News | Giro dell'Emilia October 2, 2021

Ulissi takes top-10 in Giro Dell’Emilia

8th for Italian on the climb of San Luca

Diego Ulissi showed solid form at the Giro Dell’Emilia (1.Pro), taking 8th place after a race of attrition which left the group in pieces after a tough closing circuit around Bologna, Italy.


The race was punctuated by the short but brutal finishing climb of San Luca (2.1km, 10%) which the riders would tackle 5 times over the 195km race.


Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) would prove the strongest on the day, breaking clear in a five rider move, with Ulissi forming part of the elite chasing group.


This group would ultimately fail to bridge the gap to the leaders , with Ulissi digging in on the final lap to take 8th.


The racing continues in Italy on Monday with the Coppa Bernocchi (1.Pro) on Monday 4th October.


1.Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) 4:54:26
2.Joao Almeida (Deceuninck-Quickstep) +3’’
3.Michael Woods (Israel Start Up Nation) +5’’
8.Diego Ulissi (UAE Team Emirates) +1’46’’