Stage 8 - Giovinazzo > Vieste
            
             1 Alex Dowsett (GBr) Israel Start-Up Nation                                      4:50:09
             2 Salvatore Puccio (Ita) INEOS Grenadiers                                           1:15
             3 Matthew Holmes (GBr) Lotto Soudal                                                 1:15
             4 Joey Rosskopf (USA) CCC Team                                                      1:15
             5 Matthias Brandle (Aut) Israel Start-Up Nation                                     2:10
             6 Simone Ravanelli (Ita) Androni Giocattoli - Sidermec                              2:13
             7 Michael Matthews (Aus) Team Sunweb                                               13:56
             8 Fernando Gaviria (Col) UAE-Team Emirates                                         13:56
             9 Mikkel Bjerg (Den) UAE-Team Emirates                                             13:56
            10 Andrea Vendrame (Ita) AG2R La Mondiale                                           13:56
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 8 compared to stage 7 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                 +40   Alex Dowsett 
                 +32   Matthias Brandle 
                 +31   Salvatore Puccio 
                 +31   Joey Rosskopf 
                 +23   Simone Ravanelli 
                 +23   Matthew Holmes 
                  +7   Matteo Spreafico 
                  +7   Alvaro Jose Hodeg 
                  +6   Rudy Barbier 
                  +6   Marco Mathis 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                  -8   Ignatas Konovalovas 
                  -7   Jacopo Guarnieri 
                  -2   Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier 
                  -2   Edoardo Zardini 
                  -2   Einer Augusto Rubio 
                  -2   Filippo Ganna 
                  -2   Jonas Gregaard 
                  -1   Arnaud Demare 
                  -1   Ben Swift 
                  -1   Carl Fredrik Hagen 
                  -1   Christoph Pfingsten 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
              +14:09   Alex Dowsett 
              +12:49   Salvatore Puccio 
              +12:46   Matthew Holmes 
              +12:41   Joey Rosskopf 
              +11:46   Matthias Brandle 
              +11:43   Simone Ravanelli 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
               -3:20   Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier 
               -3:20   Arnaud Demare 
               -3:20   Domen Novak 
               -3:20   Ignatas Konovalovas 
               -3:20   Iljo Keisse 
               -3:20   Jacopo Guarnieri 
               -3:20   Jonathan Dibben 
               -3:20   Miles Scotson 
               -3:20   Ramon Sinkeldam 
               -0:59   Giovanni Carboni 
               -0:54   Simon Guglielmi 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +1   Rohan Dennis 
                  +1   Jack Haig 
                  -1   Carl Fredrik Hagen 
            
           Favourites by time :
               -0:30   Rohan Dennis 
               -0:30   Jack Haig 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Joao Almeida                          29:52:34         (unchanged)
                   2  Pello Bilbao                              0:43         (unchanged)
                   3  Wilco Kelderman                           0:48         (unchanged)
                   4  Harm Vanhoucke                            0:59         (unchanged)
                   5  Vincenzo Nibali                           1:01         (unchanged)
                   6  Domenico Pozzovivo                        1:05         (unchanged)
                   7  Jakob Fuglsang                            1:19         (unchanged)
                   8  Steven Kruijswijk                         1:21         (unchanged)
                   9  Patrick Konrad                            1:26         (unchanged)
                  10  Rafal Majka                               1:32         (unchanged)
                   .....
                  12  Fausto Masnada                            1:38         (unchanged)
                   .....
                  32  Jack Haig                                13:06         (was 33rd at 12:36)
                   .....
                  53  Carl Fredrik Hagen                       25:14         (was 52nd at 25:14)
                   .....
                 109  Rohan Dennis                             53:08         (was 110th at 52:38)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Arnaud Demare                              163         (was 1st with 161 points)
                   2  Peter Sagan                                107         (was 2nd with 106 points)
                   3  Michael Matthews                            87         (was 3rd with 83 points)
                   4  Filippo Ganna                               45         (unchanged)
                   5  Davide Ballerini                            40         (unchanged)
                   6  Andrea Vendrame                             31         (was 6th with 30 points)
                   7  Alex Dowsett                                29         (was 0 points)
                   8  Joao Almeida                                29         (was 7th with 29 points)
                   9  Marco Frapporti                             28         (was 8th with 28 points)
                  10  Diego Ulissi                                27         (was 9th with 27 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Filippo Ganna                               41         (unchanged)
                   2  Jonathan Klever Caicedo                     40         (unchanged)
                   3  Matthew Holmes                              20         (was 0 points)
                   4  Domenico Pozzovivo                          19         (was 3rd with 19 points)
                   5  Edoardo Zardini                             18         (was 4th with 18 points)
                   6  Jakob Fuglsang                              18         (was 5th with 18 points)
                   7  Giovanni Visconti                           18         (was 6th with 18 points)
                   8  Wilco Kelderman                             15         (was 7th with 15 points)
                   9  Harm Vanhoucke                              12         (was 8th with 12 points)
                  10  Vincenzo Nibali                             11         (was 9th with 11 points)
            
