Watch: Kasia Niewiadoma locked in to never ending handshake on Giro Rosa podium

The maglia rosa didn't have a spare hand left to take hold of the celebratory champagne

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Kasia Niewiadoma (Canyon-SRAM) found herself in the grip of a seemingly never ending handshake as she pulled on her fourth maglia rosa of the Giro on Monday.

The Polish rider finished the 100 kilometre stage 20 seconds up on second placed Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig, but the podium celebration represented a second challenge of endurance.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.