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DIRECT. Giro 2024: three French people in the breakaway, follow the 8th stage!

In this first major mountain stage, Julian Alaphilippe, Romain Bardet and Valentin Paret-Peeintre are at the forefront, less than a hundred kilometers before the finish. À note the abandonment of Christophe Laporte before the day's race. Follow the 8th stage of the Giro 2024 live.

The essentials

  • The 8th stage of this Giro 2024 takes place this Saturday, May 11 between Spoleto and Prati di Tivo. A short mountain stage of 152 kilometers where riders have three climbs listed below. cross.
  • After the first big climb of the day, Romain Bardet, Julian Alaphilippe and Valentin Paret-Peintre find themselves at the head of the race in a group.
  • After his breakthrough yesterday during the time trial, Tadej Pogacar retains his pink leader's jersey and increases his lead over Geraint Thomas in the standings general.
  • Side French, three French riders appear in the Top 20 before the 8th stage: Romain Bardet (14th, '23" from Pogacar), Alex Baudin (& at 6'03") and Aurélien Paret-Peintre (&at 6'30"). Runner of the Jumbo-Visma team, Christophe Laporte abandoned his race. before the 8th stage, after a heavy fall a few days ago.


14:37 – The gap is decreasing

While he ;was beyond of the two minutes a few kilometers ago, the gap between the breakaway and the peloton stagnates around 1'29& ;quot; from now on.

14:35 – Three French çais à the front

While the escapement has 1'38" ahead of the peloton, three French riders are in the leading group: Romain Bardet, Julian Alaphilippe and Valentin Paret-Peintre.

14:30 – Lutsenko towards his car

Puncture for Alexey Lutsenko. The Kazakh rider from the Astana team, has & oacute;summer forced to change rear wheel. 

14:26 – The intermediate sprint for Marcellusi

In the Leonessa sprint, Martin Marcellusi takes the lead and gleans 14 points in the points classification.

14:20 – 100 kilometers before arrival

Less than 100 kilometers before arrival apos;arrival of the 8th stage of the Giro 2024, the leading men were é joined to form a breakaway of 14 riders. The gap nevertheless continues to fall.

14:14 – Bardet monitored ?

14th in the overall rankings 5'23" by Tadej Pogacar, Romain Bardet appears in the escape. The French runner nevertheless remains under surveillance. by the UAE formation which maintains the gap.

14:06 – UAE delays

While the gap had closed, the peloton and the UAE formation let the escape slip away. eacute;e. The gap goes back above two minutes, which suits Romain Bardet in particular.

2:00 p.m. – The gap is widening

On the descent of the Forca Capistrello, the leading men ride fast and widen the gap on the peloton. The escape is two minutes ahead of the peloton.

At the top of the first big climb of the day, Simon Geschke takes the lead and pockets eight points ahead of Georg Steinhauser and Romain Bardet.

13:51 – One kilometer

Only one kilometer missing walk for the leading men to the summit of Forca Capistrello.

13:45 – Près of forty seconds

Less than five kilometers before the summit of the first big climb of the day, the group of té ;ecirc;te is nearly forty seconds ahead of the chasing group and 1'16" on the peloton.

1:40 p.m. – Bardet comes out!

Present in the leading group, Romain Bardet leaves for the next round. the attack to distance a few runners. He is closely followed by Simon Geschke.

13:35 – Alaphilippe relaunches

< p>At the head of the race, Julian Alaphilippe restarts. Georg Steinhauser and Nairo Quintana jumped straight into the race. in the wheel of the French runner.

13:33 – Majka nervous

Lieutenant of Tadej Pogacar, Rafal Majka is nervous at the head of the peloton. The Polish rider made a sign of annoyance towards his teammate to put him back.

13:30 – UAE & agrave; the front

Behind the leading group, the UAE Team-Emirates formation finds itself at the front. the front of the platoon.

13:26 – A group breaks away

Nearly 40 runners left the peloton in this climb of Forca Capistrello. They have a lead of nearly thirty seconds in the lead. twelve kilometers from the summit.

13:16 – The escape resumed

From the second kilometer, the three leading men were lost. taken over by the peloton.

13:14 – Forca Capistrello on the program

Premi& First climb listed in the program for runners. 16.3 kilometers long, the climb of Forca Capistrello is there for the peloton and the three leaders.

< h3 class="app_edito_title_2">1:09 p.m. – The leading group rejoins

On the descent before the first big climb of the day, Martin Marcellusi joined the two men in the lead:  Ewen Costiou and Georg Steinhauser.

13:04 – Two runners in the lead

Ewen Costiou (Arkéa B&B Hotels) and Georg Steinhauser (EF Education-EasyPost) managed to achieve this goal. break out of the peloton. They are sixteen seconds ahead of the rest of the riders.

12:58 – Already have a lead of 16 seconds. damage

&Complicated stage for sprinters today. The Colombian Fernando Gaviria has already won the title. été distanced by the platoon.

12:54 – The attacks multiply

From the first kilometers, several runners try to escape from the peloton.

12:53 – Day special for Bardet

Today, Romain Bardet is competing in the 300th race of his professional career.

12:51 – Pozzovivo delay

Mechanical problem for Domenico Pozzovivo who returns to his car. He is awaited by one of his teammates.

12:49 – First fall< /h3>

From the first hectoms after the start, a fall at the start the rear of the peloton was late. the group of runners.


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: three French people in the breakaway, follow the 8th stage!

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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.┬áRoglic
  • 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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