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Giro d’Italia stage 11 Live – The sprinters return

FRANCAVILLA AL MARE ITALY MAY 15 LR Simone Consonni of Italy and Jonathan Milan of Italy and Team Lidl Trek Purple Points Jersey compete during the 107th Giro dItalia 2024 Stage 11 a 207km stage from Foiano di val Fortore to Francavilla al mare UCIWT on May 15 2024 in Francavilla al mare Italy Photo by Dario BelingheriGetty Images


Milan among his Lidl-Trek teammates in the peloton

122km to go

Milan’s five points and Groves’ four mean the Italian now has 179 points to the Australian’s 126.

131km to go

Jonathan Milan easily wins the sprint to grab those extra points.

It’s the US team vs Alpecin-Deceuninck for the five points in fourth place.

The three men roll through the sprint while further back the sprinters jump from the head of the peloton, led by Lidl-Trek.

1:55 for the breakaway trio as they approach Casacalenda.

A kilometre to go to the first intermediate climb of the stage.

Over the top and now time for the riders to head down the gradual, halting descent towards the coast and the flat roads to the finish.

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After a short downhill, the break head up another short unclassified climb. After there are no major uphill runs before the end of the day.

Jonathan Milan argues with a rider from UAE Team Emirates. It looks like the rider might have accidentally blocked him from taking a musette at the feed zone at the top of the climb.

2:40 for the breakaway now.

157km to go

Van Dijke leads Champion and Affini over the top of the third-category climb for nine points.

Van Dijke leads the trio up.

500 metres to the top as the breakaway enters Pietracatella.

It’s been a quiet day so…

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