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Giro d’Italia stage 20 Live – Final GC battle on Monte Grappa double ascent

Tadej Pogacar


Thanks for joining us today. The GC may be all done and dusted, but there’s still another stage to come tomorrow, where the sprinters will battle it out for victory on the streets of Rome. And Tadej Pogačar will have a chance to take stock and reflect upon the many remarkable things he has achieved at this race. We’ll see you there!

Here’s what Pogačar had to say at the finish:

Here’s today’s top ten in full:

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So that’s six stage wins for Tadej Pogačar at this Giro. That’s the most at any Grand Tour since Mark Cavendish at the 2009 Tour de France, and at any Giro since Alessandro Petacchi in 2004.

Tadej Pogacar

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Actually Valentin Paret-Paintre was the Decathlon rider who sprinted for second-place, his teammate O’Connor finishing safely behind him to seal fourth place overall.

Now comes Thymen Arensman, who appears to have done enough to defend his sixth place. 

O’Connor wins the sprint for second, with Dani Martínez in third.

Ben O’Connor is leading them home, and launches the sprint for second from far.

Now at last comes the next group…

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