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DIRECT. Giro 2024: another demonstration from Pogacar, unstoppable!

À Prati di Tivo, Tadej Pogacar won his third stage in the 2024 Giro. The Slovenian once again knocks out the competition by beating Daniel Martinez and Ben O'Connor this Saturday. In the general classification, the leader widens the gap ahead of Martinez and Thomas.

The essentials

  • New demonstration from Tadej Pogacar this Saturday, May 11. During the 8th stage of the Giro 2024, the Slovenian won the race. in the sprint &agrav; Prati di Tivo in front of Daniel Martinez and Ben O'Connor. Third victory in this Tour of Italy for the leader of the UAE Team-Emirates formation. 
  • In the general ranking, Tadej Pogacar remains the undisputed leader. in the general classification ahead of Daniel Martinez and Geraint Thomas. 
  • Side French, Alex Baudin finishes à 10th place in the 8th stage. During the race, three French riders were part of the escape: Romain Bardet, Valentin Paret-Peintre and Julian Alaphilippe. Runner of the Jumbo-Visma team, Christophe Laporte abandoned his race. before the 8th stage, after a heavy fall a few days ago.


On this first big meeting in the mountains, the favorites were expected. 152 kilometers long, the 8th stage of the Giro 2024 got off quickly with a breakaway of three riders, caught by a group of pursuers including Romain Bardet, Julian Alaphilippe and Valentin Paret-Painter. If the group of 14 runners ledé racing for many kilometers, the UAE training dictated the pace of the peloton. After the first two ascents of Forca Capistrello and Croce Abbio, the leading men tackled the climb. the last great ascent of Prati di Tivo. Finally resumed à a few kilometers, Valentin Paret-Peintre did not manage to reach his destination. go to the end of the step. In the final sprint, Tadej Pogacar won the race. ahead of his runner-up in the general classification, Daniel Martinez and Ben O'Connor. The general ranking does not change in the first positions. 

17:15 – The profile of the 9th stage

214 kilometers long, the 9th stage of the Giro 2024 will start from Avezzano and arrive in Rome. Naples. For the third time in a row, Naples will experience the finish of a stage of the Giro. A 9th stage intended for sprinters/

17:10 – Status quo on the podium

After this 8th stage, the general ranking does not change on the podium, dominated by by Tadej Pogacar. Daniel Martinez and Ben O'Connor complete the podium.

17:05 – Paret-Peintre: We could have driven faster"

Strong man of the escape, Valentin Paret-Peintre analyzed his race with our colleagues at Eurosport: "We had a little difficulty ` getting organized, çit never really worked. It was easy for UAE to leave us behind. rifle scope. With a better understanding, we would perhaps have dug deeper. We could have driven faster."

16:56 – A Frenchman in the top 10

In this 8th stage of the Giro 2024, Alex Baudin finished. &agrav; 10th place this Saturday.

Third stage victory on this Giro 2024 for Tadej Pogacar! In the last few hectares, the Slovene has distanced itself from the lead. Daniel Martinez and Ben O'Connor!

16:47 – Majka starts the sprint

Back in the lead group, Rafal Majka positions himself to launch Tadej Pogacar.

16:47 – The flame red

There is less than a kilometer left to go. travel before the finish line.

16:46 – Pogacar in management

Faced with the attacks of Tiberi and Arensman, Tadej Pogacar quietly followed the wheels of the attacks.

16:45 – Tiberi se lance

Less than two kilometers before the finish, Tiberi launched his attack to release Tadej Pogacar and the leading group.

16:43 – Towards a finish e to sprint

À two kilometers from the finish, no attack was made. launched. 

16:40 – Nobody attacks

All runners fear Tadej Pogacar and look at each other eye to eye. three kilometers from the finish of the 8th stage of the Giro 2024.

16: 39 – It's over for Paret-Peintre

À four kilometers from the finish, Valentin Paret-Peintre was caught. taken back by the peloton.

16:35 – Fifteen seconds

Valentin Paret-Peintre holds on. À five kilometers from the finish, the French runner is fifteen seconds ahead.

16:32 – The Lutsenko group is left behind

13th in the general ranking ahead of Romain Bardet, Alexey Lutsenko is & agrave; 1'12" by Valentin Paret-Peintre.

16:29 – Paret-Peintre maintains the pace

At the head of the race, Valentin Paret-Peintre-Peintre maintains his effort. The Frenchman is 22 seconds ahead of the peloton & seven kilometers from the finish.

16:25 – Paret-Peintre relaunches

While the platoon is à Ten seconds is the moment chosen by Valentin Paret-Peintre to place his attack and restart. He is alone in the lead.

16:23 – Finished; for Bardet

In the climb of Prati di Tivo, it's over for Romain Bardet, Alexey Lutsenko.

16:21 – UAE à the attack

After having carried out the the pace of the peloton during a large part of the 8th stage of the Giro 2024, the UAE team continues to dictate the tempo. Tadej Pogacar's team and the rest of the peloton are only'é 22 seconds from the front men.

16:19 – Bardet restarts

While the escape is closer than ever to being caught, Romain Bardet starts again.

16:17 – The escape explodes

In the final climb, the leading men are released one by one. A. Alessandro Verre attacked. He is now alone in the lead.

16:14 – Alaphilippe distanced

Already released earlier in the day, Julian Alaphilippe was left behind; by the leading group. 

16:13 – The gap falls again< /h3>

At the foot of Prati di Tivo, the gap is thirty seconds. It will be just for the escape.

16:12 – Place à the final climb

Nearly fifteen kilometers before the arrival, the & ;eacute;chappée attacks the final climb of Prati di Tivo. 

16:03 – L 'égap bottoms

The gap between the breakaway and the peloton has just increased go under the one-minute mark while the leading men approach 20 kilometers from the finish.


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:

  • 3rd stage, May 6: Novara-Fossano, 165km
  • 4th stage, May 7: Acqui Terme-Andora, 187km
  • 5th stage, May 8: Genova-Lucca, 176km
  • 6th stage, May 9: Viareggio-Rapolano Terme, 177km
  • 7th stage, May 10: Foligno-Perugia, 37.2km (time trial)
  • 8th stage, May 11: Spoleto-Prati di Tivo, 153km
  • 9th stage, May 12: Allezzano-Naples, 206km
  • Day of rest, May 13
  • 10th stage, May 14: Pompei-Cusano Mutri (Bocca della Selva), 141km
  • 11th stage, May 15: Foiano di Val Fortore-Francavilla al Mare, 203km
  • 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: another demonstration from Pogacar, unstoppable!

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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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