Wout Poels seals overall victory at Ruta del Sol

Lennard Kämna won the final stage

Wout Poels
(Image credit: Getty)

Wout Poels sealed the overall victory at the 2022 Ruta del Sol while Bora-Hansgrohe's Lennard Kämna won the final stage five.

The stage was contested by the breakaway, Kämna eventually outlasting his rivals, EOLO-Kometa's Lorenzo Fortunato crossing the line four seconds later to finish second with former race leader Alessandro Covi (UAE Team Emirates) third.

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