The Colombian cyclist finished in box 35 in the first stage of the Tour of Andalusia. @santiagobuitrago09 – Instagram
Santiago Buitrago was the best Colombian runner in the first stage of the Tirreno Adriatico. The Bahrain-Victorious rider had a time of 13.38 in the individual time trial and was ranked 35th of the day, 1:10 behind the Italian from INEOS Grenadiers, Filippo Ganna, who won the fraction with a time of 12:28. The podium was completed by Lennard Kämma from Bora Hansgrohe and Magnus Sheffiled, also from the British squad.
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The Bogotá cyclist is one of the key players in the Bahrain Victorious in the 58th edition of the Tirreno Adriatico and his season started on the right foot since in the Vuelta a Andalucía he placed third in the general classification, being surpassed by Tadej Pogacar from UAE Team Emirates and Mikel Landa, his teammate. In his first appearance in the Italian race he showed a strong pace and was the second best runner in his team in the time trial.
The other Colombian quota is completed by Fernando Gaviria of the Movistar Team, who was in position 141 of the day, 2:02 behind Filippo Ganna and Juan Sebastián Molano of UAE Team Emirates, who was in position 151, 2:15 behind the team. Italian cyclist for the INEOS Grenadiers.
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