Andrey Amador nabs strong finish at Tour de Romandie

April 30, 2017

Costa Rica’s star cyclist Andrey Amador had a good day Sunday at the last stage of the Tour de Romandie UCI protour cycling race, an individual time trial loop in Lausanne. The cyclist led the group for more than an hour and eventually finished the round in sixth place with a time of 25 minutes and 33 seconds, and achieved a 17th place finish overall.

Amador told Channel 7 News, Teletica, that he is considers his result great preparation for the upcoming Tour of Italy.

“The Tour is one of the nicest races in the world, and it’s always great to go back to compete there,” Amador told Channel 7 News, Teletica. “I have prepared well and in Romandie I’ve gone from less to more. I think that I’m leaving here at the perfect moment to give my best performance on the Tour” of Italy.

The Tour of Italy is scheduled for May 5-29. Amador’s best past performance there yielded a fourth-place finish.

Read also: Traffic cop stops Andrey Amador in bizarre highway altercation

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