Giro 2017 Favourites stage 6: Power to the punchers

Stage 6 of the Giro d'Italia is played out on the instep of the Italian boot. A series of climbs in the finale run to the ultimate climb of 2 kilometres at 5.3%. The last 750 metres go up at 8%. (Slideshow route/profile)

The route of the 6th stage in the Giro d’Italia runs on a 217 kilometres course to a finale that’s tailor made for punchers. The last 20 kilometres take in a series of climbs, the first one is the Fuscaldo – 2 kilometres at 6.8%. With 7 kilometres remaining a 1 kilometres section at 5.9% continues on a false flat before a drop leads to the final run up to the finish line. The last 2 kilometres are averaging 5,3%, while the hill is getting steeper and the last 750 metres go up at 8%.

Favourites stage 6 Giro d’Italia 2017

*** Diego Rosa, Dylan Teuns, Michael Woods, Enrico Battaglin
** Rudy Mollard, Rui Costa, Davide Vilella, Ben Hermans
* Sacha Modolo, Giovanni Visconti, Domenico Pozzovivo, Tom-Jelte Slagter

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