On Sunday 16, the last scoring round of the MTB Open Marathon circuit of the Region of Murcia was held on Sunday the 16th, where the runners of the Framusa Garden Saltamontes Bike Team, who were competing, Gabri (in category) elite), Manuel and Antonio (In master category 30A)
The race (organized by the Vértices Geodetic Club), which in principle had a distance of 67 km and a positive altitude of 1200 meters, had to be shortened due to the poor condition of the roads and paths through which it passed, due to the rains that fell the previous day, so the test finally had a route of 41 km and 600 meters positive, which would make the test was the fastest of the entire circuit.
Already in the race came out very grouped and almost uncut at the head of the race.
At km 10 Manuel suffered a severe blow to the knee due to a fall, a situation that would make him unable to keep up with the pain, so he just tried to finish the race, which he was finally able to finish in 62nd place. of the general classification and 7Âº masters 30A, since it made him lose the third position of the general classification relegating it thus to the 4Âª place.
Antonio and Gabri, who were competing throughout the race for podium places, would finally enter the 18th and 19th positions.
Antonio will finish 4th 30th Master that put him in the top 5 of the Open general classification, and Gabri 7th elite maintaining his 4th position in the general classification of the Open in elite category.
Source: Saltamontes Bike Team