Paolini Takes Stage 3 of Giro d'Italia and Maglia Rosa
Luca Paolini (Katusha) has won Stage 3 of the Giro d'Italia 2013. The Italian veteran surged away from the lead group on the day's final climb and held on to win the hilly, 222-km ride from Sorrento to Marina di Ascea, in 5:43:50. Cadel Evans (BMC) outsprinted defending champion Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp) at 0:16. Paolini is the new maglia rosa.
Sky) by 0:17. Stage 4 will see more stage-end attacking. The 246-km ride from Policastro Bussentino to Serra San Bruno will feature a Category 3 ascent with 40 kms left, and a Category 2 climb with seven kms to go. Who will win? Will the maglia rosa stay on Paolini's back? Check in at www.roadcycling.com and find out!