Joaquim Silva celebrating victory

JN: Joaquim Silva wins the first stage alone and wears a yellow shirt

Joaquim Silva, cyclist at Tavfer-Meadinsot-Mortágua, won the first stage of the JN Big Prize alone and thus managed to take the lead in the overall standings, taking the yellow jersey off Maurício Moreira (Efapel), who had won the morning prologue in Gondomar. Leangel Linarez took second place. Luís Mendonça ends the day in third place, with the same three seconds behind Today is the second stage of this JN Big Pize, a 124.5 kilometer link, starting at 11:25 am in Porto and arriving at Ovar at 2:46 pm.