Petacchi Giro st11

Alessandro Petacchi (Milram) won the eleventh stage of the Giro d'Italia from Serravalle Scrivia to Pinerolo near Turin on Wednesday, but the stage ended with a dozen crossing the finish line on the ground after a late crash on the wet roads.

Petacchi beat compatriot Gabriele Balducci and Australia's Robbie McEwen to take his third win of the 2007 Giro d'Italia.

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