Giro 2022: Sprint triumph Dainese, López still leader

Alberto Dainese - Giro 2022: Sprint triump Dainese, López still leaderimage: Cor VosAlberto Dainese outguns Fernando Gaviria in Reggio Emilia, while Juan Pedro López keeps the maglia rosa. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 11th stage 2022 Giro

1. Alberto Dainese (ita)
2. Fernando Gaviria (col) s.t.
3. Simone Consonni (ita) s.t.
4. Arnaud Démare (fra) s.t.
5. Caleb Ewan (aus) s.t.
6. Mark Cavendish (gbr) s.t.
7. Edward Theuns (bel) s.t.
8. Sacha Modolo (ita) s.t.
9. Phil Bauhaus (ger) s.t.
10. Lawrence Naesen (bel) s.t.

GC after stage 11
1. Juan Pedro López (spa)
2. Richard Carapaz (ecu) + 0.12
3. João Almeida (por) s.t.
4. Romain Bardet (fra) + 0.14
5. Jai Hindley (aus) + 0.20
6. Guillaume Martin (fra) + 0.28
7. Mikel Landa (spa) + 0.29
8. Domenico Pozzovivo (ita) + 0.54
9. Emanuel Buchmann (ger) + 1.09
10. Pello Bilbao (spa) + 1.22

11. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 1.23
12. Thymen Arensman (nld) + 1.27
13. Vincenzo Nibali (ita) + 3.04

Race report
Filippo Rastelli and Luca Tagliani attack from the gun. The two carve out a 5 minutes lead before the peloton takes control.

The bunch goes haywire before the midway marker because of strong winds and possible echelons, resulting in a bunched peloton with 92 kilometres. Richard Carapaz says ‘thank you’ and scores a time bonus of 3 seconds in the second intermediate sprint.

Dries De Bondt goes solo. The former Belgian Champion opens a 1.30 minutes gap before he is caught in the last 5 kilometres.

In the ensuing sprint Fernando Gaviria looks strong, but Alberto Dainese overhauls him with a powerful surge to the line.

Juan Pedro López stays in pink, while Richard Carapaz moves up to second place due to the time bonus of 3 seconds.

Another interesting read: route 11th stage 2022 Giro d’Italia.

Giro d’Italia 2022 stage 11: routes, profiles, more

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