Follow LIVE, FREE and with the best narration, stage 8 of the Giro d’Italia 2022

The eighth stage of the Giro d’Italia 2022 It will be played on flat ground with arrival and finish in the city of Naples, on an urban route of 153 kilometerswhich will provide a new option for the sprinters who seek to win the day, with men like the Colombian Diego Camargo who starred in the breakaway in stage 7, try the breakaway again.

Starting from the town of Naplesthe peloton will arrive in Bacoli, where they will complete a complicated 19-kilometre circuit to Monte di Procida, which will be given four laps to the fortune of the fans who will enjoy the stage up close.

At the end of the last lap, the peloton will head back to Naples to finish the stage on Via Caracciolo, with an incredible view of the sea.


Tour in the city of Naples of 153 kilometers. Photo: Instagram Giro d’Italia

The route is conducive for the stage to be decided by sprinting, although, due to the orographic profile, with few slopes, a breakaway could be successful if the peloton does not decide to expend too much strength, as happened in the sixth stage.

Until these instances the Spanish rider Juan Pedro López of the Trek-Segafredo team continues to lead the general classification for the fourth consecutive day, ahead of the German cyclist Lennard Känma, 38 seconds behind. Followed in third place is the Estonian Rein Taaramäe of the Intermarché at 58, the British Simon Yates fourth at 1:42 and the Belgian Mauri Vansevenant fifth at 1:47, according to information provided by the EFE agency.

On behalf of the Colombians, the best in the classification is still the runner Santiago Buitrago who at +2:18 from the leader is in 15th place, in box 24 is Iván Ramiro Sosa at +3:05, followed by Diego Camargo in position 49 at +16:04, Harold Tejada at +19:50 in position 54 and finally Antioquia Fernando Gaviria who was reprimanded, is positioned in 134th place, more than an hour behind the top.

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