Australian cyclist Caleb Ewan won the seventh stage of Tour Italy.
Australian Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) once again demonstrated his racing advantage by winning the seventh stage of the Tour of Italy by bike, the second in this edition.
After winning the fifth day of the race, he returned today to be the best runner by completing 181 kilometers between Notaresco and Termoli in 4:42.12 hours, beating Italian Davide Cimolai (Israel Start-Up Nation) at the finish line, the second, and Belgium’s Tim Merler (Alpecin-) Fenix) is in third place.
In public accounts, Hungarian Attila Walther (Groupama-FDJ) kept the pink shirt, given that the stage did not change the first places for the general, and went on to own Belgian Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-QuickStep), according to 11, and Colombian Egan Bernal (Eneos), in 3rd place up to 16, main stalkers.
At a slightly tilted end to the end, the Italian Danilo Oss (Bora-hansgrohe) led the group and the fastest men, although his Slovak teammate Peter Sagan, who did the job for him, was disqualified from the “top ten”, with the aim of “getting harder and harder for the cyclamino.” .
On the other hand, Colombian Fernando Gaviria (UAE) was the first to, by far, the first to launch a declared attack on victory, but had no “piles”, and when Ioan started, there was no one who could keep up.
Moreover, proof of this was the frustrating appearance of Simoulay and Merlier even before they crossed the finish line, and they quit watching for the new Australian’s fifth victory in the Corsa Rosa, as well as another fifth in the Tour de France.
“[Foi uma vitória de] Intelligence and teamwork. In the last 10 kilometers, we really had to be on top. We did an amazing job. The most important thing for me was not to come too far from behind. I ended up “running” at 450 meters, it was a very difficult access and my legs were on fire, “summed up the runner.
Iwan’s victory was even more special because it allowed Lotto Soudal to rise to the top of the “ranking” of the teams that had achieved the most wins in the Giro, among those that entered the 104th edition, with Lotto Soudal being added to the 30th place and disengaging with Deceuninck-QuickStep.
With three fugitives during the entire voyage, including Swiss “specialist” Simon Pelod (Androni Giocattoli Cedrmek), the day was less mobile than usual, with the general’s men already guarding themselves after the “unlucky” Italian surrendered before departure. “Domenico Buzovivo” (Qhubeka) ASSOS).
The main problem occurred at Education First-Nippo, by Ruben Guerreiro, since British Hugh Carthy had a mechanical problem, but already within the last three kilometers the time difference of one candidate was neutralized.
Guerreiro was penalized in the end, dropping to 28th overall, 5.49 minutes from Valter, while João Almeida (Deceuninck-QuickStep) advanced two places to 26th, 4.49, when he joined peloton.
Nelson Oliveira (Movistar) retained the 37th place after more than 15 minutes from “Maglia Rosa”, after losing 1.13 in the stage, and reached 130th.
On Saturday, the eighth in a row connects Foggia to Greddia Sanframundi at 170 kilometers, with two mountain counts, one in Category II and the other in Category IV, this already coincides with the target.