Giro D'Italia: Stage 17 Finish Line Quotes

Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) wins stage 13 of Giro d'Italia 2018

Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) - stage winner "We knew for sure it could be a really hard stage, because after the time trial and rest day, people will have recovered a bit of energy. The breakaway didn’t arrive, and then everyone wanted to take the breakaway to the finish line. It was a really strong breakaway, but it was just four guys and Bora controlled all the day really well with Lotto-Jumbo. "We played a little bit today, but I think we played right. The second-to-last (sprint) stage before Rome, and we thought it was perfect for Bennett. If he gained points on us, he would come closer (to the points jersey). We didn’t want to take responsibility, so our next goal would be to win in Rome. For sure if we are having a bunch sprint, I said to my guys, 'Organize a really good lead out.' We did ...

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