Despite crossing the line 2nd, Fernando Gaviria (UAE-Emirates) won stage 3 of the Giro d’Italia after Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-Quickstep) was relegated for deviating off his sprinting line. Arnaud Demare (Groupama-FDJ) was 2nd and Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) 3rd. It was a nervy peloton that started stage 3 of the Giro d’Italia in Vinci as the blustering wind and had everyone on edge. As the race made it’s way South, the prevailing cross-wind did not cause any splits in the main group as some had suspected, and a mass sprint would decide the stage. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka got behind Giacomo Nizzolo for the finale, with.