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11 May 2017

DILLIER WINS STAGE 6 OF THE GIRO D’ITALIA

Silvan Dillier (BMC Racing Team) won the 217km Reggio Calabria to Terme Luigiane sixth stage of the 100th Giro d’Italia. Jasper Stuyven (Trek – Segafredo) and Lukas Pöstlberger (Bora – Hansgrohe) finished second and third.

Bob Jungels (Quick-Step Floors) remains the race General Classification leader, wearing the Maglia Rosa.

FINAL RESULT
1 – Silvan Dillier (BMC Racing Team) – 217km in 4h58’01”, average speed 43.688km/h
2 – Jasper Stuyven (Trek – Segafredo) s.t.
3 – Lukas Pöstlberger (Bora – Hansgrohe) at 12”

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

STANDINGS

Speaking seconds after the stage finish, the stage winner Silvan Dillier said: “I don’t know how I managed to beat Stuyven who is an excellent sprinter, but when it’s a hill top finish I have power and I can push a big gear. I just tried to believe in myself and find some more energy to finish it. This is the biggest victory for me so far.”

JERSEYS

  • Maglia Rosa(pink), general classification leader, sponsored by Enel – Bob Jungels (Quick-Step Floors)
  • Maglia Ciclamino(cyclamen), sprinter classification leader, sponsored by Segafredo – Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors)
  • 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)


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