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Giro d’Italia stage 7 Live – Battle against the clock for the maglia rosa

PERUGIA ITALY MAY 10 Tadej Pogacar of Slovenia and UAE Team Emirates Pink Leader Jersey sprints while fans cheers during the 107th Giro dItalia 2024 Stage 7 a 406km individual time trial stage from Foligno to Perugia 472m UCIWT on May 10 2024 in Perugia Italy Photo by Dario BelingheriGetty Images


Ganna watched Pogacar race from the hot seat but could only shake hands with
his rivals as head away in defeat.

Here’s Pogacar in action and at sped on the climb.

He knew he had won he stage and punched the air in celebration as he crossed the line.

While Thomas struggled on the climb to Perugia, Pogacar flew and pulled back a huge amount of time.

Pogacar now leads Dani Martinez by 2:36 in the Giro GC.

He beat Ganna by 17 seconds! 

Pogacar sets a time of 51:44 and wins the stage!!!

He’s fast, very fast! 

Here comes Pogacar! 

Geraint Thomas stops the clock in a time of 53:44 

Thomas is next in, then Pogacar.

Dani Martinez sets 53:33, only 1:32 down on Ganna. That’s a great ride for his GC hopes.

Thomas is on a steep section of the climb. He tries to up the speed by pushing on the pedals but Pogacar is gaining time.

Cian Uijtdebroeks has lost the white jersey to Luke Plapp.

Cian Uijtdebroeks sets a time of 54:39.

It seems Thomas is losing more and more time to Pogacar.

The climb is packed with tifosi and they cheer on Pogacar.

Thomas is fighting and trying to stay in an aero tuck even on parts of the climb.

Can Pogacar even beat Ganna and win the stage? It could be close. 

Pogacar has gained 40 seconds on Thomas so far and there is still the climb to the finish to cover. 

Pogacar starts the climb and dances on the pedal. 

Pogacar is only 47 seconds slower than Ganna at time check 2! 

Thomas is 1:27  slower than Ganna at the 2nd time check. Has he slowed a little? Has the wind placed a factor for…

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