Bak attacks to win Giro stage 12

Lars Bak wins the stage, Giro d'Italia 2012, stage 12

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Lars Bak (Lotto Belisol) has won stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia after the break succeeded on a short but challenging day in the Cinque Terre region of Italy. Bak caught his break-mates napping with 1.5km and soloed through the final hairpins to win alone.

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.