The fourth stage, although shortened by a few kilometers, did not disappoint the expectation. Fantastic scenes those crossed by the cyclists today and a timed stage in a long climb, that of San Mauro, faced with a strong wind.
The Swiss Claudius Thommen preceded by just one second the team-mate, race leader, Thomas Girardi and 4 “the young Salvatore Busacca, a little more detached Salvatore Longo.
In the women’s ranking the Italian Federica Sottana precedes the German Nadine Schechner of only 17 “.
Completa ranking here
In the general ranking, on the eve of Pollina’s final time trial, Girardi precedes Busacca, then a very open fight for third place with Longo only a 5″ lead over Thommen.
In the long feminine games seem to be made with Sottana in the lead of more than 8′ on Schechner.