Aru and Uran benefit from Porte’s misfortune at Giro d’Italia

You try all week to gain a couple of seconds at the Giro d’Italia and then more than two minutes come along all at once. After nine days of aggression from Fabio Aru and Astana failed to discommode Richie Porte (Team Sky), they received an unexpected gift on Tuesday afternoon when the Australian punctured on the run-in to Forlì at the end of stage 10.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.