Monday, February 28, 2011

Tomas Gil WINS The Tour of Independence / Dominican Republic

Translated from
Tomas Gil is a Peaks Coaching Group Coach, personally coached by Hunter Allen and trains with power using a Quarq Cinco!! 

The selection of Venezuela arrived in the country to participate in the XXXII edition of the Tour of Independence intended to be the most important prizes and they succeeded.
Displaying a wagon unsurpassed rhythm, coordination characteristic of great teams and a brilliant ability, Venezuelans took over from the fifth stage of the Vuelta control precisely scheduled in the mountains.
Tomas Gil on the individual and the collective full selection took over the main palm XXXII in this edition of the event, which the curtain came down yesterday with the conclusion of a closed loop near the Botanical Gardens in the event that was a journey of 1.128 kilometers.
Gil dominated the individual classification to make a general time of 25 hours, 42 minutes and 33 seconds to master with a difference of 26 seconds to his team-mate Manuel "El Gato" Medina.
Also, the staff of Venezuela took control in the overall team after finishing the mountain stage to not ever let go and said goodbye to the day to the forefront after a general tour of 77 hours, 10 minutes and 03 seconds to dominate EPM Colombia ended at 6:17 minutes into the first position. The team consisted of Venezuela Manuel Medina, Tomas Gil, Carlos Ochoa, Peter Gutierrez, Miguel Gil UBET and Cordova.
It was so obvious the supremacy of the Venezuelans who placed three of its representatives in the top five, because Gil and Medina, Carlos Ochoa followed with a solid fourth place at 1:27 in the first place. In the event that was dedicated to the late leader Napoleon Roque Muñoz.
"We came here to make a team and seek to dominate the event, not the first time only to the extent we understood we had to attack and take control," said Gil, at the end of the day, where Venezuelans took the strategy to stay ahead of the pack for not allowing more of the other teams will be escaped.
"It's an honor for us out of here displaying the championship trophy, something that satisfies us, as we did in a twist of strong competition and was not really easy," explained El Gato Medina, who for a couple of days held individual leadership, however it vanished when they reached the stage of the trial, which is the specialty of Gil.
"It surprised me a little high this time, it was very strong and quickly understood to be employed in depth if we wanted to get away with," said Gil, a gold medalist in the time trial in the last Central American Games held in Mayagüez and winner Tour of Venezuela in 2010.
A Medina Gil and accompanied him among the top five, Marcos Antonio Arriagada Mauricio Báez, who was third 35 seconds behind the leaders, while the Dominican Augusto Sanchez, monarch of last year's version was fifth with 1:43 remaining minutes. Ismael Sánchez, La Vega closed Miderec sixth at 2:32.

Also for the second straight day, Colombian Jaime Castañeda overcame the eighth and final stage of editing, a closed circuit held at National Heroes Avenue, near the Botanical Garden, in a twist that included 116 kilometers.
Castaneda, who was the only one who seized at least two stages made his journey in time of 2 hours 45 minutes and 58 seconds, remaining ahead of the Dominican Deivy Chaplain, who closed a second. Gil Cordova, Venezuela was third. Marcos Arriagada, Mauricio Báez was fourth and Edwin Nicolson closed in fifth place.

Chaplain made a brilliant time in the contest winning a stage and finished second in two others. In addition too the first day award sprints and not never let go, saying goodbye as the leader in this line.