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Giro d'Italia 2020, stage 21 — full results and standings: Filippo Ganna wins time trial as Tao Geoghegan Hart seals pink

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 Tao Geoghegan Hart  - Giro d'Italia 2020, stage 21 — full results and standings: Filippo Ganna wins time trial as Tao Geoghegan Hart seals pink - GETTY IMAGES
Tao Geoghegan Hart - Giro d'Italia 2020, stage 21 — full results and standings: Filippo Ganna wins time trial as Tao Geoghegan Hart seals pink - GETTY IMAGES

Tao Geoghegan Hart has become the fifth Briton to win a Grand Tour with victory in the Giro d'Italia.

The 25-year-old Londoner pulled on the pink jersey for the first time on the final podium in Milan after a dramatic closing weekend of the race, which saw two riders not considered contenders at the outset starting the last stage level on time - unprecedented in a Grand Tour.

Sunweb's Jai Hindley had taken pink as Geoghegan Hart won stage 20 on Saturday, but got to wear it for only 18 minutes in the race as Geoghegan Hart beat the Australian by 39 seconds over the closing 15.7 kilometre time trial.

Geoghegan Hart's Ineos Grenadiers team-mate Filippo Ganna took the stage win with a time of 17 minutes 16.55 seconds, some 32 seconds faster than second-placed Victor Campernaerts.