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Sagan goes it alone to win coronavirus-hit Giro 10th stage

Team Bora rider Slovakia’s Peter Sagan won the coronavirus-hit Giro d’Italia 10th stage.

TORTORETO (ITALY) – Peter Sagan soloed to victory in the Giro d’Italia’s 10th stage on Tuesday after two teams, Mitchelton and Jumbo-Visma, were forced to pull out before the stage because of positive Covid-19 tests.

Sagan, riding for Bora, ended his winless drought going back to the 2019 Tour de France, as Portugal’s Joao Almeida kept the leader’s pink jersey in the race scheduled to finish in Milan on October 25.

“I won with my style, putting on a show!” said 30-year-old Sagan.

“We were in the breakaway all day, I had good legs, and went solo on the uphill before descending with care in the downhill and then full gas in the final kilometres.”

Mitchelton pulled out before the start of the 177km stage because of four…

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