Gaviria and Rubio will be with Movistar in the Vuelta a San Juan

Gaviria and Rubio will be with Movistar in the Vuelta a San Juan

Fernando Gaviria will debut with the Movistar Team in Argentine territory, the new signing of the Spanish team will be in the Vuelta a San Juan 2023 together with Einer Rubio, who is another of those who completes the list of 6 riders who will have to seek first place in the competence. The race will have stages suitable for the sprinter to increase his share of victories in the south of the continent.

On October 19, 2022, Movistar made the signing of Gaviria official, who came from the UAE. “A renowned sprinter to crown the ‘Signing Day’ of the men’s Movistar Team 2023″, this was announced by the team that for the Tour of San Juan will have 2 Colombians (Fernando Gaviria and Einer Rubio)2 Spanish (Albert Torres and Oier Lazkano)1 Brazilian (Vinicius Rangel) and 1 Puerto Rican (Abner González).

Fernando has won 8 stages in this race, his most recent participation was in 2020 in which he took three stage victories and finished 83rd overall. This is how the Colombian team described the tour. “Via, plenty of options for sprinters, with wind and leaks as potential hazards and two more stages with mountains: the one on National Route 150, on Monday the 23rd on the way to Jáchal -which may continue to be fly-, and especially that of Barreal (Wednesday 25), before the rest day, with the passage through the Virgen de Andecollo Grotto (1st category; more than 2200m)”.

Stages of the Tour of San Juan 2023

  • Stage 1 (January 22): San Juan (143.9 km)
  • Stage 2 (January 23): Fertil Valley – Jáchal (201.1 km)
  • Stage 3 (January 24): Villicum Autodrome (170.9 km)
  • Stage 4 (January 25): Villicum – Barreal Autodrome (196.5 km)
  • Stage 5 (January 27): Chimbas – Upper Colorado (173.7 km)
  • Stage 6 (January 28): Vicente Chancay Velodrome (144.9 km)
  • Stage 7 (January 29): San Juan (112 km)

Which Colombians will be in the Vuelta a San Juan 2023?

In the absence of official confirmation from each squad, there would be 8 more riders who would be in the race, taking into account that Team Medellín was one of the invited teams. Egan Bernal and Brandon Rivera would be for INEOS and Sergio Higuita for Bora.

Egan’s presence in the competition is one of the main attractions, the Colombian will be in the race a year after having suffered the serious accident that prevented him from participating in a large part of the previous year’s season. Recovered and ready to go for a new Tour de France, in Argentina he will add his first kilometers of 2023.


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