Giro d’Italia lives in the ticker | Stage 11 as a chance for sprinters – Cavendish, Ewan and Dé, are in a duel after Girmay-Aus

The 11th stage of the Giro d’Italia 2022 is tailor-made for the sprinters: At 203 flat kilometers from Santarcangelo di Romagna to the finish in Reggio Emilia, the breakaways have little chance.

The section is all about Parmigiano Reggiano, which the organizers have dedicated this day to.

The route runs from east to west from the coast parallel to the A 14 motorway in the direction of Bologna and then in an arc around Modena to the finish. There the field could be broken up into groups by the wind.

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16:50 – Final sprint: Alberto Dainese wins 11th stage

Shortly before the finish, De Bondt lost his lead and had to give way to his competitors. In the end, Alberto Dainese came out on top and secured Italy’s first victory in this Giro d’Italia.

Giro live ticker: The last kilometers

There are four kilometers to go and De Bondt has 14 seconds left. Of course, the sprint teams are able to close this gap quickly. But with the tailwind of the last five kilometers, one should not underestimate De Bondt either.

16:35 – 12 kilometers left: De Bondt extends his lead

Now De Bondt can even increase his lead to 30 seconds. The Belgian stubbornly defends himself against his competitors. The silence before the storm still reigns in the field.

Giro live ticker: The field is catching up

De Bondt is only 17 seconds ahead with 25 kilometers to go. His escape will not last much longer. Tobias Bayer (Alpecin) and Davide Cimolai (Cofidis) are involved in a fall while crossing a city. Both have to switch machines, but can continue.

Things are slowly getting more nervous in the field. Several teams are trying to place themselves in front.

16:00 – 38 kilometers back: Feld stays alert

With an average of 46 km / h, motorists are fast on the road. On the last 15 kilometers they had to pick up a gear again. The goal will probably be reached shortly before 17.00. The soloist has a lead of only 35 seconds, you do not let him go, winning the stage is too coveted.

Stage 11 in the ticker: soloist settles down

Dries De Bondt (Alpecin) has become too slow. The former Belgian champion stands out as a soloist from the field. There he is allowed to do something preliminary. De Bondt quickly extends his lead to one minute. There are still 52 kilometers left. There is still no organized tracking work in the field.

15:30 – 70 kilometers back: Short break

The race is again a little calmer. In six kilometers, there is another small change of direction that motorists could benefit from. The drivers take the opportunity to eat again. The atmosphere in the field is currently quite relaxed.

Giro in live ticker: Second intermediate sprint

The bonus seconds for the overall standings now attract Team Ineos: Two helpers prepare the ground for Richard Carapaz, he clears the three seconds and is now number two in the overall standings, while with Joao Almeida he is twelve seconds behind Juan Pedro Lopez’s pink jersey.

Giro live ticker, 11th stage: New tightening

Quick-Step is now trying to open an edge. But they can not stretch the field in this place yet. The pace remains extremely high, it can start again at any time.

11th stage in the ticker: Wind readiness in the field!

The wind is coming right now from the right backwards with a fresh 29 km / h and is pushing the field hard. At the end of the field, the first motorists lose contact. Caleb Ewan is among them.

But to create a larger wind edge, the angle of the incident wind is still too acute. This may soon change, as the route then makes a small change of direction to the northwest and the wind then comes from the right side.

Live ticker Giro d’Italia: Outliers er sat

Luca Rastelli (Bardiani) and Filippo Tagliani (Drone Hopper) have caught up – the teams in the field are really putting pressure on now, everyone wants to be ahead, the pace is extremely high. Trek, Bahrain, Ineos, Movistar, Alpecin, Cofidis and also Bora-hansgrohe have full throttle.

Giro in the live ticker: Field appears

The field continues to catch up with the two breakaways, the hole is no longer a minute. The possible risk of wind edges after the city makes all teams nervous, no one wants to be surprised when the course branches off.

14:30 – 115 kilometers left: Refreshments are required

It passes through the help zone at intervals of 3:37 minutes. The two leaders Luca Rastelli (Bardiani) and Filippo Tagliani (Drone Hopper) have gained momentum again, while the jersey pockets are still being filled in the field. The peloton is now led by Team Lotto Soudal, who today backs Caleb Ewan.

11. Giro stage in the ticker: Cavendish shows

The middle sprint goes to Filippo Tagliani – after a short start he rolls in front of Luca Rastelli. Arnaud Démare, Mark Cavendish and Giacomo Nizzolo sprint out of the field to third place – it gets very close! The British win ahead of the Italian and the French.

Live ticker Giro d’Italia: the intermediate sprint is approaching

It passes Imola and the first of the day’s two intermediate sprints is approaching: The escapees can reward themselves with points and bonuses – and there will definitely be sprints out of the field in the battle for maglia ciclamino in this Giro d ‘Italien.

Giro in the ticker: no danger to front runners

The Giro is now halfway through its kilometers – but today without the great excitement. It is expected to be a quiet day.
There is no danger in any special classification – Juan Pedro Lopez can roll off in the pink jersey, Diego Rosa’s mountain jersey can not falter today, and Arnaud Démare is also confident in the points classification after Biniam Girmay left.

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13:30 – 155 kilometers back: distance stable

The difference is now equalized at 4:30 minutes, so the Italo duo in front have little chance of a coup today. In the field, Cofidis, Movistar and Groupama-FDJ are at the forefront, but there is still a casual talk. Incidentally, no mountain classifications today, only the two mandatory intermediate sprints.

Live ticker 11. Giro stage: outliers ahead

The two leaders Luca Rastelli (Bardiani) and Filippo Tagliani (Drone Hopper) are now almost two minutes ahead of the field. They have a long day ahead of them …

The pink jersey can roll in the field in a relaxed way, because the two fliers are both more than two hours behind in the overall position.

Giro live ticker: Start on the 11th stage

Welcome to the 11th stage – the field begins to roll in Santarcangelo di Romagna. It starts relaxed and neutral, the weather is sunny and pleasant, best conditions so far, 166 riders are still in the race.

The start was clear and the first attacks start as soon as a duo pulls off. The field lets them do their thing, no one wants to throw themselves into such a bet on this sprint tape. The Italian wildcard teams alone do not have much choice …

Giro route: course & profile of stage 11 – day for the sprinters

Welcome to the 11th Giro stage!

The 203 kilometers between Santarcangelo di Romagna and Reggio Emilia are completely flat. There are only 480 altitude meters to complete. The first sprint is held after 76 kilometers in Toscanella di Dozza. Second sprint classification awaits after 126 kilometers in San Giovanni in Persiceto. At the last kilometer of Reggio Emilia, the home track bends twice to the left. These changes of direction will probably be implemented without brakes.

After yesterday’s hilly stage, the pure sprinters get the chance again this time. For riders like Arnaud Démare (GFC), Mark Cavendish (QST) or Fernando Gaviria (UAD) there are not so many options left on this ride. Therefore, the pressure is increasing to be able to note yet another stage success.

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