Reyes and Otero win GFNY República Dominicana

March 22, 2023

The Caribbean island offered ideal racing conditions and white sand beach vibes at the third edition

New York City, March 22, 2023 /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Punta Cana hosted the third edition of GFNY República Dominicana this past Sunday. The long challenging racecourse was 149.7 km with an elevation gain of 962 m

Under perfect weather conditions, the race started off fast with over 500 racers at BlueMall Punta Cana. The peloton split at km 25 with a leading group of 150 riders forming. It was at km 55 that a group of ten riders including 2022 champion Elvis Reyes (Puerto Rico) and 2019 champion Edwin Morel (USA), made the break from the peloton.

After a very fast descent, Adames (Dominican Republic) and Reyes managed to break away from the lead group and quickly extended the lead to over 3 min. With 25km left to the finish, Reyes put in an attack that Adames couldn´t match. He took the solo win in 3:37:06 minutes ahead of de Adames. Sanchez (Dominican Republic) rounded out the podium

In the female race, GFNY Puerto Rico champ Eriales Otero (Puerto Rico) took the win in a very tight sprint in 3:50:38 against defending champion Gabriella Tejada (Dominican Republic). Stephany Contreras (Dominican Republic) finished in third place.

Next up on the GFNY calendar is the third edition of GFNY Cannes which will take place this Sunday, March 26, 2023.

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