Hello and welcome to our reside rolling weblog from stage 21 on the Giro d’Italia, the 17.4-kilometre particular person time trial via Verona.
Following yesterday’s momentous stage by which Jai Hindley and his Bora-Hansgrohe team-mates rolled over Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) and tickled his tummy earlier than tearing the chief’s pink jersey off his shoulders, historical past needs to be made this afternoon when the 26-year-old from Perth turns into the primary Australian to win the Giro. Alessandro Covi (UAE Team Emirates) gained the stage, in fact. Before we take a quick have a look at the profile of at present’s stage, here is what the standings appear like going into the ultimate stage . . .
Hindley will put on the maglia rosa, the chief’s pink jersey, for the primary time since 2020 when, coincidentally, he additionally held it for one stage solely – the ultimate day time trial – earlier than shedding it to eventual winner Tao Geoghegan Hart. On that event, although, the 2 riders went into the Milan time trial on the identical time.