2021 Giro d'Italia: Stage 9 highlights - Video

On the dirt service road leading to the ski lift atop Campo Felice, Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) powered past the remnants of a breakaway with 550 metres to go and stamped his authority on stage 9 of the Giro d'Italia with the win. In the process the former Tour de France champion won his first individual stage in a Grand Tour and also slipped on the maglia rosa in his debut Giro.

Giulio Ciccone (Trek-Segafredo) tried to follow Bernal’s acceleration, but settled for second on the stage, followed by Aleksandr Vlasov (Astana-Premier Tech) with the same time, seven seconds off the pace. Bernal, who took 10 bonus seconds for the stage win, now leads the race by 15 seconds over Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and 21 seconds over Vlasov.

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