Giro d’Italia: Van der Poel evaporates in the sprint against Girmay

Giro d’Italia: Van der Poel evaporates in the sprint against Girmay

Gestures say it all sometimes and for everyone Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) did not speak to journalists at the finish line of stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia, visually at least the Dutchman seemed to recognize that he was squarely beaten by Biniam Girmay (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) in the return sprint which decided the day.

Widely named as the favorites for the hard-hitting final with marked similarities to the Tirreno-Adriatico stage he won a few kilometers from Jesi in 2021, Van der Poel and Alpecin-Fenix ​​had lived up to the expectations of the pre- stage as they established. a fierce pace on the short but intense final climb of the Monsano.

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