Luís Gomes, Portuguese cyclist from the Kelly-Simoldes-UD Oliveirense team, won a seventh stage of the 83rd Volta a Portugal by bicycle, completing the 150.1 kilometers between Santo Tirso and Braga in 3:32.03 hours, winning the sprint and conquering the same time of the Portuguese Gonçalo Leaça (LA Alumínios-Credibom-MarcosCar) and the Spanish Txomin Juaristi (Euskatel-Euskadi), second and third places, respectively.
The 28-year-old cyclist from Vila Nova de Gaia years, so his Volta victory. The last time he had won was in 2020.
In the general classification, Frederico Figueiredo kept the yellow double, with seven seconds ahead of his colleague in Grlassdrive-Q8-Anicolor, Mauricio Moreiral. In third place is the Portuguese Luís Fernandes, who could not reduce the distance and was 38 seconds away.
The stage of the Volta a Portugal today runs, between Viana do Castelo and Fafe, in a course of 182.4 kilometers, with four mountain counts, although all smooth, which were all open.
back to the end
The 83rd edition of the Volta a Portugal is thus approaching its end, with the last stage taking place next Monday.
There is, however, still no favorite favorite to win this edition of the event, which was not able to with the cyclists of W52-FC Porto, the team that ended up losing its license as a result of the alleged doping case that led to the suspension of eight team cyclists and the arrest of the director and a masseuse.