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Fran Miholjević wins Stage 3 of Il Giro di Sicilia becoming the new leader


Fran Miholjevic vince la tappa 3 de Il Giro di Sicilia ed è la nuova Maglia Giallo Rossa di leader della classifica generale

Fran Miholjević (Cycling Team Friuli Asd) has won Stage 3 of Il Giro di Sicilia Eolo, 171km from Realmonte to Piazza Armerina. Pier-Andrè Cotè (Human Powered Health) and Filippo Fiorelli (Bardiani Csf Faizanè) finished second and third respectively.

Fran Miholjević (Cycling Team Friuli Asd) is now the new Maglia Giallo Rossa and leads in the General Classification.


1 – Fran Miholjević (Cycling Team Friuli Asd) – 171km in 4h54’07”, average speed 34.884km/h

2 – Pier-Andrè Cotè (Human Powered Health) at 41″

3 – Filippo Fiorelli (Bardiani Csf Faizanè) s.t.


1 – Fran Miholjević (Cycling Team Friuli Asd)

2 – Damiano Caruso (Nazionale Italiana) at 18”

3 – Vincenzo Nibali (Astana Qazaqstan Team) a 22”


The leader jerseys of the Il Giro di Sicilia EOLO are produced with SITIP garments and designed by GOBIK.

  • Maglia Giallo Rossa (Yellow/Red), leader of the General Classification, sponsored by Regione Siciliana – Fran Miholjević (Cycling Team Friuli Asd)
  • Maglia Ciclamino (Cyclamen), leader of the Points Classification, sponsor dedicated to Made in Italy – Filippo Fiorelli (Bardiani Csf Faizanè)
  • Maglia Verde Pistacchio (Green), leader of the Gran Premio della Montagna (KOM), sponsored by Enel Green Power – Stefano Gandin (Team Corratec)
  • Maglia Bianca (White), leader of the Young Riders Classification, born after 01/01/1997, sponsored by ENIT – Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo – Fran Miholjevic (Cycling Team Friuli Asd)


Speaking seconds after the finish, the stage winner, and new Maglia Giallo Rossa, Fran Miholjević (Cycling Team Friuli Asd) said: “I still can’t believe it, I joined the breakaway to show the sponsors to the camera. We worked hard but I couldn’t believe until I got to the last 50 metres. I will try to do my best to keep the jersey tomorrow but it will be very difficult. I am very happy anyway.”

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