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2022 Giro d'Italia

105th edition: May 6 - 29, 2022
Stage 16: May 24, 2022

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Tuesday, May 24: Stage 16, Salò - Aprica, 202 km

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Jan Hirt wins stage sixteen. RCS Sport photo

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Weather at the finish city of Aprica at 1:40 PM, local time: 20C (68F), mostly cloudy, with the wind from the southwest at 13 km/hr (9 mph). There is an 18% chance of rain, growing to 80% at 5:00 PM. Thunderstorms are possible.

Info about the route: A queen stage across the Alps, with over 5,000 m vertical altitude gain. The stage begins in Valsabbia, going up, and takes in a long climb (nearly 30 km) leading to the 2,000m Goletto di Cadino. The route drops into the Val Camonica (with a few level crossings along the way) and goes up again, reaching Edolo. The route then tackles the Passo del Mortirolo coming from Monno. Three km before the summit, the road narrows and the gradients rise. A technical descent follows, leading to Grosio on narrow road (quite steep at points). After a flat stretch, the route goes up again, heading for Teglio (on narrowed roadway, with gradients even exceeding 15% at points), and then descends rapidly towards Tresenda, before the closing ascent up the Valico di Santa Cristina. The road, wide and well-paved in the first part (with two short tunnels along the way), narrows as soon as it switches towards the summit. The route winds its way in hairpins through the woods, with sharp gradients, dropping sharply and rapidly into the finish.

Final kilometers:
The descent from the Valico di Santa Cristina to the 1,500 m marker is highly technical, on narrow road and with sharp gradients. In the closing stretch, the route rises steadily at around 3% all the way to the finish (on tarmac).

The race: Jonathan Caicedo (EF Education-EasyPost) did not start today's stage. Well into the stage Natnael Tesfazione (Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli) abandoned.

Alpine racing

Today is a brutal day in the high mountains. Here are riders on the first big climb, the Passo Crocedomini. RCS Sport photo

Here's the stage report from second-place Thymen Arensman's Team DSM:

With yesterday’s final rest day behind them, the bunch rolled out from Salò this morning ahead of what has been billed as the queen stage of the race. Faced with a leg-numbing 5000 metres of climbing throughout the 202 kilometre route that featured the ascents of Goletto di Cadino, Passo de Mortirolo and Valico di Santa Cristina, and a stinging uncategorised climb to the intermediate sprint – it was set to be a brutal day out.

As expected, it was a fast start to the stage with multiple attacks at the head of the race and a big fight to form the day’s breakaway. Despite a smaller group going clear, the peloton kept them close and heading onto the first ascent of the day the full breakaway formed with Thymen Arensman and Chris Hamilton riding well to make it for the team.

On the valley road before the Mortirolo the breakaway split, with Arensman and Hamilton both alert to make the front group, rotating well and increasing the gap to those that missed out. Once onto the famous ascent itself, Hamilton came to the front and didn’t look back, setting a strong tempo to keep a now charging peloton at bay. After a monumental effort, Hamilton swung off towards the summit of Mortirolo, with Arensman and the rest of his breakaway companions forging on.

The group continued to work well together but approaching the steep uncategorised climb the peloton upped the pace and dramatically cut the gap from five to under three minutes as they hit the valley road ahead of the final ascent. On the descent, Kämna had attacked and built up a lead of over 45 seconds on Arensman’s group with 16 kilometres to go. Initially working together on the lower slopes, Arensman felt the pace slowing and attacked the rest of the group, setting off in pursuit of Kämna, with Hirt doing the same not long after.

As each rider battled on the steep slopes, the trio eventually came together at eight kilometres to go where Arensman immediately went on the move, with his stinging attack dropping Kämna. He and Hirt pushed on together but at the same time they sized each other up with probing moves before Hirt pressed on the pedals once more, and Arensman had to let go of the wheel. Not giving in, Arensman fought all the way to the top of the climb inside six kilometres to go, crossing the KOM point 17 seconds behind Hirt. Putting his technical skills to great effect, Arensman gained and gained on Hirt down the treacherous and wet descent before the flat run to the line, but it would be just not enough to take stage win as Hirt crossed seven seconds ahead of him.

Nonetheless, it was an incredible fighting display by Arensman to take second place at the finish, his best result at WorldTour level, after what was some superb work by Hamilton earlier in the stage – with the team showing their resilient character and fighting spirit.

