Pascal Ackermann takes another victory on rain-drenched stage five of Giro d'Italia 2019

The German sprinter proves his worth in brutal conditions

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Pascal Ackermann has silenced the doubters with a second stage victory in the 2019 Giro d'Italia.

The German sprinter was determined as he closed down rival Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates) and powered past in the pouring rain of stage five.

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