Giro d’Italia: Sam Bennett bursts to stage win as Simon Yates stays in pink

11 May 2018 03:51
• Irish rider edges out Elia Viviani to win sprint into Praia a Mare• Britain’s Simon Yates retains overall lead after uneventful rideIreland’s Sam Bennett beat Elia Viviani in a sprint finish to win stage seven of the Giro, a 159km ride along the Tyrrhenian sea on Friday.Italian Viviani, already winner of two stages in the 2018 race, started his effort a tad too early and was eventually overpowered by Bora-Hansgrohe’s Bennett, who claimed his maiden grand tour stage win. Another Italian, Niccolo Bonifazio, took third place. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian