João Almeida in the Tour of Italy

João Almeida has a great performance and is in second place in the 17th stage of the Giro

João Almeida (Deceuninck-QuickStep) finished the 17th stage of the Tour of Italy 2021 in second place, this Wednesday, leading a high level final stretch, finishing 13 seconds from the winner, the Irish Dan Martin (Israel Start- up Nation).With second place, the cyclist now occupies the eighth place.
Martin completed the 193 kilometers between Canazei and Sega di Ala in 4: 54.39 hours, beating the Portuguese cyclist for 13 seconds.
Overall, Colombian Egan Bernal (INEOS) remains in the lead, but lost time to some of the favorites for the final victory, with Italian Damiano Caruso (Bahrain-Victorious) in second place, 2.21 minutes, and Yates in third, 3.23 . João Almeida moved up two places, to eighth place, at 8.45 of the pink jersey.
Today the 18th stage connects Rovereto to Stradella, in 231 kilometers.