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The stage where Richard Carapaz would become the leader of the Tour of Poland 2022

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There is no doubt that the Stage 3 of the Tour of Poland It was a roller coaster of emotions. Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz stands out as the big favorite to face the “Monster” Sergio Higuita the day of this Tuesday 02 August.

The Colombian worked with a calm mind this monday 01 august, dates from its 25th birthday, to win in the last kilometer. The work done by Jonathan Narvaez and the Locomotive did not perform as expected, despite climbing the overall standings.

For this Tuesday Olympic champion must overcome 10 seconds What advantage does the Monster have? The characteristics of the course allow them to be ideal for a battle of climbers and demonstrate the resistance of the legs.

Stage 4 will have 179.4 kilometers between Lesko and Zanok ideal for the embocadas of cyclists who will climb to Czarna Gora. The most difficult section will be in the last 40 kilometers where they will have to face the climb to Leszczawa.

Although everything can be set this Tuesday in this cycling competition, if Richie maintains his gap with Higuita or reduces it, he could come back in stages 5 and 6, points where resistance and teamwork can bring out the best native performance. by Carmelo.

Currently, the top 10 of this tour has two Latin Americans as protagonists: Sergio Higuita and Richard Carapaz. The distance between the leader and his peer is 10 seconds from fourth place, while with Pello Bilbao and Quinten Hermans it is only 4 and 6 seconds, respectively.

Carapaz must add points with this tour and face the Tour of Spain to propel themselves to the top steps of the world rankings. Currently, the Locomotive sits in 25th place far behind big rivals of the stature of Tadej Pogacar, Jonas Vingaard and Primoz Roglic.

Source metroecuador.com

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