Geraint Thomas and João Almeida challenged each other head-to-head on their way up to Monte Bondone. They had a common goal, to gain time on their rivals, but at the finish it was a real sprint, and the Portuguese won. After the finish, however, they embraced each other, a good sign of sportmanship before the challenges coming up. This is cycling.
#Giro Congrats! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/UGhHk1SI4b
— @UAE-TeamEmirates (@TeamEmiratesUAE) May 23, 2023
This time, the breakaway did not make it to the end, but Derek Gee (Israel-PremierTech) was there again today. In a nice video, Israel let us know that he was also in the breakaway on the rest day, despite being asked by his teammates to take an easy ride…
“Today we’ll take it easy, Derek. Okay?”
Oh well… 😅
🇮🇹 #Giro #RestDay pic.twitter.com/GBQp8RhxLQ
— Israel – Premier Tech (@IsraelPremTech) May 22, 2023