Tom Dumoulin made an early move in the general classification standings, but Greg Van Avermaet has the yellow jersey after Stage 3.
Tom Dumoulin made an early move in the GC standings, but it is Greg Van Avermaet who has the yellow jersey after stage three.
Team Sunweb confirmed Tom Dumoulin will race at the Tour de France next month, with his focus being on the general classification.
Elia Viviani looks to have secured the points classification at the Giro d'Italia, while Simon Yates moved nearer to overall victory.
Rohan Dennis took his first Giro d'Italia stage win and Tom Dumoulin could only cut Simon Yates' lead to 56 seconds on Tuesday.
Overall leader Simon Yates produced an outstanding solo ride to win stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia and tighten his grip on the maglia rosa.
Chris Froome has now won a stage in all three Grand Tours, while Simon Yates enhanced his chances of claiming the Giro title on Saturday.
While bad weather caused issues on stage 12, Bora-Hansgrohe rider Sam Bennett shone once again at the Giro d'Italia.
Tom Dumoulin was again edged out by Simon Yates as the Mitchelton-Scott man won his second stage of the 2018 Giro d'Italia.
The chasing pack at the Giro d'Italia could not make up any ground on Simon Yates on Tuesday, as he instead extended his lead.