Giulio Ciccone pulls out of Giro d'Italia 2021

The Italian was sitting sixth in GC before crashing on a descent during stage 17

Giulio Ciccone suffered to the finish after crashing on stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia 2021
(Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

Giulio Ciccone has abandoned the Giro d'Italia after crashing in the last 30km of stage 17 along with multiple other riders.

Ciccone (Trek-Segafredo) was flying high in the overall standings in sixth place but was caught in the crash, which also forced Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) out of the race due to his injuries.

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