BARBIN ABANDONS GIRO DURING STAGE 14
Second defection for Bardiani-CSF at Giro d’Italia. Today, stage 40 km, after 40 km Enrico Barbin has had to raise the white flag due to acute attack of grastroenteritis. For the Italian rider, who was attending his fifth Giro, already suffered symptoms yesterday during the stage of Pinerolo-Ceresole Reale, finished stoically in the last position. This morning, even though the bad feelings, he decided to start, after the green light of team doctor Benini and team directors, but he had to stop during the first part of the stage.