Giro: João Almeida finishes in the group of the best and climbs to eighth in the general

João Almeida finished the first mountain stage of the Volta a Italia in 10th position, 2m37s behind the winner Lennard Kamna and Juan Pedro López, the new pink jersey. The Portuguese cyclist from UAE Emirates rose to eighth place in the general classification.
This first stage was 172km between Avola and Etna.
The stage was marked by the withdrawal of Miguel Angel Lopez, while Simon Yates suffered a fall, but ended up in the tail of the group of favorites, being now fourth in the general classification.