SANTUARIO DI OROPA, Italy -- Marzio Bruseghin won the 13th
stage individual time trial of the Giro d'Italia on Friday, and Danilo Di Luca finished third to retain the overall.
Bruseghin completed the 7.8-mile sprint from Biella in 28
minutes, 55 seconds. It was his first career Giro stage victory.
Leonardo Piepoli, who won the 10th leg, was 1 second back. Di
Luca was 8 seconds behind Bruseghin.
Friday's leg was dedicated to 1998 Giro and Tour de France
champion Marco Pantani, who died of cocaine poisoning in February
The race enters a series of arduous mountainous stages on
Saturday, starting with the 119-mile 14th stage from Cantu to
Bergamo that passes by Lake Como.