Intxausti Takes Stage 16 of Giro d'Italia 2013

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05/22/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill
Benat Intxausti sprints to victory in stage 16 of the 2013 Giro d'Italia Fotoreporter Sirotti

Intxausti Takes Stage 16 of Giro d'Italia 2013

Movistar has won its third stage of this year's Giro d'Italia and its second consecutive stage. Benat Intxausti took a three-up sprint to win the 238-km, medium mountain stage from Valloire, France to Ivrea, Italy in 5:52:48. Tanel Kangert (Astana) finished second, and Przemyslaw Niemiec (Lampre-Merida) finished third. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) remains the maglia rosa.

17 will not change this state of affairs. The flat, 214-km run from Caravaggio to Vicenza will have a Category 4 climb near the end, but it should not keep a sprinter from winning. Will Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) take his fifth win of this year's Giro? Check in at www.roadcycling.com and find out!

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