Neo-pro Giulio Ciccone (Bardiani-CSF) took the stage victory on the summit finish of stage 10 of the 2016 Giro d’Italia after riding in the day’s main breakaway, with leader of the youth classification Bob Jungels (Etixx-Quick Step) claiming pink from his teammate Gianluca Brambilla.
Italia Ciccone got into the day’s large breakaway with his teammate Stefano Pirazzi which gained a maximum gap of more than five minutes on the peloton.
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But things began to break up for the group after Georg Preidler (Giant-Alpecin) attacked with 40km to go, splitting the group to pieces.
The Austrian stayed out on his own for some time with no-one able to make significant in-roads in pursuit until he hit the slopes of the Plan del Falco climb.
Priedler was then caught by some of his previous breakaway companions with around 18km remaining, including the two Bardiani riders along with the likes of Darwin Atapuma (BMC), Guillaume Bonnafond (Ag2r La Mondiale) and 2004 Giro winner Damiano Cunego (Nippo-Vini Fantini).
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