Jay Hindley conquista el Blockhaus y un aguerrido ‘Juanpe’ López sigue líder; Iván Sosa en top 20 – Revista Mundo Ciclístico

In an exciting ending, Jay Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohe) was carried high in the log cabinfirst mountainous stage Giro d’Italia 2022 disputed on a route of 191 kilometers in a terrain biting upwards and very steep.

The Australian beat the Frenchman in a very tight sprint Romain Bardet (DSM Team) and the Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers). In a heroic performance the Spanish Juan Pedro Lopez (Trek-Segafredo) kept the ‘Pink sweater‘ for a few seconds.

Juan Pedro López worked hard to keep the ‘pink jersey’. (Photo © Giro d’Italia)

The beetles spent a day without figuration, Ivan Ramiro Sosa (Movistar) He was the best Colombian in 20th place, more than four minutes behind the winner. While Santiago Buitrago (Bahrain-Victorious) entered the 42nd box at 15:36 and Harold Tejada (Astana, Kazakhstan) in the 53rd position at 22:14 of the winner of the fraction.

The breakout of the day was staged Diego Rose (Aeolus-Comet), joe dombrowski (Astana Kazakhstan), Natnael Tesfasion (Drone Hopper-Androni Toys), Eduardo Sepulveda (Drone Hopper-Androni Toys), Philip Zana (Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè), Felix Gall (AG2R Citroen), nans peters (AG2R Citroen), jonathan caicedo (EF Education EasyPost) and james knox (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl), however entering the final kilometers the batch of favorites wrapped them up.

In the initial phase there was a fall in which Santiago Buitrago got involved with his teammate bilbao hair. After the first three climbs the race was quiet for a while as all eyes were on the tough finale with a double climb. First the Lanciano Pass (10.5 km at 7.4%)followed by uncategorized Valentine’s Day in Abruzzo Citeriore (6.2 km at 4.9%) and the final ascent to log cabin (13.7 km at 8.5%).

The Ineos Grenadiers was selected from the batch little by little. (Photo © Giro d’Italia)

Before the Lanciano, the Ineos Grenadiers took control of the platoon with the Spanish jonathan castroviejo in the lead seconded by the Ecuadorian Jonathan Narvaezwho began to leave behind several illustrious men such as Ivan Sosa, tom dumoulin, Tobias Foss, Giulio Ciccone, Simon Yates, and Wilko Kelderman.

In the first most demanding log cabin, Juan Pedro Lopez he had to get off the bike in a strange action. As a result, the Spaniard slowed down for a while and lost connection to favoritesamong which were Richie Porte, Richard Carapaz, Romain Bardet, Mikel Landa, Alejandro Valverde, Domenico Pozzovivo, Vincenzo Nibali, Jai Hindley, Thymen Arensman, Emanuel Buchmann and Joao Almeida.

Richie Porte ended up selecting the group of favorites in the final km. (Photo © Giro d’Italia)

Five kilometers from the finish line, the difference with the group-Lopez it was already 30 seconds and with the group-yachts of two minutes, differences that were increasing little by little. Minutes later, carapace carried out an attack, which they could only follow Bardet Y Landa.

Hindley, Almeida, Pozzovivo, Nibali and Valverde they kept the difference under control, but that group also exploded from the high pace. More than two kilometers from the finish line, Almeida, Pozzovivo and Hindley They returned to the trio head first.

An acceleration of Bardet ensured restoration of the anterior headgroup, followed by Landa and Carapaz. The French wanted to follow the rhythm, but Almeida, Hindley and Pozzovivo they didn’t stop either and managed to get in, so it came to a sprint with six runners, where Hindley was the strongest to just beat Bardet Already carapace.

Giro d’Italia 2022 (2.UWT)
Results Stage 9 | Isernia–Blockhaus (191 km)

one Jay Hindley BORA hansgrohe 5:34:44
two Romain Bardet DSM team ,,
3 Ricardo Carapaz INEOS grenadiers ,,
4 mikel landa Bahrain – Victorious ,,
5 Joao Almeida United Arab Emirates ,,
twenty Ivan Ramiro Sosa Movistar Team 4:34
42 Santiago Buitrago Bahrain – Victorious 15:36
53 Harold Tejada Team Astana Qazaqstan 22:14
105 Diego Camargo EF Education EasyPost 38:15
149 Fernando Gaviria United Arab Emirates 44:29
Juan Pedro López retained the leadership of the ‘Pink Corsa’ (Photo © Giro d’Italia)

General Classification – Stage 9

one Juan Pedro Lopez Hike – Segafredo 37:52:01
two Joao Almeida United Arab Emirates 0:12
3 Romain Bardet DSM team 0:14
4 Ricardo Carapaz INEOS grenadiers 0:15
5 Jay Hindley BORA hansgrohe 0:20
19 Ivan Ramiro Sosa movistar Team 5:53
31 Santiago Buitrago Bahrain – Victorious 16:08
56 Harold Tejada Astana Kazakhstan 46:50
72 Diego Camargo EF Education EasyPost 1:02:30
134 Fernando Gaviria United Arab Emirates 1:59:10