2011 Giro d’ Italia – Stage 10 Gallery

Giro d'Italia News

(AP) TERAMO, Italy — Mark Cavendish of Britain responded to a bit of controversy by winning the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia in a sprint finish Tuesday.

Race favorite Alberto Contador wore the pink jersey for the first time in this year’s Giro and retained the overall lead.

Cavendish was timed in 4 hours, 49 seconds over the mostly flat 99-mile route from Termoli to Teramo, which featured a slight uphill finish. Alessandro Petacchi finished second with the same time.

Stage 10 – Results
1. Mark Cavendish HTC-Highroad – 4:00:49
2. Francisco José Ventoso Alberdi Movistar Team
3. Alessandro Petacchi Lampre – ISD
4. Roberto Ferrari Androni Giocattoli
5. Davide Appollonio Sky Procycling
6. Francesco Chicchi Quickstep Cycling Team
7. Klaas Lodewyck Omega Pharma-Lotto
8. Sacha Modolo Colnago – CSF Inox
9. Alexander Kristoff BMC Racing Team
10. Oscar Gatto Farnese Vini – Neri Sottoli

General Classification After Stage 10
1. Alberto Contador Velasco Saxo Bank Sungard – 37:04:40
2. Kanstantsin Sivtsov HTC-Highroad – 0:00:59
3. Christophe Le Mevel Team Garmin-Cervelo – 0:01:19
4. Vincenzo Nibali Liquigas-Cannondale – 0:01:21
5. Michele Scarponi Lampre – ISD – 0:01:28
6. David Arroyo Duran Movistar Team – 0:01:37
7. Roman Kreuziger Pro Team Astana – 0:01:41
8. Jose Rodolfo Serpa Perez Androni Giocattoli – 0:01:47
9. Dario Cataldo Quickstep Cycling Team – 0:02:21
10. Matteo Carrara Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team

Full Results

Photo credit – CorVos

About the author: Thien Dinh

Thien Dinh gained most his cycling knowledge the old fashioned way, by immersing himself in the sport. From 2007 to early 2013, Thien served as RoadBikeReview Site Manager, riding daily while putting various cycling products through its paces. A native of California, Thien also enjoys tinkering with photography and discovering new music.

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