Gran Piemonte. Top 10 for Davide Villella on decisive uphill finish
In the Italian classic Gran Piemonte, the Italian Astana rider Davide Villella finished seventh after the decisive climb to the finish. In the final race before the final Monument of the season, Il Lombardia, everything came down to the final climb as the early breakaway got caught going into the final 20 kilometers of the race. Egan Bernal was the strongest rider of the day, finishing ahead of his teammate Iván Sosa and Nans Peters. Astana riders Gorka Izagirre and Andrey Zeits both finished just outside the top 10 (13th and 20th).