Ackermann grabs Giro d’Italia stage win as Simon Yates stays in second overall

12 May 2019 05:52
• Pascal Ackermann wins second stage in Grand Tour debut• Primoz Roglic leads Britain’s Yates in the general classificationPascal Ackermann, who was parachuted into the Giro d’Italia in the place of his teammate Sam Bennett, won the nervous second stage after a hectic sprint into Fucecchio, while Primoz Roglic of Slovenia maintained his overall lead.In what was his first road stage in his debut Grand Tour, Ackermann shocked more established Italian sprinters, Elia Viviani and Fernando Gaviria, to take a convincing win. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian