Courmayeur – Richard Carapaz is the new pink jersey of the 102 / o Giro d'Italia of cycling . The Ecuadorian from Movistar triumphed in Courmayeur, detaching everyone and appearing alone on the finish line, pulling her off the Slovenian Jan Polanc, clearly detached in the second Alpine stage. Carapaz is the first Ecuadorian to wear the pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia of cycling.
Giro, Carapaz pink jersey: "My dream has come true".
The Movistar rider now has a 7 "advantage over the Slovenian Primoz Roglic, second, and 1'47" over Vincenzo Nibali, third. In fourth place is the Polish Rafal Majka, at 2'10 ", fifth the Spaniard Mikel Landa, at 2'50". The former pink Jan Polanc jersey, now 7'40 "behind, is now 7 / o with a 3'29" delay.
"I felt very good, especially on the high ground, and I played it all in the final. I attacked at the right time: the 30 "earned on the San Carlo were fundamental. The pink shirt for me is a dream that becomes reality, the fruit of the efforts made so far. However, we will have to work hard to preserve it ". So Ecuador's Richard Carapaz commented on the victory at Courmayeur, which allowed him to wear the pink jersey of the 102 / or Giro d'Italia.
Nibali, we will all play the same way – "Gaining 4" is a detail. I tried the action and, on the hardest climb, Damiano Caruso went like a motorcycle. It was difficult, because we all went well. Roglic is very solid, this time he collaborated, and we have seen, compared to the past few days. Now we will all play the same way ”. So Vincenzo Nibali, immediately after his arrival, commented on the 14th stage of the 102 / o Giro d'Italia of cycling, started from Saint-Vincent and ended at Courmayeur (source: Ansa).
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