Jai Hindley poised for Giro d’Italia glory after overtaking Carapaz on stage 20

  • Australian has 1min 25sec GC lead going into final time trial
  • Carapaz loses pink jersey as Italy’s Alessandro Covi wins stage

Jai Hindley is close to winning his first Giro d’Italia title after taking the pink jersey on the 20th and final mountainous stage, a 167-kilometre ride from Belluno to Marmolada, as local rider Alessandro Covi took the stage win.

Richard Carapaz, looking for his second Giro title, held a slender three-second lead in the general classification over Hindley coming into the penultimate stage, but that was turned into a deficit of 1min 25sec with the final time trial taking place on Sunday.

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