The pink caravan moves to Calabria for the sixth stage of the 105th Giro: the route, considered not particularly demanding, is 192 kilometers long. The only difficulty of the day is the climb after Mileto to Razza di Vibo Valentia airport. In the pink jersey is the Spaniard Juan Pedro Lopez Perez
The Giro d’Italia number 105 has reached its sixth stage: today, Thursday 12 May, the pink caravan moves to Calabria and passes through the Palmi – Scalea fraction (Riviera dei Cedri). The route is 192 kilometers long. The holder of the pink jersey, after yesterday’s Catania-Messina stage, is still Spaniard Juan Pedro Lopez Perez.
The sixth stage, considered not particularly demanding, winds through Calabria and goes from Palmi to Scalea. You are driving along the highway ss. 18, with a wide carriageway and some tunnels. The only difficulty of the day is the climb after Mileto to Razza di Vibo Valentia airport. The last kilometers are in the town of Scalea, on wide and well-paved roads. The finish is straight ahead on asphalt.
The previous phases
The first stage, on May 6, was from Budapest to Visegrad: Mathieu van Der Poel won and became the first pink jersey of the 2022 Giro. The second stage was the Budapest-Budapest time trial on May 7, won by Simon Yates. In the third stage of May 8, the Kaposvár-Balatonfüred, Briton Mark Cavendish won in the sprint. After a day off, the fourth stage was driven on May 10, with an uphill finish, Avola-Etna Nicolosi: Lennard Kamna won, while Juan Pedro Lopez Perez finished second, taking the pink jersey from Van der Poel. The fifth stage, on May 11, was Catania-Messina: first in the sprint was the Frenchman Arnaud Demare, also in the pink jersey for Lopez Perez.
The Giro d’Italia 2022
The 2022 Giro d’Italia starts on May 6 in Hungary and ends on May 29 with the time trial of Verona. 21 stages and 3,446 kilometers will be covered, with more than 50,000 meters in altitude and a daily average of 164 km. 5 arrivals uphill expected. 22 teams are taking part, each consisting of 8 riders: in total there are 176 riders, including 45 Italians.
Source: TG 24 Sky
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