Giro d'Italia stage 8: Ben Healy parlays 50km solo into his first Grand Tour stage win

Ben Healy (EF Education Easypost) took an inspirational solo victory on stage 8 of the Giro d'Italia into Fossombrone, attacking from a breakaway of 12 within the last 50km to ride solo to take the win by a startling 1:49 - the biggest margin at the race since 2018.

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Peter Stuart
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Peter Stuart has been the editor of Cyclingnews since March 2022, overseeing editorial output across all of Cyclingnews' digital touchpoints.

Before joining Cyclingnews, Peter was the digital editor of Rouleur magazine. Starting life as a freelance feature writer, with bylines in The Times and The Telegraph, he first entered cycling journalism in 2012, joining Cyclist magazine as staff writer. Peter has a background as an international rower, representing Great Britain at Under-23 level and at the Junior Rowing World Championships.