the canadian Michael Woods (Israel Premier Tech) has been the final winner of the 46th edition of the Occitania Route after the dispute of the fourth and last stage disputed between Les Angles and Auterive, of 188.3 km, in which the Italian Niccoló Bonifazio (Total Energies) won the sprint.
Woods (Toronto, 35 years old), resident in Andorra, won his first round in stages and premiered the winners of the Canadians in the French test, after a day animated by the fans and a breakaway of 30 runners where all the favorites entered, who played for victory in Auterive.
(Sergio Higuita, extraordinary: second in the Tour of Switzerland 2022)
(Santiago Buitrago, fearless to fight for the lead in Bahrain)
A leak that was unleashed to the packaging and that elevated Bonifazio, who has 20 wins as a professional.
The 28-year-old Italian narrowly edged out compatriot Matteo Moschetti (Trek Segafredo) and the German from Movistar Max Kanter, who took the green jersey by points.
The former middle-distance athlete Michael Woods rose to the top of the podium, making history. achieving an important victory for him and his team, in a hurry to stay in the first division of cycling.
He was accompanied on the cajon by the Spaniards Carlos Rodríguez (Ineos) and Jesús Herrada (Cofidis), second and third respectively, with Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) fourth.
Colombian Nairo Quintana had to settle for sixth place. A final stage of wind and fans that produced a final escape of 30 runners who reached the finish line to discuss victory.
In the end, a child crossed the track meters after the finish line. Bonifazio had to maneuver not to take him ahead.
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Here is the video.
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