“Physically I feel good but mentally I feel really disappointed because I would have really liked to have done this for the team,” explained Arensman. “I had a good descent, especially with the rain, and I still thought I could do it but in the end I just missed a bit. The guys were awesome today and we just have to keep fighting and we hope another will come.”

Team DSM coach Matt Winston added: “I think it was really good today. We had Chris and Thymen in the break, which was perfect for us. It was a big break so the guys split the break in a good moment, with eight in front and we had both in there. Thymen told Chris that he had good legs, so Chris set a really good tempo on the Mortirolo so there was a good time gap between them and the peloton, as we knew they would come later in the stage. On the last climb Thymen gave it everything he had. He attacked the rest of the break when Kämna had the gap, and almost get rid of everybody but Hirt came with him. Then when they caught Kämna, Thymen went again but he got attacked himself over the top of the climb and finished second. Everyone feels a little bit disappointed because we knew that we did everything we could but didn’t pull off the win this time, but I think overall it was a really good day and a really good performance.”

Complete results:

Stage 16 photos

202 kilometers raced at average speed of 35.569 km/hr

1 Jan Hirt Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert 5hr 40min 45sec
2 Thymen Arensman Team DSM @ 7sec
3 Jai Hindley BORA-hansgrohe 1:24
4 Richard Carapaz INEOS Grenadiers s.t.
5 Alejandro Valverde Movistar s.t.
6 Mikel Landa Bahrain Victorious s.t.
7 Lennard Kämna BORA-hansgrohe 1:38
8 Joao Almeida UAE Team Emirates s.t.
9 Vincenzo Nibali Astana Qazaqstan 2:06
10 Hugh Carthy EF Education-EasyPost 2:13
11 Pello Bilbao Bahrain Victorious 3:23
12 Domenico Pozzovivo Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert 4:11
13 Pavel Sivakov INEOS Grenadiers s.t.
14 Emanuel Buchmann BORA-hansgrohe s.t.
15 Lucas Hamilton BikeExchange-Jayco 7:07
16 Juan Pedro Lopez Trek-Segafredo 7:15
17 Santiago Buitrago Bahrain Victorious 8:22
18 Wout Poels Bahrain Victorious s.t.
19 Joe Dombrowski Astana Qazaqstan 11:58
20 Richie Porte INEOS Grenadiers s.t.
21 Lorenzo Fortunato EOLO-Kometa s.t.
22 Jonathan Castroviejo INEOS Grenadiers 14:58
23 Simon Yates BikeExchange-Jayco 15:29
24 Mikaël Chérel Ag2r-Citroën 16:59
25 Koen Bouwman Jumbo-Visma s.t.
26 Diego Ulissi UAE Team Emirates 17:01
27 Guillaume Martin Cofidis 19:08
28 Vadim Pronskiy Astana Qazaqstan 19:14
29 Filippo Zana Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè 19:19
30 Sylvain Moniquet Lotto Soudal 19:56
31 Wilco Kelderman BORA-hansgrohe 23:27
32 Rein Taaramäe Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert 23:27
33 Chris Hamilton Team DSM 24:06
34 Mauri Vansevenant Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl 24:47
35 Davide Formolo UAE Team Emirates s.t.
36 Giulio Ciccone Trek-Segafredo 25:24
37 Mattias Jensen Trek-Segafredo 26:50
38 Luca Covili Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè s.t.
39 Sam Oomen Jumbo-Visma 27:19
40 Martijn Tusveld Team DSM 27:58
41 Antonio Pedrero Movistar 28:14
42 Jhonnatan Narvaez INEOS Grenadiers 28:50
43 Ben Tulett INEOS Grenadiers s.t.
44 Diego Rosa EOLO-Kometa 29:13
45 Domen Novak Bahrain Victorious 31:23
46 Alessandro Tonelli Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè 33:32
47 Francesco Gavazzi EOLO-Kometa s.t.
48 Jose Joaquin Rojas Movistar s.t.
49 Mattia Bais Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli s.t.
50 Eduardo Sepulveda Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli s.t.
51 Pascal Eenkhoorn Jumbo-Visma s.t.
52 Nico Denz Team DSM s.t.
53 Simone Ravanelli Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli s.t.
54 Jorge Arcas Movistar s.t.
55 Ben Zwiehoff BORA-hansgrohe s.t.
56 William Barta Movistar s.t.
57 Andrea Vendrame Ag2r-Citroën s.t.
58 Lorenzo Rota Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert s.t.
59 Tobias Foss Jumbo-Visma s.t.
60 Damien Howson BikeExchange-Jayco s.t.
61 Fabio Felline Astana Qazaqstan s.t.
62 Matteo Sobrero BikeExchange-Jayco s.t.
