Giro d’Italia stage 17 review: Rodriguez wins to keep the maglia rosa

Stage 17 – Falzes/Pfalzen to Cortina d’Ampezzo, 186km

Joaquim Rodriguez retained the maglia rosa in emphatic fashion, taking the win in one of the toughest stages of this year’s Giro. The Spaniard outsprinted Ryder Hesjedal and Ivan Basso to take victory, and moved one step closer to taking his first ever Grand Tour title.

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