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Cycling: Frenchman Demare wins Giro stage 10, Conti stays in pink

Cycling: Frenchman Demare wins Giro stage 10, Conti stays in pink
FILE PHOTO: Cycling - Tour de France - The 200.5-km Stage 19 from Lourdes to Laruns - July 27, 2018 - Groupama-FDJ rider Arnaud Demare of France before the start. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier   -   Copyright  BENOIT TESSIER(Reuters)
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MODENA, Italy (Reuters) – France’s Arnaud Demare won the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia, his first career victory in the race, a 145-km flat ride from Ravenna on Tuesday.

Italian Elia Viviani was second and Australian Caleb Ewan took third place.

German Pascal Ackermann crashed just inside the final kilometre and could not contest the sprint.

Italian Valerio Conti retained the overall leader’s pink jersey.

(Editing by Ed Osmond)

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