Axel Roudil Cortinat won at the GP Valladolid MTB XC beating Pablo Rodríguez in the last lap

Rodríguez controlled all the race from the start but the french rider saved his forces to claim the win just at the end

The important thing is how it ends“, said the speaker of the race as Axel Roudil Cortinat surprised everyone winning at the GP Valladolid after the Pablo Rodríguez domination during the whole race… except in the last lap. Ismael Esteban completed the podium with the third position applying his cyclocross knowledge to Las Contiendas circuit, followed by Mário Costa and Jaume Bosch as the five stronger riders of the day with more than a minute gap over the rest.

Axel Roudil Cortinat, Jaume Bosch and Mário Costa going after Pablo Rodríguez during the third lap.

GP Valladolid men’s Top 20

1.-Axel Roudil CortinatAmicale Ciclyste Bisonti 1:36:49"
2.-Pablo RodríguezBH Templo Cafés +9"
3.-Ismael EstebanDugan CDE +47"
4.-Mário CostaAxpo +55"
5.-Jaume BoschBH Templo Cafés +1:10"
6.-Iván FeijooMMR +2:21"
7.-Juan Luis PérezFaster Wear +3:08"
8.-Xavier ArizaLa Torreta +3:18"
9.-Víctor SellésLa Vila Joiosa +3:27"
10.-Roberto FerreiraGuilhabreu +3:49"
11.-Alberto BarrosoSport Bici Mundo Furgonetas +4:44"
12.-Saúl LópezAcademia Postal Maceda +4:47"
13.-Fabián MolinaTecnicrop Piñero Faster +5:28"
14.-Miguel DíazUves Spiuk +5:54"
15.-Óscar Pujol +6:00"
16.-Bruno NunesStrix Bikes +6:11"
17.-Aniol MorellX Sauce +6:19"
18.-Íñigo SagardoySaltoki Conor Berriainz "
19.-Martín MataVikings Bikes +6:42"
20.-Filipe RamosGuilhabreu +7:18"
GP Valladolid circuit map and profile

The starting line:

Ricardo Marinheiro
Mário Costa
“Super” Mário Costa and Ricardo Marinheiro warming up. Procyclinginfo.info
Ricardo Marinheiro
Ricardo Marinheiro focusing on the race that finally could not finish. Procyclinginfo.info
Luca Pérez
Saúl López
Joao Rocha
Iván Feijoo
Adrián Losarcos
Víctor Sellés
Xavier Ariza
Joao Cruz
Miguel Díaz
Óscar Pujol
Brais Sendín
Jesús Torres
Íñigo Sagardoy
César Manso
Juan Luis Pérez
Second starting line with (from left) Luca Pérez, Saúl López, Joao Rocha, Iván Feijoo, Adrián Losarcos, Víctor Sellés, Xavier Ariza, Joao Cruz, and the third one with Miguel Díaz, Óscar Pujol, Brais Sendín, Jesús Torres, Íñigo Sagardoy, César Manso and Juan Luis Pérez. Procyclinginfo.info
Luca Pérez
Bruno Nunes
Saíúl López
Roberto Ferreira
Iván Feijoo
Mário Costa
Adrián Losarcos
Ismael Esteban
Víctor Sellés
Pablo Rodríguez
Ricardo Marinheiro
Axel Roudil Cortinat
Jaume Bosch
From left Luca Pérez, Bruno Nunes, Saíúl López, Roberto Ferreira, Iván Feijoo, Mário Costa, Adrián Losarcos, Ismael Esteban, Víctor Sellés, Pablo Rodríguez, Ricardo Marinheiro, Axel Roudil Cortinat and Jaume Bosch. Procyclinginfo.info

The race:

