Alberto Contador ends his route in Ecuador “without words for the love received”


the Spanish cyclist Alberto counter expressed his thanks for the shows of support and love received of Ecuadorian fans in their participation this Sunday in a 150 kilometer route through Quitopart of the first official Giro d’Italia event in Latin America.

“No words for the love received. Thank you Ecuador”wrote Contador on his social networks when he posted a video in which he can be seen throughout the climb after leaving the Guayasamín tunnel while a group of spectators cheer him on by shouting “come on, Alberto , come champion”.

The man from Madrid, who retired from professional cycling after winning the Vuelta a España three times, the Tour de France twice and the Giro d’Italia twice, participated in the queen event of the “Giro d’Italia Ride Like a Pro” in Quito, a cycling contest that toured the Ecuadorian capital and its surroundings.

“All the time shooting over 2,800 meters high. We had a great day!”Contador pointed out at the end of the route, a difficult track full of steep slopes that tested his fitness on this route that is also open to beginners.

At the opening of the event held on Friday, Contador acknowledged that he had not prepared in the best way after becoming a reporter for the Tour de France, but he was sure that this cycling festival would be a big boost for cycling. in Ecuador.

Source: La Verdad


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