Cycling race Giro d'Italia – 20th stage (18.6 km time trial), May 27, 2023. Slovenian cyclist Primož Roglič won the mountain time trial despite a dropped chain and in the penultimate 20th stage of the Gira d'Italia stripped Briton Geraint Thomas of the leader's pink jersey. On Sunday, after reaching Rome, the 33-year-old leader of the Jumbo-Visma team will be crowned the winner of the famous Italian race for the first time.
Rome – The 106th edition of the Giro d'Italia culminates with a flat stage in Rome, the winner of which is Primož Roglič. Thanks to his victory in Saturday's mountain time trial, the Slovenian cyclist won the leader's pink jersey and will be officially crowned Giro champion after reaching the finish line of the 21st stage. In the final stages of the three-week races, there is no more competition for the overall standings.
Roglič took off the pink jersey of Briton Geraint Thomas in the time trial and gained a 14-second lead over him . Portugal's Joao Almeida is third, 1:15 minutes behind.
In the final stage, 135 km of kilometers await the cyclists, including ten circuits in Rome around many historical monuments. The final winner should be decided in a mass sprint.