Giro d’Italia, 5th stage: De Gendt attacks | The live

225 km from Mileto to Camigliatello Silano, a busy stage with three mountain grand prix

15.43 – 27 at the finish line

The six leaders (Ganna, Puccio, Tratnik, Carretero, Conti and Zardini) at 26 km from the finish have an advantage of 1’38 “over the pair De Gendt and Rubio, 2’15” over the pink jersey group.

15.37 – you are in front

Tratnik recovers on the treads, at the moment there are six men attacking with 2’48 “advantage when there are 29 km to the finish. Restrepo and Hagen detached. Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal) starts from the group. With the Belgian also the Colombian Einer Rubio (Movistar).

15.32 – five to attack

Carretero is taken up by Ganna, Puccio, Conti and Zardini. 2’26 “the advantage of the head of the race over the group of pursuers.

3.19 pm – the advantage drops

At 32 km from the finish, the advantage of the eight fugitives dropped to 2’14 “. At the beginning of the climb, a sprint by the Spanish of Movistar Hector Carretero.

3.13 pm – flying finish line

Hagen is the first to pass the flying finish line in front of Restrepo and Tratnik. At 35 km from the finish, the advantage of the fugitives is 3’06 “. The climb to the Monte Scuro pass (first category GPM) begins, almost 25 km at 5.6% with peaks up to 18%.

15.11 – 45 at the finish line

The advantage of the eight fugitives drops, 3’29 “when there are 45 km to go. The eight attacking are the Italians Filippo Ganna and Salvatore Puccio (Ineos Grenadiers), the Colombian Jhonatan Restrepo (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec), the Slovenian Jan Tratnik (Bahrain-McLaren), the Norwegian Carl Fredrik Hagen (Lotto Soudal), the Spanish Hector Carretero (Movistar), the Italians Valerio Conti (UAE Emirates) and Edoardo Zardini (Vini Zabù Brado).

14.54 – slow down the group

The pink jersey group slows down and the eight fugitives return to gain ground, 4’52 “the advantage over their pursuers 57 km from the finish.

14.49 – small group

Uphill stretch, the sprinters group comes off with Colombian Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates), Elia Viviani (Cofidis) and the winner of the fourth stage, the French Arnaud Démare of Groupama Fdj.

14.46 – Benjamin Thomas retires

Benjamin Thomas, French from Groupama Fdj, has abandoned the pink race. 4’35 “the advantage of the eight on the run 60 km from the finish. The Italians Filippo Ganna and Salvatore Puccio (Ineos Grenadiers) the Colombian Jhonatan Restrepo (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec), the Slovenian Jan Tratnik (Bahrain-McLaren) , the Norwegian Carl Fredrik Hagen (Lotto Soudal), the Spanish Hector Carretero (Movistar), the Italians Valerio Conti (UAE Emirates) and Edoardo Zardini (Vini Zabù Brado).

14.40 – 62 at the finish line

Small problem for Slovenian Jan Tratnik (Bahrain-McLaren), who stops for a few seconds due to the fall of the chain. 62 km from the finish line, the eight forwards have a 4’11 “advantage over the pink jersey group. At the same time as the Giro d’Italia, the Giro-E is running, a cycling event that aims to make all lovers live cyclists, amateur cyclists or former professionals, the experience of traveling the roads of the Giro d’Italia in the same days as the pink race Among the participants Gilberto Simoni, the climber from Trentino who won the Giro in 2001 and 2003.

14.25 – descent

The long descent towards Cosenza is about to begin. Shortly before, the American Brent Bookwalter (Mitchelton-Scott), the current “black jersey” of this Giro, leaves the group last, 54’03 “behind the pink jersey. The German Tony Martin (Jumbo-Visma) leads the group.

14.16 – 80 on arrival

There are 80 km to the finish, the eight forwards have 5’09 “advantage over the pink jersey group.

14.06 – Ganna in front

85 km to the finish line, 4’50 “the advantage of the eight forwards. In the eight Filippo Ganna, 24 years old from Verbania, four times world champion in the individual pursuit on the track and winner of the inaugural time trial of this pink race. The victory at the Giro is arrived later the triumph in the time trial of the road cycling world championships in Imola.

