The Spaniards in the Giro: Landa is already 4th; Pedrero shone

Mikel Landa climbed to fourth place in the general classification and dreams of the podium. Pedrero made a brilliant ascent to Mortirolo for Movistar.


Giuilio Ciccone was imposed in the sixteenth stage that had, as main course, the fearsome Mortirolo. In this ascent, Antonio Pedrero made a brilliant ascent for his companions Mikel Landa and Richard Carapaz. El vitoriano is fourth in the general and the Ecuadorian leader of the Giro after the loss of Roglic time. Up to three Spaniards were in the day's escape.

This was the Spaniards' way in the 16th stage of the Giro d'Italia 2019

Mikel Landa (7º): Pity the first week of the vitoriano, because it is being seen that in the mountain it is of the strongest. Now it's his turn to help Carapaz and he's already on the podium: he's placed fourth in the overall position.

Mikel Nieve (13º) : He was in the flight of the day, but Ciccone and Hirt left him behind in the final selection. In the final kilometers, he waited for his leader Simon Yates.

Víctor de la Parte (29º): Also good day of the other vitoriano, the best of the CCC and setting a very remarkable Giro.

Pello Bilbao (34º) : Another that He was in the escape of the day, but it was seen that in this case it was to help his leader Superman Lopez. Tremendous descent made in the Mortirolo.

Ion Izagirre (40º): At the moment you are not seeing too much, but the Astana is always a fundamental support for his team.

Francisco José Ventoso (57º) : He was in the escape of the day and started the Mortirolo at the head of the race. He had a curious detail with Nibali when giving him a can when he attacked.

José Joaquín Rojas (58º) : He continues with his great Giro and working for his leaders. He even cleaned Carapaz's glasses. The one from Cieza is completing a great race.

Antonio Pedrero (61º): Brillante. From the quarry of Lizarte, this Giro is giving us to know a brilliant climber. He made a great ascent to Mortirolo for Carapaz and Landa.

Hector Carretero (87º) : Like his team, Movistar, Carretero is doing a great job in the race facing the collective.

Rubén Plaza (97º): The veteran Spanish runner will hurry his chances of winning in the big three, since he only needs the Giro.

Lluís Mas (130º) : Great work for Movistar at the beginning of the stage, especially in those sections that can not be seen On television.

Juan José Lobato (131º): It was not a day for his qualities as a sprinter.

Markel Irizar (137º): The veteran runner is still enjoying his last days on the bike.



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