Cyclists in the Tour of Italy moved from Sveti Vishari by express plane to Rome, where today will be the last stage of the Giro. Sprinters are expected to fight for the stage victory on the streets of Rome, and Primož Roglič will also receive his trophy at around 7 p.m.
The Slovenian ace won yesterday’s unforgettable time trial in Višarje and won the leader’s pink shirt. The unwritten rule is not to attack the overall leader on the last stage.
That’s how it will be Primož Roglič could take a sip of sparkling wine before the finish line in the championship parade, which will then explode when the results are announced. There will be a Briton on the podium next to Roglič Geraint Thomas (Ineos) and the Portuguese João Almeida (UAE Team Emirates).
Slovenian era in three-week racesThis is the fourth victory of the Kisovo resident during the three-week trials. He was the best three times between 2019 and 2021 at the Race of Spain. In total, Slovenia now has six victories on the biggest bows, after Pogačar also celebrated on the Tour in 2020 and 2021. The Slovenians have won six of the last eleven grand tours.
The stage started at 15:30 and after 126 kilometers it was expected to end shortly before 19:00. We monitor all important moments with the MMC-živo application.