Arnaud Démare doubles up with sprint victory on stage six of the Giro d’Italia

The Groupama-FDJ rider won for the second consecutive day in a chaotic sprint finale.

Arnaud Demare stage six Giro 2022 victory.
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Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) rounded Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) on the line to win stage six of the Giro d'Italia. The Frenchman made it back-to-back wins at the race, beating Ewan in a photo finish to cement his hold on the maglia ciclamino. 

Mark Cavendish (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl) completed the podium on the stage, with Biniam Girmay (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) taking a fourth top ten in his debut Grand Tour. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.