Stage 13 of the Giro d’Italia was one for the sprinters however a four-man breakaway very practically spoiled their enjoyable, as Julius van den Berg (EF Training Easypost), Pascal Eenkhoorn (Jumbo Visma), Mirco Maestri (Eolo-Kometa) and Nicolas Prodhomme (AG2R-Citroen) held on till virtually 500m to go earlier than Arnaud Démare took his third stage win.
The largest change to the general classification was the sudden and tragic abandon of fourth-placed Romain Bardet (Group DSM). The Frenchman, simply 14 seconds down on maglia rosa Juan Pedro López (Trek-Segafredo), stopped mid-stage, clearly affected by abdomen issues as he needed to cease and vomit earlier than climbing into the group automobile.
The highest three on the Giro d’Italia normal classification remained the identical, with López 12 seconds forward of Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) and third-placed João Almeida (UAE Group Emirates).
Behind them, everybody moved up one notch with the gaps remained largely the identical. Jai Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohe) in fourth at 20 seconds, Guillaume Martin (Cofidis) fifth at 28 seconds, Mikel Landa (Bahrain Victorious) sixth at 29 seconds, Domenico Pozzovivo (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) seventh at 54 seconds, Emanuel Buchmann (Bora-Hansgrohe) eighth at 1:09 and Pello Bilbao (Bahrain Victorious) holding onto ninth at 1:22, one second forward of Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), who nudged into the highest 10.
Additional again, Lennard Kämna (Bora-Hansgrohe) misplaced a couple of spots after ending 1:47 behind the lead group after the peloton break up through the furtive pursuit of the breakaway. Additionally dropped have been Richie Porte (Ineos) and Simon Yates (BikeExchange), each ending in a bunch at 7:44.
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Giro d’Italia classifications
Here is a rundown of all the continued competitions on the Giro d’Italia. Click on right here for a extra complete explainer, together with minor competitions such because the intermediate sprints prize and the preventing spirit prize.
Maglia rosa – The pink jersey is worn by the general race chief on the overall classification who has accomplished the levels up to now within the lowest gathered time.
Maglia ciclamino – The cyclamen jersey is the factors classification. Riders accrue factors at one of many two intermediate sprints throughout levels and in addition at stage finishes, and the person with essentially the most factors leads the rating.
Maglia azzurra – The blue jersey is the mountain classification. Factors are handed out to the primary riders over sure hills and climbs through the Giro, with the toughest mountains giving essentially the most factors. As soon as once more, the person with essentially the most factors leads the rating.
Maglia bianca – The white jersey is the most effective younger rider classification. It really works the identical manner because the maglia rosa, however solely riders aged 25 or beneath are eligible to win.