The Dombenite cyclist Pablo Lospitao has taken the victory in the last stage of the Giro Della Lunigiana, in Italy. A fifth stage in which the Spanish team rider has won after being the fastest in the sprint of the leading group that was formed in the last climb.
Lospitao has won a 104 km route with three 2nd category climbs, the last of which, which was crowned 10 km from the finish line, being the hardest of the day.
The Extremadura native has been the best of the Spaniards overall in this Italian round, finishing 18th overall, just over 6 minutes behind the winner, the Frenchman Leo Bisiaux. By points, Lospitao has been eighth overall; and, by team, Spain finished in sixth position.
Pablo Torres, the Dombeni native’s teammate, also finished in the Top-20 overall.
According to the organization of the event, it is the first time in 21 years that a Spaniard has won a stage.
It is a highly prestigious stage round within the Italian junior calendar that in its last editions, this is number 47, has been won by riders of the stature of Remco Evenepoel, Andrea Piccolo, Lenny Martínez or Antonio Morgado.