Giro 2018 Stage 19: Froome solos from 80km out to take pink

It was going to be a day of GC shake-ups but no one expected Chris Froome to attempt an 80km ride for the stage and pink. But he did – dropping anyone who could be of any danger to him. With Simon Yates blowing very early in the stage and losing minutes every second (or so it seemed…), it was only Tom Dumoulin between the Sky rider and pink. In the end, Dumoulin came in 3.23 down from Froome. Pinot was third on the stage. GC: Chris Froome in pink, 40sec ahead of Tom Dumoulin with Thibaut Pinot third, 4.17 down. Domenico Pozzovivo has dropped down to 6th

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