Giro d'Italia: Viviani wins stage 13 in Nervesa della Battaglia

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

Elia Viviani ( Quick-Step Floors ) put the huge disappointment of the previous day behind him with an emphatic victory in Nervesa della Battaglia on stage 13 of the Giro d'Italia . Viviani had been dealt a blow in the rain in Imola but came back with a vengeance to add a third stage win to his 2018 palmares. Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) came from a long way back and didn't have the pace to overhaul the charging Italian with Danny van Poppel (LottoNL-Jumbo) taking third. The win was Viviani's first on Italian soil this season, having won his two other Giro d'Italia stages during the Grande Partenza in Israel. "It is amazing. After a few difficult days, that's what I needed and the team needed too because they worked hard for two days. They deserve it. Yesterday everyone was worried about it - it was a bad day. We had ...

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