That was in Stage 15 of the Giro last year, where outfoxed compatriot Mattia Cattaneo in Como as the duo held on from a chase group of favourites behind including Nibali, British duo Simon Yates and Hugh Carthy, and the eventual winner Richard Carapaz. One climb it offers 40, 18, 12, 9, 6, 4, 2 and 1 Maglia Azzurra points. Hermann Pernsteiner came home around 30 seconds down for second place - disappointment for the Austrian, but he should make some huge leaps in the general classification. Giro d'Italia 2014 Tappa 17 / Stage 17 Official Highlights - Duration: 1:52. Going back the the rider who finished 2nd today, for approx 67 km of the stage, from km 11 to km 178, Hermann Pernsteiner (TBM) was in virtual 3rd place. With the peloton now seven minutes back, Hermann Pernsteiner is moving up into the virtual top five on GC. Non perderti la quarta prova del Giro d’Italia Virtual coi campioni della Corsa Rosa: 25,9 km e 930 metri di dislivello con l'arrivo in salita di Madonna di Campiglio, parte finale della tappa 17 della Corsa Rosa (Bassano del Grappa - Madonna di Campiglio, da Villa Rendena). BEST Magic Show in the world - Genius Rubik's Cube Magician America's Got Talent - Duration: 14:01. Guerreiro took the jersey at Roccaraso, where he won the stage. Behind, it's Pernsteiner and De Gendt who are trying to bridge over, with another Movistar man, Villella. Those five riders all won 7 km before being absorbed by the group. Tappa 17. Then, from 178 until the final climb, the group was 15, so, again, nul points! The peloton still rides as one as they begin to edge uphill towards the foot of the first climb. He opens a substantial lead and is now alone. Guarda la classifica della 17ª tappa del Giro d'Italia 2011. Segui tutto il ciclismo con la Gazzetta dello Sport. Maglia Rosa group crosses Passo Coe (km 67.6, i.e., with 135.4 km to go) at 5'05". The Forcella Valbona is 21.9 km long and gains 1439m in altitude at an ave. gradient of 6.6 per cent. It gains 709m at an average gradient of 5.7 per cent. Tappa 10. Tappa 18. Well, the break may not go the distance if the GC riders stir from their slumber behind. Select the stage you will be attending. Before the stage, he lay 6’55” behind Jai Hindley, 3rd. Meanwhile, in the Maglia Rosa group, the Maglia Bianca, Sunweb’s Jai Hindley, leads, with Kelderman on his wheel. The Belgian chases with Pernsteiner and Zakarin, with Dennis now wobbling a little behind. This lifts Hermann Pernsteiner (TBM) into the virtual top 10: 8th, in fact, 7″ below Vincenzo Nibali. Tappa 9. It gains 1439m in altitude at an ave. gradient of 6.6 per cent, starting at km 39.3 (i.e., with 163.7 km to go) and culminating at km 61.2 (i.e., with 141.8 km to go). Monreale – Palermo TISSOT ITT . ️Festeggia @taogeoghegan, @JooAlmeida98 soffre e tiene la Maglia Rosa. Hospitality . 2020-10-21T08:18:20.925Z It's a big stage today with three first-category climbs on the menu, including a … One climb it offers 40, 18, 12, 9, 6, 4, 2 and 1 Maglia Azzurra points.Monte Bondone is regular in the Giro d’Italia. Catania - Villafranca Tirrena . Chapeau, Davide - or should I say, cappello? Segui tutto il ciclismo con la Gazzetta dello Sport. De Gendt is also one of four riders in this move to have won a Giro stage before, the others being Dennis, Cataldo and Zakarin (twice). But there are no splits and so it will be as we were going into tomorrow's stage up the Stelvio. The race has started - and, oh look, it's that man Thomas De Gendt on the front for Lotto Soudal. An account of the final climb that day from The Death of Marco Pantani by Matt Rendell, pp. Zakarin follows him but many of the other escapees have been distanced. That day was stage 18 of the 1956 Giro d'Italia where the Luxembourg climber Charly Gaul (who was described as having "the skin of a hippo") won a mythical stage on Monte Bondone after battling hailstorms, torrential rain and blizzards for nine hours and 242 kilometres. Pernsteiner is 9’36” behind Wilco Kelderman, 2nd in GC, and 6’55” behind Jai Hindley, 3rd. 2 . He now has a chance of almost instant redemption here - and, it's worth noting, the 24-year-old is the only rider from this 15-man lead group who has won a race in this most strange of cycling seasons. It took time to form the first breakaway of 5 riders between kms 35 and 42. 1 km descent. We will see. The Austrian is 9'53" down on the race summit, with Zakarin the next best placed, almost 31 minutes in arrears. We're hearing that, although there are big question marks over the Agnello for Saturday, the organisers have confirmed that the race will go up the Stelvio tomorrow. H’es strong and he’s ready to do it. What's Italian for "quelle surprise"? ones worth 40 points each, and the Stelvio/Stilfserjoch,  worth 50 pts because it is the Cima Coppi or high point of this year’s race. Deceuninck-Quick Step’s decision to slow down may be an inducement to other teams with riders threatened by Pernsteiner’s presence in the breakaway to set the pace. That won't be music to Almeida's ears: the Portuguese tyro doesn't like the really long, steep stuff, especially when it's cold. gradients). I think it is still open and I still want to fight all the way. Yesterday, O'Connor fought back to join a Bahrain-McLaren rider on the front before losing out at the finish - today, the roles are reversed. O'Connor (see picture below) came close yesterday so he could be a bit knackered come the pointy end. At km 22, Holmes (LTS) and Cataldo (MOV) join Kangert and Navarro at the front, At km 18, Kangert (EF1) and Navarro (ISN) lead by 10". He was over four minutes down on GC then, and the Italian veteran is 3'31" down on Almeida today. He has 20 seconds to play with. Tappa 17. You can watch the entire race on digital platforms for £6.99 (monthly subscription), while an annual pass is £39.99. The Australian rider from Ineos Grenadiers puts in a dig as the road rises a bit towards the intermediate sprint - and that increase in tempo has forced a shake-out in the break. 1km to the Forcella Valbona GPM for the 19, 2km to the Forcella Valbona GPM for the 19-rider breakaway, At km 57 (4.2 km to the GPM) the gap is 4'40", At km 55 (6.2 km to the Forcella Volbona GPM), the gap is 4'45". These four - Carretero, Cataldo, Sepulveda and Villella - can all climb on their day. Tappa 8. At km 13 (with 190 to go), the peloton is still all together, A team-mate's view of the Maglia Rosa João Almeida. 7 . But, that said, we have yet to see any proper fireworks - and time is running out. After a long descent leading all the way to Calliano, the route takes in the Monte Bondone climb coming from Aldeno (20 km with avg. It's worth noting that Guerreiro seemed to be stuck in the big ring again near the summit - the Portuguese was really grinding up to get those points. ITA; FRA; ESP; Search . Chris Froome RUNNING A TRAIN through Contador and Nibali : … Days later, and a yellow jersey in Paris seemingly secured, the American's win in Morzine turned out to be unbelievable with good reason, and Landis never recovered from his subsequent doping ban. There will be no change after another stalemate in the pink jersey battle. The Australian kicks clear to bridge over, with the other leaders following suit. The gap continues to grow for these 19 riders. Stage 17 The first half of the stage is wavy, while the second half is perfectly flat. There's no snow on Monte Bondone - well, there is, but only small piles here and there - unlike on the previous climb, the Forcella Valbona - which was covered with a liberal spattering. The Route The start of the ITT is set in the centre of Cernusco sul Naviglio. 6 . ", Almeida (DQT) after the stage: “Today was hard. Astana's Rodriguez is just behind. Tappa 15. He wore it for 6 stages before Visconti took over at Piancavallo for two days. Top 10 Talent Recommended for you This would be a whopping 138 points for the blue jersey battle and - more to the point - a huge test in the fight for pink. They traded blows yesterday but ultimately Ruben Guerreiro only edged one point closer to Gio Visconti, with the Italian leading the Portuguese by 30 points. Tappa … Stage 22. It culminates at km 117.5 (i.e., with 85.5 km to go) As a Cat. As a Cat. Giro d'Italia Giro d’Italia stage 17: Ben O’Connor solos from break for the win João Almeida stays calmly in lead, while attacks were thrown on the final climb. I say peloton - it's more of a select GC group of 15 riders... Back with the main pack, the Ineos Grenadiers team of Tao Geoghegan Hart have muscled in alongside Quick-Step as they begin the climb. Thursday 21  October 2021, 92 CAICEDO Jonathan Klever (EF1) + 2:02:25. Tappa 8. Tappa 16. [Arnaud] is climbing pretty good, and then at the end we hope to keep him in the time limit. EN FR IT ES. Tappa 12. With 6.8 km to go in the stage, O'Connor leads Pernsteiner, Zakarin and De Gendt. Speeds are high. The Portuguese rider will wear the jersey tomorrow. A Cat. One climb it offers 40, 18, 12, 9, 6, 4, 2 and 1 Maglia Azzurra points. … is that Fausto Masnada (DQT), having led the Maglia Rosa into the final kilometre, dropped two seconds and therefore lies tenth at 4’26” instead of 4’24”. A gruppetto is forming at the back of the peloton, At km 42, the front part of the peloton has reached the 5 breakaway riders, Bais (ANS) leads the Fuga Bianchi Competition with 451 km. De Gendt and Zakarin are together, 48″ behind. Welcome to live coverage of another tough day in the mountains - a 203km slog that takes in the infamous Monte Bondone and two other climbs ahead of a summit showdown at Madonna di Campiglio, where the late Marco Pantani took the last of his Giro stage wins on the eve of his disqualification while in the pink jersey two days from the finish of the 1999 race. ??? Tappa mossa nella prima parte e totalmente piatta nella seconda. Tappa 6. It culminates at km 117.5 (i.e., with 85.5 km to go) As a Cat. Hector Carretero is first to blow, followed by his teammate Dario Cataldo. Tappa 5. Rarely is a rider's apogee the point at which their career nosedived into despair. His lead is up to 30 seconds now as the gradient eases. #GiroWHAT. Tappa 9. De Gendt, meanwhile, has dropped Zakarin as he tries to peg Pernsteiner back. In his book, 'The Eagle of Toledo: The Life and Times of Federico Bahamontes', Alasdair Fotheringham wrote about a day that "surpassed anything seen before in terms of pain, suffering and difficulty". Tappa 17 Tappa mossa altimetricamente e molto articolata e costellata di attraversamenti cittadini. Tappa 19. Subscribe Gito d'Italia: Stefano Pirazzi vince a Vittorio Veneto davanti a Tim Wellens e Jay McCarthy. Here's confirmation of Ben O'Connor's superb win for NTT. The stage then descends into Sarche, clears the Passo Durone, and reaches Terme di Comano and Tione di Trento. Australia's Ben O'Connor came second yesterday after fighting back to join Jan Tratnik with 13km to go before being outkicked by the powerful Slovenian on the ramped finale. That puts the Belgian De Gendt up to sixth in the KOM standings on 43pts - somewhat shy of Guerreiro's leading tally of 158 points. Next climb coming right up. Today they tried, chapeau. What a ride - especially after his heartbreak yesterday. gradients until the final 3 km before Madonna di Campiglio.Final kilometresIn Carisolo, the road begins to climb steadily around 6.5% for 12.5 km. A good day for Ruben Guerreiro (EF1), who won the first two Category One climbs of the day, amassing 80 points. Tappa 15. Who do I fancy for the win? Australia's Rohan Dennis is on the front of the break now. There was a classification for sprints called the "Gran Premio Tappa Volanti" classification. It offers 3”, 2”, 1” bonus time.The final climb to Madonna di Campiglio starts at