The Strava fact: Thibaut Pinot rules in the Lakes of Covadonga

The French Groupama-FDJ rider has the best time on the legendary climb after achieving the stage victory at the top of the 2018 Vuelta a España.

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The peloton faces this Wednesday the first serious test of the last week of the race with the first of the two mountain days that will end at a historic peak of La Vuelta, the Lakes of Covadonga, which returns to the race after its last ascent in the edition of 2018.

The day will be very demanding for the cyclists, who will have a first serious test with the climb to La Collada Llomena, a first-class port with its 7.6 kilometers at 9.3% that will crown at 1,003 meters of altitude and that will ascend in two occasions on the same slope, the second of them with a bonus at the top. A total of 820 athletes have dared to climb on Strava for a total of 1,742 attempts that they have completed on average in 47:30 and 6:16 a kilometer, and in which there are no professional times.The cyclist Dani de la Fuente has the KOM or best time of the climb on Strava since October 17, 2020 with a time of 25:21 at an average of 17.9 km / h. For her part, the QOM or best female time is for the cyclist Mikki Reger from October 8, 2020 with a time of 46:58. It takes 3 efforts to be a Local Legend in La Collada Llomena.

The double pass through La Collada Llomena can make many runners arrive with an extra fatigue to the great final climb, the Lakes of Covadonga, a Special category port with its 12.5 kilometers at 6.9% that will crown at 1,085 meters of altitude in one of the mythical ends of La Vuelta. 6,835 athletes have dared to climb on Strava for a total of 9,612 attempts that have completed on average in 1:09:09 to 5:43 per kilometer, while the professionals climb it in 48:49 to 4:02 per kilometer .

The French Groupama-FDJ cyclist Thibaut Pinot has the KOM or best time on the climb to the Lakes of Covadonga since September 9, 2018, when he won the fifteenth stage of La Vuelta of that edition, with a time of 32:44 at an average of 22.2 km / h. For her part, the MTB cyclist Aida Nuño has the QOM or best female time since August 12, 2018 with a time of 46:58. It takes 9 efforts to be a Local Legend in the Lakes of Covadonga, one of the most historic climbs in La Vuelta.



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