Camargo tops Oscar Sevilla to win Vuelta a Colombia

Cyclist Diego Camargo C celebrates on the podium next to Oscar Sevilla L and Juan Pablo Suarez after winning the VueltaColombia in Medellin Colombia on November 22 2020 Photo by Joaquin Sarmiento AFP Photo by JOAQUIN SARMIENTOAFP via Getty Images
Oscar Sevilla, Diego Camargo and Juan Pablo Suarez topped the 2020 Vuelta a Colombia podium (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Spanish expatriate Oscar Sevilla missed out on taking his career fourth title in the Vuelta a Colombia on Sunday, coming second overall in the ten-stage race to a rider half his age - Diego Camargo (Colombia Tierra de Aletas).

The 44-year-old Sevilla clawed back 22 seconds of a nearly minute deficit to Camargo in Thursday's individual time trial then tacked on another nine in bonus seconds on Saturday's penultimate stage. But Camargo wisely marked Sevilla into the closing kilometres of the final stage and the 22-year-old finished on the same time, 12 seconds behind stage winner Salvador Moreno (EBSA) to seal a history victory.

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