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Covi takes a monumental win at the Giro D’Italia

First Grand Tour stage win for the young italian rider

Alessandro Covi took the biggest win of his young career by soloing to an impressive victory on Stage 20 of the Giro D’Italia from Belluno to Marmolada (Passo Fedaia) (168km).
The 23-year old gave the Emirati squad reason for celebration as he went clear from long range at 53km to go, from a numerous breakaway which also contained Davide Formolo.
The man from Taino, Italy pulled out a big gap as the group behind stalled, with Formolo’s teamwork interrupting any serious chase.
his closest rival was Domen Novak (Bahrain-Victorius) who went in pursuit of Covi but could not get near the flying ‘Puma’.
on his way to victory Covi also picked up the prestigious prize of the ‘Cima Coppi’ for the first rider over the crest of the Passo Pordoi the highest point of this years Giro D’Italia.

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