Scarponi wins his stage with a big break

Michele Scarponi Giro d Italia 2009 stage 6

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Michele Scarponi was the last survivor of a five-man break which went clear with almost 200 kilometres of the Giro d?Italia?s sixth stage, which finished in Austria.

The 29-year-old Italian was the strongest rider, always forging on, and dropping all but the Belarussian Vasili Kiriyenka with 30 kilometres to go.

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