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Coppi e Bartali: Pichon wins from the break

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The sprint was close but Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo - Vital Concept) got it

The sprint was close but Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo - Vital Concept) got it
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Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo - Vital Concept) is the first leader of the race

Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo - Vital Concept) is the first leader of the race
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Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo - Vital Concept) prepares to celebrate his win

Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo - Vital Concept) prepares to celebrate his win
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The Coppi e Bartali peloton rolls out for stage 1b in Gatteo

The Coppi e Bartali peloton rolls out for stage 1b in Gatteo
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Thomas Voeckler (Direct Energie) signs on

Thomas Voeckler (Direct Energie) signs on
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Taylor Phinney (Cannondale-Drapac) was back in action at the Coppi e Bartali race

Taylor Phinney (Cannondale-Drapac) was back in action at the Coppi e Bartali race
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The Team Wiggins riders sign on

The Team Wiggins riders sign on
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Elia Viviani (Team Sky)

Elia Viviani (Team Sky)
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South African national champion Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (Dimension Data)

South African national champion Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (Dimension Data)
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The Fortuneo - Vital Concept team

The Fortuneo - Vital Concept team
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Manuel Senni swapped his BMC colours for the Italian nation team

Manuel Senni swapped his BMC colours for the Italian nation team
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Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo - Vital Concept) in the attack of the stage

Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo - Vital Concept) in the attack of the stage
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Filippo Pozzato (Wilier-Selle Italia)

Filippo Pozzato (Wilier-Selle Italia)
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The break of the stage

The break of the stage
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Cannondale-Drapac lead the peloton

Cannondale-Drapac lead the peloton
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Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo - Vital Concept) beats compatriot Lilian Calmejane (Direct Energie)

Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo - Vital Concept) beats compatriot Lilian Calmejane (Direct Energie)
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Laurent Pichon (Fortuneo-Vital Concept) won the morning road race stage at the Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali race in Italy.

The Frenchman was part of the break that formed after 30km of the 97km stage. He and compatriot Lilian Calmejane (Direct Energie) dropped the other riders in the move on the last climb with 16km to go and then held off the chasers to fight for victory.

Elia Viviani (Team Sky) won the sprint for third.

