Tivani steals the glory from WorldTour sprinters at Vuelta a San Juan

Germán Tivani (Agrupacion Virgen De Fatima) wins stage 6 at Vuelta a San Juan

As Germán Tivani (Agrupacion Virgen De Fatima) celebrated his surprise win at the Vuelta a San Juan on the podium, with the thousands of local spectators cheering his name, the big-name WorldTour sprinters who had failed to catch him could only bow their heads, let their disappoint fade and try to gracefully accept defeat. Bora-Hansgrohe, UAE Team Emirates, Dimension Data, Movistar, Oscar Sevilla's Medellin team and even Deceuninck-QuickStep worked hard in the chase of Tivani, his teammate Daniel Zamora, Dyer Quintana (Neri Sottoli-Selle Italia) and fellow local rider Daniel Diaz. But they motored to the finish on the San Juan Villicum Autodromo and held off the peloton by 12 seconds. Tivani grabbed the glory as the WorldTour giant killer. Several of the biggest sprinters in the world could only sprint for fourth place and were understandably not too happy about it. Fernando Gaviria (UAE) seemed the most upset. He missed ...

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