(CNN Espasol) – Richard Carabas of Ecuador won the gold medal in road cycling at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Carabas wrote the history of the Ecuadorian Olympics as the second gold medal in the history of the country.
“Locomotora de Corci” split six kilometers from the end and finished in a minute and seven seconds longer than their closest followers.
The Belgian watt van Aird won the silver medal and the winner of the Tour de France, Tadej Boca, won the bronze at a pace involving Colombia’s Ricoberto Euro.
Carabas won one of the 11 most important medals in the controversy in Tokyo this Saturday, and his name will go down in Olympic history, becoming the second Ecuadorian country to win the highest honor in an Olympic jump.
Jefferson Perez, who first made his debut in Atlanta in 1996, won a silver medal in the same event in Beijing in 2008, 12 years after Perez. Perez and Carabas are the only Olympic medalists in Ecuadorian history.
“Poem with verses praised by a small town. This gold is for those who truly believe in me and the madness of bike riding. To my children, wife and my parents. I love them! Make sure the biggest days are written with the same Olympus ink. Thanks Ecuador “, Carabas was the first reaction on his social media.
Carabas is one of the most important riders of the moment. In 2019 he won Giro di Italia, and the following year he finished second in the Volda a Espaானாa.
This year he won the Switzerland tour in 2021 and was included on the stage this year When France is in third place.