Hesjedal wins 2012 Giro d'Italia overall, Pinotti wins final time trial

Joaquin Rodriguez (l), Ryder Hesjedal (winner) and Thomas De Gendt (r),, Giro d'Italia 2012, stage 21

Giro d'Italia 2012 stage 21 photo gallery by Graham Watson>>

Canadian Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Barracuda) won the 2012 Giro d'Italia on Sunday after overhauling former race leader Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha) in the final time trial in Milan.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.