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Simon Yates extends his lead

The Michelton-Scott rider went into yesterday’s stage with 1:24 lead over Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb). And he needed just two attacks to shake off all the chasers on the final categorised climb of the day. He now has a comfortable lead of 2:11 over Dumoulin, heading to the crucial time trial on Tuesday. Chris Froome (Team Sky) failed to follow up on his stunning Monte Zoncolan win on Saturday and dropped to seventh place overall.

“I don’t know if it’s enough,” Yates said of his advantage. “I wish I did know because I’d be a bit calmer. I’ve been trying to take time since the race started, and I’ve been very successful on many days, but my advantage can be wiped out in one day, in one TT.”

What do you think? Will the pink jersey switch hands on Tuesday?

Stage 15: Tolmezzo to Sappada, 176km

1. Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott), in 4-37-56
2. Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana), at 41 secs
3. Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb)
4. Domenico Pozzovivo (Bahrain-Merida)
5. Richard Carapaz (Movistar)
6. Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ), all at same time
7. Alexandre Geniez (AG2R La Mondiale), at 1-20
8. Davide Formolo (Bora-Hansgrohe)
9. Pello Bilbao (Astana)
10. Sam Oomen (Team Sunweb), all at same time

General classification after stage 15

1. Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott), in 65-57-37
2. Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb), at 2-11
3. Domenico Pozzovivo (Bahrain-Merida), at 2-28
4. Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ),at 2-37
5. Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana), at 4-27
6. Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team), at same time
7. Chris Froome (Team Sky), at 4-52
8. George Bennett (LottoNL-Jumbo), at 5-34
9. Pello Bilbao (Astana), at 5-59
10. Patrick Konrad (Bora-Hansgrohe), at 6-13

The truth is out there

We all know the feeling

Giro Analytica

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