SERGIO HIGUITA, WINNER OF THE THIRD STAGE OF LA VUELTA TO COLOMBIA MINISTRY OF TRANSPORTATION ROAD SAFETY

BOGOTÁ. Antioquia's Sergio Higuita (Team Manzana Postobon) celebrated the arrival of the third stage of the Vuelta a Colombia Ministry of Transport and Road Safety, which left Armenia and ended at the Tower of Cyprus (Manizales), after 187 kilometers.

Higuita, tried on the climb without saving anything and left in the way men of experience as Óscar Sevilla (Team Medellín), Alex Cano (Coldeportes Zenú Red Stamp) and the current champion of the Tour of Colombia, Aristobulo Cala (Bikes Strongman) .

The fraction had some leaks and among them were the Weimar Roldán (Team Medellín), Jordan Parra (Team Manzana Postobón) and the same Dalivier Ospina, holder of the special sprint shirt (Governación de Risaralda).

That yes in the ascent to Manizales, they left everything in the hands of the experts. Leaving Óscar Sevilla, Juan Pablo Suárez, Fredy Montaña, Camilo Castiblanco (Team Illuminate), the same Alex Cano and the winner of the stage Sergio Higuita.

The young and talented Sergio, needed four hours, 35 minutes and 58 seconds to celebrate in the goal, taking two seconds to Juan Pablo Suárez (EPM Scott) and Jonathan Caicedo five (Team Medellin).Suárez, who was runner-up the previous year in the Vuelta and is the current RCN Classic champion, rode to the lead of the race with a time of 12 hours, 28 minutes and 28 seconds. Leaving his partner

Rodrigo Contreras in the second box at 16 seconds. While Higuita was partially placed on the podium of the race just 20 seconds from EPM leader Scott.

This Thursday the caravan will arrive at the department of Tolima. We will leave Manizales and finish the fraction in Ibagué, where 174.9 kilometers will be completed. (www.federacioncolombianadeciclismo.com)

TEN FIRST CLASSIFICATION STAGE 3 (187 KM).

1. Andrés Higuita (Manzana-Postobón) 04:35:58
2. Juan Pablo Suárez (EPM-Scott) +00:00:02
3. Jonathan Caicedo (Team Medellín) +00:00:05
4. Alex Cano (Coldeportes Zenú Sello Rojo) +00:00:09
5. Oscar Sevilla (Team Medellín) +00:00:12
6. Fredy Montaña (EPM-Scott) +00:00:18
7. Rodrigo Contreras (Epm-Scott) +00:00:18
8. Aristóbulo Cala (Bicicletas Strongman Coldeportes) +00:00:19
9. Didier Chaparro (SuperGiros) +00:00:19
10. Sebastián Caro (DEPRISA) +00:00:19

TEN FIRST CLASSIFICATION GENERAL INDIVIDUAL.

1. Juan Pablo Suárez (EPM-Scott) 12:28:28
2. Rodrigo Contreras (EPM-Scott) +00:00:16
3. Sergio Higuita (Manzana-Postobón) +00:00:20
4. Oscar Sevilla (Team Medellín) +00:00:25
5. Jonathan Caicedo (Team Medellín) +00:00:36
6. Alex Cano (Coldeportes Zenú Sello Rojo) +00:00:37
7. Jhojan García (Manzana-Postobón) +00:00:46
8. Sebastián Caro (DEPRISA) +00:01:02
9. Didier Chaparro (SuperGiros) +00:01:04
10. José Tito Hernández (Aguardiente Antioqueño) +00:01:04