Giro 2022: Sprint triumph Démare, López keeps pink

Arnaud Demare - Giro 2022: Sprint triump Démare, López keeps pinkfoto: Cor VosBreakaway riders Julius van den Berg, Mirco Maestri, Pascal Eenkhoorn and Nicolas Prodhomme turn stage 13 into a spectacle race. They are caught inside the last 700 metres before Arnaud Démare bests Phil Bauhaus and Mark Cavendish on the line. Juan Pedro López stays in pink. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 13th stage 2022 Giro

1. Arnaud Démare (fra)
2. Phil Bauhaus (ger) s.t.
3. Mark Cavendish (gbr) s.t.
4. Fernando Gaviria (col) s.t.
5. Alberto Dainese (ita) s.t.
6. Simone Consonni (ita) s.t.
7. Dries De Bondt (bel) s.t.
8. Giacomo Nizzolo (ita) s.t.
9. Andrea Vendrame (ita) s.t.
10. Tobias Bayer (aut) s.t.

GC after stage 13
1. Juan Pedro López (spa)
2. Richard Carapaz (ecu) + 0.12
3. João Almeida (por) s.t.
4. Jai Hindley (aus) + 0.20
5. Guillaume Martin (fra) + 0.28
6. Mikel Landa (spa) + 0.29
7. Domenico Pozzovivo (ita) + 0.54
8. Emanuel Buchmann (ger) + 1.09
9. Pello Bilbao (spa) + 1.22
10. Alejandro Valverde (spa) + 1.23

11. Thymen Arensman (nld) + 1.27
12. Wilco Kelderman (nld) + 2.51
13. Vincenzo Nibali (ita) + 3.04

Race report
Julius van den Berg, Mirco Maestri and Filippo Tagliani initiate the breakaway after almost 10 kilometres. Pascal Eenkhoorn and Nicolas Prodhomme bridge across, while Romain Bardet is forced to abandon due to ilness after 30 kilometres.

Eenkhoorn sets the pace on the Colle di Nava. Tagliani is left behind and the other four reach the summit more than 6 minutes ahead of the peloton.

The gap has fallen to 10 seconds when Van den Berg strikes just before the flamme rouge. Eenkhoorn brings him back before the peloton comes storming past with 650 metres.

Arnaud Démare wins the sprint ahead of Phil Bauhaus and Mark Cavendish, while Juan Pedro López faces his tenth day in the pink jersey.

Another interesting read: route 13th stage 2022 Giro d’Italia.

Giro d’Italia 2022 stage 13: routes, profiles, more

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