Carlos Canal, 4th in the fourth stage of the Orlen Nations Grand Prix


The Spanish National Team continues to star in Orleans Nations Grand Prix. The Polish round, in charge of the opening of this 2023 edition of U23 Nations Cup, He settled this morning in his little room, where Carlos Canal He is at a high level again and close to victory. The Galician cyclist from the Spanish team finished fourth in a sprint arrival where the British prevailed Robert Donaldson and that allowed him to rise to 15th place overall in the race.

At 9:00 in the morning, a stage with a broken profile consisting of 129 kilometers began. In the middle of the day they had to save three climbs between two and four kilometers at an average gradient of 6% which left the peloton just under 40 units. The Spanish National Team, which once again showed itself at a high level, remained in this leading group Fernando Tercero, Jorge Gutiérrez, Diego Uriarte and Carlos Canalwith his teammates to try to position him in the best possible way for the final sprint.

At the end, Canal, like yesterday when he was third, showed a very high level and was fully involved in the fight for victory to finish fourth rear. Donaldson, Nerurkar and Busatto. The Galician now occupies 15th place overall, 1’34” behind Danish Mangel, who continues to lead the race. The Spanish National Team, despite being hampered by the unfortunate crash that affected its riders in the first stage, is fourth in the team classification, just 1’37” behind France, who are ahead.

This Sunday the fifth and final episode will take place Orleans Nations Grand Prixwhich will consist of 145 km and will offer a broken profile, full of steep slopes and short climbs that will decide the race, including a final climb of 2 km at 6.1% that will give access to the finish line.

Source: La Verdad


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