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Nibali recovers important seconds after the ITT

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“I’m happy – smiles Vincenzo Nibali – I did a good race and above all I recovered important seconds compared to my rivals, especially Nairo Quintana.”

“It was a very fast race – added Team Bahrain Merida captain – and I managed to keep a good pace throughout the race. And now we go ahead and tomorrow we will have a very challenging stage. “

“Vincenzo’s performance – explains coach Paolo Slongo – is what we expected. We had calculated that Vincenzo could retrieve Quintana a second to a kilometer. And so it was”.

At the end of the Sagrantino’s timetrial the new pink jersey is the Dutch Tom Dumoulin with Nibali fifth in GC with a 2 ’47 “gap from the race leader.

Tomorrow the Giro will go from Tuscany to Romagna crossing the Apennines. It will be a very tough stage from Florence to Bagno di Romagna (161 km) with four consecutive categorized climbs and with no even a single flat stretch in between. 

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