63 Tobias Ludvigsson Groupama-FDJ s.t.
64 Attila Valter Groupama-FDJ s.t.
65 David De La Cruz Astana Qazaqstan s.t.
66 Rui Costa UAE Team Emirates s.t.
67 Nicolas Prodhomme Ag2r-Citroën s.t.
68 Harold Tejada Astana Qazaqstan s.t.
69 James Knox Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl s.t.
70 Jasha Sütterlin Bahrain Victorious s.t.
71 Callum Scotson BikeExchange-Jayco 33:49
72 Alessandro Covi UAE Team Emirates 35:48
73 Giovanni Aleotti BORA-hansgrohe s.t.
74 Nans Peters Ag2r-Citroën s.t.
75 Alessandro De Marchi Israel-Premier Tech s.t.
76 Oier Lazkano Movistar 36:35
77 Dario Cataldo Trek-Segafredo 38:39
78 Anthony Perez Cofidis 39:25
79 Pierre-Luc Périchon Cofidis s.t.
80 Thomas De Gendt Lotto Soudal 39:36
81 Davide Gabburo Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè s.t.
82 Bauke Mollema Trek-Segafredo 40:42
83 Otto Vergaerde Trek-Segafredo s.t.
84 Felix Gall Ag2r-Citroën s.t.
85 Jos Van Emden Jumbo-Visma 41:55
86 Salvatore Puccio INEOS Grenadiers s.t.
87 Diego Camargo EF Education-EasyPost s.t.
88 Ben Swift INEOS Grenadiers s.t.
89 Mirco Maestri EOLO-Kometa s.t.
90 Senne Leysen Alpecin-Fenix 44:09
91 Tobias Bayer Alpecin-Fenix s.t.
92 Erik Fetter EOLO-Kometa 44:29
93 Edoardo Affini Jumbo-Visma 44:46
94 Mathieu Van Der Poel Alpecin-Fenix s.t.
95 Edoardo Zardini Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli s.t.
96 Oscar Riesebeek Alpecin-Fenix s.t.
97 Davide Villella Cofidis s.t.
98 Ignatas Konovalovas Groupama-FDJ 44:50
99 Sacha Modolo Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè 46:35
100 Lawson Craddock BikeExchange-Jayco 47:19
101 Christopher Juul-Jensen BikeExchange-Jayco s.t.
102 Stefano Oldani Alpecin-Fenix 48:14
103 Luca Rastelli Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè s.t.
104 Davide Ballerini Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl s.t.
105 Michael Hepburn BikeExchange-Jayco s.t.
106 Dries De Bondt Alpecin-Fenix s.t.
107 Rémy Rochas Cofidis s.t.
108 Lilian Calmejane Ag2r-Citroën s.t.
109 Alex Dowsett Israel-Premier Tech s.t.
110 Jenthe Biermans Israel-Premier Tech s.t.
111 Romain Combaud Team DSM s.t.
112 Jaakko Hänninen Ag2r-Citroën s.t.
113 Merhawi Kudus EF Education-EasyPost s.t.
114 Rick Zabel Israel-Premier Tech s.t.
115 Reto Hollenstein Israel-Premier Tech s.t.
116 Miles Scotson Groupama-FDJ s.t.
117 Jacopo Mosca Trek-Segafredo s.t.
118 Ramon Sinkeldam Groupama-FDJ s.t.
119 Clément Davy Groupama-FDJ s.t.
120 Lawrence Naesen Ag2r-Citroën s.t.
121 Alberto Dainese Team DSM s.t.
122 Jacopo Guarnieri Groupama-FDJ s.t.
123 Ivan Sosa Movistar s.t.
124 Mauro Schmid Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl s.t.
125 Patrick Gamper BORA-hansgrohe s.t.
126 Alexander Cepeda Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli s.t.
127 Davide Bais EOLO-Kometa s.t.
128 Barnabas Peak Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert s.t.
129 Cesare Benedetti BORA-hansgrohe s.t.
130 Andrii Ponomar Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli s.t.
131 Alexander Cataford Israel-Premier Tech s.t.
132 Gijs Leemreize Jumbo-Visma s.t.
133 Vincenzo Albanese EOLO-Kometa s.t.
134 Samuele Rivi EOLO-Kometa s.t.
135 Edward Theuns Trek-Segafredo s.t.
136 Phil Bauhaus Bahrain Victorious s.t.
137 Aimé De Gendt Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert s.t.
138 Wesley Kreder Cofidis s.t.
139 Matthew Holmes Lotto Soudal s.t.
140 Arnaud Démare Groupama-FDJ s.t.
141 Michael Schwarzmann Lotto Soudal s.t.
142 Matthias Brändle Israel-Premier Tech 48:14
143 Harm Vanhoucke Lotto Soudal 48:47
144 Magnus Cort EF Education-EasyPost 48:55
145 Julius Van Den Berg EF Education-EasyPost s.t.
146 Filippo Tagliani Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli s.t.
147 Davide Cimolai Cofidis s.t.
148 Bert Van Lerberghe Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl 53:11
149 Pieter Serry Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl s.t.
150 Roger Kluge Lotto Soudal s.t.
151 Mark Cavendish Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl s.t.
152 Maximiliano Richeze UAE Team Emirates s.t.
153 Rui Oliveira UAE Team Emirates s.t.
154 Fernando Gaviria UAE Team Emirates s.t.
155 Simone Consonni Cofidis s.t.


