Sprinters to emerge for stage nine

Daniele Bennati (Liquigas)

Daniele Bennati (Liquigas) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Riccardo Riccò might have taken the maglia ciclamino from the shoulders of Daniele Bennati on Saturday, but the Liquigas sprinter will be itching to get his hands back on that jersey when the Giro d'Italia hits the pan flat roads on stage nine. The team of former pink jersey Franco Pellizotti no longer has to worry about defending that lead, and will be sure to give full throttle on the run-in to San Vincenzo.

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