Hugo Sampedro shows his quality at Memorial Junco
Nor was today a bad day for the juniors of the Polartec, who ran in Cantabria the Jose Luis Junco Memorial. Hugo Sampedro, one of the best climbers on the team, was only 8 seconds behind the winner of this event, scoring for the Spanish Cup, proving that in his second year in the category is maturing a lot as a cyclist.
Sampedro was the representative of the Polartec that at 20 km to go, got into a group of six rideres among which the victory was played. Everything was decided in the last 1000 meters of race, in a last climb in which was Hugo Sampedro who took the initiative to launch the first attack, finally countered by the winner, Sergio Ginés, who came 8 seconds ahead of Sampedro, who nevertheless launched a final counterattack that earned him the second place.
Carlos García, the best classified of the Polartec Team in the Spanish Cup, retains his options of victory in the last two races, although the overall classification is very tight, unlike teams, where Polartec consolidated its lead with a second place and dreams with the final triumph.
Finally, also the Plaza Éboli School, where run the smallest of the Alberto Contador Foundation, had a good day in the town of San Fernando de Henares (Madrid), where it got the team victory.
(Automatic translation. Forgive inaccuracies).