'Someone will pay' says Giro d'Italia race director following stage shortening debacle

Mauro Vegni has threatened to get lawyers involved if evidence isn't produced showing riders originally raised their concerns yesterday evening

Mauro Vegni at the 2020 Giro d'italia (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

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Giro d'Italia race director Mauro Vegni has vowed that "someone will pay" after the peloton went on strike and refused to ride the opening 130km of stage 18.

This refusal was due to the length of the planned 258km in dreary conditions, coming after a tough week of mountainous racing in cold weather and before a tough final test up the Sestriere tomorrow.

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