Koen Bouwman victorious in tightly fought Giro d'Italia 2022 stage seven

Superb Jumb-Visma teamwork leads Dutchman to his first Grand Tour stage win

Koen Bouwman wins stage 7 of the 2022 Giro d'Italia
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Koen Bouwman won stage seven of the 2022 Giro d'Italia from the breakaway after some expert teamwork with Jumbo-Visma team-mate Tom Dumoulin.

The pair had survived an attritional climbing day in the break, and approached the finish along with Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) and Davide Formolo (UAE Team Emirates).

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).