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Leader Egan Bernal moves away from chasing pack as Mauro Schmid wins 11th stage-Sports News , Happy Easterday

Chief Egan Bernal strikes away from chasing pack as Mauro Schmid wins eleventh stage-Sports activities Information , Pleased Easterday

Group Qhubeka’s Schmid gained the 162km stage as a part of a long-range breakaway whereas the 2019 Tour de France winner Bernal prolonged his total lead in Tuscany.

Mauro Schmid pictured through the Giro d’Italia. AP

Montalcino: Colombian Egan Bernal, using for Ineos, tightened his grip on the general Giro d’Italia lead on Wednesday’s eleventh stage gained by Switzerland’s Mauro Schmid.

Group Qhubeka’s Schmid gained the 162km stage as a part of a long-range breakaway whereas the 2019 Tour de France winner Bernal prolonged his total lead in Tuscany.

“Right this moment we rode effectively and I elevated my lead within the GC (common classification) however the Giro remains to be lengthy, all the large climbs are nonetheless to be ridden,” mentioned Bernal.

“I am assured however I’ve to maintain my ft firmly on the bottom.”

Belgian Remco Evenepoel was one of many large losers of the day, because the race resumed after Tuesday’s relaxation day, falling behind within the closing 20km to drop two minutes and eight seconds to Bernal, who gained time on all his rivals.

The 24-year-old former mountain biker was comfortable all through the day and completely mastered the ultimate 35km part of white dust roads the place so many others suffered and that additionally function on the Strade Bianche at some point traditional.

Within the climb to Montalcino, Bernal then outpaced Russian Aleksandr Vlasov in a gaggle that included British riders Hugh Carthy and Simon Yates.

Evenepoel fell behind a primary time within the descent of the primary of 4 dust highway sectors and was positively trailing within the third the place he clearly suffered and needed to be helped by Deceuninck-Fast-Step teammate Joao Almeida.

However the 21-year-old Belgian, making his biking comeback within the Giro after 9 months out following an accident, dropped from total second to seventh at 2min 22sec adrift of the pink jersey.

France’s Romain Bardet additionally misplaced steam late together with Italian climber Giulio Ciccone.

Schmid, 22, pulled away from Italian breakaway rival Alessandro Covi, ending simply 01sec forward for his first skilled win.

Total Bernal leads Vlasovic by 45sec with Italian Damiano Caruso at 1min 12sec.

“Really I can not consider it. I used to be solely chosen for the Giro staff about two weeks earlier than the race. My preparation was good however at first of the season, I used to be not even fascinated with using a Grand Tour,” mentioned Schmid.

“Within the final two phases I suffered lots, however as we speak I actually wished to go on the assault as a result of I actually like using on gravel. Within the breakaway, I felt I had good legs and I went for it.”

Thursday’s twelfth stage covers 212km between Siena and Bagno di Romana with 4 climbs together with the Passo del Carnaio within the closing 10km.

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Updated: May 19, 2021 — 5:10 pm

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