BARDIANI CSF FAIZANÈ: UMBERTO MARENGO IS THE NEW INTERMEDIATE SPRINT LEADER OF THE GIRO d’ITALIA.
With today's two intermediate sprint, Umberto Marengo is the new leader of the special ranking that will be awarded on the final podium in Milan. Counting also today, the stages run in the breakaway by the Turin rider have risen to five. Fifteenth of stage Filippo Fiorelli.
Thirteenth stage in the breakaway by Bardiani CSF Faizanè, with Umberto Marengo collecting another 191 km of breakaway in his fifth personal breakaway action in this Giro d’Italia. During today breakaway Umberto Marengo conquers precious points in the intermediate sprint, thus overtaking Pellaud and now leading the special ranking that will be awarded on the final stage in Milan.
“Another day in the attack, my goal this morning was to aim for intermediate sprint and so we did. I am happy to have managed to take me to the top of this special classification, as the team had asked me to, even the fil Giro is still long and despite the five stages raced in the attack it is not over here. Now I’m just thinking about recovering because Zoncolan awaits us tomorrow. “
With the 195 km of today’s breakaway, the total km covered by Umberto Marengo in this Giro d’Italia rise to 665, while more than 1,500 those covered by the entire team went on the attack with all its 8 men, ending in the first 10 of the stage 6 times. In today’s very fast sprint, fifteenth Filippo Fiorelli.