Giro d’Italia

Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) wears the maglia rosa at the 2017 Giro d’Italia, having moved into the top spot following a stunning stage ten time trial performance, maintaining his place ever since.

Giro d’Italia 2017 Route and stages

With the first week well and truly behind us, the race is now on the for GC hopefuls. Nairo Quintana (Movistar) – who attacked on stage nine – has shown he is in fine form for the climbs, but he lost minutes in the time trial the following day. With more ITT kilometres to come, he’ll need to accumulate a significant advantage ahead of the next solo day.

The race began well for British riders Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) and Adam Yates (Orica Scott) with the pair sitting in second and third in line for the maglia rosa, until a collision with a parked police motorbike resulted in major time deficits for both. Thomas was most affected, abandoning the race he’d set his heart on winning before stage thirteen.

So far Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) has taken the most stage victories with four, leading against his sprinting rivals Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal) and Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott) who both have one.

The final week is really one for the climbers and will see many of the fast-legged stage contesters make a decision to return to training – whilst fireworks in the GC might be on the cards once the elevation begins to tip upwards.

General classification after stage 13

1. Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Sunweb
2. Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team, at 2-23
3. Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo, at 2-38
4. Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ, at 2-40
5. Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida, at 2-47
6. Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar Team, at 3-05
7. Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors, at 3-56
8. Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale, at 3-59
9. Tanel Kangert (Est) Astana Pro Team, at 3-59
10. Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin, at 4-17

Points classification after stage 13

Fernando Gaviria (Col) Quick-Step Floors (315)
Jasper Stuyven (Bel) Trek-Segafredo (192)
André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal (144)
Sam Bennett (Irl) Bora-Hansgrohe (177)
Caleb Ewan (Aus) Orica-Scott (108)
Mountains classification after stage 13

Omar Fraile (Spa) Dimension Data (49)
Jan Polanc (Slo) UAE Team Emirates (46)
Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team (35)
Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ (27)
Daniel Teklehaimanot (Eri) Dimension Data (24)

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