A Costa Rican, Brayan Salas, wins the Vuelta a Costa Rica, Tour of Costa Rica, a 99-kilometer circuit. For Salas, it was a dream come true and something he will remember for his whole life. He said that to see his mom so excited was worth everything.
The 26-year-old was part of the Nestlé 7C CBZ Giant team. His teammate, Daniel Bonilla took second place. His team trained hard and it paid off as they cut seconds from their rivals each day.
While Salas was 18 seconds behind Colombian Diego Cano at one point, he made his attack at Cerro de la Muerte. In the last classification, Salas was a minute behind and 23 seconds ahead of Bonilla. He also had two minutes and 27 seconds over Diego Cano. By the time he reached Llano Grande, he was 2 minutes and 28 seconds ahead Cano.
That was for the individuals. As for teams, the TCBY Strongman Coldeportes was in first, Nestlé 7C CBZ Giant in second and Canel’s Specialized took third place. Roman Villalobos took the mountain champion title.