Simon Yates wins ninth stage to extend overall lead in Giro d’Italia

13 May 2018 05:41
• Briton retains the pink jersey going into rest day• Chris Froome loses ground and slips out of top 10Simon Yates extended his overall lead in the Giro d’Italia to more than half a minute with victory on stage nine at Gran Sasso d’Italia.Yates pounced in the final 100 metres of a climb that finished above the snow line to beat Frenchman Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) and his Mitchelton-Scott team-mate Esteban Chaves, putting him 32 seconds clear of Chaves in the standings going into Monday’s rest day. Related: Giro d’Italia: Richard Carapaz wins stage eight while Simon Yates retains lead Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian