Nibali wins Giro stage 16

24 maggio 2017

What a memorable day for Team BAHRAIN MERIDA at the 100th edition of the Giro d’Italia.

Vincenzo Nibali takes the first win at this Grand Tour and the first Italian win of this year’s Corsa Rosa.In the Queen Stage (222km stage from Rovetta to Bormio), featuring the Mortirolo climb and a double pass over the Stelvio for a total elevation of 5.500m,the Shark showed all his power. With an attack with 20 km to go to chase the leader of the race Landa and then giving a masterclass lesson in the downhill towards the finish in Bormio, where he outsprinted him in a two-up sprint to the line. Quintana tried to resist to Nibali’s attack, but he was forced to loose time in the descent too, finishing third, 12” behind Vincenzo.

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