Sunday, May 29, 2016

Giro Jot del Giorno - 5/29/2016 - Finale

Vincenzo Nibali officially won his 2nd Giro d'Italia in Torino, joining only Alberto Contador as a multiple Giro winner among active professional cyclists. Those two champions are also the only active riders who have won all three Grand Tours.

The image that sums up the 99th Giro, eclipsing Nibali's epic recovery to gain the overall lead on the very last day, was the unfortunate circumstance that made his victory even a possibility.

Steven Kruijswijk (LottoNL-Jumbo) reacts following the Giro's stage 19, in which he crashed in the Colle dell'Agnello downhill (Tim de Waele/ See more at CyclingNews.

Steven Kruijswijk eventually fell to 4th place while racing with a broken rib and bruised foot.

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