Quintana takes Giro lead as crash slows Thomas and Yates

Quintana takes Giro lead as crash slows Thomas and Yates

Nairo Quintana ( Movistar ) left his rivals behind on the Blockhaus to win stage nine of the Giro d’Italia and take the overall leader’s pink jersey.

A crash involving a police motorbike virtually ended the overall title hopes of Sky teammates Geraint Thomas and Mikel Landa, plus Orica-Scott’s Adam Yates.

Quintana finished 24 seconds ahead of Thibaut Pinot, who edged Tom Dumoulin in a sprint for second.

Giro d’Italia 2017 – stage 9 results ( Montenero di Bisaccia – Blockhaus ):

1 Nairo Quintana (Movistar)
2 Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) +24”
3 Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) ,,
4 Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) +41”
5 Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain Merida) +1’00”
6 Domenico Pozzovivo (AG2R) +1’18”
7 Tanel Kangert (Astana) +2’02”
8 Ilnut Zakarin (Katusha-Alpecin) +2’14”
9 Sebastien Reichenbach (FDJ) +2’28”
10 Davide Formolo (Cannondale-Drapac) +2’35”

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