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16 May 2019

Good morning from Stage 6 of the Giro d'Italia

Good morning from Stage 6 of the Giro d’Italia, organised by RCS Sport/La Gazzetta dello Sport, and running from 11 May to 2 June. 238km from Cassino to San Giovanni Rotondo, it’s a very long stage with a climb in the finale. Today’s route includes, at the start, the site of WWII Operation Diadem, which took place 75 years ago – 11-19 May 1944, during the liberation – and, near the finish, San Giovanni Rotondo in the Gargano National Park, the resting place of the remains of San Pio from Pietrelcina.

The peloton, 169 riders strong, passed km 0 at 11:23.

Today’s stage live is available at this link.

In today’s stage, the riders equipped with the Velon data-tracking system list can be downloaded here.

WEATHER
Cassino (11:20 – start): Partly Cloudy, 17°C. Wind: weak NE – 8km/h.
San Giovanni Rotondo (17:15 – finish): Mostly Cloudy, 10°C. Wind: weak NE – 9km/h.

POINTS AND TIME BONUSES
During the stage, 13 seconds of time bonus are up for grabs in the individual overall classification by time, a maximum of 45 points are available for the points classification (715 remaining), and 18 points for the King of the Mountains competition (658 remaining).

JERSEYS

  • Maglia Rosa (pink), general classification leader, sponsored by EnelPrimoz Roglic (Team Jumbo – Visma)
  • Maglia Ciclamino (cyclamen), sprinter classification leader, sponsored by SegafredoPascal Ackermann (Bora – Hansgrohe)
  • Maglia Azzurra (blue), King of the Mountains classification leader, sponsored by Banca MediolanumGiulio Ciccone (Trek – Segafredo)
  • Maglia Bianca (white), young rider general classification leader, sponsored by EurospinMiguel Angel Lopez (Astana Pro Team)

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION
1 – Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo – Visma)
2 – Simon Yates (Mitchelton – Scott) at 35″
3 – Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain – Merida) at 39″

ROUTE
Stage 6 >>> Discover more

TV COVERAGE
Stage 6 of the Giro d’Italia International TV Schedule available here.

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