Rui Costa Quest for 2013 UCI Top 10 – Next Races

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untitledAfter the Tour de France – where he amazingly won 2 well deserved mountain stages – Portuguese rider Rui costa dropped to 13th place in the UCI Ranking.

http://sportsworldintel.com/new-uci-ranking-after-tour-de-france-100th-froome-1st-sagan-2nd-and-quintana-3rd/

Rui Costa was 10th before the Tour after winning two years in a row the Tour de Suisse.

Amazing Portuguese Rui Costa Wins Tour de Suisse 2 Years in a Row!

We know now that he will be out of the Vuelta,

http://sportsworldintel.com/la-vuelta-2013-race-features-and-prize-money/

but his quest to finish inside the UCI Top 10 – as he did in 2012 – is not over.

http://sportsworldintel.com/cycling-uci-world-rank-2012-rui-costa-best-portuguese-ever-finishes-in-10th-place/

The race calendar for Rui Costa’s remaining season (extracted from his website) is the following (events signed with * award UCI points accordingly to the scale of the UCI World Ranking set in 2009  available on):

http://www.uci.ch/Modules/BUILTIN/getObject.asp?MenuId=&ObjTypeCode=FILE&type=FILE&id=NDk5MDY&LangId=1

G.P.   Plouay* September 1
Brussels Cycling Classics September   7
G.P. de Fourmies September   8
G.P. Québec* September   13
G.P. Montréal* September   15

So, all the best Rui Costa, keep struggling and you will be again inside UCI Top 10 in 2013!

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