GC after stage 16:

  • GC leader: Richard Carapaz (INEOS Grenadiers)
  • Mountains classification leader: Koen Bouwman (Jumbo-Visma)
  • Points classification leader: Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ)
  • Best young rider: Joao Almeida (UAE Team Emirates)
  • Team classification leader: Bora-hansgrohe

2,762.2 kilometers raced so far at an average speed of 40.138 km/hr

1 Richard Carapaz INEOS Grenadiers 68hr 49min 6sec
2 Jai Hindley BORA-hansgrohe @ 3sec
3 Joao Almeida UAE Team Emirates 0:44
4 Mikel Landa Bahrain Victorious 0:59
5 Vincenzo Nibali Astana Qazaqstan 3:40
6 Domenico Pozzovivo Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert 3:48
7 Pello Bilbao Bahrain Victorious 3:51
8 Emanuel Buchmann BORA-hansgrohe 4:45
9 Jan Hirt Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert 7:42
10 Alejandro Valverde Movistar 9:04
11 Juan Pedro Lopez Trek-Segafredo 9:55
12 Thymen Arensman Team DSM 10:23
13 Lucas Hamilton BikeExchange-Jayco 17:11
14 Hugh Carthy EF Education-EasyPost 17:28
15 Santiago Buitrago Bahrain Victorious 23:18
16 Guillaume Martin Cofidis 25:46
17 Lorenzo Fortunato EOLO-Kometa 27:20
18 Pavel Sivakov INEOS Grenadiers 28:24
19 Wilco Kelderman BORA-hansgrohe 32:37
20 Lennard Kämna BORA-hansgrohe 32:44
21 Simon Yates BikeExchange-Jayco 32:49
22 Giulio Ciccone Trek-Segafredo 39:33
23 Joe Dombrowski Astana Qazaqstan 45:47
24 Sam Oomen Jumbo-Visma 46:38
25 Mikaël Chérel Ag2r-Citroën 50:57
26 Bauke Mollema Trek-Segafredo 56:54
27 Richie Porte INEOS Grenadiers 58:40
28 Koen Bouwman Jumbo-Visma 59:12
29 Luca Covili Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè 1:00:52
30 Diego Ulissi UAE Team Emirates 1:13:04
31 Antonio Pedrero Movistar 1:16:49
32 Mauri Vansevenant Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl 1:22:30
33 Vadim Pronskiy Astana Qazaqstan 1:24:47
34 Lorenzo Rota Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert 1:25:12
35 Davide Formolo UAE Team Emirates 1:26:47
36 Chris Hamilton Team DSM 1:27:46
37 Damien Howson BikeExchange-Jayco 1:35:57
38 Rein Taaramäe Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert 1:37:44
39 Jhonnatan Narvaez INEOS Grenadiers 1:38:28
40 Ivan Sosa Movistar 1:40:40
41 Tobias Foss Jumbo-Visma 1:45:19
42 Wout Poels Bahrain Victorious 1:46:16
43 Fabio Felline Astana Qazaqstan 1:46:30
44 Martijn Tusveld Team DSM 1:46:32
45 Rui Costa UAE Team Emirates 1:48:05
46 Gijs Leemreize Jumbo-Visma 1:49:33
47 Mattias Jensen Trek-Segafredo 1:49:51
48 Domen Novak Bahrain Victorious 1:51:32
49 Alessandro Covi UAE Team Emirates 1:55:12
50 Harold Tejada Astana Qazaqstan 1:59:10
51 Attila Valter Groupama-FDJ 1:59:35
52 Ben Tulett INEOS Grenadiers 2:01:51
53 Pascal Eenkhoorn Jumbo-Visma 2:10:04
54 Merhawi Kudus EF Education-EasyPost 2:11:23
55 Nans Peters Ag2r-Citroën 2:11:44
56 Davide Villella Cofidis 2:12:20
57 Davide Gabburo Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè 2:12:47
