Giro d’Italia: Jonathan Milan grants encore in Francavilla al Mare

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Giro d'Italia: Jonathan Milan grants encore in Francavilla al Mare

Jonathan Milan (Lidl-Trek) also takes the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia 107, the 207-kilometer Foiano di Val Fortore-Francavilla al Mare stage. After his success in Andora, the Friulian cyclist è repeated himself in Francavilla al Mare, winning in a sprint ahead of Tim Merlier (Soudal Quick-Step), later downgraded for irregular maneuver, and Kaden Groves (Alpecin-Deceuninck).

Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) remains in the overall leader’s Pink Jersey, with Colombia’s Daniel Felipe Martinez (Bora – Hansgrohe) at 2'40" and Britain’s Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers) at 2'58".

"The victory comes not only from the 20 seconds of the sprint, but from all the work done by the team in the previous kilometers,” Milan stressed immediately after the finish. The way they helped me makes me happy and I thank them with all my heart. A sprint at the end of a long straight è always more treacherous because è you have to find the perfect timing to start. I reacted to Tim Merlier and è it went well".

"It's special to win with the Cyclamen Jersey. Last year after I had won I couldn&#39t repeat myself, è itè important to learn from past mistakes" commented the azure.

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