Giro d’Italia 2017 Stage 8 Molfetta – Peschici 189km Results

Giro d’Italia 2017 Stage 8 Molfetta – Peschici 189km Results…

Gorka Izagirre Stage 8 - Image Copyright Salzburg.Com
Gorka Izagirre Stage 8 - Image Copyright Salzburg.Com

Gorka Izagirre Stage 8 – Image Copyright Salzburg.Com

Professional cycling road racing never fails to deliver on TV screens around the world these days, the coverage is all action the motorbike outriders with cameramen on board along with helicopters delivering exceptional aerial coverage. All this and more makes fora viewer friendly experience and then equally impressive are the commentaries in many languages expertly delivered by many ex pro riders all with impressive grand tour palmares successes…

Stage 8 of this years Giro d’Italia 2017 delivered hours of exciting viewing and the finish had the full monty for excitement including a crash when Valerio Conti was in the leading breakaway and his bike slipped on a corner inside the final kilometer and down he went – leaving Gorka Izagirre (Esp) Movistar the opportunity to win the stage comfortably 5 seconds ahead of Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida with Luis León Sanchez (Esp) Astana a further 5 seconds back as he the held on to take 3rd place…

A great days racing once again showing that the cycling grand tours are always full of great racing packed with ever changing excitement and hours long addictive entertainment.

Stage 8 Results

1. Gorka Izagirre (Esp) Movistar, in 4-24-59
2. Giovanni Visconti (Ita) Bahrain-Merida, at 5 secs
3. Luis León Sanchez (Esp) Astana, at 10 secs
4. Enrico Battaglin (Ita) Team LottoNl-Jumbo, at 12 secs
5. Michael Woods (Can) Cannondale-Drapac
6. Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ
7. Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
8. Adam Yates (GBr) Orica-Scott
9. Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo
10. Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors, all at same time

General Classification After Stage 8

1. Bob Jungels (Lux) Quick-Step Floors, in 38-21-18
2. Geraint Thomas (GBr) Team Sky, at 6 secs
3. Adam Yates (GBr) Orica-Scott, at 10 secs
4. Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
5. Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Ag2r La Mondiale
6.Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Sunweb
7. Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar
8. Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo
9. Andrey Amador (CRc) Movistar
10. Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ, all at same time

Giro d’Italia 2017 Stage 8 Molfetta – Peschici 189km Results…

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