Parra does the double; Savoldelli still strong on Stelvio

Stomach troubles knock Basso out of contention

Sunday's Stage 14 was the ninth time the Giro d'Italia had raced over the highest pass in Italy and the third-highest road in Europe since the former military road over the Passo Stelvio debuted at the Giro in 1953. 52 years ago, on the penultimate day of the 36th Giro, Fausto Coppi attacked maglia rosa Hugo Koblet on the 20th of 48 hairpins bends and arrived at the finish that day in Bormio four minutes ahead of Koblet to take over the Giro lead.

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