From January 27th to February 3rd, 2019 the thirty-seventh, the third international, edition of the Vuelta a San Juan took place.
The most memorable and spectacular edition ever, with a cast of athletes worthy of being compared to the major European tours. At the starting line, in fact, we saw the likes of Peter Sagan, Fernando Gaviria, Nairo Quintana, Julian Alaphilippe and Mark Cavendish, who fought each stage to gain a place in the register of this race, which is now the point of reference for cycling in South America.
The winner of the overall classification of this Vuelta a San Juan is Winner Anacona. The Colombian of the Team Movistar who during the fifth stage, with a magistral attack on Mount Colorado, the toughest climb of this Vuelta, has taken the leader's shirt from the French Alaphilippe.
In addition to the great success in sports terms, this was an incredible spectacle of the public. In fact, there were 300,000 people attending the race along the circuit, which developed around the ring road of the city of San Juan, only in the last stage. The warmth and passion of the people of San Juan and from all over Latin America have colored every day, surprising even the great international champions, accustomed to the attention of the fans around the world. All the athletes, in fact, claimed that they'll wait for the next edition to return to battle in these incredible places.
Watch the wonderful highlights videos of the race, visit www.vueltaasanjuan.org to review all the news and stay tuned!