Leader Egan Bernal prolonged his benefit within the Excursion de Suisse through shedding his basic classification competitors at the ultimate climb to assert victory on level seven.
Bernal, who already had an 18-second lead going into the level, made his transfer with slightly below two kilometres ultimate. None of his competitors may just reply, with simplest Bahrain-Merida’s Domenico Pozzovivo and Rohan Dennis mounting a past due unsuccessful fee.
Bernal completed 23 seconds transparent of the Bahrain-Merida pair, with Patrick Konrad (Bora-Hansgrohe), Jan Hirt (Astana), and Tiesj Benoot (Lotto Soudal) an extra 11 seconds again.
Bernal now leads Dennis through 41 seconds within the basic classification standings. The Excursion de Suisse continues on Saturday with the 19.2km particular person time trial round Goms and concludes on Sunday.
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