Weening Wins Stage 9 of Giro

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05/18/2014| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill
BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans leads the 2014 Giro d'Italia Fotoreporter Sirotti

Weening Wins Stage 9 of Giro

Pieter Weening (Orica-GreenEdge) has scored his team’s third stage win of this year’s Giro d’Italia.

be satisfied with our work so far," race leader Evans told RoadCycling.com. "I am very very happy with the team. They are the ones who have put me in the position to be here now and they rode with the jersey very strongly in control. I think the guys will rest very happily tomorrow."

In the overall, Evans leads Rigoberto Uran (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) by 0:57 and Rafal Majka (Tinkoff-Saxo Bank) by 1:10. Tomorrow will be the Giro’s second rest day, and riders will lick their wounds and rest while directeurs sportifs plot strategy for Tuesday and the week beyond it. Stage 9 will be a flat, 169-km run from Modena to Salsomaggiore Terme. This stage will not change the GC, and a sprinter should win it. Who will win? Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ.fr)? Elia Viviani (Cannondale)? Luka Mezgec (Giant-Shimano)? Check in at www.roadcycling.com and find out!

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