Santandiana’s Martha Bayona is second in the UCI Champions League overall classification

Santander cyclist Martha Bayona maintains her steady pace in the UCI Champions League, the third round of which took place on Saturday, at the Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines national course, in Paris, France, on a day when the cyclist finished second in the race. , which is the same position it now occupies in the overall rating of speed tests.

The woman from Santander had just taken first place in the general classification after the first dates held in Mallorca, Spain, and Berlin, Germany, so the eyes of the world were waiting for her participation in the French track, which was the scene of the last championship.

Martha’s most memorable performance of the day was in the sprint, a test in which she was able to qualify for the final, after leading their respective heats in the first heat and semi-final. In this case, the current world champion in the discipline, French Mathilde Gross, faced a cyclist with whom she performed one of the best performances of the night, as she finished second, 119 parts of a second behind the local runner (11256)..

In keirin, a test in which Bayona was just first and second, respectively, in the Mallorca and Berlin events, the Colombian took third place in the first half, a result that did not allow her to advance to the final.

With her performance this Saturday, Martha added eight points and 17 points, respectively, which allowed her to reach 74 points in the general sprint classification, and put herself in second place, seven points behind Mathilde Gross, who leads the standings with 83 points. .

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Next Friday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd, the fourth round and grand final of the UCI Champions League will take place, in competitions to be held at the Lee Valley Velodrome in London, in the United Kingdom.

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