Stage 8: Venchiarutti’s sprint in Rosà-Falcade makes for the second Italian victory

After a long breakaway, Nicola Venchiarutti sprints to victory, making this the second Italian win at the Giro d’Italia Under 23, over Hungarian Peak and Italian Tosin, who took second and third place respectively. Scaroni comes fifth, allowing him to rise to rank fifth in the General Classification. Colombian Andres Camilo Ardila retains the Enel Maglia Rosa once again.
Tomorrow, Sunday the 23rd June, the ninth and final stage will take place, from Agordo to the peak of the Fedaia Pass (2,057m of altitude). Though only 39.9km, this stage is crucial for the final classification of the Enel Giro d’Italia Under 23.

Stage Classification:

  1. Nicola Venchiarutti (Ita, Cycling Team Friuli) 133,6 km in 3h36’00” (average 37,111 km/h)
  2. Barnabas Peak (Hun, SEG Racing Academy)
  3. Ricardo Tosin (Ita, General Store, Essegibi)
  4. Matteo Sobrero (Ita, Dimension Data for Qhubeka)
  5. Cristian Scaroni (Ita, Groupama-FDJ)
  6. Tobias Bayer (Aut, Tirol KTM Cycling Team)
  7. Jhon Stiven Ramirez Muñoz (Col, Kometa Cycling Team)
  8. Daniel Tulett (Gbr, Team Wiggins Lecol) 1’35”
  9. Markus Wildauer (Aut, Tirol KTM Cycling Team) 2’56”
  10. Thomas Vereecken (Bel, Lotto Soudal U23) 3’14”


General Classification:

  1. Andres Camilo Ardila (Col, Seleccion Colombia) 1131,3 km in 29h02’54” (average 38,938 km/h)
  2. Alessandro Covi (Ita, Team Colpack) 4’13″
  3. Einer Augusto Rubio Reyes (Col, Aran Cucine Vejus) 4’41”
  4. Juan Diego Alba (Col, Seleccion Colombia) 4’56”
  5. Cristian Scaroni (Ita, Groupama-FDJ) 6’32”
  6. Filippo Conca (Ita, Biesse Carrera) 6’57”
  7. Sean Quinn (Usa, Hagens Berman Axeon) 7’34”
  8. Simon Guglielmi (Fra, Groupama-FDJ) 9’50”
  9. Viktor Verschaeve (Bel, Lotto Soudal U23) 10’00”
  10. Alessandro Monaco (Ita, Casillo-Maserati) 10’25”



Maglia Rosa Enel – Andres Camilo Ardila (Seleccion Colombia)
Maglia Rossa Vodafone – Ethan Hayter (Great Britain National Team)
Maglia Verde Work Service Group – Andres Camilo Ardila (Seleccion Colombia) – Einer Augusto Rubio Reyes (Aran Cucine Vejus)
Maglia Blu GLS – Viktor Verschaeve (Lotto Soudal U23)
Maglia Bianca Pirelli – Andres Camilo Ardila (Seleccion Colombia) – la indossa Sean Quinn (Usa, Hagens Berman Axeon)
Maglia Nera Pinarello – Christopher Consolaro (Ita, Gallina Colosio Eurofeed)