Philip Deignan, who hails from Letterkenny, has come in the top 3 in stage 18 of the 2014 Giro d’Italia.

The 18th Stage saw Deignan tackle a mountainous course of 171km from Belluno with a summit finish to Rifugio Panarotta.

He was just 37 seconds behind Fabio Duarte who came in second.

First to finish was Columbian-born Julian Arredondo.

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