Pablo Rodríguez during his solo breakway till the last lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Axel Roudil Cortinat
Iván Feijoo 
Jaume Bosch
Axel Roudil Cortinat, Iván Feijoo and Jaume Bosch finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Jaume Bosch
Mario Costa
Jaume Bosch and Mário Costa finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Ismael Esteban
Ismael Esteban finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Ricardo Marinheiro
The portuguese XC champion Ricardo Marinheiro finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Roberto Ferreira 
Xavier Ariza
Roberto Ferreira and Xavier Ariza finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Alberto Barroso 
Juan Luis Pérez
Alberto Barroso and Juan Luis Pérez finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Víctor Sellés 
Bruno Nunes
Víctor Sellés and Bruno Nunes finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Saúl López
Miguel Díaz
Adrián Losarcos
Saúl López, Miguel Díaz and Adrián Losarcos finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Óscar Pujol
Óscar Pujol finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Luca Pérez
Luca Pérez finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Joao Cruz
Joao Cruz finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Íñigo Sagardoy
Fabián Molina 
Joao Rocha
Íñigo Sagardoy, Fabián Molina and Joao Rocha finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Brais Sendín
Brais Sendín finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Adrián Plaza
Adrián Plaza finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Álvaro Lobato 
Luis Francisco Pérez
Álvaro Lobato and Luis Francisco Pérez finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Eric Sierra 
Gonzalo Sánchez
Eric Sierra and Gonzalo Sánchez finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Gexan Albisu 
Alejandro Jiménez
Gexan Albisu and Alejandro Jiménez finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Alejandro Jiménez 
Jesús Torres
Alejandro Jiménez and Jesús Torres finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Francisco Javier Écija
Pablo Soto
Francisco Javier Écija and Pablo Soto finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Miguel Benavides
Miguel Benavides finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
César Manso
César Manso finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Joao Da Silva
Manuel Cordero
Joaquín García
Juan Estevan
Joao Da Silva, Manuel Cordero, Joaquín García and Juan Estevan finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
David Puente 
Martín Mata
David Puente and Martín Mata finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Aniol Morell
Aniol Morell finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Alberto Cámara
Juan José Arroyo
Alberto Cámara and Juan José Arroyo finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
José Antonio Rodríguez
Iván Ruiz 
Diego Del Valle
José Antonio Rodríguez, Iván Ruiz and Diego Del Valle finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Diego Del Valle 
Borja Chivato
Diego Del Valle and Borja Chivato finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Alejandro Mercado 
Ugaitz Arrieta
Alejandro Mercado and Ugaitz Arrieta finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Ignacio Valdivia
Ignacio Valdivia finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Fabio Ribeiro
Fabio Ribeiro finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Ismael Romero
Gorka Induráin
Ramón Giménez
Ismael Romero, Gorka Indurain and Ramón Giménez finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Aaron Cordero
Miguel Gallegos
Pablo Alfaro
Aarón Cordero, Miguel Gallegos and Pablo Alfaro finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Pablo Alfaro
Javier Zaera
Pablo Alfaro and Javier Zaera finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Carlos Ajenjo
Asier Arregui
Carlos Ajenjo and Asier Arregui finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Ion Ander Guereta 
Igor Bilbao
Ion Ander Guereta and Igor Bilbao finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Sergio Criado
Raúl González
Ismael Santiago
Sergio Criado, Raúl González and Ismael Santiago finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Alberto Serrano
