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Yates extends Giro d'Italia lead with 11th stage win

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Briton Simon Yates of the Mitchelton team extended his lead in the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday by winning the 11th stage.

The pink jersey wearer attacked on the final climb with a kilometre to go finishing two seconds ahead of defending champion Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands.

The stage was raced on a hilly route over 156 kilometres from the central city of Assisi across to Osimo near the Adriatic coast.