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Quintana wins Tirreno and looks to Giro d'Italia glory

Tirreno-Adriatico

Quintana wins Tirreno and looks to Giro d'Italia glory

Quintana wins Tirreno and looks to Giro d'Italia glory

DARIO BELINGHERI

EFE

Colombia's Nairo Quintana claimed his second title from the Tirreno-Adriatico stage race on Tuesday despite finishing well off the podium in the seventh and final stage time trial.
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Tirreno victiry ahead of Giro d'Italia

Colombia's Nairo Quintana claimed his second title from the Tirreno-Adriatico stage race on Tuesday despite finishing well off the podium in the seventh and final stage time trial.

Australia's Rohan Dennis, of the BMC team, claimed the final stage victory after powering over a 10 km race against the clock in a winning time of 11min 18secs. France's Thibaut Pinot ended in third place.

Movistar rider Quintana, a favourite for the Giro d'Italia next May, last won the Tirreno in 2015.

Colombian rider Nairo Quintana of Team Movistar celebrates.

Final Classification from Tirreno - Adriatico on Tuesday

1. Nairo Quintana (Colombia / Movistar) 25:56:27"

2. Rohan Dennis (Australia / BMC Racing) +25"

3. Thibaut Pinot (France / FDJ) +36"

4. Primoz Roglic (Slovenia / LottoNL) +45"

5. Geraint Thomas (Britain / Team Sky) +58"

6. Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands / Sunweb) +1:01"

7. Jonathan Castroviejo (Spain / Movistar) +1:18"

8. Rigoberto Uran (Colombia / Cannondale) +1:36"

9. Bauke Mollema (Netherlands / Trek) +1:38"

10. Domenico Pozzovivo (Italy / AG2R) +1:59"

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