Alberto Serrano finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Javier Sánchez
Javier Sánchez finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Joao Moreira 
Juan Ignacio Brito
Joao Moreira and Juan Ignacio Brito finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Juan Ignacio Brito
Oliver Medina
Juan Ignacio Brito and Oliver Medina finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Carlos Viana
Carlos Viana finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Vicent Zaragoza
Héctor Baeza
The junior category winner, Vicent Zaragoza and Héctor Baeza finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Egoitz Azkueta
Egoitz Azkueta finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Javier Larrea
Javier Larrea finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Mikel Hernández
Mikel Hernández finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Moisés Heras
Urko Munduate
Moisés Heras and Urko Munduate finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Urko Munduate
Carlos García
Urko Munduate and Carlos García finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Arnau Font
David Pereira 
Pablo García
Second rider in Junior category, Arnau Font, third one, David Pereira and 5th, Pablo García finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Iago Dávila
Iago Dávila finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
José Antonio Núñez
José Antonio Núñez finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Mario López
Mario López finishing the second lap to Las Contiendas circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Ismael Esteban
Ismael Esteban at the end of the third lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Ivan Feijoo
Iván Feijoo at the end of the third lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Juan Luis Pérez
Víctor Sellés
Juan Luis Pérez and Víctor Sellés at the end of the third lap. Procyclinginfo.info
José María González
José María González at the end of the third lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Pablo Rodríguez
Pablo Rodríguez descending Las Contiendas hill, still in first position at the 4th lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Jaume Bosch
Jaume Bosch descending Las Contiendas hill in second position at the 4th lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Mario Costa
Mário Costa downhilling Las Contiendas in third position at the 4th lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Axel Roudil Cortinat
Axel Roudil Cortinat was 4th while descendig Las Contiendas hill during the 4th lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Pablo Rodríguez
Pablo Rodríguez at the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Mário Costa
Jaume Bosch
Jaume Bosch and Mário Costa at the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Axel Roudil Cortinat
Axel Roudil Cortinat gradually decreased the gap with the head of the race. Procyclinginfo.info
Ismael Esteban
Ismael Esteban at the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Iván Feijoo at the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Ignacio García
Martín Díaz
Martín Díaz and Ignacio García at the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Manuel Ángel Areán
Manuel Ángel Areán at the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Gorka Indurain during his 5th lap to the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Héctor Baeza
Héctor Baeza during his 5th lap to the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Ramón Giménez
Ramón Giménez during his 5th lap to the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Ugaitz Arrieta
Ugaitz Arrieta during his 5th lap to the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Asier Arregui during his 5th lap to the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Alberto Masa
Alberto Masa during his 5th lap to the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Sergio Criado
Sergio Criado during his 5th lap to the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Juan Ignacio Brito
Juan Ignacio Brito during his 5th lap to the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Alberto Serrano
Alberto Serrano during his 5th lap to the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info
Moisés Heras
Moisés Heras during his 5th lap to the GP Valladolid circuit. Procyclinginfo.info

