Controversial Crostis climb removed from Giro route

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Following instruction from UCI commissaires, the organisers of the Giro d'Italia have been forced to remove the climb and descent of Monte Crostis from the route of Saturday's stage of the race.

The first category ascent had been due to make its debut appearance in the Giro but has now been removed on the grounds that its inclusion compromised sporting integrity.

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