Today's stage in the Giro: a 10% trap in the end

The peloton will face a sinuous and tricky day within the final three kilometers, with ramps that exceed 10% of unevenness.


The Giro squad continues its advance through the Italian peninsula and will move from the instep of the boot, Castrovillari, to the top of the heel, Matera. The runners will face a terrain similar to that of this Wednesday, narrow, winding roads, in improvable conditions and that grip a lot, also with a lot of ups and downs. In fact, within the last three kilometers there will be ramps that exceed 10% and that are sustained by 6.3% on average for 700 meters. The typical trap of the Corsa Rosa.

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Joao Almeida should have no problems defending the lead on a day that is conducive to seeking the break. However, the arrival favors Peter Sagan, the bearer of the cyclamen jersey of regularity. In his first participation in the Giro, the Slovakian has two second places in five days of the race. He only needs one victory in Italy to complete his collection of triumphs in the big three, and he wishes it "with enthusiasm", although "without pressure": "Above all, I don't want to disappoint my Bora boys if they work for me.

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