13.51 – 5 ‘of advantage

When there are 91 km to the finish line, the advantage of the eight attackers is 5’13 “. Camigliatello Silano, home of today’s arrival, was also the stage finish in the 1982 Giro: Bernard Becaas the winner.

13.40 – 100 at the finish

The eight forwards have a 4’55 “advantage over the pink jersey group when there are 100 km to the finish line in Camigliatello Silano. The riders on the run are the Italians Filippo Ganna and Salvatore Puccio (Ineos Grenadiers) the Colombian Jhonatan Restrepo (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec) , the Slovenian Jan Tratnik (Bahrain-McLaren), the Norwegian Carl Fredrik Hagen (Lotto Soudal), the Spanish Hector Carretero (Movistar), the Italians Valerio Conti (UAE Emirates) and Edoardo Zardini (Vini Zabù Brado).

13.23 – The retreats

Luca Wackermann (Vini Zabù Brado) did not leave due to the consequences of the fall in the fourth stage. Pieter Weening (Trek-Segafredo) also retired, crashed yesterday due to a water bottle under his wheel.

13.17 – Zardini first

At the top of the second GPM in the third category, the first to cross the finish line is Edoardo Zardini of Vini Zabù Brado, also in the lead on the previous climb. Second on both occasions Hector Carretero (Movistar). At 112 km from the finish, the advantage of the fugitives is 4’41 “.

12.57 – The situation

When there are 120 km to go, the eight fugitives have a 4’54 “advantage over the pink jersey group pulled by Joao Almeida’s Deceuninck Quick-Step. Second climb for the riders, who climb towards Tiriolo, the second GP of the third category of the day At the sprint in Catanzaro Lido Restrepo preceded Zardini and Hagen, while on the first GP Zardini preceded Carretero.

12.52 – Otto on the run

The eight strikers of the first hour are: the Italians Filippo Ganna and Salvatore Puccio (Ineos Grenadiers) the Colombian Jhonatan Restrepo (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec), the Slovenian Jan Tratnik (Bahrain-McLaren), the Norwegian Carl Fredrik Hagen (Lotto Soudal), the Spanish Hector Carretero (Movistar), the Italians Valerio Conti (UAE Emirates) and Edoardo Zardini (Vini Zabù Brado).

12.50 – Ganna attacks

Immediately attacks in the first kilometers of the race, eight fugitives (among them Filippo Ganna) with an advantage of 3’41 “over the group when there are 123 km to the finish in Camigliatello Silano.

The stage

The fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia it was quiet for the big names, Almeida gained 2 “on Caicedo thanks to the bonus on the flying finish line in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto but there were no other twists after the stage with arrival on Etna which upset the ranking and forced Geraint Thomas retires after the winning sprint by Arnaud Démare at Villafranca Tirrena, with a very choppy stage open to possible far away escapes. The favorites could return to battle.

Path

The fifth fraction measures 225 km, starting from Mileto and arriving in Camigliatello Silano. A busy day for runners, with three mountain grand prizes. The group will cross Calabria to reach the Ionian coast. After Catanzaro Lido and Catanzaro (third category GPM), the Tiriolo climb (second third category GPM) will lead to the sector of about 70 km with continuous ups and downs on the slopes of the Sila. After Cosenza the ascent of the Valico di Monte Scuro (first category Gpm) will begin, almost 25 km at 5.6% with peaks up to 18%, along a very wide road with several hairpin bends. In the last kilometers downhill to Moccone (4 km on arrival), where the road will continue to descend slightly to reach Camigliatello and cross a part of the town up to 1.2 km from the finish where, after a U-turn, the race will direct you upon arrival. In the last stretch two wide curves and a final straight.

I big

In the standings Joao Almeida (Deceuninck Quick-Step) has a 2 “lead over Jonathan Caicedo (Ef Pro Cycling). Pello Bilbao (Bahrain-McLaren) is third in the overall standings at 39”, fourth Wilco Kelderman (Sunweb) at 44 “. Vincenzo Nibali (Trek-Segafredo) is at 57 “, Domenico Pozzovivo (NTT Pro Cycling) at 1’01”, Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) at 1’15 “, Steven Kruijswijk (Jumbo-Visma) at 1’17” and Rafal Majka (Bora-Hansgrohe) at 1’28 “.

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