Stage 9  : June 17, 2018  Bellinzona (ITT)                                               34 km
            
             1 Stefan Kung (Swi) BMC Racing Team                                              0.39.44
             2 Soren Kragh Andersen (Den) Team Sunweb                                            0.19
             3 Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team                                          0.23
             4 Maciej Bodnar (Pol) Bora-Hansgrohe                                                0.26
             5 Michael Matthews (Aus) Team Sunweb                                                    
             6 Pavel Sivakov (Rus) Team Sky                                                      0.37
             7 Cameron Meyer (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott                                                  
             8 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team                                              0.38
             9 Nikias Arndt (Ger) Team Sunweb                                                    0.44
            10 Nelson Oliveira (Por) Movistar Team                                               0.46
            
            
           Changes in GC, stage 9 compared to stage 8 :
            
           Biggest gainers by position :
                  +7   Taylor Phinney 
                  +6   Pavel Sivakov 
                  +6   Maciej Bodnar 
                  +5   Nelson Oliveira 
                  +5   Iljo Keisse 
                  +4   Soren Kragh Andersen 
                  +4   Peter Koning 
                  +4   Oliviero Troia 
                  +4   Michael Schar 
                  +4   Jakob Fuglsang 
            
           Biggest losers by position :
                  -9   Mikel Landa Meana 
                  -5   Hermann Pernsteiner 
                  -4   Ben Swift 
                  -4   Jasper Stuyven 
                  -3   Bjorg Lambrecht 
                  -3   Patrick Konrad 
                  -3   Simon Gerrans 
                  -2   Bauke Mollema 
                  -2   Eddie Dunbar 
                  -2   Gregor Muhlberger 
                  -2   Ivan Santaromita 
            
           Biggest gainers by time :
               +1:04   Stefan Kung 
               +0:45   Soren Kragh Andersen 
               +0:41   Tejay van Garderen 
               +0:38   Michael Matthews 
               +0:38   Maciej Bodnar 
               +0:27   Pavel Sivakov 
               +0:27   Cameron Meyer 
               +0:26   Jakob Fuglsang 
               +0:20   Nikias Arndt 
               +0:18   Nelson Oliveira 
            
           Biggest losers by time :
               -8:21   Ben Swift 
               -8:14   Masakazu Ito 
               -8:00   Sep Vanmarcke 
               -7:12   Daniel Pearson 
               -6:16   Calvin Watson 
               -6:13   Sho Hatsuyama 
               -5:25   Matti Breschel 
               -4:45   Davide Cimolai 
               -4:37   Roberto Ferrari 
               -4:35   Nathan Brown 
               -4:28   Michal Golas 
            
           Favourites by position :
                  +4   Jakob Fuglsang 
                  +3   Simon Spilak 
                  +1   Tejay van Garderen 
                  +1   Gorka Izagirre Insausti 
                  -1   Nairo Quintana 
                  -1   Mathias Frank 
                  -2   Wilco Kelderman 
                  -2   Sam Oomen 
                  -2   Bauke Mollema 
                  -3   Patrick Konrad 
                  -9   Mikel Landa Meana 
            
           Favourites by time :
               +0:41   Tejay van Garderen 
               +0:26   Jakob Fuglsang 
               +0:01   Simon Spilak 
               -0:22   Steven Kruijswijk 
               -0:29   Wilco Kelderman 
               -0:39   Sam Oomen 
               -0:50   Bauke Mollema 
               -0:54   Jon Izagirre Insausti 
               -0:55   Nairo Quintana 
               -0:57   Mathias Frank 
               -1:23   Gorka Izagirre Insausti 
               -2:29   Mikel Landa Meana 
               -3:43   Patrick Konrad 
            
           Top 10 and favourites GC standings (previous stage in parens) :
                   1  Richie Porte                          29:28:05         (unchanged)
                   2  Jakob Fuglsang                            1:02         (was 6th at 1:28)
                   3  Nairo Quintana                            1:12         (was 2nd at 0:17)
                   4  Enric Mas                                 1:20         (was 4th at 0:53)
                   5  Wilco Kelderman                           1:21         (was 3rd at 0:52)
                   6  Simon Spilak                              1:47         (was 9th at 1:48)
                   7  Sam Oomen                                 1:52         (was 5th at 1:13)
                   8  Steven Kruijswijk                         1:59         (was 8th at 1:37)
                   9  Diego Ulissi                              2:27         (was 12th at 2:42)
                  10  Arthur Vichot                             2:41         (was 11th at 2:32)
                   .....
                  12  Bauke Mollema                             3:16         (was 10th at 2:26)
                   .....
                  15  Jon Izagirre Insausti                     3:57         (was 15th at 3:03)
                  16  Mikel Landa Meana                         4:00         (was 7th at 1:31)
                  17  Mathias Frank                             4:06         (was 16th at 3:09)
                   .....
                  32  Gorka Izagirre Insausti                  15:13         (was 33rd at 13:50)
                   .....
                  37  Tejay van Garderen                       19:12         (was 38th at 19:53)
                   .....
                  74  Patrick Konrad                           56:09         (was 71st at 52:26)
            
           Top 10 on Points table with previous in parens:
                   1  Peter Sagan                                 26         (unchanged)
                   2  Michael Matthews                            26         (was 2nd with 24 points)
                   3  Soren Kragh Andersen                        21         (was 10th with 13 points)
                   4  Willem Jakobus Smit                         21         (unchanged)
                   5  Calvin Watson                               19         (unchanged)
                   6  Stefan Kung                                 18         (was 22nd with 6 points)
                   7  Gorka Izagirre Insausti                     18         (was 6th with 18 points)
                   8  Christopher Juul Jensen                     15         (was 7th with 15 points)
                   9  Sonny Colbrelli                             14         (was 8th with 14 points)
                  10  Nathan Haas                                 14         (was 9th with 14 points)
            
           Top 10 on Mountains table with previous in parens:
                   1  Mark Christian                              36         (unchanged)
                   2  Nathan Haas                                 32         (unchanged)
                   3  Romain Sicard                               24         (unchanged)
                   4  Nairo Quintana                              20         (unchanged)
                   5  Lawrence Warbasse                           20         (unchanged)
                   6  Rein Taaramae                               20         (unchanged)
                   7  Filippo Zaccanti                            17         (unchanged)
                   8  Nans Peters                                 16         (unchanged)
                   9  Maxime Monfort                              16         (unchanged)
                  10  Daniel Oss                                  15         (unchanged)
            
           Retirements to date :                                          Stage
              Fernando Gaviria (Col) Quick-Step Floors                        9 <<<
              Jesper Hansen (Den) Astana Pro Team                             9 <<<
              Maximiliano Ariel Richeze (Arg) Quick-Step Floors               9 <<<
              Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) Dimension Data                9 <<<
              Roman Kreuziger (Cze) Mitchelton-Scott                          7
              Sam Bewley (Nzl) Mitchelton-Scott                               6
              Scott Davies (GBr) Dimension Data                               6
              Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal                                  6
              Bram Tankink (Ned) LottoNL-Jumbo                                5
              Filippo Ganna (Ita) UAE Team Emirates                           5
              William Clarke (Aus) EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale   5
            Total retirements : 11