first_imgDONEGAL’S Philip Deignan claimed a place on the podium of the 18th stage of the Giro d’Italia.The Letterkenny cyclist, part of Team Sky, powered his way to third place on the  171km stage from Belluno to Rifugio Panarotto.He came in behind Colombian duo of Julian Arredondo and Fabio Duarte, 37 seconds behind the stage winner. Nairo Quintana holds on to his one minute and 41 second lead over Rigoberto Uran in the battle for pink jersey.Deignan moved up five places on GC to 37th, while Nicholas Roche moved up one spot to 32nd after finishing 35th on the stage.   DEIGNAN STORMS TO PODIUM FINISH IN GIRO d’ITALIA was last modified: May 30th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalGiro d”ItaliaGiro d’ItalisletterkennyPhilip Deignanlast_img read more