Pogacar stuns the competition with a breathtaking time, the summary of the 7th stage

Pogacar stuns the competition with a breathtaking time, the summary of the 7th stage
Pogacar stuns the competition with a breathtaking time, the summary of the 7th stage

For this first time trial of this Giro 2024, Tadej Pogacar proved that he knew how to do everything by winning in front of the world champion of the discipline Filippo Ganna. The Slovenian increases his lead overall.

17:35 – The summary of the 7th stage of the Giro 2024

Tadej Pogacar wins the first time trial of this Giro 2024. The first to make a good impression are Cerny, Hoole and Affini. But very quickly the chronometer specialists set the pace. Filippo Ganna sends a strong signal with an impressive time. The world time trial champion put 1’39” behind the provisional leader when Mikkel Bjerg passed. Schachmann or Sheffield did not manage to do better than Ganna but got closer, passing under the 53′ mark. It is in the last part of this time trial that things will settle down. If Daniel Felipe Martinez or Geraint Thomas break their teeth on Ganna’s time, the prodigy Tadej Pogacar is not mistaken. and won with disconcerting ease. He finished in 51’44”, 17″ better than the world champion in the discipline. In the general classification, the Slovenian stunned the competition by regaining a two-minute lead over his runner-up. general Geraint Thomas who even gave up his second place to Daniel Felipe Martinez at the end of this day.

17:20 – 2′ taken by Pogacar on Thomas

The Slovenian has certainly wrapped up the suspense of this 2024 Giro. Tadej Pogacar gained two minutes on Geraint Thomas who slipped to 3rd place in this Tour of Italy.

17:16 – POGACAR KNOCKS OUT THE COMPETITION!

This man doesn’t seem to have any flaws! Tadej Pogacar concludes this first time trial of the Giro 2024 with a 17″ lead over Filippo Ganna and more than 2′ over Geraint Thomas.

17:14 – Thomas badly beaten

The Briton finishes far from Filippo Ganna in this time trial which counts for the 7th stage of the Giro 2024. Geraint Thomas completely exploded in the final ascent and will lose a lot of time overall.

17:09 – O’Connor’s comeback

The Australian sees his direct competitors missing a little in this time trial of this Giro 2024 like Uijtdebroeks who finishes more than 2’30” behind. Ben O’Connor should enter the top 5 at the end of this day.

17:02 – Pogacar passes in turn (8km)

The Slovenian is also behind Filippo Ganna but is more in the running than Geraint Thomas for the stage victory. He is 47″ late. The suspense is complete!

17:00 – Passage to the second intermediate for Thomas (8km)

The second in the general classification of this Giro 2024 is quite far from Filippo Ganna with 1’27” behind before the final ascent. The stage victory is complicated for the Ineos rider.

16:55 – Uijtdebroeks far from the mark (8km)

At the second intermediate, the white jersey of this Giro 2024 passes almost 3′ behind Filippo Ganna. Now it’s time to climb towards Perugia.

16:54 – Lutsenko finishes in the top 10!

The Kazakhstan champion finishes 2’06” behind Filippo Ganna and secures a provisional top 10 in this 7th stage of the 2024 Giro.

16:47 – 8th time for O’Connor

Good weather from the leader of Décathlon-AG2R La Mondiale. The Australian takes provisional 8th place!

16:45 – Pogacar is 44″ away (22km)

The pink jersey is beaten by Filippo Ganna in the first intermediate of this time trial of this Giro 2024. He does, however, a little better than Geraint Thomas. The second intermediate will be important before the final ascent.

16:43 – The passage of the first intermediate for Thomas (22km)

The Briton passes the first intermediate of this 7th stage of the Giro 2024 52″ behind Filippo Ganna.

16:41 – Lutsenko is far away (8km)

The Kazakhstan champion is 2’13” behind Filippo Ganna passing the second intermediate before the final climb where he should gain time.

16:31 – Bardet is done!

The Frenchman finished in 11th place in this time trial for the 7th stage of the 2024 Giro. Romain Bardet, in difficulty since the start of this Tour, seems to be doing better.

16:24 – Place Pogacar! (40km)

And here is the last runner to set out to conquer Perugia. The pink jersey of this Giro 2024 goes dancing to try to beat Filippo Ganna’s time.

16:22 – Disappointing end of time for Arensman

The Dutchman, 2nd in the second intermediate, has just finished the time trial. He finally finished in 3rd place and was unable to catch up with Filippo Ganna on the climb to Perugia.

16:21 – Thomas goes for it! (40km)

It is time ! Geraint Thomas starts in this first time trial of the Giro 2024. The Briton will continue the time of the provisional leader of this stage Filippo Ganna.

16:15 – Arensman approaches the finish (3.5km)

The Dutchman, second to the second intermediate in this first time trial of the Giro 2024, is approaching the end of this time. Will he be able to pick up his Ineos teammate up front Filippo Ganna?

16:11 – Place in top 5 (40km)

Einer Rubio gets the ball rolling for the last five to embark on this 7th stage of the Giro 2024. Less than a quarter of an hour now before the departure of Thomas then Pogacar.

16:08 – Arensman moves to second intermediate (8km)

The Ineos rider is 47″ behind his teammate Filippo Ganna before tackling the final ascent in this 7th stage of the Giro 2024. Can he make up for lost time on the climb?

16:02 – Sheffield behind his teammate

We have a new second in this 7th stage of the Giro 2024. Magnus Sheffield finishes 32″ behind his Ineos teammate Filippo Ganna.

15:59 – Schahmann takes second place!

Good time from the German who finished below the 53′ mark. He takes second place 48″ from Filippo Ganna who is still holding on to his first place.

15:56 – The top 10! (40km)

Esteban Chaves sets off in this time trial and gets the ball rolling for the top 10 in this 7th stage of the Giro 2024. There will then be nine riders remaining including the big fish like Geraint Thomas and Tadej Pogacar.

3:47 p.m. – Baudin at the start (40km)

The Frenchman, second in the best young person ranking, has just started this time trial of this 2024 Giro. He is 45″ behind the leader in this ranking, Cian Uijtdebroeks.

15:39 – Narvaez succeeds Bardet (40km)

First pink jersey of this Giro 2024, Jhonatan Narvaez left just after the Frenchman Romain Bardet.

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