Rigoberto Uran in Giro d'Italia lead after convincing time trial victory

Spills and thrills animate hilly and wet 12th stage of the 2014 Giro d'Italia that saw Cadel Evans concede the race lead to Rigoberto Uran

Rigoberto Uran on stage twelve of the 2014 Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: watson)

Rigoberto Uran has become the first Colombian to wear the maglia rosa after winning the stage 12 time trial at the Giro d’Italia today.

Uran tore the pink jersey off the shoulders of Australian Cadel Evans, whom many thought would gain precious time on his general classification rivals, ahead of the high mountain stages, but did not. Evans (BMC) made up time in the final kilometres but more than once overshot corners on the slippery course.

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