58 Filippo Zana Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè 2:13:17
59 Jorge Arcas Movistar 2:16:00
60 Ben Zwiehoff BORA-hansgrohe 2:16:04
61 Sylvain Moniquet Lotto Soudal 2:20:02
62 Vincenzo Albanese EOLO-Kometa 2:20:54
63 Francesco Gavazzi EOLO-Kometa 2:23:38
64 Jose Joaquin Rojas Movistar 2:24:06
65 Felix Gall Ag2r-Citroën 2:24:39
66 Alessandro Tonelli Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè 2:25:15
67 Diego Rosa EOLO-Kometa 2:26:52
68 William Barta Movistar 2:29:12
69 Mathieu Van Der Poel Alpecin-Fenix 2:30:38
70 Giovanni Aleotti BORA-hansgrohe 2:31:57
71 Thomas De Gendt Lotto Soudal 2:36:13
72 Matteo Sobrero BikeExchange-Jayco 2:39:26
73 Ben Swift INEOS Grenadiers 2:39:45
74 Rémy Rochas Cofidis 2:40:46
75 Nicolas Prodhomme Ag2r-Citroën 2:41:05
76 Dario Cataldo Trek-Segafredo 2:42:20
77 Andrea Vendrame Ag2r-Citroën 2:43:23
78 Stefano Oldani Alpecin-Fenix 2:45:38
79 David De La Cruz Astana Qazaqstan 2:45:49
80 Jonathan Castroviejo INEOS Grenadiers 2:49:18
81 Erik Fetter EOLO-Kometa 2:50:18
82 Mattia Bais Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli 2:50:33
83 Mauro Schmid Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl 2:53:37
84 Lilian Calmejane Ag2r-Citroën 2:54:22
85 Callum Scotson BikeExchange-Jayco 2:56:10
86 Salvatore Puccio INEOS Grenadiers 2:57:35
87 James Knox Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl 2:58:04
88 Diego Camargo EF Education-EasyPost 3:00:15
89 Alessandro De Marchi Israel-Premier Tech 3:00:16
90 Jasha Sütterlin Bahrain Victorious 3:04:06
91 Jaakko Hänninen Ag2r-Citroën 3:05:42
92 Eduardo Sepulveda Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli 3:06:41
93 Anthony Perez Cofidis 3:06:52
94 Jos Van Emden Jumbo-Visma 3:09:09
95 Edoardo Zardini Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli 3:11:28
96 Tobias Ludvigsson Groupama-FDJ 3:18:00
97 Simone Ravanelli Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli 3:18:44
98 Pierre-Luc Périchon Cofidis 3:19:11
99 Edoardo Affini Jumbo-Visma 3:21:23
100 Alexander Cataford Israel-Premier Tech 3:21:55
101 Jacopo Mosca Trek-Segafredo 3:23:55
102 Christopher Juul-Jensen BikeExchange-Jayco 3:28:18
103 Mirco Maestri EOLO-Kometa 3:28:51
104 Patrick Gamper BORA-hansgrohe 3:30:56
105 Magnus Cort EF Education-EasyPost 3:31:35
106 Romain Combaud Team DSM 3:36:44
107 Dries De Bondt Alpecin-Fenix 3:39:16
108 Lawson Craddock BikeExchange-Jayco 3:39:40
109 Andrii Ponomar Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli 3:42:25
110 Oier Lazkano Movistar 3:42:36
111 Ignatas Konovalovas Groupama-FDJ 3:43:04
112 Sacha Modolo Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè 3:44:01
113 Michael Hepburn BikeExchange-Jayco 3:46:03
114 Tobias Bayer Alpecin-Fenix 3:47:35
115 Aimé De Gendt Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert 3:49:08
116 Alexander Cepeda Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli 3:50:32
