GIRO D'ITALIA: BUSATO AND AMEZQUETA PROTAGONISTS IN PINEROLO

GIRO D'ITALIA: BUSATO AND AMEZQUETA PROTAGONISTS IN PINEROLO

27/05/2016 - Competitions and teams

Double breakaway for Wilier Triestina – Southeast in the 18th stage of Giro d'Italia with finish in Pinerolo. The ones who attacked from the first kms were Matteo Busato and the young spaniard Julen Amezqueta who is honoring the Corsa Rosa in his first season as a professional.

The veneto rider, often in the breakaways of this Giro, was able to stay in the front till the GPM of Pramartino where he couldn't follow the wheels of the best riders of today ending with a good 7th place only 1' away from the winner Matteo Trentin while Amezqueta was able to close in 12th place.

Today the “carovana” goes in France to Risoul with the 4th uphill finish of this edition.

 

RACE RESULTS 18^ TAPPA

1 Matteo Trentin
2 Moreno Moser
3 Gianluca Brambilla
7 Matteo Busato 1'10”
12 Julen Amequeta 4'28”
69 Filippo Pozzato 23'22”
75 Eugert Zhupa
99 Daniel Felipe Martinez
104 Cristian Rodriguez  

GENERAL RANKING

1 Steven Kruijswijk
2 Johan Esteban Chaves 3'00”
3 Alejandro Valverde 3'23”
45 Matteo Busato 1'32'43”
93 Cristian Rodriguez 2'42'55”
99 Daniel Felipe Martinez 2'47'47”
111 Julen Amezqueta 2'57'02”
114 Filippo Pozzato 2'58'34”
130 Eugert Zhupa 3'12'55”