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Completed the seventh stage of the 101st version of the famous Italian race.
Teams interested in group finish, no problem was caught the day’s break of three. Sprint expected third victory of Elia Viviani, but the mood of the Italians managed to spoil Sprinter “BORA – hansgrohe,” Sam Bennett, who won his debut victory at the Grand tour.
In the General standings substantial rearrangements did not happen – the second day in a row the pink Jersey was retained by the representative of “Mitchelton-Scott” Simon Yates.
The results of the seventh stage:
1. Sam Bennett (Ireland, BORA – hansgrohe) – 3.45,27
2. Elia Viviani (Italy, Quick-Step Floors)
3. Niccolo Bonifacio (Italy, Bahrain Merida)
4. Sasha Modolo (Italy, Cannondale-Drapac)
5. Danny Van Poppel (Netherlands, LottoNL-Jumbo)
1. Simon Yates (Britain, Mitchelton-Scott) – 26.31,30
2. Tom Dumolin (Netherlands, Sunweb) – 0,16
3. Esteban Chaves (Colombia, Mitchelton-Scott) – 0,26
4. Domenico Pozzovivo (Italy, Bahrain Merida) And 0.43
5. Thibaut Pinot (France, FDJ) to 0.45 In the eighth stage of the Giro participants are waiting for new mountain test. The finish point of the day on the mountain is the second category of MONTEVERGINE di Mercogliano with a length of 17.1 kilometer.