Colombia’s Fernando Gaviria claimed his fourth win at the 100th Giro d’Italia on Friday after sprinting to victory at the end of stage 13.

Gaviria, of the Quick Step team, produced an impressive late burst to finish ahead of Ireland’s Sam Bennett (Bora) at the end of a mainly flat 167km ride from Reggio Emilia to Tortona.

Dutchman Tom Dumoulin, of Sunweb, finished close behind in the race leader’s pink jersey to maintain his 2min 23sec lead over race favourite and 2014 champion Nairo Quintana (Movistar).


Results from the 13th stage of the Giro d’Italia, held over 167km between Reggio Emilia and Tortona:


1. Fernando Gaviria (COL/QST) 3hr 47min 45sec, 2. Sam Bennett (IRL/BOR) same time, 3. Jasper Stuyven (BEL/TRE) s.t., 4. Roberto Ferrari (ITA/UAE) s.t., 5. Ryan Gibbons (RSA/DDD) s.t., 6. Rudiger Selig (GER/BOR) s.t., 7. Sacha Modolo (ITA/UAE) s.t., 8. Caleb Ewan (AUS/ORI) s.t., 9 Andre Greipel (GER/LOT) s.t., 10. Viacheslav Kuznetsov (RUS/KAT) s.t.

Agence France-Presse

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