Giro d’Italia: Stage 4 in Camna, Juan Pedro Lopez in the pink jersey

The German from Bora wins at the finish line at Rifugio Sapienza while the Spaniards from Trek are the new captain of the race. Tomorrow is the fifth stage with the arrival of Messina

Leonard Camna – in his sixth career victory – won the fourth stage of the Giro d’Italia (172 km Avola Etna), Juan Pedro Lopez is the new pink jersey. The German from Bora asserts that he is in perfect condition – on the Alpine tour he established himself at the arrival of the Villabasa stage – and in the Sapienza shelter he preceded the Spaniard who, however, consoles himself by becoming the new leader of the mountains. a race. Third at 32 inches is the Estonian Taaramae. Behind them, the big group arrives at 2’37 inches in a sprint by Carapaz in front of Bardet. Separate Dmoulin and Nabali arrived at 9’10” and 4’16” respectively. Astana who, in addition to delaying Squalo, should sign her retirement at the start of the Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) stage. Mathieu van der Poel’s team delayed more than 20 minutes. But at the start of the stage, Yates and Valverde fell and then got back into the group.

In the general classification, Lopez is 39″ ahead of Kamna and 58″ over the Taaramae. Yates is fourth at 1’42”, Bilbao and Almeneda are 7 and 8 at 2 minutes while Carapaz is 11 at 2’06”.


Avola-Etna stage that saw 14 riders separate starting from 156 km from the finish: Conti (Astana), Kamna (Bora), Villella (Cofidis), Taaramae (Intermarché), Leemreize (Jumbo-Visma), Moniquet (Lotto-Soudal) , Vansevenant (Alpha-vinyl), JP Lopez (Trek Segafredo), Oldani (Alpecin Fenix), Rochas (Cofidis), Camargo (EF), Fetter (Eolo-Kometa), Cataford (Israel), Calmejane (AG2R Citroen).

Tomorrow the fifth stage with Catania – Messina 174 km.

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