Modolo wins Giro d’Italia stage 13, Aru takes over from Contador after crash delay

Italian rider Sacha Modolo (Lampre-Merida) beat Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek Factory Racing), Elia Viviani (Team Sky) and a number of other sprinters to win stage 13 of the Giro d’Italia but the biggest news of the race to Jesolo was a large crash which brought down race leader Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo), Sky leader Richie Porte and…

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