Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 6 – Wellens rocks the Roccaraso

Tim Wellens made it two wins in two days for Lotto-Soudal, powering away from his breakaway companions at the foot of Roccaraso to take a brilliant solo win. The first mountain top finish saw the GC shaken further with Astana’s Jakob Fuglsang and Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha) attacking to finish second and third. Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin) put to bed his assertion that he’s only riding for time trial wins by riding aggressively to finish fourth – not only retaining the maglia rosa but adding more seconds to his lead.

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