French cyclist Victor Lafay wins eighth stage, Attila Valter holds on to leader’s pink jersey-Sports News , Novi Reporter

French bike owner Victor Lafay wins eighth stage, Attila Valter holds on to chief’s pink jersey-Sports activities Information , Novi Reporter

Lafay, who rides for Cofidis, attacked on the steep uphill end of the 170-kilometer (106-mile) leg from Foggia to Sanframondi and soloed to victory.

Giro d'Italia: French cyclist Victor Lafay wins eighth stage, Attila Valter holds on to leader's pink jersey

Victor Lafay celebrates after successful stage eight of the Giro d’Italia. AP

Sanframondi: French bike owner Victor Lafay received the eighth stage of the Giro d’Italia for the primary victory of his skilled profession and Attila Valter saved the pink jersey on Saturday.

Lafay, who rides for Cofidis, attacked on the steep uphill end of the 170-kilometer (106-mile) leg from Foggia to Sanframondi and soloed to victory.

Lafay raised his arms and beamed in delight as he crossed the road 36 seconds forward of Francesco Gavazzi. Nikias Arndt was third, a second additional again.

All three had been a part of a nine-man breakaway a few third of the best way by way of the stage.

Valter completed safely within the peloton to stay 11 seconds forward of Remco Evenepoel general, and 16 seconds forward of Egan Bernal.

Caleb Ewan, who received the earlier two levels, left the Giro midway by way of the day. The Australian bike owner had at all times deliberate to go away the race earlier than the end in Milan and his Lotto Soudal staff stated he was feeling ache in his knee.

Sunday’s ninth stage options one other summit end in addition to three different categorized climbs, on the 158-kilometer (98-mile) route from Castel di Sangro to the ski resort of Campo Felice.

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The Giro finishes on Might 30 in Milan.

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