Yet, last year Iljo Keijsse and Luke Durbridge managed to keep off the chasing pack and the Belgian outsprinted the Australian in the streets of Milan.
Statistically chances are next to zero for a similar scenario to unfold, so let’s assume it will be a sprinters party in Turin. If so, it will be for the toughest of the toughest among the fast men, because in order to win in Turin you must have taken a closer at all mighty mountain tops of this year’s Giro than you probably would have wished.
Multiple stage winners André Greipel and Marcel Kittel already left the Giro, same goes for Caleb Ewan and Elia Viviani. So this paves the way for other fast men. Chances are the sprint will be spiced up by the battle for the red jersey (points).
Favourites 21st stage Giro d’Italia 2016:
*** Giacomo Nizzolo, Sacha Modolo
** Alexander Porsev, Rick Zabel
* Ramunas Navardauskas, Nikias Arndt, Heinrich Haussler
Giro 2016 Stage 21: Route maps, height profiles, etc.
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