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DIRECT. Giro 2024: the sprinters control the breakaway, a Frenchman in front, follow the race

The 11th stage of the Tour of Italy is an almost unmissable opportunity for sprinters to shine.

The essentials

  • The 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia is a 207 kilometer long stage between Foiano Di Val Fortore and Francavilla Al Mare. If the first part is uneven, the end of the stage is completely flat and should allow the sprinter teams to shine.
  • Among the favorites of the day, Jonathan Milan (Lidl-Trek) and Tim Merlier (Soudal Quick Step) are the big favorites. The Australian Kaden Groves (Alpecin-Deceuninck), the Colombian Juan Sebastian Molano (UAE Team Emirates) and the Italian Alberto Dainese (Tudor Pro Cycling Team) can also lay claim to the title. victory
  • In the rest of the general ranking, Tadej Pogacar is still the undisputed leader.


14:36 โ€‹โ€‹- The complete ranking of the intermediate sprint

Benjamin Thomas took the points for the intermediate sprint.

1. Thomas Champion 12 pts
2. Edoardo Affini 8 pts
3. Tim Van Dijke 6 pts
4. Jonathan Milan 5 pts
5. Kaden Groves 4 pts
6. Edward Planckaert 3 pts
7. Simone Consonni 2 pts
8. Jasper Stuyven 1 pt.

14:27 – Three men for victory

While the breakaway only has a lead of 1 minute 30, three men should compete for victory: the wearer of the cyclamen jersey Jonathan Milan (Lidl- Trek), Tim Merlier (Soudal Quick Step) and Kaden Groves (Alpecin-Deceuninck).

14:18 – L'& The escape is on the descent

After the hilly roads at the beginning ' This stage, the escape is in a long descent to reach the flat part of the second part of the stage.

14:09 – Milan settles the peloton sprint

Growes and Milan took a few lengths of the lead. apos;advance on the peloton à the occasion of the intermediate sprint. In the breakaway, no one fought for the points.

14:04 – No danger for Pogacar

The leader of the general ranking announced that he did not want to make his team work too much, and we saw yesterday that the UAE team was not setting a significant pace. His teammates should not work any more today since the top ranked player is not expected to work any harder today. in the tip escapement more than an hour and ten minutes overall.

13:55 – The complete classification at the top of the GP de la Montagne

Simon Geschke pockets the last available point as the peloton passes the summit of Pietracatella

1. Tim Van Dijke 9 pts
2. Thomas Champion 4 pts
3. Edoardo Affini 2 pts
4. Simon Geschke 1 pt.

13:47 – The sprinters control the race

The gap does not exceed 3 minutes for the escape. The Lidl-Trek and Soudal-Quick Step teams are at the head of the peloton and are monitoring the gap.

13:38 – Tim Van Dijke leads the Pietracatella pass

Tim Van Dijke takes the lead at the top of the pass and pockets the points for the mountain classification. there was no battle between the three men of the escape

13 :35 – Many abandonments in the peloton

Several riders abandoned the race these last few days following &agrav; a virus that has sickened many runners in recent days. The latest, Cian Uijtdebroeks, best young rider of the tour.

13:35 – Many abandonments in the peloton

Several runners gave up these last few days following &agrav; a virus that has sickened many runners in recent days. The latest, Cian Uijtdebroeks, best young rider of the tour.

13:26 – Update on the race

Three men made up the breakaway of this 11th stage, 2 minutes 30 ahead of the peloton. They are Thomas Champion (Cofidis), Edoardo Affini (Visma | Lease a Bike) and Tim van Dijke (Visma | Lease a Bike).

12:59 – Paret-Peintre's victory on video

Relive the victory of the Frané ccedil;ais Valentin Paret-Peintre yesterday at the top of the Bocca della Selva, in front of his compatriot Romain Bardet.

12:34 – Already two French victories

After Benjamin Thomas last Wednesday, Valentin Paret-Peintre brought back yesterday the second French victory on this tour of Italy. Present in the breakaway, the runner from the D&cathlon-AG2R La Mondiale team let go of the race. Romain Bardet on the final climb to catch and drop Jan Tratnik and win solo.

12:02 – The great operation from Bardet overall

After a difficult first week, Romain Bardet & ;agrave; profit&eac; of this 10th stage yesterday to achieve a good performance in the general classification. Second in the stage behind Valentin Paret-Peintre, the Frenchman won the race. eight places in the ranking and returns to the top 10, à sixth position. He is à less than two minutes from the podium.

11:30 – Today's stopover in video

Dé cover in video the route of the stage this Wednesday, May 15, between Foiano di Val Fortore and Francavilla al Mare

11:03 – The best young person will not leave

The troubles continue for Visma-Lease A Bike. After the abandonments of Christophe Laporte, Robert Gesink and Olav Kooij, it is the turn of their leader Cian Uijtdebroeks to leave the Giro route, ill. Fifth overall, the wearer of the best young jersey was still in the running for a podium.

11:01 – A stage for sprinters

After arriving at the summit yesterday From Bocca della Selva, the stage moves away from the Apennine massif to head towards the Adriatic Sea. 207 kilometers long, the stage will begin with around a hundred hilly kilometers, before a final flat part which should allow the sprinters to organize themselves to play in groups in the final.

Hello & all and &agrav; everyone, welcome to this live from the 11th stage of the Tour of Italy, between Foiano di Val Fortore and Francavilla al Mare.

The ranking of the Giro

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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: the sprinters control the breakaway, a Frenchman in front, follow the race

© Giro d'Italia

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.ย 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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