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15:33 – The peloton continues its climb (43km)
Tolio and Onley were taken over by the peloton still led by by the Jumbo-Visma team. Only Healy and Marcellusi resisted. ahead of this 2023 Tour of Lombardy. They still have 1' in advance.
15:27 – It's over for Nicolas Prodhomme (47km)
The Frenchman dropped the lead. à at the front of the race when it was the last Frenchman still involved in the race. à ahead in this 2023 Tour of Lombardy.
15:25 – Geschke resumed (49km)
He was in the breakaway of the day in this 2023 Tour of Lombardy. The German is caught by the peloton which is still a minute behind the leading duo. p>
15:24 – There are 50 kilometers left! (50km)
Healy and Marcellusi are therefore at the head of this Tour of Lombardy at the end of the year. 50 kilometers from the end of this fifth Monument of the season.
15:20 – Two men in the lead (53.5km)
Healy and Marcellusi are now the only two leading men in this 2023 Tour of Lombardy. Prodhomme, Tolio and Onley are behind them. the continuation of this duo 30" delay. The peloton is at; almost a minute behind Healy and Marcellusi.
15:11 – Mikel Landa leaves (62km)
The Spaniard takes courage again in this 2023 Tour of Lombardy after having been a few minutes on the ground. The rest of the race could be long for Mikel Landa.
Landa, Chaves, Carapaz, Fuglsang are on the ground after a fall in the peloton! The first is struggling to survive. to get up and will certainly have to abandon this 2023 Tour of Lombardy.
15:08 – Battistella taken over by the peloton (64km)
After having been let go by the leading group in this 2023 Tour of Lombardy, the Italian is now taken back by the peloton led by the leading group in this 2023 Tour of Lombardy. by the Jumbo-Visma team of Primoz Roglic.
15:04 – Battistella can no longer do it (65.5km)
He had clung to the a little earlier in the last climb but it hurts the hopeful world champion too much. Oscar Onley is also there; worth it in this 2023 Tour of Lombardy.
14:59 – The peloton remains at a distance of distance (69km)
Léchappée regains a little lead over the peloton at the end of the race. less than 70km from the finish of this 2023 Tour of Lombardy.
14:53 – Geschke in difficulty; (72km)
The legs seem very heavy for the German from Cofidis in the head of the group which was defeated. taken over by Healy and Onley.
14:49 – Healy and Onley will join up (75km)
After the fourth climb of the day, the Irishman and the Briton will return to the leading group. The peloton is also up to date. 40" and made a big effort to get back to the top 10 men.
The Tour of Lombardy traditionally concludes the cycling season and allows riders who are late in their form or who have suffered injuries during the year to shine. The first edition The start of this legendary race, considered the fifth Monument, took place in 1905. Since its creation, the Tour of Lombardy is the classic that has been run the most because only the ;editions of 1943 and 1944 were published. canceled due to the war. She has often smiled on the great Italian runners: Fausto Coppi, Gino Bartali, Alfredo Binda and more recently Paolo Bettini, Danilo Di Luca and Vincenzo Nibali. But it is also a dream land. for classics specialists, at the image of Philippe Gilbert or Joaquim Rodriguez, and crowned the greatest in this sport like Merckx and Hinault.
The route of the Tour of Lombardy 2023 takes the opposite route from last year, starting from Como and arriving in Rome. Bergamo, and reconnects, at the end, with the roads and passes which have made the recent history of the race. This year again, no Sornano, and a less explosive finale than last year, with the Passo della Crocetta (11.6 km at 5.8%) and the Passo di Ganda (9.3 km at 7.1%) in justices of the peace, before the Colle Aperto (1.3 km at 6.9%) as the last difficulty. à three kilometers from the finish line. Also return to a flatter start to the race, unlike last year.
Profile of the Tour of Lombardy 2023 © Il Lombardia
The teams of the favorites should start the race from the Passo della Crocetta before more serious attempts by the leaders in the Passo di Ganda, where the winner could already fly away because the summit is just around the corner. 31 kilometers from the finish. Otherwise, the Colle Aperto will decide the fate of the race. less than a small group sprint.
Here is the complete list of runners participating in this event. this new edition of the Tour of Lombardy:
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The Italian cycling race will take place on Saturday October 7, 2023 with a departure in the morning for an arrival mid-afternoon (between 4:50 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. depending on the speed of the runners).
The Italian classic will be at follow in full on the Eurosport channels, and in particular on Eurosport 2 live from the start at the start of the season. 10:30 a.m.