Tuesday 15 June 2021

Costa Rican cyclist captures queen stage of Petronas

Costa Rican Kevin Rivera (C) emerged victorious in the queen stage of Petronas Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) 2020.

Costa Rica’s Kevin Rivera emerged victorious in the queen stage of Petronas Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) 2020 on Monday but it was second-placed Danilo Celano who moved into the overall lead in Genting Highlands.

Two kilometers from the finish, the duo timed their moves to perfection to overtake Terengganu Cycling Team’s Artem Ovechkin, who had led for much of the last 10 kilometers, reports New Straits Times.

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Rivera of Team Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec, won the 156.1km stage, which started in Putrajaya and ended in Genting Highlands, in four hours, 18 minutes and 55 seconds. Celano of Team Sapura Cycling was second.

 

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