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Ewan sprints to second stage win at Giro d’Italia

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 23, 2019 13:22

Ewan sprints to second stage win at Giro d’Italia

Australian Caleb Ewan won the 11th stage of the Giro d’Italia after a bunch sprint at the end of a 221-kilometre ride from Carpi to Novi Ligure.The Lotto-Soudal rider timed his late attack to perfection as he edged Arnaud Demare (Groupama-FDJ) and a wounded Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) in a thrilling finale, adding to his victory on stage eight.Italian champion Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-Quick-Step), who remains without a victory in this year’s race, faded and had to settle for fourth spot.Valerio Conte of UAE Team Emirates retained the overall leader’s pink jersey, with Slovenian Primoz Roglic one minute and 50 seconds adrift on a straightforward day for the leading race contenders.A shake-up in the overall standings is expected on stage 12, which features the tough Montoso ascent, before the first big day in the mountains on Friday (May 24).

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor May 23, 2019 13:22

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