Formolo closes third, the pink jersey group at three minutes
Escape was supposed to be and escape was. So, to raise his arms at the finish in Potenza, arrival of the seventh and demanding 196 km stage of the Giro d'Italia, is Koen Bouwman .
The Dutchman of the Jumbo Visma was one of the protagonists of the hard fraction starting from Diamante, with four mountain grand prix and over 4 thousand meters in altitude.
After several attempts, the good action started after about fifty kilometers thanks to Davide Formolo (UAE Emirates), later joined by Bouwman and Tom Dumoulin (Jumbo Visma), Bauke Mollema (Trek Segafredo), Davide Villella (Cofidis), Diego Camargo (Ef Educational Easy Post) e Wouter Poels (Bahrain Victorius). On the last ascent of the day, the duo of Jumbo, Formolo and Mollema take advantage of the stage. On the slight arrival on the rise, Bouwman, the new blue jersey, is the strongest and precedes Mollema and a generous Formolo.
The group of the best and of the pink jersey Juan Pedro Lopez let it go, so the stage of the big names proceeds without jolts. They are three minutes late on arrival.
Order of arrival:
1 BOUWMAN Koen - Jumbo-Visma
2 MOLLEMA Bauke - Trek - Segafredo
3 FORMOLO Davide - UAE Team Emirates
4 DUMOULIN Tom - Jumbo-Visma
5 VILLELLA Davide - Cofidis
6 KÄMNA Lennard - BORA - hansgrohe
7 ALBANESE Vincenzo - EOLO-Kometa
8 ALMEIDA João - UAE Team Emirates
9 VALVERDE Alejandro - Movistar Team
10 CARAPAZ Richard - INEOS Grenadiers
1 LÓPEZ Juan Pedro Trek - Segafredo 28:39:05
2 KÄMNA Lennard BORA - hansgrohe at 0:38
3 TAARAMÄE Rein Intermarché - Wanty - Gobert Matériaux at 1:02
4 YATES Simon Team BikeExchange - Jayco 1:42
5 VANSEVENANT Mauri Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team 1:51
6 ALMEIDA João UAE Team Emirates 1:58
7 KELDERMAN Wilco BORA - hansgrohe 1:59
8 BILBAO Pello Bahrain - Victorious 2:00
9 BARDET Romain Team DSM 2:06
10 CARAPAZ Richard INEOS Grenadiers ,,
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