Stage 3: Colombian Vargas maintains her general classification lead
The third stage of the Women’s Vuelta a Costa Rica winner was Lithuanian Edita Janeliute who rides for the Pasta Zara-Manhattan Cogeas team.
The Lithuanian won the sprint in out of a group of ten riders, setting a time of 1:36:26 in the 56 km route between Esparza and Puntarenas.
The second place went to the Mexican Yussely Mendivil, third was Giada Borgato (Pasta Zara Cogeas), fourth to her teammate and fifth Callovi Rossella the Colombian Lorena Vargas, all with the same time.
The disputed sprint left as leader to Janeliute while Vargas continues to lead in the mountains, while Costa Rican Edith Guillen (Coopeservidores-Giant) was the best local and leader Albershard Adyysson in the U23.
Individual General Classification remains in command of Colombian Lorena Vargas (IS Corp) with an accumulated time of 4:14:10, the second is Evelyn Garcia (Pasta Zara Cogeas) to 39 seconds, American Adyysson Albershard is third at 1:03, Inga Cilvinaite is fourth at 1:09 and Ana Casas is fifth at 2:34.
OVERALL RESULTS for the TOUR
Place, Surname, Name, Country/Team, Time
1. CILVINAITE Inga Lithuania/Pasta Zara Manhattan Cogeas 8:27:30
2. ALBERSHARDT Addysson (USA/U23/Garrobo-Texops
3. VARGAS Lorena (Colombia/IS Corp) 2:01
4. GARCIA Evelyn(El Salvador/Pasta Zara Manhattan Cogeas) 2:40
5. LOPEZ Belen (Spain/Lointek) 4:12
6. POTOKINA Anna (Russia/) 5:12
7. GUILLEN Edith (Costa Rica/Cooperservidores Giant) 5:44
8. FORTIN Veronique (Canada/Garrobos-Texops 5:49
9. CASAS Ana (U23/Mexico) 8:28
10. MUFFAT Alexia (France/U23/Lointek) 10:17
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