The route is initially rather bumpy, while the second part levels out considerably. The highest point of the day is reached at the Poggio della Croce after 138 kilometres. The ascent is almost 6 kilometres long and slopes at 5.6%.
The route goes downhill and continues on flat to undulating terrain. The finish climb into Gualdo Tadino is not really a climb at all. The final kilometres are not flat either though, with gradients nearing 4%, while it kicks up to 5.6% under the flamme rouge.
The Giro d’Italia visited Gualdo Tadino three years ago. Matej Mohoric outsprinted Nico Denz on the line after a late attack.
The first three riders on the line gain time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds, while the intermediate sprint comes with 3, 2 and 1 seconds.
Another interesting read: results 3rd stage 2021 Tirreno-Adriatico.
Tirreno-Adriatico 2021 stage 3: route, profiles, more
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