117 Senne Leysen Alpecin-Fenix 3:52:27
118 Nico Denz Team DSM 3:53:56
119 Simone Consonni Cofidis 3:54:19
120 Miles Scotson Groupama-FDJ 3:54:36
121 Barnabas Peak Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert 3:54:58
122 Luca Rastelli Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè 3:55:27
123 Cesare Benedetti BORA-hansgrohe 3:57:19
124 Davide Ballerini Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl 3:59:07
125 Alberto Dainese Team DSM 4:03:08
126 Oscar Riesebeek Alpecin-Fenix 4:03:54
127 Davide Bais EOLO-Kometa 4:04:03
128 Jenthe Biermans Israel-Premier Tech 4:08:20
129 Lawrence Naesen Ag2r-Citroën 4:09:55
130 Arnaud Démare Groupama-FDJ 4:10:16
131 Samuele Rivi EOLO-Kometa 4:10:51
132 Fernando Gaviria UAE Team Emirates 4:12:30
133 Ramon Sinkeldam Groupama-FDJ 4:12:51
134 Matthew Holmes Lotto Soudal 4:14:06
135 Otto Vergaerde Trek-Segafredo 4:15:39
136 Reto Hollenstein Israel-Premier Tech 4:17:43
137 Michael Schwarzmann Lotto Soudal 4:20:54
138 Alex Dowsett Israel-Premier Tech 4:22:48
139 Harm Vanhoucke Lotto Soudal 4:26:21
140 Edward Theuns Trek-Segafredo 4:28:35
141 Jacopo Guarnieri Groupama-FDJ 4:30:45
142 Davide Cimolai Cofidis 4:31:44
143 Phil Bauhaus Bahrain Victorious 4:32:39
144 Filippo Tagliani Drone Hopper-Androni Giocattoli 4:34:03
145 Wesley Kreder Cofidis 4:34:11
146 Rick Zabel Israel-Premier Tech 4:35:58
147 Julius Van Den Berg EF Education-EasyPost 4:37:19
148 Maximiliano Richeze UAE Team Emirates 4:38:09
149 Rui Oliveira UAE Team Emirates 4:39:45
150 Clément Davy Groupama-FDJ 4:52:23
151 Matthias Brändle Israel-Premier Tech 4:53:15
152 Mark Cavendish Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl 4:56:44
153 Bert Van Lerberghe Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl 4:58:52
154 Pieter Serry Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl 5:06:07
155 Roger Kluge Lotto Soudal 5:16:23


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Stage 16 photos by Fotoreporter Sirotti:

alpine racing

It was a day for racing in the high Alps.

Arnaud Demare

Points classification leader Arnaud Démare finished safely within the time limit.

Alpine racing

Through an Alpine valley.

Jan Hirt

Jan Hirt wins stage 16.

Thymen Arensman

Thymen Arensman finishes second, 7 seconds behind Hirt.

Jai Hindley, Richard Carapaz

Jai Hindley beats Richard Carapaz for third place and the bonus seconds that now put Hindley just three seconds behind Carapaz.

Lennard Kamna

Lennard Kamna & Joao Almeida finish 7th & 8th.

Joao Almeida

Joao Almeida remians the leader of the young rider classification.

Simon Yates

Simon Yates was 23rd, at 15min 29sec

Koen Bouwman

Mountains classification leader Koen Bouwman was 25th.

Alberto Contador

2008 & 2015 Giro winner Alberto Contador was there.

Jan Hirt

Stage winner Jan Hirt

Richard Carapaz

Richard Carapaz will start stage 17 in pink.