Georg Steinhauser flies to Dolomite victory on stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia

Tadej Pogačar takes even more time on his GC rivals on final mountain-top finish of the race

Georg Steinhauser
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Georg Steinhauser flew to a solo victory on stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia, after going alone on the penultimate climb of the day.

The EF Education-EasyPost rider came close to his maiden win on stage 15 in Livigno, but was caught - as so many others have been - by Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates). Three days later, the young German took a statement win.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.