It ended in a massespurt and a victory for Elia Viviani (Quick-Step), then 3. stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico was run on Friday.
On the final straight beat Italian Slovak superstar Peter Sagan (Bora) and Fernando Gaviria (UAE Emirates), which was referred to the second and third place.
In the overall standings kept Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) its leadership position. However, it is very close at the top, where also the Danish Søren Kragh Andersen (Sunweb) mixes on a fifth place finish.
Søren Kragh Andersen is 22 seconds after Yates.
3. stage was marked by a long firemandsudbrud that stack off shortly after the start. Udbryderne, however, had no luck with their venture and were obtained with five kilometers to the finish line.
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