Victor Lafay wins stage 8 of the Giro d’Italia, Attila Valter retains the Maglia Rosa

Victor Lafay wins stage 8 of the Giro d’Italia, Attila Valter retains the Maglia Rosa

Victor Lafay (Cofidis) has won Stage 8 of the 104th Giro d’Italia, 170km from Foggia to Guardia Sanframondi. Breakaway companions Francesco Gavazzi (Eolo-Kometa Cycling Team) and Nikias Arndt (Team DSM) finished second and third, respectively.

Attila Valter (Groupama – FDJ) retains the Maglia Rosa and leads the general classification.

STAGE RESULTS
1 – Victor Lafay (Cofidis) – 170 km in 4h06’47”, average speed 41.332 km/h
2 – Francesco Gavazzi (Eolo-Kometa Cycling Team) at 36”
3 – Nikias Arndt (Team DSM) at 37”

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION
1 – Attila Valter (Groupama – FDJ)
2 – Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) at 11”
3 – Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) at 16”