Gilbert springs late attack to win penultimate Giro stage

Philippe Gilbert Giro 2009 stage 20

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Belgium’s Philippe Gilbert won the 20th stage of the Giro d’Italia with a powerful and decisive attack with 1.5 kilometres to go to the finish in Anagni.

But the battle for the final pink jersey will go right to the wire, with Danilo Di Luca now trailing Denis Menchov by 20 seconds going into Sunday's time trial in Rome, after the Russian gained two seconds on his closest rival in an intermediate sprint.

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