Later in the day the riders will face a 13.3km team time trial from Gatteo a mare to Gatteo.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Laurent Pichon (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept2:08:34
2Lilian Calmejane (Fra) Direct Energie
3Elia Viviani (Ita) Team Sky0:00:19
4Matteo Malucelli (Ita) Androni Giocattoli
5Marco Canola (Ita) Nippo - Vini Fantini
6Frantisek Sisr (Cze) CCC Sprandi Polkowice
7Ryan Gibbons (RSA) Dimension Data
8Filippo Fortin (Ita) Tirol Cycling Team
9Armindo Fonseca (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept
10Toms Skujins (Lat) Cannondale-Drapac
11Adrian Kurek (Pol) CCC Sprandi Polkowice
12Eduard Vorganov (Rus) Minsk Cycling Club
13Nicola Genovese (Ita) D'Amico Utensilnord
14Dmitrii Strakhov (Rus) Lokosphinx
15Fabio Tommassini (Ita) D'Amico Utensilnord
16Jonathan Lastra (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
17Dmitrii Sokolov (Rus) Lokosphinx
18Jaime Roson (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
19Florian Vachon (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept
20Tao Geoghegan Hart (GBr) Team Sky
21Thomas Boudat (Fra) Direct Energie
22Davide Orrico (Ita) San Sangemini - MG K Vis
23Alexander Evtushenko (Rus) Lokosphinx
24Arnold Jeannesson (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept
25Jan Tratnik (Slo) CCC Sprandi Polkowice
26Angelo Tulik (Fra) Direct Energie
27Mauro Finetto (Ita) Italy
28Egan Bernal (Col) Androni Giocattoli
29Michele Gazzara (Ita) San Sangemini - MG K Vis
30Omar Fraile (Spa) Dimension Data
31Sebastian Schšnberger (Aut) Tirol Cycling Team
32Manuel Senni (Ita) Italy
33Ivan Rovny (Rus) Gazprom Ð Rusvelo
34Brice Feillu (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept
35Vitaliy Buts (Ukr) Kolss Cycling Team
36Nicola Gaffurini (Ita) San Sangemini - MG K Vis
37Jonathan Hivert (Fra) Direct Energie
38Romain Sicard (Fra) Direct Energie
39Josip Rumac (Cro) Synergy Baku Cycling Project
40Filippo Pozzato (Ita) Wilier Triestina
41Francesco Gavazzi (Ita) Androni Giocattoli
42Iuri Filosi (Ita) Nippo - Vini Fantini
43Ian Boswell (USA) Team Sky
44Daniel Savini (Ita) Italy
45Marco Frapporti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli
46Rodolfo Torres (Col) Androni Giocattoli
47Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data
48Alexander Aranburu (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
49Yonder Godoy (Ven) Wilier Triestina
50Mattia Cattaneo (Ita) Androni Giocattoli
51Simone Ravanelli (Ita) Unieuro Trevigiani - Hemus 1896
52Jonas Koch (Ger) CCC Sprandi Polkowice
53Antonio Di Sante (Ita) GM Europa Ovini
54Giovanni Carboni (Ita) Italy
55Ildar Arslanov (Rus) Gazprom Ð Rusvelo
56Nikolay Mihaylov (Bul) CCC Sprandi Polkowice
57Lorenzo Rota (Ita) Bardiani CSF
58Stanislau Bazhkou (Blr) Minsk Cycling Club
59Kenny Elissonde (Fra) Team Sky
60Daniel Martin (Irl) Quick-Step Floors
61Paolo Toto (Ita) San Sangemini - MG K Vis
62Francesco Manuel Bongiorno (Ita) San Sangemini - MG K Vis
63Serge Pauwels (Bel) Dimension Data
64Maxime Bouet (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept
65Alessandro Bisolti (Ita) Nippo - Vini Fantini
66Ivan Santaromita (Ita) Nippo - Vini Fantini
67Lawson Craddock (USA) Cannondale-Drapac
68Paolo Baccio (Ita) Italy
69Nicolas Samparisi (Ita) D'Amico Utensilnord
70Artem Nych (Rus) Gazprom Ð Rusvelo
71Eduard Grosu (Rom) Nippo - Vini Fantini
72Eduardo Sepulveda (Arg) Fortuneo - Vital Concept
73Thomas Voeckler (Fra) Direct Energie
74Scott Davies (GBr) Team Wiggins
75Tom-Jelte Slagter (Ned) Cannondale-Drapac
76Daniel Andres Rozo Velez (Col) Bicicletas Strongman
77Nicola Conci (Ita) Italy
78Marco Bernardinetti (Ita) Amore & Vita - Selle SMP p/b Fondriest00:00:33
79Oleksandr Prevar (Ukr) Kolss Cycling Team00:00:34
80Edoardo Zardini (Ita) Bardiani CSF
81Jonathan Stil Millan Ayala (Col) Bicicletas Strongman
82Giulio Ciccone (Ita) Bardiani CSF
83Steven Calderon Porras (Col) Bicicletas Strongman
84Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Dimension Data
85Andriy Vasylyuk (Ukr) Kolss Cycling Team00:00:40
86James Knox (GBr) Team Wiggins
87Pierpaolo Ficara (Ita) Amore & Vita - Selle SMP p/b Fondriest
88Jon Irisarri (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
89Joe Dombrowski (USA) Cannondale-Drapac
90Kanstantsin Klimiankou (Blr) Minsk Cycling Club
91Kirill Pozdnyakov (Rus) Synergy Baku Cycling Project
92Oscar Eduardo Sanchez Guarin (Col) Bicicletas Strongman00:00:44
93Fabricio Ferrari (Uru) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA00:00:49
94Ettore Carlini (Ita) D'Amico Utensilnord00:01:00
95Matteo Busato (Ita) Wilier Triestina00:01:12
96Samir Jabrayilov (Aze) Synergy Baku Cycling Project00:01:13
97Jaco Venter (RSA) Dimension Data00:01:30
