Stage 9: Ardila conquers the Giro d’Italia U23. The final stage up to the Fedaia Pass is won by Rubio Reyes.

Colombian Andres Camilo Ardila becomes the winner of the 42nd Enel Giro d’Italia Under 23.

On the Fedaia Pass, in the heart of the Dolomites, Einer Augusto Rubio Reyes wins the final stage, earning him second place on the final podium. Third place goes to Juan Diego Alba, completing the all Colombian line-up for the top three podium places.
Alessandro Covi takes fourth place, rendering him, as in 2018, the first Italian in the general classification.
Ardila becomes the new Champion of the Giro d’Italia Under 23, following two Russian wins held by Pavel Sivakov (2017) e Aleksandr Vlasov (2018).

 

Stage Classification:

  1. Einer Augusto Rubio Reyes (Col, Aran Cucine Vejus) 39,9 km in 1h21’07” (average 29,513 km/h)
  2. Juan Diego Alba (Col, Seleccion Colombia) 25″
  3. Andres Camilo Ardila (Col, Seleccion Colombia) 25″
  4. Jesus David Peña Jimenez (Col, Seleccion Colombia) 34″
  5. Kevin Colleoni (Ita, Biesse Carrera) 48″
  6. Ide Schelling (Ned, SEG Racing Academy) 53″
  7. Alexander Evans (Aus, SEG Racing Academy) 1’02”
  8. Manuele Tarozzi (Ita, Selezione Mista) 1’15”
  9. Simon Guglielmi (Fra, Groupama-FDJ) 2’00”
  10. Jose Felix Parra (Esp, Equipo Lizarte) 2’07”

 

General Classification:

  1. Andres Camilo Ardila (Col, Seleccion Colombia) 1171,2 km in 30h24’22” (average 38,510 km/h)
  2. Einer Augusto Rubio Reyes (Col, Aran Cucine Vejus) 4’10”
  3. Juan Diego Alba (Col, Seleccion Colombia) 4’54”
  4. Alessandro Covi (Ita, Team Colpack) 6’05″
  5. Filippo Conca (Ita, Biesse Carrera) 8’54”
  6. Sean Quinn (Usa, Hagens Berman Axeon) 9’26”
  7. Jesus David Peña Jimenez (Col, Seleccion Colombia) 11’10”
  8. Simon Guglielmi (Fra, Groupama-FDJ) 11’29”
  9. Viktor Verschaeve (Bel, Lotto Soudal U23) 12’24”
  10. Filippo Zana (Ita, Sangemini-Trevigiani) 14’33”


Jerseys:

Maglia Rosa Enel: Andres Camilo Ardila (Seleccion Colombia)
Maglia Rossa Vodafone: Ethan Hayter (Great Britain National Team)
Maglia Verde Work Service Group: Einer Augusto Rubio Reyes (Aran Cucine Vejus)
Maglia Blu GLS: Davide Casarotto (General Store-Essegibi)
Maglia Bianca Pirelli: Andres Camilo Ardila (Seleccion Colombia)
Maglia Nera Pinarello: Christopher Consolaro (Ita, Gallina Colosio Eurofeed)