‘Moments to live and remember’: Roglič set to win the pink jersey after winning extraordinary penultimate stage of the Giro d’Italia

Thomas loses the pink jersey to Slovenian by just 14 seconds

Primoz Roglic
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On an extraordinarily dramatic penultimate stage mountain time trial up Monte Lussari at the 2023 Giro d’Italia, Primož Roglič overcame a mechanical to win the stage and take the pink jersey off the shoulders of Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers).

Roglič put a huge 40 seconds into Thomas to win the stage, which, with just one more ceremonial stage in Rome left to complete tomorrow, virtually seals him overall victory.

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Stephen Puddicombe is a freelance journalist for Cycling Weekly, who regularly contributes to our World Tour racing coverage with race reports, news stories, interviews and features. Outside of cycling, he also enjoys writing about film and TV - but you won't find much of that content embedded into his CW articles.