Spaniard Francisco Ventoso (Movistar) benefited from a final-corner crash which brought down Mark Cavendish and Matt Goss to win stage nine of the Giro in Frosinone.

Ventoso was too strong for Fabio Felline (Androni-Giocattoli) and RadioShack-Nissan's Giacomo Nizzolo, but the outcome would have been different had the peloton navigated a sweeping left-hander 350m from the line successfully. Full report can be found here.