António Carvalho (Glassdrive) won the ninth stage of the Volta a Portugal this Sunday, which covered 174.5 kilometers between Paredes and Mondim de Basto, arriving in Senhora da Graça. In a genuine Glassdrive show of force, the 32-year-old cyclist took 4:42.14 hours, arriving at the same time as teammates Frederico Figueiredo and Maurício Moreira.
Closer to them, only the Spaniard Alejandro Marque (Atum General / Tavira), who crossed the line in fourth position, 42 seconds behind the leading trio.
After all, Frederico Figueiredo continues to wear yellow, seven seconds ahead of Maurício Moreira. Luís Fernandes (Rádio Popular-Boavista) is in third position, already 1.52 minutes from the lead.
The 10th and final stage of the Volta a Portugal is scheduled for this Monday, a time trial that starts in Porto and ends in Gaia, with a distance of 18.6 kilometers.