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Giro d’Italia stage 15 – Reside protection

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150km to go

And we attempt once more. Extra assaults nonetheless coming on the entrance…

Now it is all again collectively once more…

152km to go

Ballerini, Magnus Cort, Dario Cataldo, Alessandro De Marchi additionally up entrance. Extra riders coming throughout, too.

Dries De Bondt (Alpecin-Fenix) among the many attackers.

57kph speeds because the riders preserve attacking on the entrance. It is a laborious begin to the day after yesterday’s stage.

A number of riders have clipped off the entrance now, just some seconds up forward.

Trek and Bora are additionally making an attempt.

EF and Israel additionally lively up entrance.

KOM chief Diego Rosa nonetheless up there making an attempt to make the break.

Nonetheless no separation between the riders making an attempt to assault and the peloton.

Davide Ballerini up entrance within the peloton together with a few Jumbo riders.

Now it is over for the main trio.

161km to go

The lead trio are nearly caught again.

Trek, QuickStep, Eolo, Alpecin, Jumbo all sending males up entrance to assault.

Now it is simply 12 seconds to Covi, Davy, and Vanhoucke.

A big mixture of riders from totally different groups now making an attempt to push on from the peloton.

166km to go

23 seconds as much as the attackers as Carapaz and co get again in.

Three Ineos males dropped again to assist Carapaz. The group is nearly to rejoin the peloton.

David de la Cruz and Diego Rosa amongst these attacking now.

It should not be any drawback for Carapaz and the remaining to get again on. Only a little bit of power wasted early on, although.

Trek-Segafredo lead extra assaults from the peloton.

20 seconds from them to the peloton. One other 40 seconds again to the small group with Carapaz who had been held up within the crash.

170km to go

Vanhoucke, Covi, and Davy are nonetheless pushing out entrance.

It does not appear to be anyone is critically harm after that. Riders all again up and operating fairly rapidly.

Carapaz falls onto the grass along side the highway. Perhaps 7 or 8 extra went down and extra had been held up. Guillaume Martin, Simon Yates, and Fernando Gaviria had been additionally concerned.

A crash within the peloton! Maglia rosa Carapaz is concerned.

They’re round 10 seconds up on the peloton as riders nonetheless attempt to get away behind.

Vanhoucke and Covi are joined by Groupama-FDJ man Clement Davy.

174km to go

Hurt Vanhoucke (Lotto Soudal) on the assault now. Alessandro Covi (UAE Crew Emirates) with him.

Maglia azzurra Diego Rosa can also be amongst these combating up entrance, unsurprisingly.

Extra riders attempt to make it out entrance. Arnaud Démare is up there!

177km to go

The flag drops and the assaults begin! Matt Holmes (Lotto Soudal) on the transfer immediately.

We’re simply ready for the riders to get by to km0 after which see the battle for at the moment’s breakaway.

And right here we go! The riders have rolled out to start out the impartial zone.

Moments away from the beginning now…

A superb reception for Carapaz as he leaves the bus and heads to the beginning of the stage this morning.

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After all, we’ve a brand new race chief at the moment in Richard Carapaz. “The final week shall be very aggressive and fairly difficult,” he stated after stage 14.

Carapaz in chief’s maglia rosa begins a brand new Giro d’Italia for Ineos Grenadiers

TURIN ITALY MAY 21 Richard Carapaz of Ecuador and Team INEOS Grenadiers celebrates winning the pink leader jersey on the podium ceremony after the 105th Giro dItalia 2022 Stage 14 a 147km stage from Santena to Torino Giro WorldTour on May 21 2022 in Turin Italy Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images

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Underneath 10 minutes to the beginning of the roll out now. The riders will roll by a 4.6km impartial zone earlier than the flag drops and the stage will get underway.

Earlier than we start stage 15 – there’s round quarter-hour to go earlier than the riders roll out – why not try our rider of the day from stage 14?

Wilco Kelderman took the title for his lengthy stint on the entrance of the GC group, and as a consultant of Bora-Hansgrohe’s work in shaping the stage.

