Staying in contention:
Davide Formolo (6th), George Bennett (7th), Miguel Lopez (10th)
"I realize how big it is to win my first stage with the Maglia Rosa. That one is for the boys who rode at the front all day. It's really nice. Since the beginning of the day we believe in the possibility of winning the stage as well as defending the Maglia Rosa."
- Simon Yates