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DIRECT. Giro 2024: favorites dropped, victory for Alaphilippe ? Follow the last kilometers!

While Merlier, Jakobsen and Dekker wereé released, Julian Alaphilippe could play his card to win the 9th stage of the Giro 2024. Follow the race live until now. Naples.

The essentials

  • This Sunday, the riders will compete in the 9th stage of the Giro 2024 between Avezzano and Naples. 214 kilometers long, the race should see the sprinters compete for victory, è less than a winning escape.
  • Having left from the start, Andrea Pietrobon and Mirco Maestri wereé resumed à less than thirty kilometers from arrival. À 57 kilometers from arrival to Naples, Geraint Thomas and Maximilian Schachmann fellé while Tim Merlier, Fabio Jakobsen and David Dekker wereé released.
  • À note the withdrawal before the start Alexey Lutsenko, leader of the Astana Qazaqstan Team and 11th in the group ;ral.
  • In the general ranking, Tadej Pogacar remains the undisputed leader. in the general classification ahead of Daniel Martinez and Geraint Thomas. 
  • Side French riders, Alex Baudin (13th) and Romain Bardet (16th) are the two French riders appearing in the Top 20 of the general ranking. < /li>


16:38 – Group of six runners in the lead

A group of six runners has arrived &agrav; gain around fifteen seconds ahead of the peloton. We find in particular Julian Alaphilippe, Nicola Conci,  Lewis Askey, Kevin Vermaerke, Mirco Maestri and Andrea Pietrobon.

16:31 – L 'éescape recovery

Mirco Maestri and Andrea Pietrobon will have covered nearly 170 kilometers as a duo this Sunday. Having set off in the first few kilometers, the two riders from the Polti Kometa team were soon followed. resumed.

À a few seconds from the front men, Julian Alaphilippe launched the lead. an attack.

16:24 – Pithie victim of puncture

In a bend, Laurence Pithie stopped by close to the track exit. Victim of a puncture, the New Zealander wasé forced to return to his car.

While they were among the favorites for the stage victory this Sunday, Fabio Jakobsen and Tim Merlier were é distanced. The two sprinters did not manage to reach the finish line. follow the set pace by the Alpecin-Deceuninck training.

16:17 – Always the same à the front

At the head of the peloton during a large part of the 9th stage, the Alpecin-Deceuninck formation continues to dictate the pace.

16:15 – 400 meters ahead

In the climb of Monte di Procida, the two leading men ;ecirc;te are one minute ahead of the peloton, almost 400 meters.

16:10 – À the approach to Monte di Procida

In less than a kilometer, the runners will begin the only ascent left behind. route of the day, Monte de Procida (3.7 km & at 3.1%).

16:06 – The gap melts

À 45 kilometers from the finish, the gap closes for the escape. Mirco Maestri and Andrea Pietrobon only have 1'05" in advance. 

16:03 – Thomas and Schachmann return

After their fall, Geraint Thomas and Maximilian Schachmann are back in the peloton.

16:01 – Merlier still in the lead

If Mirco Maestri passedé the intergiro sprint in the lead in front of Pietrobon, Merlier settled the lead. the peloton sprint.

15:59 – Schachmann involved in the peloton in the fall

In his fall, Geraint Thomas was also killed. involved alongside Maximilian Schachmann. The rider from the BORA – hansgrohe training was able to leave.

Fall at the head of the peloton less than sixty kilometers from the finish. Geraint Thomas is involved as well as two of his teammates. 

15:35 – The ranking of the intermediate sprint

Here is the ranking of the Mondragone intermediate sprint with the allocation of points: 

  • Andrea Pietrobon: 12 points
  • Mirco Maestri: 8 points
  • Tim Merlier: 6 points
  • Jonathan Milan: 5 points
  • Olav Kooij: 4 points
  • Kaden Groves: 3 points
  • Edward Planckaert: 2 points
  • Simone Consonni: 1 point

15:29 – The Mondragone sprint in video

Relive in live conditions the intermediate sprint of Mondragone:

15:25 – Merlier reassures himself

While Andrea Pietrobon is past at the head à Mondragone ahead of Maestri, Tim Merlier followed in the peloton ahead of Olav Kooij and Jonathan Milan. The Belgian reassures himself after a heavy fall during the time trial.

15:17 – The teams are placed

While the first two places in the intermediate sprint are already there. played in advance with Pietrobon and Maestri, the teams place themselves in the peloton to launch the sprinters.

15:12 – À Mondragone's approach

In five kilometers, the runners will be able to grab a few points in the day's intermediate sprint at Mondragone.

15:04 – The gap stable again

While the gap had decreased almost a minute a few kilometers ago, it stabilized. Mirco Maestri and Andrea Pietrobon have 1'45" ahead of the peloton &agrav; 93 kilometers from arrival to Naples.

14:56 – À 100 kilometers to the feat

There are only 100 kilometers left to go go through in this 9th step. Maestri and Pietrobon are close to the feat.

14:56 – Pietrobon leader of the Fuga

At the head of the 9th stage from the real start, Andrea Pietrobon now seizes first place in the Fuga classification, rider classification having covered the most distance in a breakaway or at the head of a race.

14:51 – Mechanical problem for Verre

In the peloton, Alessandro Verre was ahead. victim of a puncture. The runner from Arkéa – B&B Hotels has set off again.

14:46 – L&eacute ;cart falls again

At the head of the peloton, the Alpecin-Deceuninck formation begins at make an effort. The gap is now 1'49" with the escape.

14:38 – Half of the path traveled

While the runners cover 214 kilometers today to reach Naples from Allezzano, the two leading men Mirco Maestri and Andrea Pietrobon have covered half of the distance. of the distance.

14:26 – 120 kilometers from the finish

Nearly two and a half hours after the fictitious start of the stage, the two leading men are &agrav; 125 kilometers from arrival in the city Neapolitan.


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: favorites dropped, victory for Alaphilippe ? Follow the last kilometers!

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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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