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Hodeg Darts To Catalunya Stage 1 Win
PeloPics: Quick-Step Floors' other Colombian sprinter, Alvarez Hodeg, is on fire at the moment. Last week he won the Belgian Handzame Classic and today, Monday, he romped clear of the peloton to win stage 1 of the Volta a Catalunya in the seaside town of Calella and take the first leaders jersey.

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The lead-out from Mørkøv unleashed Hodeg

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Hodeg won by more than a bike length

Calella - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport -  Alvaro Jose HODEG CHAGUI (Columbia / Team Quick - Step Floors) pictured during 98th Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (2.UWT) - stage 1 (152,3KM) - photo Luis/Gomez/Cor Vos © 2018
A happy Quick-Step Floors team

Calella - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport - Jhonatan Narvaez and Alvaro Jose HODEG CHAGUI (Columbia / Team Quick - Step Floors) pictured during 98th Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (2.UWT) - stage 1 (152,3KM) - photo Luis/Gomez/Cor Vos © 2018
Ecuador champion Jhonatan Narvaez and Alvaro Hodeg

Calella - Spain - wielrennen - cycling - cyclisme - radsport -  Alvaro Jose HODEG CHAGUI (Columbia / Team Quick - Step Floors) pictured during 98th Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (2.UWT) - stage 1 (152,3KM) - photo Luis/Gomez/Cor Vos © 2018
The first leaders jersey for Hodeg

Stage 1:


Volta a Catalunya Stage 1 Result:
1. Alvaro Hodeg (Col) Quick-Step Floors in 3:39:31
2. Sam Bennett (Irl) Bora-Hansgrohe
3. Jay McCarthy (Aus) Bora-Hansgrohe
4. Michael Mørkøv (Den) Quick-Step Floors
5. Roberto Ferrari (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
6. Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
7. Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis
8. Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar
9. Matej Mohoric (Slo) Bahrain-Merida
10. Zakkari Dempster (Aus) Israel Cycling Academy.

Volta a Catalunya Overall After Stage 1
1. Alvaro Hodeg (Col) Quick-Step Floors in 3:39:21
2. Sam Bennett (Irl) Bora-Hansgrohe at 0:04
3. Andrey Grivko (Ukr) Astana at 0:05
4. Jay McCarthy (Aus) Bora-Hansgrohe at 0:06
5. Michael Mørkøv (Den) Quick-Step Floors at 0:10
6. Roberto Ferrari (Ita) UAE Team Emirates
7. Niccolo Bonifazio (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
8. Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) Cofidis
9. Alejandro Valverde (Spa) Movistar
10. Matej Mohoric (Slo) Bahrain-Merida.

 

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