GIRO: CARBONI CEDES THE WHITE JERSEY
THE ITALIAN HAD TO GIVE UP THE LEADERSHIP OF YOUNG CLASSIFICATION
The white jersey changes owner and, after three days, passes from the shoulders of Giovanni Carboni on those Peters. After the time trial Riccione-San Marino (stage 9), the Italian rider of Bardiani-CSF had to give up the leadership of the young classification in favor of the French rider who, km after km, nibbled the 28” of delay he had, accumulating a further advantage of 1’08 “. For just three seconds Madouas, third until yesterday, also passed Carboni, making him slip into third position. In the overall standings he is ninth, at 3’30 “from Conti which confirms to be the pink jersey.
“I’m disappointed because I did the time trial at my best and I really hoped to be able to keep the jersey” explained Carboni. “Dressing it for three days was a great pride. My form is more than good. Now we see, day after day, how to fully exploit it “.
Carboni finished the stage with a time of 57’15 “and with an average speed of 36.4 km / h. The winner was, as in the opening time trial in Bologna, Slovenian Roglic. Tomorrow the Giro will stop for the first day of rest and then resume Tuesday with stage 10 Ravenna-Modena of 145 km.