Twenty seconds of panic – Primoz Roglic defies mechanical to win Giro d’Italia


Primož Roglič’s Jumbo-Visma teammates sat collectively atop Monte Lussari on Saturday afternoon, locked someplace between concern and hope as they watched occasions unfold on the massive display previous the end line. It was exhausting not to consider La Planche des Belles Filles and all that.

 The 2023 Giro d’Italia, similar to the 2020 Tour de France, can be determined by a hybrid mountain time trial on the penultimate day. On that event, Roglič was making an attempt to defend the yellow jersey towards a fellow Slovenian. Right here, he was vying to grab the maglia rosa on the final, cheered on by the 1000’s of compatriots who had made the brief journey throughout the border.