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10 May 2017

Stage 5: From Pedara to Messina

The 159km Pedara-Messina stage has two distinct parts, the first one hilly and the second flat, with a circuit finale in Messina, giving opportunity for a potential bunch sprint.

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The peloton, 191 riders strong, passed km 0 at 13.23.

In today’s stage, some riders will be equipped with the Velon data-tracking system. Their live data can be seen at www.giroditalia.it.

WEATHER
Pedara (13.00 – Start): few clouds, 17°C. Wind: moderate – 11km/h.
Messina (17.15 – Finish): few clouds, 22°C. Wind: moderate – 25km/h.

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION
1 – Bob Jungels (Quick-Step Floors)
2 – Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) at 6″
3 – Adam Yates (Orica – Scott) at 10″

JERSEYS

  • Maglia Rosa (pink), general classification leader, sponsored by Enel – Bob Jungels (Quick-Step Floors)
  • Maglia Ciclamino (cyclamen), sprinter classification leader, sponsored by Segafredo – André Greipel (Lotto Soudal)
  • Maglia Azzurra (blue), King of the Mountains classification leader, sponsored by Banca Mediolanum – Jan Polanc (UAE Team Emirates)
  • Maglia Bianca (white), young rider general classification leader, sponsored by Eurospin – Bob Jungels (Quick-Step Floors); jersey worn by Adam Yates (Orica – Scott)

ROUTE
Stage 5 – Pedara-Messina 159km – total elevation 1,100m
This is a half-wavy, half-flat, stage, with a closing circuit.

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