Gaviria comes closest yet to stage victory in 2021 Giro d'Italia

Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates)
Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Onwards and upwards. Colombian fast man Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) has yet to capture a victory in the 2021 Giro d'Italia, but his steadily improving placings in the first ten days are a surefire sign, he says, that a win is on the way.

On stage 10's fourth category climb, which proved so pivotal to Sagan's success 40 kilometres further on in Foligno, Gaviria certainly had the edge on the multiple other sprinters dropped from the pack by Bora-Hansgrohe's blistering pace.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.