Dan Martin makes solo break to win seventeenth stage, Egan Bernal holds onto lead-Sports activities Information , Alenz

Dan Martin makes solo break to win seventeenth stage, Egan Bernal holds onto lead-Sports activities Information , Alenz

Martin, 34, resisted his rivals fantastically on the ultimate climb, over 11.2km with a median gradient at 9.8 %, after the 193km trip between Canazei and a summit end at Sega di Ala within the north of Italy.

Giro d'Italia 2021: Dan Martin makes solo break to win 17th stage, Egan Bernal holds onto lead

Dan Martin celebrates as he crosses the end line within the seventeenth stage of the Giro d’Italia. AFP

Ala: Eire’s Dan Martin made a solo break to win the mountainous seventeenth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, with Colombia’s Egan Bernal holding onto the chief’s pink jersey.

Martin, 34, resisted his rivals fantastically on the ultimate climb, over 11.2km with a median gradient at 9.8 %, after the 193km trip between Canazei and a summit end at Sega di Ala within the north of Italy.

The Israel Begin-Up Nation rider crossed the road alone 13sec forward of Portugal’s Joao Almeida with Britain’s Simon Yates third half-a-minute behind the chief

Ineos’ Bernal appeared weak for the primary time for the reason that race received underway in Turin, dropping time within the last climb however holds the lead with the race ending in Milan in 4 days.

Bernal misplaced practically a minute to Yates, however held virtually all of his lead on Italian Damiano Caruso, total second at 2min 21 sec.

Yates moved up from fifth to 3rd place, at 3min 23sec.

Thursday’s largely flat 18th stage covers 231km between Rovereto and Stradella with just a few undulations over the past 30km.

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