Pellizotti wins on Blockhaus, but Menchov remains in pink

Franco Pellizotti Giro 2009 stage 17

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Franco Pellizotti won the iconic stage of this year?s Giro d?Italia at Blockhaus to stake his claim for a place on the podium in Rome on Sunday.

The Liquigas rider climbed up to third overall as Carlos Sastre (Cervelo) failed to match the moves when they happened.

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