Pablo Rodríguez
Pablo Rodríguez still heading the race at the 5th climb to Las Contiendas hill. Procyclinginfo.info
Mário Costa
Jaume Bosch
Mário Costa and Jaume Bosch at the 5th climb to Las Contiendas hill. Procyclinginfo.info
Ismaerl Esteban
Ismael Esteban at the 5th climb to Las Contiendas hill. Procyclinginfo.info
Iván Feijoo
Iván Feijoo at the 5th climb to Las Contiendas hill. Procyclinginfo.info
Roberto Ferreira
Roberto Ferreira at the 5th climb to Las Contiendas hill. Procyclinginfo.info
Xavier Ariza
Xavier Ariza at the 5th climb to Las Contiendas hill. Procyclinginfo.info
Pablo Rodríguez
Pablo Rodríguez still leading the race at the penultimate lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Axel Roudil Cortinat
Carlos Alcalde
Ismael Esteban
Axel Roudil Cortinat in his way to the head of the race, lapping Carlos Alcalde followed by Ismael Esteban. Procyclinginfo.info
Mário Costa
Mário Costa was already 4th at the penultimate lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Jaume Bosch
Jaume Bosch following Mário Costa at the penultimate lap. Procyclinginfo.info

The finish line:

Axel Roudil Cortinat
Axel Roudil Cortinat surprised everyone finally winning at the GP Valladolid in the last lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Pablo Rodríguez
Pablo Rodríguez was finally 2nd at the GP Valladolid. Procyclinginfo.info
Ismael estebanj
Ismael Esteban just after crossing the finish line in third position. Procyclinginfo.info
Mário Costa
Mário Costa just after crossing the finish line in 4th position. Procyclinginfo.info
Axel Roudil Cortinat
Axel Roudil Cortinat so happy after his victory at the GP Valladolid in the last lap. Procyclinginfo.info
Ismael Esteban
Ismael Esteban taking some breath just after the race. Procyclinginfo.info
Pablo Rodríguez
Axel Roudil Cortinat
Ismael Esteban
From left Pablo Rodríguez (2nd), Axel Roudil Cortinat (1st) and Ismael Esteban (3rd) after the GP Valladolid. Procyclinginfo.info
Juan Luis Pérez
Juan Luis Pérez just after crossing the finish line in 7th position. Procyclinginfo.info
Xavier Ariza
Xavier Ariza just after crossing the finish line in 8th position. Procyclinginfo.info
Víctor Sellés
Víctor Sellés just after crossing the finish line in 9th position. Procyclinginfo.info
Roberto Ferreira
Roberto Ferreira just after crossing the finish line in 10th position. Procyclinginfo.info

Podium zone:

José Luis López Cerrón 
Pablo Rodríguez 
Axel Roudil Cortinat 
Ismael Esteban
From left the president of the spanish cycling federation and ex rider José Luis López Cerrón beside the Elite GP Valladolid podium with Pablo Rodríguez (2nd), Axel Roudil Cortinat (1st) and Ismael Esteban (3rd). Procyclinginfo.info
José Luis López Cerrón 
Juan Luis Pérez 
Jaume Bosch 
Alberto Barroso
From left the president of the spanish cycling federation and ex rider José Luis López Cerrón beside the U23 GP Valladolid podium with Juan Luis Pérez (2nd), Jaume Bosch (1st) and Alberto Barroso (3rd). Procyclinginfo.info
José Luis López Cerrón
Arnau Font
Vicent Zaragoza 
David Pereira
From left the president of the spanish cycling federation and ex rider José Luis López Cerrón beside the U18 GP Valladolid podium with Arnau Font (2nd), Vicent Zaragoza (1st) and David Pereira (3rd). Procyclinginfo.info
José Luis López Cerrón 
Raúl Martín 
David Vizcaíno
Tomás Pombo
From left the president of the spanish cycling federation and ex rider José Luis López Cerrón beside the U16 GP Valladolid podium with Raúl Martín (2nd), David Vizcaíno (1st) and Tomás Pombo (3rd). Procyclinginfo.info
José Luis López Cerrón
Alejo Fuentes
Francisco Daniel Jiménez 
José Antonio Cerezo
From left the president of the spanish cycling federation and ex rider José Luis López Cerrón beside the Master 30 GP Valladolid podium with Alejo Fuentes (2nd), Francisco Daniel Jiménez (1st) and José Antonio Cerezo (3rd). Procyclinginfo.info
José Luis López Cerrón
Rafael Reyes
José María Guerrero 
Patxi Cía
From left the president of the spanish cycling federation and ex rider José Luis López Cerrón beside the Master 40 GP Valladolid podium with Rafael Reyes (2nd), José María Guerrero (1st) and Patxi Cía (3rd). Procyclinginfo.info
José Luis López Cerrón
Joan Antoni Asensio
José Julián Barón 
Francesc Xavier Carnicer
From left the president of the spanish cycling federation and ex rider José Luis López Cerrón beside the Master 50 GP Valladolid podium with Joan Antoni Asensio (2nd), José Julián Barón (1st) and Francesc Xavier Carnicer (3rd). Procyclinginfo.info
José Luis López Cerrón 
Francisco Díaz 
Armando Vidal 
Valentín Ballesteros
From left the president of the spanish cycling federation and ex rider José Luis López Cerrón beside the Master 60 GP Valladolid podium with Francisco Díaz (2nd), Armando Vidal (1st) and Valentín Ballesteros (3rd). Procyclinginfo.info

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