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Giro d'Italia 2019 - Stage 18

Damiano Cima wins stage 18 of the Giro with Richard Carapaz maintaining his overall lead

A warm feeling resonates through BeSpoke's Gareth Rhys Owen as the breakaway just kept their advantage after separating from the peloton 170kms out, with Italy's Damiano Cima winning by inches in just his second year as a professional. Richard Carapaz maintains the overall lead in the General Classification with 1min 54 over Vincenzo Nibali and Primoj Roglic back in third. Cycling broadcaster Laura Winter joins Jeremy Whittle and Gareth as the Giro nears completion and discusses whether Simon Yates has egg on his face and how prevalent mechanical doping is in elite cycling.

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