Damiano Cunego of the Lampre team won the third-Merida stage during Settimana Coppi e Bartali race. The fourth was Davide Rebellin (CCC Polsat Polkowice).
On the third day of competition, the riders waited another mountain stage of Zola Predosa to Piane di Mocogno. Its length was 157 km and the route the riders had to deal with a party at the Passo Centro Croci (1264 m), where the inclination places reached up to 17%. At the top of the driveway was located on a mountain only a bonus. After a quick exit to the village of La Lama last 5 km route led up the hill (average gradient of 8%.) Where Piane di Mocogno, was situated third term stage.