Giro d’Italia today, stage 17: schedule, profile and route

Although the profile of the 17th stage is somewhat surprising, the truth is that it is not the first time that the Italy spin resorts to this type of route in its third week of competition. And it is that the runners will leave this Wednesday from Pergine Valsugana, at 530 meters above sea level, and will end in Caorle, a town located at sea level.

Therefore, they will be 197 km that, for the most part, the runners will complete in a light and almost infinite downhill. Consequently, it will be a day of “active rest” for the general’s men, prior to the last high-mountain battles to come, and an intense one for the fast men of the peloton, who should risk the victory in a massive sprint in Caorle, a town that hosts a final stage of the Giro for the first time in history.

Giro d'Italia 2023: profile of the 17th stage.
Giro d’Italia 2023: profile of the 17th stage.AS Diary

“In the team we are good, happy. Einer’s victory (Rubio) I think it gave us a pretty important breather. Happy for what we have, but let’s hope that the last week will be profitable for us. Every day I am evolving little by little, but well. The hip will not affect my performance and we are calm”, explained Fernando Gaviria in recent days about his physical condition after the numerous falls suffered in this Corsa Rosa. The Colombian will be one of the few sprinters summoned to victory, since several have abandoned (Pedersen, Groves…). Between the telephone cyclist, Ackermann, Cavendish and a Milan who has the opportunity to sentence the cyclamen, the game will go…

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