Juan Pedro López in the Lead of the Giro and Other Cool News from the World of Cycling

By Monica Buck

Another Monday is here, and so is our news from the world of cycling. So, what did you miss?

Stage 9 results

Juan Pedro López (Trek-Segafredo) managed to hold onto the pink jersey despite being dropped on the summit finish to Blockhaus and crossing the line at 1:46 behind the leaders. João Almeida (UAE Team Emirates) who is second now sits twelve seconds behind the overall leader. Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) still leads the points competition, no surprises there. However, Diego Rosa (Eolo-Kometa) soared into the blue jersey thanks to the stunning performance in the breakaway during stage nine.

Giro d’Italia 2022 – stage 9 results

  1. Jai Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohe) – 5:34:44
  2. Romain Bardet (Team DSM)
  3. Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers)
  4. Mikel Landa (Bahrain-Victorious)
  5. João Almeida (UAE Team Emirates)

Giro d’Italia GC after stage 9

  1. Juan Pedro López (Trek-Segafredo) – 37:52:01
  2. João Almeida (UAE Team Emirates) + 12 seconds
  3. Romain Bardet (Team DSM) + 14 seconds
  4. Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) + 15 seconds
  5. Jai Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohe) + 20 seconds
  6. Guillaume Martin (Cofidis) + 28 seconds
  7. Mikel Landa (Bahrain-Victorious) + 29 seconds
  8. Domenico Pozzovivo (Intermarché – Wanty – Gobert Matériaux) + 54 seconds
  9. Emanuel Buchmann (Bora-Hansgrohe) + 1:09
  10. Pello Bilbao (Bahrain Victorious) + 1:22


No play for you!

Can you tell?

Is that all it takes?

Here comes João