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2020 Giro d'Italia stage 17 highlights - Video

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 MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO ITALY  OCTOBER 21 Ben O'Connor of NTT Pro Cycling Team  Breakaway  Breakaway  during the 103rd Giro dItalia 2020 Stage 17 a 203km stage from Bassano del Grappa to Madonna di Campiglio 1514m  girodiitalia  Giro  on October 21 2020 in Madonna di Campiglio Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
MADONNA DI CAMPIGLIO ITALY OCTOBER 21 Ben O'Connor of NTT Pro Cycling Team Breakaway Breakaway during the 103rd Giro dItalia 2020 Stage 17 a 203km stage from Bassano del Grappa to Madonna di Campiglio 1514m girodiitalia Giro on October 21 2020 in Madonna di Campiglio Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images

Ben O'Connor (NTT Pro Cycling) secured his first Grand Tour victory on stage 17 of the Giro d'Italia atop the Madonna di Campiglio.

The Australian soloed to the victory after attacking the day's breakaway on the final climb. He finished 31 seconds ahead of chasers Hermann Pernsteiner (Bahrain McLaren) in second and 1:10 ahead of Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal) in third.

João Almeida (Deceuninck-QuickStep) was able to stay close to rival GC favourites on the final climb and crossed the line with a select group 5:11 behind the stage winner. He maintained his lead in the overall lead for another day, with 17 seconds on Wilco Kelderman (Team Sunweb) and 2:58 on Jai Hindley (Team Sunweb).

Watch the Giro d'Italia stage 17 highlights above.