km 190.5 (i.e., with 12.5 km to go). Almost eight minutes down, it's Davide Ballerini who taps out tempo for Joao Almeida on the front of the Quick-Step train. The Maglia Ciclamino competition was neutralised by the big breakaway, and then the mountain finish. Breakaway companions Hermann Pernsteiner (Bahrain – McLaren) and Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal) finished second and third, respectively. We have a new move off the front of the peloton and it features: Harm Vanhoucke and Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal), Oscar Rodriguez (Astana), Hermann Pernsteiner (Bahrain-McLaren), Ilnur Zakarin and Victor de la Parte (CCC Team), Jesper Hansen (Cofidis), Ruben Guerreiro (EF Pro Cycling), Kilian Frankiny (Groupama-FDJ), Hector Carretero, Dario Cataldo, Eduardo Sepulveda and Davide Villella (all Movistar), Louis Meintjes, Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier and Ben O'Connor (NTT Pro Cycling), Rohan Dennis (Ineos Grenadiers) and Diego Ulissi (UAE-Team Emirates). De Gendt went over in second, Zakarin third, Dennis fourth and Pernsteiner fifth. Stage 21 interviews (video) Tappa 21 . Photogallery | Stage 21. 141-2: At the foot of Monte Bondone (km 97.3, i.e., with 105.7 km to go) the gap is 5'55". Il sito ufficiale del Giro d'Italia. 20.2 km long, Monte Bondone gains 1373m in altitude at an average gradient of 6.8 per cent. The group is 11 riders strong: all the riders in the top 12 except for Brandon McNulty. technical info. If, of course, he's still in pink come tomorrow... Amazingly, Ilnur Zakarin did not get distanced on that long downhill segment. The break are breaking through the tree line now as they move to within 2km of the summit. Giovanni Visconti (THR) leads Ruben Guerreiro (EF1) by 30 points. Some lovely autumnal leaves out there as the Giro, which should be in May, takes over the role of Il Lombardia, which should be in October, but this year took place in August, when the leaves were still green. Frankiny, Meintjes and Zakarin are good climbers, as is Pernsteiner, although he's too much of a threat on GC to be allowed to win today. But there are 129 points available today, 148 points tomorrow and (in theory, although this may be changed) 138 points on Saturday, by which time both riders could be out of the picture and we could be talking about another contender in the blue jersey battle. The Italian has managed to make it three Movistar men in the front move. The break hold a 30-second lead as they start this 21.4km climb which has an average gradient of 6.7% and a maximum tilt of 11%. The Piancavallo combination! The 2017 Giro d'Italia Femminile, or 2017 Giro Rosa, was the 28th running of the Giro d'Italia Femminile, the only remaining women's Grand Tour. Tappa 14. Meanwhile, the Maglia Rosa group slows, allowing the gap increase. di Milano: 1524326 - Capitale Sociale € 762.019.050. "Tao has shown he's got some of the best climbing legs in the peloton. It will make holding on to his maglia rosa that bit harder. Discover all the information on the Giro d'Italia's stage 17: altitude, plan, slope and more. The break are onto the final climb of the day, the Cat.1 Madonna di Campiglio (12.5km at 5.7%). The gap is still above six minutes as they ride through the trees on this picturesque climb, with Deceuninck Quick-Step on the front of the pack. The route briefly travels up the Valdastico and climbs up the right side of the valley, through Tonezza del Cimone, up to Forcella Valbona. It's worth remembering that Dennis was in the break - and indeed soloed clear - on the day his Ineos teammate Tao Geoghegan Hart won Stage 15 on Sunday. With 7.5 km to go, Dennis (IGD) is dropped from the chasing group. The best placed rider on GC in the break is the Italian Villalla, who is nevertheless 1.15:11 down and so poses no threat to Almeida's pink jersey, nor indeed to anyone's position in the top 10 or 20. Ben