Giro 2024: Merlier sprints to third victory, Pogacar seals GC triumph

Tim Merlier giro - Giro 2024: Merlier sprints to third victory, Pogacar seals GC triumphfoto: Cor VosTim Merlier sprints to victory in the Eternal City. He outpowers Jonathan Milan and Kaden Groves. Tadej Pogacar seals the overall victory, almost 10 minutes ahead of Daniel Felipe Martínez. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 21tst stage 2024 Giro

1. Tim Merlier (bel)
2. Jonathan Milan (ita) s.t.
3. Kaden Groves (aus) s.t.
4. Fernando Gaviria (col) s.t.
5. Tim van Dijk (nld) s.t.
6. Stanisław Aniołkowski (pol) s.t.
7. Alberto Dainese (ita) s.t.
8. Giovanni Lonardi (ita) s.t.
9. Caleb Ewan (aus) s.t.
10. Donavan Grondin (fra) s.t.

Final GC 2024 Giro

1. Tadej Pogacar (slo)
2. Daniel Felipe Martínez (col) + 9.57
3. Geraint Thomas (gbr) + 10.26
4. Ben O’Connor (aus) + 12.09
5. Antonio Tiberi (ita) + 12.52
6. Thymen Arensman (nld) + 14.33
7. Einer Rubio (col) + 15.56
8. Jan Hirt (cze) + 18.05
9. Romain Bardet (fra) + 20.32
10. Michael Storer (fra) + 21.11

Race report
The race ignites on the finishing circuit in Rome. Ewen Costiou, Alex Baudin, Mikkel Honoré, and Martin Marcellusi race 30 seconds ahead of the peloton tens of kilometres. The four are caught with 13 kilometres remaining.

Jonathan Milan suffers a mechanical issue in the last lap, but he makes it back inside the last 3 kilometres.

Tim Merlier outpowers the Italian on the cobbled sprint in Rome, while Tadej Pogacar seals his GC triumph.

Another interesting read: route 21st stage 2024 Giro.

Giro d’Italia 2024 stage 21: video, route, profiles

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Tadej PogacarTim Merlier

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