Sergio Higuita, sole champion, and Daniel Martínez, fourth in the last stage,
They finished the Tour of Switzerland in an exceptional way, after the last stage disputed with start and finish in Vaduz, of 25 kilometers won by Remco Evenepoel and in which the champion was Geraint Thomas.
Higuita, who will not be in the next edition of the Tour de France, but who has confirmed that he will do the Tour of Spain, he became the leader last Saturday, but the time trial is not his specialty.
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The Bora team cyclist broke the forecasts, despite his background, Higuita defended himself, started as the leader, and was only surpassed by Thomas.
Sergio Higuita won the position in the general classification from Jakob Fuglsang who, on paper he goes better on the clock, but this Sunday he was inspired and managed to finish second overall.
It has been an excellent season for Higuita, as he won a stage and finished 13th in the Tour of the Algarve, he was tenth in the Strade Bianche, he achieved his first title in the World Tour, when he won the Tour of Catalonia.
Also, was fifth in the Liege Bastogne Liege, won a stage in the Tour of Romandy and now comes second in Switzerland.
Martínez, for his part, despite being gregarious with Thomas, having helped him win the competition, he made his race and was fourth in the stage and climbed four boxes and finished in eighth place.
1. Remco Evenepoel 28 min 26 sec
2. Geraint Thomas at 3s
3. Stefan Kung at 10 s
4. Daniel Martinez at 28 s
5. Bob Jungels at 33 s
6. Maximilian Schachmann at 39 s
7. Felix Grobschartner at 55s
8. Neilson Poeless at 59 s
9. Jakob Fuglsang at 1min 02s
10. Dylan van Baarle at 1min 04s
11. Sergio Higuita at 1 min 17 sec
1. Geraint Thomas 33h 07m 09s
2. Sergio Higuita at 1 min 12 sec
3. Jakob Fuglsang at 1 min 16 sec
4. Neilson Powless at 2 min 10 sec
5. Stefan Kung at 2 min 25 sec
6. Bob Jungels at 2 min 59 sec
7. Felix Grbschartner at 3 min 37 sec
8. Daniel Martinez at 3 min 39 sec
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