Swift in final big break of 2009 Giro d'Italia

Ben Swift Giro 2009

Britain's Ben Swift (Katusha) was just 22 on May 11 and is riding his first major Tour but he had the strength and courage to attack at the start of the 20th Giro d'Italia stage from Naples to Agnani and try and win.

Swift was the first to attack on the cobbled roads out of Naples, then another seven riders joined him and they opened a 3-43 gap.

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