Giulio Ciccone suffers to victory as Primož Roglič and Simon Yates lose out on stage 16 of Giro d'Italia 2019

The Mortirolo was the scene of a momentous battle for the stage and the overall

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Giulio Ciccone survived horrendous conditions on stage 16 of the Giro d'Italia to take victory from a day-long breakaway.

The Trek-Segafredo rider had been chasing points to extend his mountains classification lead, but found himself in front along with Astana's Jan Hirt (Astana) over top of the monstrous Mortirolo.

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