Giro 2017: Gaviria sprints to fourth victory, while Dumoulin retains maglia rosa

Travelling from Reggio Emilia to Tortona, the 13th stage is the flattest of this Giro d'Italia. In the ensuing bunch sprint Gaviria outperforms Sam Bennett and Jasper Stuyven. Tom Dumoulin finishes safely in the peloton to retain in the overall lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 13th stage 2017 Giro d’Italia

1. Fernando Gaviria (col)
2. Sam Bennett (irl) s.t.
3. Jasper Stuyven (bel) s.t.
4. Roberto Ferrari (ita) s.t.
5. Ryan Gibbons (rsa) s.t.
6. Rüdiger Selig (ger) s.t.
7. Sacha Modolo (ita) s.t.
8. Caleb Ewan (aus) s.t.
9. André Greipel (ger) s.t.
10. Viacheslav Kuznetzov (rus) s.t.

GC after 13th stage
1. Tom Dumoulin (nld)
2. Nairo Quintana (col) + 2.23
3. Bauke Mollema (nld) + 2.38
4. Thibaut Pinot (fra) + 2.40
5. Vincenzo Nibali (ita) + 2.47
6. Andrey Amador (crc) + 3.05
7. Bob Jungels (lux) + 3.56
8. Domenico Pozzovivo (ita) + 3.59
9. Tanel Kangert (est) s.t.
10. Ilnur Zakarin (rus) + 4.17

11. Dario Cataldo (ita) + 5.19
12. Steven Kruijswijk (nld) + 6.07
13. Davide Formolo (ita) + 6.19
14. Rui Costa (por) + 6.29
15. Adam Yates (gbr) + 6.58

Race report
Once the flag is dropped Mohoric accelerates and Brutt, Albanese and Van Zyl jump to his wheel. Bingo, the break of the day is off. They race to a lead of 2 minutes before Van Zyl stops his efforts. So a three men front group today.

The peloton keeps them on a leash, the gap never widens to slightly more than 2 minutes. With 22 kms to go the break is reeled in.

In the ensuing sprint Gaviria comes from way back to catch Bennett in the dying metres and take his fourth victory in the 2017 Giro d’Italia.

Check out the route of the 13th stage of the 2017 Giro d’Italia.

Giro 2017 stage 13: Route maps, height profiles, and more

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Fernando Gaviria

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