The Englishman, 25 years old started the Giro as a gregarious of Thomas captain, but right after Thomas’ abandon, he rode everyday with more self awarness, becoming stage after stage the new leader of the team. Tao demonstrates to be always at the top in every climb, winning the two stages of Piancavallo and Sestriere. Today, after a thrilling head to head with Jai Hindley in the final ITT in Milan, Tao conquered his first Giro d’Italia.
Jai Hindley wins the Giro d’Italia 103.
1 – Tao Geoghegan Hart (Team Ineos Grenadiers)
2 – Jai Hindley (Team Sunweb) at 39″
3 – Wilco Kelderman (Team Sunweb) at 1’29”
4 – João Almeida (Deceuninck – Quick-Step) at 2’57”
5 – Pello Bilbao (Bahrain – McLaren) at 3’09”
Maglia Rosa (pink), general classification leader, sponsored by Enel – Tao Geoghegan Hart (Team Ineos Grenadiers)
Maglia Ciclamino (cyclamen), sprinter classification leader, sponsored by Segafredo Zanetti – Arnaud Démare (Groupama – FDJ)
Maglia Azzurra (blue), King of the Mountains classification leader, sponsored by Banca Mediolanum – Ruben Guerreiro (EF Pro Cycling)
Maglia Bianca (white), young rider general classification leader, sponsored by Eurospin – Tao Geoghegan Hart (Team Ineos Grenadiers)
1 – Filippo Ganna (Team Ineos Grenadiers) – 15.7km in 17’16”, average speed 54.556km/h
2 – Victor Campenaerts (NTT Pro Cycling Team) at