It’s sprint time in the Giro d’Italia right now. After yesterday, the fast men in Messina decided to win the stage among themselves, today’s 6th stage will also be a day for the sprinters.
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The 6th Giro stage here in the live ticker:
Giro d’Italia live in ticker – 6th stage from Palmi to Scalea
Giro live ticker – 15:45 / 86 km – Dumoulin and van der Poel in an expert chat
Tom Dumoulin (Jumbo-Visma) discusses with Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix), who yesterday lost Maglia Ciclamino to stage winner Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ). In the first intermediate sprint, Binaim Girmay (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert-Matériaux), Démare and Giacomo Nizzolo (Israel-Premier Tech) got points, Van der Poel did not participate. Démare said before the scene: “The team, the staff and I are fine [nach dem gestrigen Erfolg] very good. When you win, you approach things a little more freely. This is our advantage. Trust is there. “
Giro live – 15:34 / 93 km – late arrival
The professional cyclist’s working day will be significantly longer due to the slow pace on today’s 6th stage of the Giro d’Italia. According to the table of marches, the arrival at Scalea was scheduled for at. 17.00 with an average speed of 46 km / h. Now the finish line has been moved to an estimated arrival time of 18:00. A slow train is not an ICE, not even in cycling.
15:19 / 102 km – Nibali announces the end of his career
Vincenzo Nibali (Astana Qazaqstan) commented on his retirement announcement yesterday before the start of today’s 6th Giro stage: “I feel very relaxed. It was the right moment. It was nice to tell the audience that this will be my last Giro “I try to approach the Giro with ease. Of course I have big ambitions, but it’s getting harder and harder to keep up with the frontrunners every year.”
Experts convinced: “Nibali will resign with great success”
14:57 / 114 km – Quck-Step takes the lead
Team Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl has now taken the lead in the field from Lotto-Soudal and Thomas De Gendt. Diego Rosa (Eolo-Kometa) has a lead of 4’17. The peloton’s deficit remains constant with 114 kilometers left.
14:50 / 120 km – Cavendish sends kisses
The machine, Team Lotto-Soudal’s Thomas De Gendt, is still the boss of the ring at the head of the field. The pace in the field is still moderate after 72 km. Mark Cavendish even has time to kiss his son into the TV camera. The top sprinter looks extremely relaxed with 120 kilometers left.
14:40 / 128 km – Giro weather Thursday
With Diego Rosa (Eolo-Kometa) circulating lonely with a lead of 4’02 in front and the field still unwilling to step on the gas on the way from Palmi to Scalea, let’s take a look at the weather in Calabria. The sky over the Giro field is clear to slightly cloudy. The wind blows from the south at 9 km / h with gusts up to 22 km / h. The chance of rain is 5 percent and the temperature is 20 degrees. Top weather for cycling – not too hot and not too cold.
14:20 / 137 km – current race situation – 6th Giro stage
Today’s outburst, Diego Rosa (Eolo-Kometa) pedals alone in front. The Italian’s lead is 3’37 minutes. In the main draw, the best sprint teams continue to control events. Lotto-Soudal and Groupama-FDJ have everything under control so far.
14:10 / 147 km – Rosa wins first intermediate sprint
Bauhaus in an interview: Such are his chances in the sprints
Giro live – 14:02 / 152 km – mountain classification: Kmanna extends the lead
Lannard Kämna secured 2 more points in the mountain classification without a fight and is now in the lead in the battle for the blue jersey with 43 points. 1 point goes to Thomas De Gendt. Breaker Diego Rosa has a lead of about 5 minutes with 153 kilometers to go.
Giro 2022 – 13:55 / 157 km – Rosa takes the mountain classification
Giro live – 13:36 / 167 km – Diego Rosa’s first escape of the day
It’s finally getting too colorful for Diego Rosa. The pro from Team Eolo-Kometa tries to escape, while Lotto-Soudal and Groupama-FDJ at the front of the field continue to control the pace. Eurosport expert Bernhard Eisel is surprised by Rosa’s trip. The ex-profession from Austria had earlier Friday expected an attack from Rosa on her way to Potenza.
13:28 / 170 km – De Gendt takes over the helm
13:16 / 176 km – Slow train instead of racing pace
Team EF Education-EasyPosts Julius van den Berg whoop data reflects the current race situation. The Dutchman rolls in the regeneration area of the field at a heart rate of 125 beats per minute. Thomas De Gendt (Lotto-Soudal) and Dries De Bondt (Alpecin-Fenix) roll comfortably at the front of the field. Mark Cavendish and Caleb Ewan use the slow train speed for a talk among sprint specialists. Justice is very important in cycling. This will hopefully also be the case in the final sprint on the 6th stage, which in all probability will be a mass sprint.
13:03 / 188 km – Good mood in the field
The signs clearly point to a mass sprint this Thursday. Some professionals make fun of the situation and falsify the occasional attack with a mischievous smile on their face, only to fall back once the cameras are on them. Let’s see if a couple of riders dare ride out on the climb to L. Razza Airport with 4th category mountain classification after 34 kilometers – silence before the storm.
12:53 / 192 km – Start free for the 6th stage of the Giro d’Italia
The race director waves the blue flag from the traditional red driver’s vehicle at race kilometer zero. Lotto-Soudal is currently blocking the road because the field is still in the city and one or another roundabout has to be driven through. Safety only at the start of stage 6 of the 2022 Giro d’Italia.
Giro 2022 – 12:38 – The peloton starts in Palmi
Led by the leaders in the individual categories around Juan Pedro Lopez in the pink jersey and Lennard Kämna (mountain jersey), the equestrian field starts in Palmi in glorious sunshine. The start is reminiscent of a triumphant march, as the small streets of Palmi are filled with numerous spectators. The peloton will now complete a neutralized race over the next 9 kilometers before the professionals really start to step on the pedals and the first escape group will appear.
Giro 2022: 6th stage live on TV and in livestream
The live broadcast on TV on Eurosport1 and on Eurosport on Joyn as well as in Eurosport Player in the livestream started at 12:25. Bicycle commentator Karsten Migels and the experts Bernhard Eisel and Rolf Aldag will accompany you on the microphone for the next few hours. We wish you a lot of fun with the transmission of top cycling on the Italian Riviera.
Giro 2022 live – the favorites to win the day
After Arnaud Démare (GFC) benefited from the absence of Caleb Ewan (LTS) and Mark Cavendish (QST) yesterday, he must assert himself against the two top sprinters today. Maybe Phil Bauhaus (TBV) will reach the podium. Biniam Girmay (IWG) is not the fastest sprinter, but he is always good for a surprise. If our cycling expert Andreas Schulz has his will, Cavendish and Ewan will duel this afternoon between 17:00 and 17:30 for the stage victory.
Giro route: course and profile of the 6th stage to Scalea
Giro 2022 – The profile of 6. stage
Giro d’Italia live in the ticker: Welcome
Buongiorno from southern Italy for stage 6 of the 105th Giro d’Italia! Today’s section takes the field from Palmi to Scaela. 192 predominantly flat kilometers await. It was supposed to be a day for the sprinters. Stage start is at 12.50. Thomas Janz ticks the stage live for you. Have fun!
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