After a well-deserved rest day, stage 16 of the Giro d’Italia is raced Which left Joao Almeida (UAE Team Emirates) as the winner. After showing off the 203 kilometer route between Sabbio Chiese and Monte Bonone. This was the exact stage so that the candidates are not left behind.
Cyclists climb 252 to 1,632 meters above sea level; Without a doubt, this was one of the most difficult stages for the entertainers of the competition. As far as we are concerned, they are climbing the ranks and getting ready for the final ‘hit’.
After Almeida, there is a new holder of the ‘Maglia Rosa’: Geraint Thomas (Ineos), who stayed with him until the end but later crossed the finish line, In a few thousandths of a second. Primoz Rogic, a member of Jumbo-Visma, completed the podium.
And how are we?
Inar Rubio from Movistar Team was the most outstanding, having had a chance to win a stage last week, and of course, is slowly climbing up the positions.
On this occasion, at the end of stage 16, he recorded a finishing time of 5:54:43, just 1 minute 7 16 seconds behind Almeida. Another very nice presentation for Einar, a true climber.
For his part, Santiago Buitrago was not far behind and came thirteenth, 2 minutes and 1 second behind the leader.
The most positive thing about this issue is that they are climbing the positions and asking for a Top 10 finish in the midst of a tough Giro that has claimed the participation of several references. inar rubio
How is it overall?
As for Rubio, he was twelfth overall, behind Geraint Thomas at 5’43”, in addition to his compatriot, Santiago Buitrago, going up to 14th at 7’21”.
1. Geraint Thomas (INEOS): 67 hours, 32 minutes and 35 seconds.
2. Joao Almeida (UAE): for 18 sec.
3. Primoz Rogic (Jumbo Visma): a 29″
4. Damiano Caruso (Bahrain Victorious): a 2′ 50″
5. Eddie Dunbar (Gecko): a 3′03″
12. One Rubio (Movistar): a 5′43″
14. Santiago Buitrago (Bahrain): a 7′ 21″
114. Fernando Gaviria (Movistar): at 3h, 33′ and 54″