Giro d’Italia rider of the day: Kelderman helps Bora-Hansgrohe blow stage 14 aside

TURIN ITALY MAY 21 LR Jai Hindley of Australia and Wilco Kelderman of Netherlands and Team Bora Hansgrohe leads the peloton while fans cheer during the 105th Giro dItalia 2022 Stage 14 a 147km stage from Santena to Torino Giro WorldTour on May 21 2022 in Turin Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

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Here is what they’re all combating for (effectively, not all of them at this level)…

COGNE ITALY MAY 22 Detailed view of Trofeo Senza Fine during the team presentation prior to the 105th Giro dItalia 2022 Stage 15 a 177km stage from Rivarolo Canavese to Cogne 1622m Giro WorldTour on May 22 2022 in Cogne Italy Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images

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“On the day when something might occur, nearly every little thing did. For 2 weeks, the favourites for this Giro had been measured of their method, rigorously meting out their efforts and limiting their publicity. Then, within the house of 147 dizzying kilometres within the hills round Turin, the earlier logic of the Giro appeared to break down upon itself.”

These had been Barry Ryan’s phrases on yesterday’s tumultuous stage 14. He spoke to Domenico Pozzovivo, Pello Bilbao, Simon Yates, and Guillaume Martin concerning the stage and at the moment’s mountain check.

Learn that evaluation right here.

TURIN ITALY MAY 21 LR Joo Almeida of Portugal and UAE Team Emirates White Best Young Rider Jersey Vincenzo Nibali of Italy and Team Astana Qazaqstan Richard Carapaz of Ecuador and Team INEOS Grenadiers Jai Hindley of Australia and Team Bora Hansgrohe and Mikel Landa Meana of Spain and Team Bahrain Victorious compete during the 105th Giro dItalia 2022 Stage 14 a 147km stage from Santena to Torino Giro WorldTour on May 21 2022 in Turin Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

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The primary-category climbs of Pila and Verrogne supply up 40-18-12-9-6-4-2-1 factors whereas the second-category summit end at Cogne gives 18-8-6-4-2-1 factors. 

A most of 98 KOM factors on supply at the moment, then.

Diego Rosa (Eolo-Kometa) stays in blue after taking 9 factors yesterday. He is on 92 factors to Koen Bouwman (Jumbo-Visma) on 69.

GC males Jai Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) are subsequent on 62 and 56 factors, whereas the Bora-Hansgrohe duo of Lennard Kämna and Wilco Kelderman, and Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) are subsequent on 43, 36, and 30 factors.

Who will make it out entrance to battle for the huge variety of factors on supply at the moment?

JESI ITALY MAY 17 Diego Rosa of Italy and EoloKometa Cycling Team celebrates winning the blue mountain jersey on the podium ceremony after the 105th Giro dItalia 2022 Stage 10 a 196km stage from Pescara to Jesi 95m Giro WorldTour on May 17 2022 in Jesi Italy Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images

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The riders will tackle 90km of principally flat roads (although heading barely uphill on a regular basis) earlier than they hit any of the large mountains although.

We should always see a giant combat for the breakaway with loads of riders hoping to battle it out for the maglia azzurra KOM jersey throughout that future to the primary climb of Pila.

Here is a have a look at the climbs on the menu at the moment. Click on right here for a zoomed-in view

Giro d'Italia 2022 stage 15 climbs profiles

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The motion was continuous yesterday, with a 50km battle for a breakaway which lasted round 30km earlier than Bora-Hansgrohe blew the race aside, then an extended GC combat over hilly circuit on the ultimate 70km.

Immediately the riders have to go to the Alps and tackle three mountains, together with two laborious first-category climbs. Relying on how groups method at the moment it may very well be carnage as soon as once more…

Should you wanted a reminder of what went on yesterday, this is our stage 14 report…

Giro d’Italia: Simon Yates captures solo win on stage 14 in Turin

TURIN ITALY MAY 21 Simon Yates of United Kingdom and Team BikeExchange Jayco celebrates at finish line as stage winner during the 105th Giro dItalia 2022 Stage 14 a 147km stage from Santena to Torino Giro WorldTour on May 21 2022 in Turin Italy Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images

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45 minutes to the beginning in Rivarolo Canavese and the remaining 159 riders are signing in for stage 15 this morning.

Hi there and welcome to our dwell protection of stage 15 of the Giro d’Italia because the race heads into the Alps. Have you ever recovered from the continuous motion of yesterday’s race to Turin but?



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