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DIRECT. Giro 2024: Alaphilippe's VERY big and beautiful victory on the 12th stage! Classification

The 12th stage of this Giro 2024 took place this Thursday, May 16. won, in style, by the Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe.

The essentials

  • The 12th stage of the Tour of Italy was completed spectacular and very lively in a hilly course. Present in a great escape, a duo composed of by Julian Alaphilippe – Mirco Maestri left à 126 kilometers from the finish before the Frenchman sets off alone on the last climb, achieving a new number ;ro to win alone.
  • Almost a year after his last victory over the Dauphin, Julian Alaphilippe is rewarded of his efforts since the start of the Giro. Announced as favorite of the day, he had ticked off; this step and has responded now!
  • In the general ranking, Tadej Pogacar is still the undisputed leader. and passedé another quiet day despite the weather an attempt to border the Bahrain-Victorious at the end of the stage.


17:25 – Alaphilippe's victory in video

Julian Alaphilippe wins a tr& What a great victory on this 12th stage of the Giro! Relive this victory on video.

17:10 – Winner on the three grand tours

With this victory, Julian Alaphilippe has now won& ;eacute; at least one stage on each of the three grand tours. It is the tenth French çais à Succeeded in this performance

16:55 – "It was my dream to win a victory on the Giro"

Alaphilippe savors after his victory "that was my dream I've won a victory in the Giro, so I'm very happy. It's a victory that does a lot of good, an important victory."

16 :47 – The podium of this 12th stage

Behind Alaphilippe, Narvaés takes second place and is ahead of Hermans. These are the two big hits of the day.

16:44 – The magnificent epic of Julian Alaphilippe

After more than 130 kilometers of escape, the Frenchman escaped. imposes alone on the streets of Fano. He will be able to thank Maestri for his help in the escape, with whom he managed to escape. ahead of Hermans and Narvaés, who had beaten him during the sixth stage in the sprint.

Julian Alaphilippe imposes solo on the 12th stage of the Giro! He wins for the first time on the Tour of Italy 

The Frenchman was not included in the competition. recovered, he still has a thirty-second lead and will win this twelfth stage alone!

The Frenchman is still 40 seconds ahead of the duo Narvaés and Hermans. Ça can do it!

16:31 – Narvaés and Hermans stand out

The two favorites of the counter group have the ;ché their teammates. Who will ride to return to the French ?

16:30 – Alaphilippe in the highest percentages

French is in the passages à 20%. He's still 40" advance

16:30 – The counter group explodes

That moves in the counter group, with Valgren, Nava&eac;s and Herman attacking, but çit looks!

Maestri can't take it anymore from the first meters of the coast. The Frenchman is all alone until the end!

16:26 – Alaphilippe and Maestri arrive in the last place; res difficulties

43 seconds ahead for the duo over their pursuers, while there remains one difficulty and 12 kilometers

In the peloton ça broke under the leadership of the Tibéteam eacute;ri! Everyone is in single file!

16:15 – Less than 25 kilometers!

There are less than 25 kilometers left for the Maestri Alaphilippe duo. Whatever the result, they will have done one hell of a job. number!

16:06 – A technical finish

The end of the stage suits perfectly the qualities of Alaphilippe, with many technical turns in the town of Fano.

15:55 – Alaphilippe leté points &agrav; Maestri

The Frenchman is aware that he needs the Italian to go to the end. He lefté Maestri will take the lead in all the peaks and sprints today, and the Polti Kometa rider will take the podium as winner of the Intergiro of the day this evening.

15:48 – Nobody wants to bring back Jhonatan Narvaez

In the second group, the Ineos runner scares and no one wants to drive to bring it back. Alaphilippe and Maestri now have a 1'40 lead.

15:39 – The leading duo has slightly increased its performance. his advance

In the wall of Ostra Alaphilippe made the climb, encouraging his young companion to escape& eacute;e. They took 10 seconds back on the group Jhonatan Narvaez.

15:30 – The lead of the race is heading towards the rise of Ostra

Alaphilippe and Maestri arrive in the county of Ostra, a short but particularly steep wall steep, &agrav; see on the Italian manages à follow.

15:19 – Still a minute and twenty ahead

The Maestri Alaphilippe duo maintains a 1'20 lead over the group of nine riders. The gap is stabilized and even goes back a little while there are 60 kilometers remaining.

15:09 – The group of against finally collaborates

After more than 40 kilometers of attacks and moments of hesitation, nine riders finally recovered. ussi &agrav; come out and roll well. They are Simon Clarke (Israel-Premier Tech), Christian Scaroni (Astana), Jhonatan Narvaez (INEOS Grenadiers), Michael Valgren (EF Education EasyPost), Dion Smith (Intermarché-Wanty) , Matteo Trentin (Tudor), Gijs Leemreize (DSM Firmenich PostNL), Quinten Hermans (Alpecin-Deceuninck), Aurélien Paret-Peintre (Decathlon AG2R La Mondiale). The gap is narrowing with the Alaphilippe-Maestri duo.

14:52 – Chain problem for Ewen Costiou

The Frenchman has equipment problems while ;apos;he is in  chasing behind Alaphilippe and Maestri! What a shame for the Breton

14:45 – The attacks are increasing and the gap is decreasing

Two men emerged from the group of pursuers, including Brestois Ewen Costiou. The gap with Alaphilippe and Maestri falls to a close. 1'37.

14:38 – Ça moves in the counter group

Some in the counter group see Alaphilippe and Maestri escape and try to get out.


The Giro classification

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The Giro d'Italia will follow the spring season and depart on May 4. The finish is scheduled for three weeks later, &agrav; know May 26. 

The start of the Giro 2024 took place at Venaria Reale in the suburbs of Turin, near the Juventus Stadium. Arrival will be at Rome. Here is the list of steps:

  • 12th stage, May 16: Martinsicuro-Fano, 183km
  • 13th stage, May 17: Riccione-Cento, 179km
  • 14th stage, May 18: Castiglione delle Stiviere-Desenzano del Garda, 31km (time trial)
  • 15th stage, May 19: Manerba del Garda-Livigno (Mottolino), 220km
  • Day of rest, May 20
  • 16th stage, May 21: Livigno-Santa Cristina Val Gardena (Monte Pana), 202km
  • 17th stage, May 22: Selva di Val Gardena-col Brocon, 154km
  • 18th stage, May 23: Fiera di Primiero-Padua, 166km
  • 19th stage, May 24: Mortegliano-Cima Sappada, 154km
  • 20th stage, May 25: Alpago-Bassano del Grappa, 175km
  • 21st stage, May 26: Rome-Rome, 126km

Here is the route map for this Giro 2024:

DIRECT. Giro 2024: Alaphilippe's VERY big and beautiful victory on the 12th stage! Classification

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What are the winners of the Tour of Italy ?

Here are the results of the last 15 years of the Giro d'Italia, called the Giro d'Italia. Giro d'Italia. 

  • 2023: P. Roglic
  • 2022: J. Hindley
  • 2021: E .Bernal
  • 2020 : T. Geoghegan Hart
  • 2019: R. Carapaz
  • 2018: C. Froome
  • 2017: T. Dumoulin
  • 2016: V. Nibali
  • 2015: A. Contador
  • 2014: N. Quintana
  • 2013: V. Nibali
  • 2012: R. Hesjedal
  • 2011: Mr. Scarponi
  • 2010: I. Basso
  • 2009: D. Menchov
  • 2008: A. Contador
  • 2007: D. Di Luca
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