Primoz Roglic powers into Giro d’Italia picture as Simon Yates falters

19 May 2019 04:54
• Slovenian wins time trial from Riccione to San Marino• GC hopeful Simon Yates loses 3m11s to the stage winnerPrimoz Roglic emerged as the overwhelming favourite for the Giro d’Italia title when the Slovenian won the ninth stage, a 34.8km individual time trial from Riccione to San Marino on Sunday, as Great Britain’s Simon Yates, among other contenders, suffered a heavy loss of time in wet conditions.The Italian Valerio Conti of Team UAE retained the overall leader’s pink jersey after finishing 3min 34sec behind Lotto Jumbo-Visma rider Roglic, who crushed most of the field with a time of 51min 52sec.Results from Stage 9 time-trial Riccione to San Marino, 34.8 km. 1. Primoz Roglic (SLO) Team Jumbo - Visma 51:52 2. Victor Campenaerts (BEL) Lotto - Soudal +11 3. Bauke Mollema (NED) Trek - Segafredo +1:00 4. Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Bahrain - Merida +1:05 5. Tanel Kangert (EST) EF Education First +1:10 6. Chad Haga (USA) Team Sunweb +1:14 7. Bob Jungels (LUX) Deceuninck - Quick-Step +1:16 8. Hugh Carthy (GBR) EF Education First +1:30 9. Pello Bilbao (ESP) Astana Pro Team +1:43 10. Mattia Cattaneo (ITA) Androni Giocattoli - +1:52 Sidermec Overall standings 1. Valerio Conti (ITA) UAE Team Emirates 36:08:32 2. Primoz Roglic (SLO) Team Jumbo - Visma +1:50 3. Nans Peters (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale +2:21 4. José Joaquín Rojas (ESP) Movistar Team +2:33 5. Fausto Masnada (ITA) Androni Giocattoli - +2:36 Sidermec 6. Andrey Amador (CRC) Movistar Team +2:39 7. Amaro Antunes (POR) CCC Team +3:05 8. Valentin Madouas (FRA) Groupama - FDJ +3:27 9. Giovanni Carboni (ITA) Bardiani - CSF +3:30 10. Pello Bilbao (ESP) Astana Pro Team +3:32 11. Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Bahrain - Merida +3:34 12. Bauke Mollema (NED) Trek - Segafredo +3:45 13. Pieter Serry (BEL) Deceuninck - Quick-Step +3:47 14. Bob Jungels (LUX) Deceuninck - Quick-Step +4:08 15. Mattia Cattaneo (ITA) Androni Giocattoli - +4:34 Sidermec 16. Hugh Carthy (GBR) EF Education First +4:36 17. Davide Formolo (ITA) BORA - hansgrohe +4:42 18. Rafal Majka (POL) BORA - hansgrohe +4:43 19. Sam Oomen (NED) Team Sunweb +5:02 20. Richard Carapaz (ECU) Movistar Team  Continue readingreadfullarticle

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