Filippo Cane won the Giro d’Italia stage in a one-time trial and took Maglia Roza. The game

Filippo Canna of the Enios Grenadiers won the opening round of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday, securing the first in a 15.1-kilometer individual time trial between Monrela and Palermo. Pink sweater This year’s race leader’s jersey.

Italy beat second-seeded Portugal’s Joe Almeida by 22 seconds in the men’s individual time title at the World Championships last week, with a time of 15 minutes and 24 seconds.

The 2018 Tour de France champion, Grent Thomas, also from the Ennis Grenadiers, was a favorite of the pre-race when he finished fourth with a time of 15 minutes 47 seconds, as his Mitchellton-Scott compatriot Simon Yates lost 26 seconds to him. Gone. Anti-British on a course he never expected.

Two-time champion and domestic favorite, Trek – Vincenzo Nibali of Segfredo embarked on a disappointing journey, wasting precious time with Dan Jacob Fugelsang (Astana Pro team) and Dutchman Steven Cruisewijk (Team Jumbo Wisma). – 1 minute 24 seconds and 1 minute 21 seconds on sugarcane respectively.

Fugelsang’s Astana teammate and Russia’s co-leader Alexander Vlasov lost 54 seconds to Thomas. Astana also lost a total of six kicks in the Tour de France to Miguel Gengal Lopez, who was taken to an ambulance after he was hit by a roadside bomb and taken to an ambulance after a serious accident.

“Today I knew I was a hot favorite but I tried to stay calm,” Ganna said. “We did it, what a great result and what a thrill to wear it Pink sweater On my first giro, that’s a good omen for the rest of the race. “

His companion, Thomas, said: “The wind was blowing hard, but I thought I was comfortable riding my bicycle. Maybe I was a little aggressive at first and in the last two kilometers I lost a little bit of my legs. Maybe a little too much in the first half but we’re still very happy. ”

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Giro was rescheduled from its original date of May 9-31, having initially moved from Hungary to Sicily due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Cory Weinberg

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Cory Weinberg covers the intersection of tech and cities. That means digging into how startups and big tech companies are trying to reshape real estate, transportation, urban planning, and travel. Previously, he reported on Bay Area housing and commercial real estate for the San Francisco Business Times. He received a "best young journalist" award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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