Alberto Contador under pressure in Giro d'Italia's penultimate stage as Aru wins again

Alberto Contador set to win the 2015 Giro d'Italia overall despite losing over two minutes in final mountain test to stage winner Fabio Aru. Photos by Graham Watson

Alberto Contador on stage twenty of the 2015 Tour of Italy

(Image credit: Watson)

Fabio Aru (Astana) took his second stage win in the 2015 Giro d'Italia, on a scintillating day that saw race leader Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) get into difficulty for the first time in the race's final week.

Contador found himself isolated during the day's mountainous finale featuring the Colle delle Finestre and Sestriere climbs and lost nearly two and a half minutes to Aru on the line. However, having started the day with 4-37 over Aru, Contador's race lead was never really challenged.

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