O'Connor (NTT Pro Cycling) drives the breakaway during Stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia 2020. Three teams have more than one card to play in this front group: Movistar, Lotto Soudal and NTT all have two riders, with Villella still riding 25 seconds down in his bid to make it three for Movistar. The RouteA tough summit finish awaits the peloton after a full mountain stage. Watch the premium Cycling video: Giro d'Italia - 15a tappa - 01:54:06. Cataldo still has 35 seconds, with the peloton now a further six minutes back. The final climb to Madonna di Campiglio starts at km 190.5 (i.e., with 12.5 km to go). Tappa 17 . Floyd Landis' stunning comeback win on Stage 17 of the 2006 Tour de France springs to mind. Si affrontano diverse ondulazioni di media difficoltà fino al km 120 … O'Connor: "I felt good again so I thought, why not? It was only a matter of time... Movistar roll the dice and look to take advantage of their power in numbers by sending Dario Cataldo up the road on this descent. The route rolls along moderate undulations all the way up to km 120 (Brescia), where the road eventually levels out. Today's stage finishes on the climb to Madonna di Campiglio, a summit finish synonymous with the late Marco Pantani. They are still five minutes down but they've now knocked it off again. In any case, it doesn't look like this quintet will stay out long because their lead is coming down fast. Segui tutto il ciclismo con la Gazzetta dello Sport. I had the perfect team with me, I’m really happy for them, really thankful and yeah, I kept the pink. There's also the Belgian bad boy Frank Vandenbroucke and his sizzling Liège-Bastogne-Liège victory in 1999, after which the wheels started to fall off the flamboyant tyro's wagon. De Gendt and Pernsteiner have managed to bridge over to make it nine riders out ahead. “There were a lot of different scenarios that could have played out. Mikel Landa won atop Monte Bondone in the 2014 Giro del Trentino. There are a few riders trying to bridge over, including Alessandro Tonelli (Bardiani-CSF-Faizane) and Geoffrey Bouchard (Ag2R-La Mondiale). At km 24, 179 km to go, the peloton is all together. Tappa 7. There was talk that it would be cancelled because of snow and cold weather. 25/10/2020. Majka leads out the sprint but it's Geoghegan Hart who comes through to take it. It was used in the 2006, 1992 and 1978 Giros, and was key in 1956. One climb it offers 40, 18, 12, 9, 6, 4, 2 and 1 Maglia Azzurra points]. ... since Dario Cataldo's last win. Five million Italians tuned in on a Friday afternoon to watch the final 40 minutes of Stage 20 of the 1999 Giro d'Italia to witness the latest devastating triumph of the bald, slight man in pink. In the fight for pink, it's the white jersey of Jai Hindley who is on the front now with Sunweb teammate Kelderman behind. Discesa su Bolzano e quindi risalita della valle dell’Isarco fino a Bressanone. But it goes ahead. Eighty-three riders started the stage and only forty-two finished, with the Spaniard Bahamontes one of those who threw in the towel. Tappa 17. Percorso, favoriti e orari tv A Madonna di Campiglio il primo dei tre tapponi alpini: quattro gpm e tanta salita nella diciassettesima tappa Many of the riders in the break are now dropping back to their team cars to pick up their jackets and arm warmers in anticipation of the cold descent. Tappa 4. Subscribe now to watch instantly. The average spped for the first hour is 43.8 kmph. Tappa 2. On 8 June, the Merano-Trento stage, Charley Gaul, leading the Faema team, started the stage 24th in GC, more than 15 minutes behind the Maglia Rosa, Pasquale Fornara. The 19-man break is on the descent with a gap pushing five minutes now. They have a ten second lead over the speeding peloton. Our lone leader is 25 seconds clear of the chasing duo with the peloton now at 5'10". Segui tutto il ciclismo con la Gazzetta dello Sport.