Vincenzo Nibali and Primož Roglič survive difficult day before final fight for Giro d'Italia title

The battle is still on for the coveted maglia rosa

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Vincenzo Nibali and Primož Roglič survived a difficult day on the Anterselva climb to close stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia.

The second and third place riders overall lost seven seconds to leader Richard Carapaz and saw his Movistar team-mate Mikel Landa edge closer in fourth place behind.

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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.