Remco Evenepoel regains Giro d’Italia lead, betters Geraint Thomas by one second in stage nine time trial

Soudal Quick-Step rider takes second stage win of the Italian Grand Tour

Remco Evenepoel at the Giro d'Italia
(Image credit: Getty)

Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Quick-Step) is back in the hot seat at this year's Giro d'Italia, after winning stage nine's individual time trial by just one second. 

The road world champion started the fastest in Savignano sul Rubicone, but eased off in the middle of his effort en route to Cesena. He crossed the line with a time of 41 minutes and 24 seconds over the 35km course, clocking an average speed of 50.725km/h. 

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