The worldwide L’Etape by Tour de France gran fondo series rolled through Colombia on Sunday at the 4th edition of  L’Etape Colombia.   Originally planned as a 113 kilometre event, due to government restrictions the route was cut down to 76 kilometres with 1750 metres of climbing.

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With a perfect temperature for cycling, 2000 amateur riders, special guest Didi Senft, the German known as the “Devil” of the Tour de France and top professional cyclists Óscar Sevilla, Jesús Davis Peña, Nicolás Gómez, Daniela Atehortúa and Camilo Castelblanco started the race in the center of Bogata.

34 year-old Giovany Malaver, who won the 2021 Giro de Rigo gran fondo earlier in November, was the first rider to return and earn the top step of the podium with a time of 2:08:12.  Ex-pro James Jaramillo next at  2:10:16 with Juan Guillermo third at 2:10:20.  

Angelica Uribe, who also won the Women’s race at Giro de Rigo, earned another win with a final time of 2:27:24 at L’Etape Colombia and finished 33rd overall. 

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Complete L’Etape Colombia results HERE.

PHOTOS: L’Etape Colombia

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