Nairo Quintana predicts 'war' at Manizales on final day of Colombia Oro y Paz

Colombia expected and they have delivered. Nairo Quintana, Rigoberto Urán, Sergio Henao, and Egan Bernal have made the inaugural edition of the Colombia Oro y Paz race a memorable one, playing out a dramatic tussle on the climb to Salento on stage 5 to set up a mouth-watering finale on Sunday atop Manizales.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.