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Leknessund delighted to remain Giro d’Italia leader after Gran Sasso

Leknessund delighted to remain Giro d'Italia leader after Gran Sasso

Giro d’Italia leader Andreas Leknessund surprisingly emerged from the race’s toughest mountain stage of the first week still in pink and with his overall advantage intact. But the DSM racer is all but putting a limit on how long he will stay on top of the GC.

“Tomorrow [Saturday] will be a hard stage, but possible to get through,” Leknessund said after stage 7’s summit finish on the Gran Sasso, “but Sunday will for sure be harder. The time trial will most likely be my last day.”

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