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As it happened: Tadej Pogačar storms into pink on Oropa

Tadej Pogacar launches his stage winning move on Oropa


That brings our live coverage of the Giro d’Italia stage two to a close. Thank you very much for following. 

Antonio Tiberi (TBV) lost +2’24” today after reportedly having a puncture just as the climb started. Very frustrating for a very on form rider. 

The first pink jersey of many at this race for Tadej Pogačar (UAD), I imagine. 

Geraint Thomas (IGD) said that they expected this move by Tadej Pogačar (UAD) and was hoping to follow but he didn’t want to blow. 

Tadej Pogačar (UAD) has now completed the Grand Tour set after his three stage wins at La Vuelta a Espana and 9 stage wins at the Tour de France. 

Jerseys after stage two

It was a masterful performance by his team once Tadej Pogačar (UAD) made it back to the front of the peloton. He leads Geraint Thomas (IGD) and Dani Martinez (BOH) by +45″ in the General Classification. 

General Classification

Stage two top ten

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