Giro 2015 Stage 21: Surprise-win Iljo Keisse in Milano

The closing stage leads in 178 kilometres from Turino to Milano. Durbridge and Keisse are off at the closing circuit en the Belgian riders sprints to the win. Contador wins the overall, Aru is the best youngster, Visconti takes the KOM-classification and Nizzolo takes the red jersey home. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 21st stage 2015 Giro

1. Iljo Keisse (bel)
2. Luke Durbridge (aus) s.t.
3. Roger Klüge (ger) + 0.09
4. Aleksander Porsev (rus) s.t.
5. Giacomo Nizzolo (ita) s.t.
6. Luka Mezcgez (slo) s.t.
7. Elia Viviani (ita) s.t.
8. Moreno Hofland (nld) s.t.
9. Davide Appollonio (ita) s.t.
10. Elia Favilli (ita) s.t.

Final GC 2015 Giro
1. Alberto Contador (spa)
2. Fabio Aru (ita) + 1.53
3. Mikel Landa (spa) + 3.05
4. Andrey Amador (crc) + 8.19
5. Ryder Hesjedal (can) + 9.52
6. Leopold König (cze) + 10.50
7. Steven Kruijswijk (nld) + 11.02
8. Damiano Caruso (ita) + 12.17
9. Alexandre Geniez (fra) + 16.00
10. Joeri Trofimov (rus) + 16.23

Race report
The pack is bunched for a long time, but at the closing circuit in Milano Keisse and Durbridge are off. What seems to be a show attack turns out to be the ultimate break. The chase isn’t successful and the Belgian outsprints the Australian.

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