Ulissi triumphs in Asolo

Ulissi triumphs in Asolo

19 maggio 2016

Another fantastic victory for the rider from the Team Lampre-Merida at the Giro.

Impressive acceleration on Asolo hill to bridge the gap from the leading duo Jungels-Amador, perfect descent to defend the 10″ of advantage on the chasing group of the top riders, 150 meters of winning sprint to obtain the 2nd success in the Giro d’Italia 2016, the sixth victory in career in the Pink Race.

After having triumphed in Praia a Mare, Diego Ulissi realized an additional masterpiece, winning the 11th stage of the Giro d’Italia, 227 km with start from Modena and arrival in Asolo.

The race was very lively since the early kilometers, when 13 attackers escaped from the peloton and biult up an advantage of 1′, which however was not enough to avoid the chase from the bunch .

When the gap was bridged, at km 70 three riders (Laengen, Vorobyev and Bertazzo) attacked and formed the main breakaway of the stage, which had a maximum advantage of 11′, which however were bridged before the Forcella Mostaccin thanks to the action of Lampre-Merida and Treck-Segafredo.

In the downhill, Nibali, Chaves and Valverde attacked from the head group, which had been selected by a crash, and Amador and Jungels made a counter-attack: these two riders will be the mate which will escort Ulissi towards his triumph.

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