Some grinta left within the tank


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Some grinta left in the tank


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Regardless of the accidents, struggles and age, Domenico Pozzovivo (39) and Vincenzo Nibali (37) are giving the tifosi motive to cheer. Going into the second week Italian riders have but to win a stage on this yr's Giro d'ltalia. Blockhaus was a rousing stage for the 2 ageing conflict horses.

“I am very glad with this sixth place! That is encouraging for me, be as a result of the previous 5 years I've actually struggled with some issues that just about price me my profession. This morning, I imagined ending among the many ten finest riders however in the long run, my end result exceeds my expectations. The race situation was excellent for me, we raced on our limits till the ultimate kilometer. Due to his efficiency I'm once more one step nearer to my principal purpose which is a high ten within the ultimate classification. 

We have been main within the staff classification after eight race days, a brand new expertise for the staff in a Grand Tour, and we confirmed that we carry out robust collectively within the mountains with 4 riders within the peloton of favorites midway by means of the ultimate climb. In 2022 we proceed to interrupt information and I am decided to contribute to this!”

-Domenico Pozzovivo. Eighth on GC

“In the present day was actually tough. I used to be actually struggling however I used to be in a position to keep shut, in order that's encouraging. We all know the GC goes to be sophisticated, however immediately was an essential take a look at. We all know the Giro is lengthy. 

It is nice to see Domenico up there as properly immediately. We're each professionals, and we're decided to present our greatest proper to the tip. He is doing that and so am I. However neither Domenico nor myself are without end, so we're additionally hoping that there are some younger riders coming as much as take our place.”

-Vincenzo Nibali. Thirteenth on GC.

I am cheering for the Shark of Messina and the Flea from Policoro!

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