98Federico Canuti (Ita) D'Amico Utensilnord00:01:42
99Juan Sebastian Tamayo Martinez (Col) Bicicletas Strongman00:02:16
100Matthias Krizek (Aut) Tirol Cycling Team00:03:23
101Giacomo Berlato (Ita) Nippo - Vini Fantini
102Jonathan Caicedo (Ecu) Bicicletas Strongman
103Massimo Rosa (Ita) Italy
104Marco Molteni (Ita) Unieuro Trevigiani - Hemus 1896
105Mattia Frapporti (Ita) Androni Giocattoli
106Patrick Gamper (Aut) Tirol Cycling Team00:03:37
107Josu Zabala (Spa) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
108Adrien Niyonshuti (Rwa) Dimension Data
109Zahiri Abderrahim (Mar) Unieuro Trevigiani - Hemus 1896
110Justin Oien (USA) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
111Rafael Reis (Por) Caja Rural-Seguros RGA
112Dylan Kerfoot-Robson (GBr) Team Wiggins
113Jonathan Dibben (GBr) Team Sky
114Sebastian Caro Monroy (Col) D'Amico Utensilnord
115Brian Nauleau (Fra) Direct Energie
116Christopher Latham (GBr) Team Wiggins
117Marco Tizza (Ita) GM Europa Ovini
118Perrig Quemeneur (Fra) Direct Energie
119Romain Hardy (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept
120Igor Anton (Spa) Dimension Data
121Julen Amezqueta (Spa) Wilier Triestina
122Stefano Pirazzi (Ita) Bardiani CSF
123Aristobulo Cala Cala (Col) Bicicletas Strongman
124Alan Banaszek (Pol) CCC Sprandi Polkowice
125Matteo Rotondi (Ita) GM Europa Ovini00:04:53
126Mattia Viel (Ita) Unieuro Trevigiani - Hemus 1896
127Oleksandr Golovash (Ukr) Minsk Cycling Club
128Hideto Nakane (Jpn) Nippo - Vini Fantini
129Branislau Samoilau (Blr) CCC Sprandi Polkowice
130Siarhei Papok (Blr) Minsk Cycling Club
131Mihail Mihaylov (Bul) Unieuro Trevigiani - Hemus 1896
132Andrea Ruscetta (Ita) GM Europa Ovini
133Llibert Sendros Juve (Spa) Kolss Cycling Team
134Adriano Brogi (Ita) GM Europa Ovini
135Antonio Parrinello (Ita) GM Europa Ovini
136Vincenzo Albanese (Ita) Bardiani CSF
137Artem Samolenkov (Rus) Lokosphinx
138Angelo Raffaele (ITA) D'Amico Utensilnord
139Artur Ershov (Rus) Gazprom Ð Rusvelo
140Marco Zamparella (Ita) Amore & Vita - Selle SMP p/b Fondriest
141Alexander Vdovin (Rus) Lokosphinx
142Yauhen Sobal (Blr) Minsk Cycling Club
143Vasyl Malynivskyi (Ukr) Kolss Cycling Team
144Elgun Alizada (Aze) Synergy Baku Cycling Project
145Danilo Celano (Ita) Amore & Vita - Selle SMP p/b Fondriest
146Benjamin Brkic (Aut) Tirol Cycling Team
147Redi Halilaj (Alb) Amore & Vita - Selle SMP p/b Fondriest
148Maximilian Kuen (Aut) Tirol Cycling Team
149Oleksandr Polivoda (Ukr) Kolss Cycling Team
150Ilia Koshevoy (Blr) Wilier Triestina
151Simone Bernardini (ITA) Sangemini - MG. K Vis
152Manuel Belletti (Ita) Wilier Triestina
153Marco Maronese (Ita) Bardiani CSF
154Alexander Foliforov (Rus) Gazprom Ð Rusvelo
155Sergey Vdovin (Rus) Lokosphinx
156Davide Pacchiardo (Ita) GM Europa Ovini
157David Lopez (Spa) Team Sky
158Davide Ballerini (Ita) Androni Giocattoli
159Elchin Asadov (Aze) Synergy Baku Cycling Project00:06:13
160Kanan Gahramanli (Aze) Synergy Baku Cycling Project00:06:34
161Besmir Banushi (Alb) Amore & Vita - Selle SMP p/b Fondriest00:00:47
162Michael Thompson (GBr) Team Wiggins
163Raman Ramanau (Blr) Minsk Cycling Club
164Aleh Ahiyevich (Blr) Minsk Cycling Club
165Sergey Firsanov (Rus) Gazprom Ð Rusvelo
166Enver Asanov (Aze) Synergy Baku Cycling Project
167German Nicolas Tivani Perez (Arg) Unieuro Trevigiani - Hemus 1896
168Yovcho Yovchev (Bul) Amore & Vita - Selle SMP p/b Fondriest
169Didier Alexander Sastoque Pulido (Col) Bicicletas Strongman
170Uri Martins Sandoval (Mex) Amore & Vita - Selle SMP p/b Fondriest
171Clemens Fankhauser (Aut) Tirol Cycling Team
172Alexander Wachter (Aut) Tirol Cycling Team
173Marcin Bialoblocki (Pol) CCC Sprandi Polkowice
174Andrii Bratashchuk (Ukr) Kolss Cycling Team
175Mamyr Stash (Rus) Lokosphinx
176Mykhaylo Kononenko (Ukr) Kolss Cycling Team
177Michael O'Loughlin (Irl) Team Wiggins
178Nathan Brown (USA) Cannondale-Drapac
179William Clarke (Aus) Cannondale-Drapac
180Niccolo' Salvietti (ITA) Sangemini - MG. K Vis
181Sergio Vega Merodio (Spa) Unieuro Trevigiani - Hemus 1896
182Jose Daniel Viejo Redondo (Spa) Unieuro Trevigiani - Hemus 1896
183Michele Scartezzini (ITA) Sangemini - MG. K Vis
184Taylor Phinney (USA) Cannondale-Drapac
185Angelo Vitiello (Ita) D'Amico Utensilnord00:08:15
186Alessio Brugna (Ita) Italy
187Ismail Iliasov (Aze) Synergy Baku Cycling Project
188Jakub Mareczko (Ita) Wilier Triestina
189Oliver Wood (GBr) Team Wiggins
190Anton Vorobyev (Rus) Gazprom Ð Rusvelo
191Simone Sterbini (Ita) Bardiani CSF
192Sebastian Lander (Den) GM Europa Ovini
193Leonardo Fedrigo (Ita) Team Wiggins
OOTKirill Sveshnikov (Rus) Gazprom Ð Rusvelo00:13:24
OOTPaolo Simion (Ita) Bardiani CSF00:13:30
DNFJulian Arredondo (Col) Nippo - Vini Fantini

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