; stage 2
Completed the second stage of the Critérium Dauphiné 2021, Nairo Quintana was located in box 24 of the general classification at 24 seconds from danish Lukas Postetlberger (Bora) 8:38:22.