Rohan Dennis 'honoured' to complete Grand Tour jersey set

The Australian fought for bonus seconds on stage two of the Giro to take the overall lead

Rohan Dennis celebrates taking the race lead after stage two of the 2018 Giro d'Italia (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Australian Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) is "honoured" to complete the Grand Tour set of leader's jerseys, adding the Giro d'Italia's pink top in the Tel Aviv stage two.

Dennis just missed out on winning the stage one time trial in Jerusalem, seeing Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) top him by two seconds. On Saturday, he sprinted for the intermediate line and took three seconds to overhaul Dumoulin.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.