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DIRECT. Giro 2024: no attack in the peloton, before a hectic finale ? The race

The 3rd stage of the Giro this Monday, May 6 seems to be promised to sprinters or punchers with an accidental finale.

The essentials

  • The 3rd stage of the Giro this Monday May 6 is 166 kilometers long between Novara, the second largest city in Piedmont ;mount after Turin, and Fossano.
  • Step should be the first opportunity for the sprinters to shine, even if the last 70 kilometers, which are quite uneven, can smile on the face of the race. a puncher like Julian Alaphilippe. Tim Merlier (Soudal-Quick Step), Olav Kooij (Jumbo-Visma) and Jonathan Milan (Lidl-Trek) remain the favorites of the day.
  • Sunday May 5, Tadej Pogacar has already splashed this Tour of Italy showed his talent by winning solo and taking the leader's pink jersey.


The sprinters did the first intermediate sprint and the group of around forty runners took a little over a minute ahead of the rest of the peloton. Some might think à take the opportunity to escape.

15:32 – Ballerini remains at the forefront

If it was é taken back by the peloton, Davide Ballerini is in the peloton and after à talk (in Italian) to other runners.

Davide Ballerini got up again also and rejoined the peloton. There is no one left in front.

15:15 – Less than 100 kilometers remaining

The peloton has not yet recovered Really accelerated while there are less than 100 kilometers left in this third stage.

15: 10 – Calmejane got up

Mission of the day succeeded for the Frenchman, who got up ; and leaves Ballerini alone in the lead. Behind the peloton controls the gap around the minute.

15:00 – Calmejane goes into t& ;ecirc;head of the points of the mountain

Lilian Calmejane passes at the head of the coast of Lu, in the company of Ballerini. The duo is 1 minute 43 ahead of the peloton

14:59 – When Pogacar wears the wrong shorts

Tadej Pogacar has recoveredé yesterday the pink jersey of leader of the general classification. However, he did not choose the right color of bib shorts this morning when leaving for this third stage. He actually took purple bib shorts, the color of Cyclamen, the purple jersey of the best sprinter instead of pink.

14:49 – Calmejane returns there

While the peloton reacted and resumed the first attempt, Calmejane decided to go for it. to go back, a little more frankly this time. He is accompanied by by Ballerini from the Astana team.

14:47 – It's a little agitated in the head of the platoon

Four pilots try to escape at the start of the only difficulty of the day, with Lilian Calmejane among them. they took a few dozen lead.

14:47 – It's getting a little restless at the head of the peloton

Four pilots try to escape at the start of the only difficulty. of the day, with Lilian Calmejane among them. they took a few dozen lead.

2:40 p.m. – A first hour at a more than leisurely pace

The peloton has clearly decided; not to force it at the start of the race. Only 38.5 kilometers were covered. covered during the first hour of racing.

14:31 – We rompichâmons

Very quiet start in this third stage.

14:22 – Only 28 kilometers left before the first difficulty. of the day

The peloton heads quietly towards the first difficulty. of the day, classified in fourth category. There should be no attack before this crossing point.

14:12 – A second abandonment this morning

After the retirement of Robert Gesink yesterday, there is a non-starter this Monday morning in the person of Eddie Dunbar (Team Jayco AlUla).

< h3 class="app_edito_title_2">14:04 – Update on the mountain classification

With six points distributedé During this third stage, Pogacar is assured of winning. to maintain the lead in the mountain classification, since it is 25 points ahead of the second.

13:58 – Historical Pogacar

While he is participating in the Tour of Italy for the first time, Tadej Pogacar has already won the Tour of Italy. hollow historical gaps. After just two steps, he already has 45" ahead of his runner-up, 1'24" on 10th and 42'47" on the last in the general ranking.

13:48 – No attack at the start of race

After two exhausting days for the organisms at the start of this Giro , the peloton is not moving at the start of the race, and no one seems to want to attack.

13:41 – The profile of the 3rd stage in video

The third stage of the Giro seems rather promised to the sprinters , with 166 kilometers between Novara and Fossano.

1:30 p.m. – Real departure

The actual start was given three kilometers ago, the peloton is still grouped for the moment

The peloton has set off ; in the streets of Novara. The actual departure, scheduled for around 1:25 p.m., is at around 1:25 p.m. 5 kilometers.

1:00 p.m. – New blow for the Visma

While the Dutch team is in a complicated period with the injuries of Vingegaard and Wout Van Aert, it also sees Robert Gesink abandon at the end of the second stage of the Giro, after falling the day before. He suffers from a fracture & hand.

12:35 – A 2nd stage tribute to Pantani

Yesterday's stage of the Giro climbed the slopes of the Sanctuary of Oropa, which made the l& Legend of Marco Pantani. In the heart of the Alps, the 12-kilometer climb saw the victory of Pogacar, who has already won. got their hands on the pink jersey of leader of the general classification.

12:10 – The fall of Pogacar in video

Before winning the stage yesterday, Pogacar suffered a scare in a fall while he suffered from a puncture

11:45 – Bardet in difficulty

With already in trouble 2 minutes 31 behind Tadej Pogacar, the Frenchman Romain Bardet is having a difficult start to the Tour of Italy. Sick during the first test, he lost time again yesterday on the Oropa ramps.

11:11 – Alex Baudin best young person

The young runner of Décathlon AG2R-La Mondiale Alex Baudin is in good shape in this year ;Giro goal. He managed à attack yesterday à 9 kilometers from the finish, and even if it was resumed, he is currently 13th in the general ranking, at the top of the rankings. 1'38 by Tadej Pogacar.


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: no attack in the peloton, before a hectic finale ? The race

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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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