Giro d'Italia
Stage 5: Agrigento to Santa Ninfa - Stage Details

Mitchelton-SCOTT controlled the final kilometres of stage five at the Giro d’Italia, positioning their leaders Simon Yates and Esteban Chaves in a reduced bunch finish. 

Hitting the front at first with birthday boy Svein Tuft and Chris Juul-Jensen in the final ten kilometres, Australian Jack Haig finished off the good work in the final two kilometres when the road started to rise.

Yates finished fifth across the line behind winner Enrico Battaglin (LottoNL-Jumbo). Chaves and teammates Roman Kreuziger and Mikel Nieve also finished on the same time in a reduced 40-rider finish.

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Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Enrico Battaglin (ITA) - LottoNL-Jumbo 4:06:33
2 Giovanni Visconti (ITA) - Bahrain-Merida ST
3 José Gonçalves (POR) - Katusha-Alpecin ST
4 Maximilian Schachmann (GER) - Quick-Step Floors ST
5 Simon Yates (GBR) - Mitchelton-SCOTT ST
6 Tim Wellens (BEL) - Lotto Fix All ST
7 Francesco Gavazzi (ITA) - Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec ST
8 Maurits Lammertink (NED) - Katusha-Alpecin ST
9 Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) - Bahrain-Merida ST
10 Patrick Konrad (AUT) - Bora-Hansgrohe ST
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
5 Simon Yates (GBR) - Mitchelton-SCOTT ST
15 Esteban Chaves (COL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT ST
22 Roman Kreuziger (CZE) - Mitchelton-SCOTT ST
42 Mikel Nieve (SPA) - Mitchelton-SCOTT ST
43 Jack Haig (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:00:15
95 Christopher Juul Jensen (DEN) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:04:10
96 Sam Bewley (NZL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:04:29
170 Svein Tuft (CAN) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:10:04