CYCLING Arnaud Démare won his 3rd victory in this Giro, Friday in Cuneo. A stage that Romain Bardet was unable to complete, forced to retire -for-arnaud-démare-a few hours-after-labandon-de-romain-bardet-e5db562.jpg” alt=”Tour of Italy: 3rd stage victory for Arnaud Démare, a few hours later ;s the abandonment of Romain Bardet” />

Arnaud Démare won the sprint of the 13th stage — Massimo Paolone/AP/SIPA

La France du bike dries (a little) his tears. Arnaud Démare recorded; a 3rd stage victory in the Giro 2022, a few hours away barely after the heartbreaking abandonment of Romain Bardet, ill. The Frenchman from Groupama-FDJ has won in the sprint during the 13th stage of the Tour of Italy which led the peloton to; Cuneo.

For the gain of the stage, Démare led; a long sprint and outstripped by little the German Phil Bauhaus. Briton Mark Cavendish took third place ahead of Colombian Fernando Gaviria. Démare removed the eighth stage victory in the Giro in which he is participating for the fifth time. He opened his prize list in 2019 before winning the following year at four times and bring back the cyclamen jersey in the points classification.

The pink jersey still on the shoulders of Juanpe Lopez

The Spaniard Juan Pedro Lopez (Trek) kept the jersey after this 150 kilometer stage.