Giro 2017 Stage 12: Gaviria confirms sprint dominance with hat-trick

Today, the longest stage in #Giro100 was another one for the sprinters. As the sprint trains steamed into town, Fernando Gaviria was led out perfectly by his poisson-pilote Max Richeze to easily and confidently surge ahead of Jakub Mareczko and Sam Bennett in the fast finish to the line. The 22-year-old Gaviria is the first rider in six years to win three stages on his Grand Tour debut – and he’s the first Colombian to collect three stage wins in a single Grand Tour. There may be more to come as he’s intent on reaching Milan in the maglia ciclamino. There was no change on GC, Tom Dumoulin is still looking pretty in pink.

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