Ulissi the man of the moment at the Giro d’Italia

If Diego Ulissi met expectations by landing a puncheur’s win at Viggiano earlier in the week, he exceeded them by claiming the first real mountain stage of the Giro d’Italia at Montecopiolo. And the difficult task of downplaying expectations began almost as soon as the Lampre-Merida man he settled into his seat at the winner’s press conference soon afterwards.

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