Cycling-Ulissi wins Giro stage 13 as Almeida strengthens overall lead

Italian Diego Ulissi claimed a career eighth Giro d'Italia stage when he won Friday's 13th stage, a 192-km ride between Cervia and Monselice.

MONSELICE, Italy, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Italian Diego Ulissi claimed a career eighth Giro d'Italia stage when he won Friday's 13th stage, a 192-km ride between Cervia and Monselice.

The Team UAE Emirates rider outsprinted Joao Almeida, who consolidated his overall lead as second place earned the Portuguese a six-second time bonus.

Austrian Patrick Konrad took third place.

Saturday's 14th stage is a 34.1-km individual time trial between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene.

(Writing by Julien Pretot; Editing by Christian Radnedge)

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