The classification of the 1st stage of the Tour of Italy won by Jhonatan Narvaez

The classification of the 1st stage of the Tour of Italy won by Jhonatan Narvaez
The classification of the 1st stage of the Tour of Italy won by Jhonatan Narvaez

The first stage of the Tour of Italy was won by Jhonatan Narvaez in the streets of Turin after making the difference in the sprint ahead of Tadej Pogacar, who sent a first message to the competition in this 2024 Giro.

This Saturday, the first stage of the Tour of Italy was launched from the town of Venaria Reale for an arrival in the streets of Turin, after a final loop where the riders had to climb the Colle Maddalena (6.1km to 7.4 %). Leading at the first crossing of the finish line alongside the Eritrean Amanuel Ghebreigzhabier (Lidl-Trek), the Frenchman Lilian Calmejane (Intermarché-Wanty) secured the blue jersey for best climber, before being caught in the descent.

>> Relive the 1st stage of the Giro

Everything came down to the last few hundred meters, where Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team Emirates) made everyone agree to let go of his opponents one by one, except Jhonatan Narvaez (Ineos Grenadiers), who gave him a first victory during of the final sprint.

Winner this Saturday, the Ecuadorian logically takes the leader’s pink jersey, which he will wear on Sunday during the second stage between San Francesco al Campo and il Santuario di Oropa (161 km). Announced as a candidate for final victory, Romain Bardet lost almost a minute on the slopes of Colle Maddalena.

The classification of the 1st stage of the Giro

1. Jhonatan Narvaez (EQU) (Ineos Grenadiers)

2. Maximilian Schachmann (ALL) (Bora) at 0″

3. Tadej Pogacar (SLV) (UAE Team Emirates) at 0″

4. Alex Baudin (FRA) (Decathlon AG2R La Mondiale) at 6″

5. Nicola Conci (ITA) (Alpecin-Deceuninck) at 10″

6. Quinten Hermans (BEL) (Alpecin-Deceuninck) at 10″

7. Mauri Vansevenant (BEL) (Soudal-Quick-Step) at 10″

8. Antonio Tiberi (ITA) (Bahrain-Victorious) at 10″

9. Attila Valter (HON) (Team Visma | Lease a Bike) at 10″

10. Geraint Thomas (GBR) (Ineos Grenadiers) at 10″

Update on the Giro jerseys

Pink jersey: Jhonatan Narvaez (EQU) (Ineos Grenadiers)

Cyclamen jersey: Jhonatan Narvaez (EQU) (Ineos Grenadiers)

Blue jersey: Lilian Calmejane (FRA) (Intermarché-Wanty)

White jersey: Alex Baudin (FRA) (Decathlon AG2R La Mondiale)

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