The Spaniards in the Giro: From the Party enters the top-10

The CCC corridor won a place in the general after the loss of time of Richard Carapaz. Landa saved another day of transition without setbacks.


The peloton took a short active break in the third stage of the 2019 Giro d'Italia during the 220 kilometers between Vinci and Orbetello. The day, marked in some sections by the wind, did that the 175 runners did not run risks and the victory was decided to the sprint. Except in the final kilometers, where the teams of the sprinters increased the pace, maintained a bearable pace for all cyclists, including the Spanish.

This was how the Spaniards went in the 3rd stage of the Giro d'Italia 2019:

José Joaquín Rojas (16th): he came to pull the peloton in some stages of the stage and closely watched its leader, Mikel Landa.

Mikel Landa (20th): saved another day of transition, great news for him. He was always well placed and attentive at the head of the peloton.

Pello Bilbao (38th): he remained in the peloton, tucking his leader, Miguel Ángel López. He continues ninth in the general classification.

Víctor De la Parte (52º): the corridor of the CCC gained a place in the general for the lost time of Carapaz and is already tenth.

Dani Navarro (54º): the Katusha corridor remained In the peloton and did not try any escape attempt in the two climbs of the day.

Ion Izagirre (62nd): like Bilbao, did a good job to support the Colombian Lopez, head of ranks of Astana.

Mikel Nieve ( 67th): good support for the leader of the Mitchelton, Simon Yates.

Juan José Lobato (78th): the Nippo rider stayed close to his teammates, in the peloton.

Markel Irizar (84º): the veteran runner of the Trek maintained a low profile within the peloton to overcome the stage without suffering consequences.

Francisc o Ventoso (101º): he was close to the rest of his teammates of the CCC, who in some stages of the stage pulled the platoon.

Hector Carretero (118º): the Movistar rider spent a quiet day after suffering a hard fall yesterday. Improved his physical condition.

Lluis Mas (123º): good stage for him, guiding in many moments his teammates of Movistar throughout the day.

Rubén Plaza (161º): the veteran runner from Alicante was left behind in the last platoon units.

Antonio Pedrero (171st): he changed his bike with Carapaz 8 kilometers from the finish and pushed the Ecuadorian. He entered the last five classified.



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