Thomas De Gendt, winner in the eighth stage of the Giro d’Italia

the belgian Thomas De Gendt took the victory in the eighth stage of the Italy spinday for the escape, after a journey of 153 kilometers in Napoli.

De Gendt led the breakaway from the first kilometers of the day and resisted in the breakaway group during the last kilometers along with three other runners, before the siege of the Dutchman Mathieu Van Der Poel in the chasing group.

The Belgian runner lotto was imposed on packaging by definition to Italian David Garburo and to Spanish George Arcas.

The general classification did not undergo major changes, with the favorites saving their legs and energy for this Sunday’s high-mountain day.

The Spanish Juan Pedro López retains the lead in the general classification with 38″ on the German Lennard Kamna and 58″ on the Estonian Rein Taaramäe.

Santiago Buitrago is the best Colombian, now in box 16, at 2’18”; while Iván Ramiro Sosa is 25 at 3’05”.

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