Sam Bennett denied third Giro stage win as Viviani claims his fourth
Irish sprinter boxed in on final straight and has to settle for second
Elia Viviani celebrates as he crosses the finish line ahead of Ireland’s Sam Bennett (left) to win the 17th stage of the Giro d’Italia between Riva del Garda and Iseo during. Photograph: Luk Benies/AFP/Getty Images
Quick-Step Floors’ Viviani won the 155km stage 17 from Riva del Garda to Iseo in a damp sprint finish, with Sam Bennett of Bora-Hansgrohe forced to settle for second place after finding himself briefly boxed out on the final straight, made treacherous by a heavy shower .