Time trial between Ames and Santiago to close ‘O Gran Camiño’

The cycling test ‘O Gran Camiño’, in which the last champion of the Tour de France, the Danish Jonas Vingegaard, will participate. It will end with a time trial stage between the A Coruña municipality of Milladoiro and the central Plaza del Obradoiro in Santiago de Compostelathe organizers report this Thursday.

“As the road of roads, the race had to end here”, declared the former cyclist and promoter of the event Ezequiel Mosquera at the presentation of the event in the Plaza Compostela together with the ambassador of that itinerary, the 2006 Tour champion Óscar Pereiro.

“It’s the perfect scenario, you couldn’t choose another,” said the ex-cyclist, for whom The presence of international figures such as Vigegaard will make it possible to show “all the heritage” of the different Galician towns.

The president of the Diputación de La Coruña, Valentín González Formoso, defined Galicia as a “cycling territory” and in his speech highlighted the commitment to a test that he hopes will have a “great global impact”.

For former cyclist José Ángel Vidal, this test, the most important on the Galician circuit, is becoming an “inspiration” for young promising sportsmen who dream of reaching a professional level.

The mayor of Santiago de Compostela, José Sánchez Bugallo, highlighted Galicia’s attractiveness for tourism and scenery, while the councilor for economic promotion of the Provincial Council and mayor of Ames, Blas García, expressed his hope of promoting the image of his municipality, in Particularly from the commercial and business area of ​​O Milladoiro, from where the cyclists participating in the time trial will start.

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