           Teams table with previous in parens:
                   1  INEOS Grenadiers                                    89:32:58   (was 3rd at 3:34)
                   2  Deceuninck - Quick Step                                 9:07   (was 1st at 74:29:50)
                   3  Team Sunweb                                            10:29   (was 2nd at 1:22)
                   4  Team Jumbo-Visma                                       13:29   (was 4th at 4:22)
                   5  Mitchelton-Scott                                       16:08   (was 5th at 6:31)
                   6  BORA - hansgrohe                                       16:58   (was 6th at 7:51)
                   7  CCC Team                                               20:36   (was 11th at 24:10)
                   8  AG2R La Mondiale                                       20:37   (was 7th at 11:30)
                   9  Movistar Team                                          24:04   (was 8th at 14:57)
                  10  Trek - Segafredo                                       27:10   (was 9th at 18:03)
                  11  Bahrain - McLaren                                      27:19   (was 10th at 18:12)
                  12  Lotto Soudal                                           27:49   (was 14th at 31:23)
                  13  UAE-Team Emirates                                      33:28   (was 12th at 24:21)
                  14  Astana Pro Team                                        36:42   (was 13th at 27:35)
                  15  EF Pro Cycling                                         46:22   (was 15th at 36:45)
                  16  NTT Pro Cycling                                        46:30   (was 16th at 37:23)
                  17  Vini Zabu - KTM                                      1:22:36   (was 17th at 1:13:29)
                  18  Cofidis, Solutions Credits                           1:26:22   (was 18th at 1:17:15)
                  19  Bardiani-CSF-Faizane                                 1:35:21   (was 19th at 1:26:14)
                  20  Androni Giocattoli - Sidermec                        1:39:28   (was 20th at 1:42:04)
                  21  Israel Start-Up Nation                               1:39:36   (was 21th at 1:56:11)
                  22  Groupama - FDJ                                       2:44:25   (was 22th at 2:30:34)
            
           Retirements to date :                                         Stage
              Ben Gastauer (AG2R La Mondiale)                                8 <<<
              Edoardo Affini (Mitchelton-Scott)                              8 <<<
              Patrick Gamper (BORA - hansgrohe)                              8 <<<
              Sean Bennett (EF Pro Cycling)                                  8 <<<
              Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott)                                 8 <<<
              Tony Gallopin (AG2R La Mondiale)                               8 <<<
              Brent Bookwalter (Mitchelton-Scott)                            6
              Benjamin Thomas (Groupama - FDJ)                               5
              Luca Wackermann (Vini Zabu - KTM)                              5
              Pieter Weening (Trek - Segafredo)                              5
              Geraint Thomas (INEOS Grenadiers)                              4
              Aleksandr Vlasov (Astana Pro Team)                             2
              Luca Covili (Bardiani-CSF-Faizane)                             1
              Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana Pro Team)                           1
            Total retirements : 14