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DIRECT. Giro 2024: breaks in the peloton ? the 4th stage live

The 4th stage of the Giro this Tuesday, May 7 should once again smile on the sprinters.

The essentials

  • The 4th stage of the Giro will link Acqui Terme and Andora in a 190 kilometer long stage.
  • A massive sprint is expected with a new duel announced. between Tim Merlier and Jonathan Milan.
  • The leader of the general ranking Tadej Pogacar should, this time, stay quietly warm.


16:34 – The peloton under the minute

Only 49' seconds advance for the escape.

16:31 – The trap closes on the escape

Despite their efforts, the two leading men see the peloton getting closer. More than 1'15 in advance.

This is the finale of this 4th stage & approaching the last 20 kilometers, with a 1'04 lead for the two escapees.

16:24 – A very stretched platoon

While the Jumbo-Visma Lease has Bike and the Lidl-trek continue to work à At the front, the peloton stretches and it is difficult to get back up for the riders at the front. behind.

16:16 – The two leaders work well together

Francisco Muñoz (Polti Kometa) and Stefan de Bod (EF Education EasyPost) take turns perfectly in these long stretches by the sea to try to resist the peloton.

16:06 – Less than two minutes to go

The leading duo is ready now chased away by the Lidl-trek, the Souda-Quick Step and the Jumbo, which collaborate and reduce the gap with a view to a final sprint.

15:56 – Risks of breakage

As the peloton arrives along the coast, a light side wind; could give ideas to some teams.

15:50 – Meanwhile back there, Vingegaard finds the roads

While Pogacar is trying to win the Giro for the first time, Jonas Vingegaard is back on track. on the bike for the first time since his terrible fall on the tour of the Basque Country. he hopes to be ready for the Tour de France.

After two falls in quick succession, the Intermarché-Wanty sprinter Biniam Girmay gives up.

15:44 – The peloton splits

The fall on the descent broke the the peloton while a rider from the Jumbo-Visma leads the peloton to the next stage. a big pace before the intermediate sprint. 

15:44 – De Bot takes the lead last intermediate sprint

We shared each other. the points and the bonuses in the escape, and this time it's De Bot who takes the lead.

< h3 class="app_edito_title_2">15:40 – Girmay falls à new

While he has changed just after his fall, Biniam Girmay fell again, it took him a while to get going again.

Big fall in the peloton in a wet descent, many riders from the Décathlon-AG2R La Mondiale are involved, including Ben O'Connor, as well as the rider & Eritrean Biniam Girmay (Intermarch-Wanty). The sprinter is well affected; but he leaves again.

15:34 – Calmejane got up

French ticked off. having achieved all of his objectives for the day, and seeing the gap shrinking rapidly, he believes that the escape is over. little chance of going to the end. 

15:29 – Fabio Jakobsen rejoices the peloton

Lâché on the climb, the sprinter from the DSM-Firmenish Post NL finally rejoined the peloton.

15:17 – The fall in video

15:16 – Fall in the peloton

A fall without gravityé took place in the peloton with two riders involved: Ethan Vernon (Israel-Premier Tech) and Jhonatan Narvaez (INEOS Grenadiers). 

15:13 – The complete classification of the mountain classification at the summit of Colle del Melogno

1. CALMEJANE Lilian: 9 points
2. MUÑOZ Francisco: 4 points
3. DE BOD Stefan: 2 points
4. GHEBREIGZABHIER Amanuel: 1 point

15:06 – Only two minutes left for the leading duo< /h3>

the two men in the breakaway continue to see the gap shrink with the leading peloton. by Lidl-Trek. Only 2 minutes left à less than 50 kilometers from the finish

15:03 – Update on the race< /h3>

À 93 kilometers from the finish, the leading trio is only 3'30 ahead of the peloton. It's difficult for Fabio Jakobsen who is always accompaniedé by two teammates. He points &agrav; 1 minute 20 from the peloton.

14:53 – Jakobsen and Gaviria let go

A few let go in this climb, notably Jakobsen, already at the top. &agrav; more than a minute, and Fernando Gaviria of Movistar. They are both awaited by teammates.

14:49 – Calmejane takes the lead in the points of the mountain

The Frenchman will collect the nine points in the mountain classification by going first to the summit of Colle del Melogno.< /p>

14:48 – The summit of the pass in the fog

It is still raining lightly on the Giro routes, and the summit of Colle del Melogno is in the fog.

14:47 – The complete ranking of the intermediate sprint

1. MUÑOZ Francisco: 12 points
2. DE BOD Stefan: 8 points
3. CALMEJANE Lilian: 6 points
4. GROVES Kaden: 5 points
5. MERLIER Tim: 4 points
6. GIRMAY Biniam: 3 points
7. FIORELLI Filippo: 2 points
8. GAVIRIA Fernando: 1 point

14:39 – The gap is decreasing

< p>The acceleration of the peloton around the intermediate sprint reduced the gap by around thirty seconds . He passed by under 5 minutes.


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: breaks in the peloton ? the 4th stage live

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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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