Sergio Luis Henao adds a new victory to Nu Colombia in the 2024 season – Mundo Ciclístico Magazine

The champion of Paris-Nice 2017, Sergio Luis Henao of the team Nu Colombiareturned this Thursday to victory on the national calendar after winning the second stage of the Return to Antioquiatour of 175 kilometers between Urrao and a third-class mountain pass in St Geronimo.

Henao, who returned to professional cycling in 2024 with the purple team after a break, brought out his status as a two-time national road champion to win over Aldemar Reyes (Team Banco Guayaquil) and Adrián Bustamante (GW Erco Shimano) who remained the general leader.

“Checho” led with its stage triumph a new stellar presentation by those directed by Raúl and Gabriel Jaime Mesa which also put the champion of the Tour Colombia 2024 in fifth place of the day, Rodrigo Contreras.

Sergio Luis Henao, on the podium of the second stage of the Vuelta a Antioquia 2024. (Photo Anderson Bonilla© RMC)

In the general standings, Henao is now the leader’s main escort Adrian Bustamante just four seconds apart, while Cristian Muñoz and Rodrigo Contreras They are 9 and 12, respectively, at 14 seconds.

Very happy with the victory, I dedicate it to my family and my teammates Nu Colombia who gave one hundred percent to control the breakaway and make the race tough at the end so that we could win. Tomorrow stage with a very long climb to San Félix and then a long journey to Santa Rosa where surely if everything works out we will try again” stated Sergio Luis Henao.

The Paisa round will continue this Friday with the dispute of the third stage about 101 kilometers between St Geronimo and Saint Rose of Bears.

*With Nu Colombia Press Information

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