Tirreno-Adriatico 2020 Route stage 3: Follonica - Sacrofano

Tirreno-Adriatico stage 3Friday 13 March - The longest race of the Tirreno-Adriatico is played out on the third day of action. The 233 kilometres race runs from Follonica to a false flat finish in Sacrofano, which kicks up to 7% in the dying metres.

Two years ago Marcel Kittel sprinted to victory in Follonica and now the riders click into their pedals in the tourist site on the Tyrrhenian sea. The riders are off for a long and hilly day.

The first 50 kilometres are flat and then the long ascent to Scansano begins. The climb is far from steep, but the route does climb for 17 kilometres. The village is situated at an elevation of 566 metres.

On lumpy roads the route continues in southeasterly direction to the foot of the toughest ascent of the day. The Poggio Nibbio peaks out at 890 metres and the summit is reached after 10 kilometres of climbing at 6%.

A long descent takes the riders to the last section of 35 kilometres on undulating terrain. The last 5 kilometres go up at shallow gradients before the uphill finish in Sacrofano serves a final kick-up at 7%.

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