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Colombia’s Fernando Gaviria secures fourth stage win of Giro d’Italia

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QuickStep-Floors’ Fernando Gaviria came from behind to win by half a bike length

Colombia’s Fernando Gaviria claimed a fourth victory of the Giro d’Italia on Friday’s 13th stage to Tortona.

The 167-kilometres stage from Reggio Emilia finished as expected in a mass sprint and Gaviria (QuickStep-Floors) proved his pedigree as the fastest man in the race once more.

Ireland’s Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) was second and Belgium’s Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo) third as Gaviria added to his victories on the third, fifth and 12th stages.

The top of the general classification was unchanged, with Holland’s Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) in the pink jersey. Dumoulin has a lead of two minutes…

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