La Vuelta 2023: Lennard Kamna wins stage 9 | video

German Lennard Kamna (Bora Hansgrohe) He signed up for the Big 3 Winners Club at win by yourself in the ninth stage from Return 2023 disputed between Cartagena and Col de la Cruz de Caravacafrom 184.5 kilometers, an atypical day that delayed an American Sepp Kuss (Jumbo Wisma) leader.

stone (Wedel, 26 years old), with victories in Tour de France (Villars de Lans) and Giro d’Italia (Etna)closed the magical trilogy in a sacred place, in caravaca cross He entered a nearby hill alone, proving that he was the strongest of those who finally escaped.

Although the time was taken 2 km from the finish due to bad weather, which never arrived, Kamna broke into the lead, ahead of the Italian Matteo Sobrero (Heiko) by half a minute, immediate pursuer. The favorites, grouped together, already signed a draw at that moment and devoted themselves to completing the stage without the slightest effort, at a pace of walking.

Only Primoz Roglic (Jambo Visma) He tried to use his throw to win a second. The Slovenian took 2 seconds of the podium. Kuss held on to the red, 43 seconds ahead of Marc Soler. and 1.03 in relation to Lenny Martinez.

In the noble zone Evenepol – the fourth, 5 seconds earlier Michael Landa And Roglic, Bye Wingegaard and Enric Mas 11 seconds left and Juan Ayuso to 21. The candidates will face the time trial in Valladolid on Tuesday with minimal differences.

At the exit from Cartagena, in front of the Sea Wall, the eyes turned to the sky at DANA. ancient and glorious New Carthage During the Roman Empire, he expected thunderstorms, but the clouds decided to wait for the discharge.

The storm unleashed her Jumbo Wisma at the first exchange. Several drops and fans caused six components to leak, including the leader. Kuss, Roglik and Vingegaard. To them, attentive to maneuver, joined Evenepol, and, together with some guests, up to 12 units opened the way to the bewilderment of the victims.

A star leak has brought the peloton under control. Drive everyone. Movistar de Mas, Bahrain de Landa, UAE Ayuso, Soler and Almeida are all in trouble. Crazy stage, covering 54,363 km in the first hourthe highest average in history for days with bumps over 1,000 meters.

Twelve merciless men appeared on Puerto Casas de la Marina la Perdis (1st, 12.1 km at 5 percent, with 12 ramps), but the adventure ended on the first kilometers of the ascent after a good frying UAE. With fear in the body, a truce is signed between the favorites. Secondary actors, hooligans of the detachment, enter the stage.

Far from the summit, the landscape had already changed. Group of 8 rebels, including three Spaniards: Ruben Fernandez, Dani Navarro and John Barrenechea, as well as Gebreigzabhyer, Kamna, Sobrero, Hamilton and Caicedo. they achieved takeoff and calm in their favorite groups after supersonic departure.

Relative calm. Black skies, no rain on the way to Caravaca, but with gusts of hurricane wind. In the furious breath of Eol on the height of Mula, the city “Luisle” Sanchez and from Mo Katir, The athlete, who took second place in the 5000 meters, the fans again sowed panic. Sudal Evenepolya drew up a protocol of the court. This time he only caught Lenny Martinez and Poels.

Arreon reduced the advantage of the fugitives from 8 to 4 minutes. but there was no hunting. Jumbo decided to eliminate unnecessary effort. and the ascent to the sixth unprecedented finish of the Vuelta remained. Due to road conditions and “to avoid risks”the organization on the move decided that the time of the general classification would be removed 2.6 kilometers from the finish line.and bonuses removed.

Passing through Caravaca de la Cruz, above which is the Basilica de la Vera Cruz, 10 minutes from the finish line, Climbing the Collado de la Cruz de Caravaca (2nd, 8.2 km at 5.5%/max 20%), unprecedented port, with some ups and downs, a very peculiar, newly paved area for the occasion. There he made a difference Lennard Kamna, i.e.he was unstoppable when he decided to attack with 5 km to go.

The German was crowned at the Vuelta. ignoring the atypical outcome that was experienced. Roglic accelerated and snatched two seconds at the end point of the stage. And there were no more quarrels and disputes. Everyone was enthusiastic about the β€œprotection of cyclists”. Dana didn’t show up. but a little rain was enough to spoil the stage, which started out interesting and ended in disappointment.

This Monday the Vuelta will enjoy first day off and the platoon will go to Valladolid, where activity resumes on Tuesday with a 25.8 km time trial.

(according to information from EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias