RICCIONE – Primoz Roglic won the 9th stage of the 102 / o Giro d'Italia of cycling, an individual time trial from Riccione (Rimini) to San Marino, 34.8 kilometers long. Of 51'52 "the time of the Slovenian, who had already triumphed in the inaugural time trial in Bologna. Excellent performance by Vincenzo Nibali , who finished in fourth place, at 1'05 "from the winner.
Giro d'Italia, Valerio Conti defended the pink jersey. Excellent test for Nibali.
Valerio Conti defended himself with all the weapons available – in the rain and in the fog – to keep the pink jersey of the 102 / or Giro d'Italia of cycling, in the time trial held between Riccione and San Marino, held on a long course 34 ,8 kilometers. The Roman rider had to overcome himself to remain in command of the general classification.
On the finish line, Roglic preceded by 11 "the Belgian Victor Campenaerts, holder of the hour and second arrival record; third the Dutchman Bauke Mollema, with a delay of 1 '; fourth Vincenzo Nibali, who finished in 1'05 ". The British Simon Yates failed to go beyond the 32nd place, with a good 3'11 "of delay from the winner Roglic, while the Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez finished in the 41st place, reaching 3'45". Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz, 12 / o, is better than 1'55 ".
"I think I played a good test, despite the rain: I had a problem with the saddle – which lowered me – after taking a hole.
When I saw Miguel Angel Lopez I realized I was having a good time. It was good to earn something on Yates, losing from Roglic is there; he is a specialist ".
So Vincenzo Nibali, after finishing his time trial, at the finish line in San Marino. "It was not easy today, it was raining and the asphalt was slippery – adds the Sicilian -. In a few days we will enter the heart of the race with the stages that count, tomorrow we will be able to enjoy the day of rest ”(source Ansa).
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