Richard Carapaz makes history for Ecuardo in Giro d'Italia stage 8 win

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Richard Carapaz
Richard Carapaz

Movistar rider Richard Carapaz won stage eight of the Giro d'Italia as Britain's Simon Yates retained the overall lead.

Carapaz became the first Ecuadorian to win a stage of a Grand Tour after launching a solo attack with around a kilometre remaining of the 209km route from Praia a Mare to Montevergine di Mercogliano.

Yates, who has held the pink jersey since stage six, was fifth on Saturday and leads the race by 16 seconds.

Britain's Chris Froome, who crashed on a slippery hairpin around five kilometres from the end, recovered to finish and sits ninth overall, a minute and 10 seconds behind Yates.

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