'Easy decision' for the sprinters to abandon the Giro d'Italia as mountain stages loom

André Greipel and Caleb Ewan among those who will head to the airport after Friday's stage

Andre Greipel wins stage two of the 2017 Giro (LaPresse - D'Alberto / Ferrari)

(Image credit: Fabio Ferrari)

Due to the mountainous third week it is an easy decision for sprinters to leave the Giro d'Italia after Friday's stage to Tortona, says André Greipel (Lotto-Soudal).

Giro organiser RCS Sport offers no sprint finishes over the following eight stages towards Milan, where the race will end on Sunday, May 28.

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