Victor Campenaerts wins first Grand Tour stage from breakaway on stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia

It was a day for the break on stage 15, and the hour record holder proved to be the strongest of the escapees

Victor Campenaerts
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Hour record holder Victor Campenaerts won his first-ever Grand Tour stage as the breakaway were allowed to fight for the honours on stage 15 of the 2021 Giro d'Italia.

The Belgian outsprinted Alpecin-Fenix's Oscar Riesbeek in a two-up sprint, the pair having broken away from their fellow escapees before the final climb of the day, taking a third win for Qhubeka-Assos this Italian Grand Tour.

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