• Giro d'Italia: Breakaway artist Thomas De Gendt wins stage eight

    4 days ago - By The Guardian

    Belgian rider triumphs in four-man sprint finish Britain's Simon Yates drops to fifth behind Guillaume Martin Thomas De Gendt won stage eight of the Giro d'Italia as Guillaume Martin used a breakaway to vault his way up to fourth in the overall standings. De Gendt accelerated past Davide Gabburo and Jorge Arcas with 200m to go on the seafront in Napoli to get his reward for splitting up the break and carrying clear a four-man group which also included his Lotto-Soudal teammate Harm Vanhoucke.
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