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Giro d’Italia 2018 standings: results (general classification)

The 2018 Giro d’Italia was the 101st edition of the prestigious Italian Grand Tour cycling race. It took place from May 4 to May 27, 2018, and featured 21 stages covering a total distance of approximately 3,546.2 kilometers.

Here are some key highlights and notable moments from the 2018 Giro d’Italia:

Route: The race started in Jerusalem, Israel, making it the first time in history that a Grand Tour began outside of Europe. The subsequent stages took the riders through various regions of Italy, including Sicily and Sardinia, before concluding in Rome.

General Classification Battle: The fight for the overall classification was intense, with several contenders aiming for the coveted pink jersey. Riders like Chris Froome, Tom Dumoulin, Thibaut Pinot, and Simon Yates were among the favorites.

Chris Froome’s Victory: Chris Froome, riding for Team Sky, emerged as the overall winner of the 2018 Giro d’Italia. He made a remarkable solo attack on Stage 19, taking the lead and securing the pink jersey. This victory marked Froome’s first Giro d’Italia title and his third consecutive Grand Tour win, having previously won the 2017 Tour de France and the 2017 Vuelta a España.

Yates’ Early Domination: Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott showed exceptional form in the early stages, winning multiple mountain stages and holding the pink jersey for a significant portion of the race. However, he eventually lost time in the later stages, paving the way for Chris Froome’s overall victory.

The 2018 Giro d’Italia was a memorable edition with a unique start in Jerusalem, a challenging route, and a dramatic battle for the overall classification. Chris Froome’s triumph added another Grand Tour title to his impressive cycling career.

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Jersey Winners – 2018 Giro d’Italia

Here are the jersey winners of the 2018 Giro d’Italia:

  1. Maglia Rosa (Pink Jersey – General Classification): Chris Froome (Team Sky)
  2. Maglia Ciclamino (Cyclamen Jersey – Points Classification): Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors)
  3. Maglia Azzurra (Blue Jersey – King of the Mountains Classification): Chris Froome (Team Sky)
  4. Maglia Bianca (White Jersey – Young Rider Classification): Miguel Ángel López (Astana Pro Team)

Chris Froome’s victory in the General Classification made him the first British rider to win the Giro d’Italia.

Overall Ranking – 2018 Giro d’Italia

This was the general classification of the 2018 Giro d’Italia:

  1. Chris Froome (Team Sky)
  2. Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb)
  3. Miguel Ángel López (Astana Pro Team)
  4. Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team)
  5. Domenico Pozzovivo (Bahrain–Merida)
  6. Pello Bilbao (Astana Pro Team)
  7. Patrick Konrad (Bora–Hansgrohe)
  8. George Bennett (LottoNL–Jumbo)
  9. Sam Oomen (Team Sunweb)
  10. Davide Formolo (Bora–Hansgrohe)

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