Costa Rican cyclist Andrey Amador continues his path as the greatest cyclist in the country's history by grabbing the pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia.
Andrey Amador is one step closer to wearing the pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia as he ascends another spot to second overall.
Cyclist Andrey Amador finished third overall in the opening stage of the 2016 Giro d'Italia on Friday, which starts with three stages in the Netherlands before going to Italy.
With a fourth place finish in the Giro d'Italia, Costa Rican cyclist Andrey Amador pedaled his way into history Sunday. One of cycling's prestigious Grand Tours, The Giro d'Italia is the most important cycling race next to the Tour de France, and the 28-year-old is now the highest placing Central American cyclist in history.
MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO, Italy – Costa Rican cyclist Andrey Amador, who currently ranks third in the Giro d’Italia, said Monday during a break from the race that he is “proud” and “motivated” to defend his position “for as long as I can” before facing the last week of competition.