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Stage 1: POLLEIN / POLLEIN



The first stage of the 57° Giro Ciclistico Internazionale della Valle d'Aosta - Mont Blanc starts in the cheering city of Pollein - Gran Place after the missing 2020 edition. In the fast roads of the first part of the stage the peloton rides quickly and compact till the climb of Jeanceyaz, where Mattia Gaffuri (VC Mendrisio) takes the KOM. The rythm is high cause the riders of the Developement Team DSM wants to break their opponents' legs. Indeed, the first riders to transit at the KOM of Grand Brissogne are Gianmarco Garofoli and Henri Vandenabeele, both for DSM. After the sprint catch of Pollein won by Gianmarco Garofoli the race explodes at the bottom of the steep climb of Terreblanche. Kamiel Bonneu (Basso Team Flanders) makes the pace, followed by the new zelandeer Reuben Thompson (Groupama FDJ) and the colombian Didier Merchan (Colombia Tierra de Atletas). During the last climb Thompson takes the lead with confidence but Alessandro Verre (Team Colpack) is stronger and reach the top first. The two riders start the descend together thinking of the win, behind them a small chasing group still has winning dreams. At 4 km to go, Verre attacks and manage to leave Thompson behind. At the finish line, Alessandro Verre win with a 31 seconds gap over Reuben Thompson. The sprint finish of the chasing group is won by Sergio Meris (Team Colpack), 1' 31'' aftet the leader. The yellow (Eaux valdôtaines) and the white (Regione Valle d'Aosta) jersey go to Alessandro Verre and the polka dot one (CVA Energie) to Reuben Thompson. The Belgian Robin Orins (Acrog Tormans) takes the red jersey.

Stage Classification

Km. 110,700 - average 33,862 km/h
 

Overall Classification

Km. 110,700 - average 33,862 km/h
1.  VERRE Alessandro
TEAM COLPACK BALLAN
 03:16:09" 1.  VERRE Alessandro
TEAM COLPACK BALLAN
 03:16:09"
2.  THOMPSON Reuben
GROUPAMA FDJ CONTINENTAL
a  31" 2.  THOMPSON Reuben
GROUPAMA FDJ CONTINENTAL
a  31"
3.  MERIS Sergio
TEAM COLPACK BALLAN
a 01'31" 3.  MERIS Sergio
TEAM COLPACK BALLAN
a 01'31"
4.  EL GOUZI Omar
ISEO RIME CARNOVALI SIAS
a 01'31" 4.  EL GOUZI Omar
ISEO RIME CARNOVALI SIAS
a 01'31"
5.  MERCHAN CARDONA Didier Norberto
COLOMBIA TIERRA DE ATLETAS - G
a 01'31" 5.  MERCHAN CARDONA Didier Norberto
COLOMBIA TIERRA DE ATLETAS - G
a 01'31"
6.  MARTIN GUTIERREZ Alex
EOLO-KOMETA CYCLING TEAM
a 01'31" 6.  MARTIN GUTIERREZ Alex
EOLO-KOMETA CYCLING TEAM
a 01'31"
7.  SANTAROMITA VILLA Alessandro
V.C. MENDRISIO - IMMOPROGRAMM
a 01'31" 7.  SANTAROMITA VILLA Alessandro
V.C. MENDRISIO - IMMOPROGRAMM
a 01'31"
8.  BALMER Alexandre
GROUPAMA FDJ CONTINENTAL
a 01'31" 8.  BALMER Alexandre
GROUPAMA FDJ CONTINENTAL
a 01'31"
9.  BONNEU Kamiel
BASSO TEAM FLANDERS
a 02'08" 9.  BONNEU Kamiel
BASSO TEAM FLANDERS
a 02'08"
10.  PETRUCCI Mattia
TEAM COLPACK BALLAN
a 04'08" 10.  PETRUCCI Mattia
TEAM COLPACK BALLAN
a 04'08"

 

The stage in videos

 

The stage in pictures

 

 

 

 

Stage winner


VERRE Alessandro
TEAM COLPACK BALLAN

FULL CLASSIFICATION

 

 

Jersey wearers


---> OVERALL <---
VERRE Alessandro
TEAM COLPACK BALLAN

FULL CLASSIFICATION

 

---> KOM <---
THOMPSON Reuben
GROUPAMA FDJ CONTINENTAL

FULL CLASSIFICATION

 

---> POINTS <---
VERRE Alessandro
TEAM COLPACK BALLAN

FULL CLASSIFICATION

 

---> UNDER 20 <---
GAROFOLI Gianmarco
DEVELOPMENT TEAM DSM

FULL CLASSIFICATION

 

---> SPRINT CATCH <---
ORINS Robin
ACROG-TORMANS BC/CX

FULL CLASSIFICATION

 

 

Teams


TEAM COLPACK BALLAN

FULL CLASSIFICATION

 

 

Official Guide




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