• 2012/03/30 Ken Hanson wins first stage of Tour of Uruguay and takes leaders jersey!!
    • American running back Kenneth Hanson (Team Optum by Kelly Benefit) is the first leader of the Tour of Uruguay after winning the final packaging of the first stage run over 188 kilometers between the capital Montevideo and the city of Trinidad , distance marking for 4 hours, 23 minutes and 28 seconds.
      The 69th edition of the Tour of Uruguay, the most important test of the pedal Uruguay and the oldest in the Americas, began on Friday with 135 cyclists who met with a tour of Santiago Vazquez, Delta del Tigre, Rincon de la Bolsa, Liberty , Points of Valdez, San Jose and finally to Trinidad.
      The Californian of 29 years, National Criterium runner in the 210 beat the arrival of the large lot to the gauchos Edgardo Simon (Real Cyclist Team-Brazil) and Dario Diaz, winning sprinters traditional stages in the Uruguayan turn, meanwhile the Venezuelan Carlos Galviz was the best of Movistar Team in 5 th place and Boyaca Ivan Mauricio Casas champions this test, she held the 9 th box.
      They are making participation in the traditional test scoring for the American Tour of the International Cycling Union (UCI) and will travel some 1,500 kilometers spread over 10 stages, until April 8, 135 bicyclists of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, United States Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, Spain, Poland, Uruguay and Guadeloupe, ten members of the foreign teams are from six continental category.
      The second stage will start on Saturday from the town of Cardona, to the city of Mercedes (165.4 km).