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Giro d’Italia: Simon Yates extends lead with stage 11 victory


Britain’s Simon Yates put in a sublime late attack to win his second stage of the Giro d’Italia and extend his advantage in the leader’s pink jersey.

Mitchelton-Scott rider Yates, 25, kicked with 1.5km to go and held off the pursuit of defending champion Tom Dumoulin to win in Osimo.

Yates, who won stage nine on Sunday, now leads Dumoulin by 47 seconds overall.

Team Sky’s Chris Froome lost more time, finishing 40 seconds down on Yates.

More to follow.



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