Stage 3 of the 2019 Giro d’Italia culminated in a chaotic sprint into a ferocious headwind. The results show Fernando Gaviria (UAE Emirates) as the victor but only after the first man across the line – Elia Viviani (QuickStep) – was relegated for irregular sprinting. Arnaud Demare (Groupama-FDJ) finished second and Pascal Ackermann (Bora-hansgrohe), who lit the blue touchpaper too early, claimed the third step. In a stressful finale Ineos’ Tao Geoghegan Hart was caught behind a crash and lost a minute and half, dropping out of the top ten. The pink jersey stays firmly on the shoulders of Primoz Roglic,
Daily Archives: May 13, 2019
VeloVoices Podcast 136: Undercooked, underrated and underwhelmed
Kathi, Luke and Euan preview the Giro d’Italia, looking at the riders to watch, the stages not to miss and ask the controversial question: is this Giro going to be any good?