Giro 2019: Gaviria wins (Viviani relegated), Roglic still in maglia rosa

Elia Viviani 2019 - Giro 2019: Gaviria wins (Viviani relegated), Roglic still in maglia rosaThe 3rd stage on the Giro d'Italia serves an uneventful race with a messy finale. Viviani powers to victory, but he is relegated for an irregular sprint and Gaviria wins the stage. Roglic retains the pink jersey. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 3rd stage Giro d’Italia 2019

1. Fernando Gaviria (col)
2. Arnaud Démare (fra) s.t.
3. Pascal Ackermann (ger) s.t.
4. Matteo Moschetti (ita) s.t.
5. Giacomo Nizzolo (ita) s.t.
6. Jakub Mareczko (ita) s.t.
7. Davide Cimolai (ita) s.t.
8. Manuel Belletti (ita) s.t.
9. Christian Knees (ger) s.t.
10. Sacha Modolo (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 3
1. Primoz Roglic (slo)
2. Simon Yates (gbr) + 0.19
3. Vincenzo Nibali (ita) + 0.23
4. Miguel Ángel López (col) + 0.28
5. Tom Dumoulin (nld) s.t.
6. Rafal Majka (pol) + 0.33
7. Bauke Mollema (nld) + 0.39
8. Damiano Caruso (ita) + 0.40
9. Pello Bilbao (spa) + 0.42
10. Victor de la Parte + 0.45

11. Bob Jungels (lux) + 0.46
14. Davide Formolo (ita) + 0.50
19. Pavel Sivakov (rus) + 1.01
20. Ion Izagirre (spa) s.t.
23. Mikel Landa (spa) + 1.07
31. Ilnur Zakarin (rus) + 1.20
38. Richard Carapaz (ecu) + 1.33
57. Tao Geoghegan Hart (gbr) + 2.03

Race report
Sho Hatsuyama is the only rider in the breakaway. The former Japanese champion carves out a gap of 7 minutes before he is brought back with 75 kilometres remaining.

The peloton remains bunched until the finale. Richard Carapaz and Tao Geoghegan Hart are held up by a crash in the last kilometres before Elia Viviani is the first rider to cross the line in Orbetello. Victory eludes him though as he is relegated for an irregular sprint. Fernando Gaviria gets the win ahead of Arnaud Démare and Pascal Ackermann.

Another interesting read: route 3rd stage 2019 Giro d’Italia.

Giro d’Italia 2019 stage 3: routes, profiles, more

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Fernando Gaviria


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