Ruta del Sol 2022: Kämna climbs to victory, Poels seals GC

Lennard Kamna - Ruta del Sol 2022: Kämna climbs to victory, Poels seals GCimage: Cor VosLennard Kämna climbs to the stage honours on the last day of the Ruta del Sol, while Wout Poels seals the GC victory. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 5th stage Ruta del Sol 2022

1. Lennard Kämna (ger)
2. Lorenzo Fortunato (ita) + 0.04
3. Alessandro Covi (ita) + 0.10
4. Magnus Sheffield (usa) + 0.12
5. Gonzalo Serrano (spa) + 0.25
6. Emanuel Buchmann (ger) + 0.26
7. Stefano Oldani (ita) + 0.27
8. Simone Velasco (ita) + 0.29
9. Floris de Tier (bel) + 0.39
10. Nelson Oliveira (por) + 0.49

Final GC
1. Wout Poels (nld)
2. Cristián Rodríguez (spa) + 0.14
3. Miguel Ángel López (col) + 0.15
4. Carlos Rodriguez (spa) + 0.19
5. Simon Yates (gbr) + 0.20
6. Jack Haig (aus) + 0.22
7. Ben O’Connor (aus) + 0.26
8. Mauri Vansevenant (bel) + 0.32
9. Alexey Lutsenko (kaz) + 0.34
10. Iván Sosa (col) + 0.39

Race report
A group of 19 riders opens up a gap of roughly 1 minute before they are reeled in with 80 kilometres remaining. Moments later a new break takes shape with Buchmann, Janssens, Fortunato, Velasco, Oliveira, Serrano, Sheffield, Ghrimay, Covi, Polanc, Trentin, Clarke, Kämna, Wandahl, De Tier, Oldani, Navarro, and Christian. Their lead extends to more than 3 minutes.

The gap falls to 2 minutes on the finish climb, while Kämna goes solo in the last 3.5 kilometres. Covi and Fortunato are chasing.

Another interesting read: route 5th stage 2022 Ruta del Sol.

Ruta del Sol 2022 – stage 5: route, profile, more

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