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DNA Pro Cycling Dominates the 2022 Vuelta a Colombia Femenina

DNA Pro Cycling Dominates the 2022 Vuelta a Colombia Femenina

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (August 19, 2022) — Colombian National Road Racing Champion, Diana “Caro” Peñuela, held on to the lead in the general classification…

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (August 19, 2022) — Colombian National Road Racing Champion, Diana “Caro” Peñuela, held on to the lead in the general classification to win the 7 th edition of the Vuelta a Colombia Femenina for DNA Pro Cycling. Peñuela dominated the six days of racing with the help of her teammates, to win 4 out of the 6 stages, securing overall wins in the GC and points competition. Teammate and Mexican National Time Trial Champion Anet Barrera rounded the final GC podium with a third place, and the overall win in the best foreign rider competition. Lina Hernández of Colombia Tierra de Atletas finished second on GC, just over one minute down. The DNA Pro Cycling Team at Team Presentation prior to the start of the 2022 Vuelta a Colombia Femenina. Photo by Alexander Bonilla. “It was an incredibly emotional win in my country, representing Colombia and wearing the national jersey. It was a beautiful experience leading the GC from the first day, even if I wasn’t able to wear the national jersey from there on,” Peñuela said of her win. “The truth is, the Colombian Federation worked hard to create a beautiful race; very well-organized event that turned out well for the team.”

The Colombian won the national road championships at the start of the season before the team focused on building teamwork and strategy in stage races in the United States.

The Vuelta, part of the UCI America Tour, has quickly become the primary target for […]

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