Giro 2022 Favourites stage 7: Attackers with climbing skillset
image: Cor VosRoughly 200 kilometres and an elevation gain of 4,500 metres. That's not for the faint of heart. A climber is going to celebrate, quite possibly from the breakaway.
The route goes either up or down from start tot finish. The climbs are not excessively hard and, as the toughest are far from the finish, GG riders might be less interested to go all out.
After the Passo Colla (9.3 kilometres at 4.5%), Monte Sirino (27.6 kilometres at 4%), the Viggiano climb (6.6 kilometres at 9.1%) and Monte Scuro (6.1 kilometres at 9.7%) – plus dozens of uphill stretches in between – the battle for the stage victory probably ignites on La Sellata.
Peaking out with 23 kilometres to go, La Sellata is 9.1 kilometres long and averages 5.1%. The riders descend to a 2.3 kilometres climb at 4.9% to Potenza before the race finishes with a promising last 7 kilometres. The first part goes downhill, but the route starts to climb false flat in the last 1.5 kilometres. Gradually getting steeper towards the line, the road kicks up at 13% just before the finish.
The likes of Thomas De Gendt, Lennard Kämna and Bauke Mollema have good credentials to finish off a race such as this, although sits in second overall and is not expected to be given a long leash.
Favourites 7th stage 2022 Giro d’Italia
*** Bauke Mollema, Thomas De Gendt, Mauro Schmid
** Mauri Vansevenant, Alessandro Covi, Attila Valter, Rein Taaramäe
* Koen Bouwman, Alessandro de Marchi, Jonathan Caicedo, Vadim Pronskiy
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