How Logic Could Steal The Giro D'Italia From Simon Yates Once Again

Joe Robinson 4 May 2021 Defying logic cost Simon Yates the Giro d'Italia three years ago and it could cost him the Maglia Rosa this May too Defying logic cost Simon Yates the Giro d'Italia three years ago and it could cost him the Maglia Rosa this May too Words : Joe Robinson Photography : Well Offside and Chris Auld Three years ago, Simon Yates would have become Giro d’Italia champion if it had not been for logic. Yates raced the 2018 Giro how every fan dreams a Grand Tour will be raced. Every time the road pointed towards the sky, Yates was on the attack. This bucaneering attitude profited him three stage victories and 13 days in the pink jersey, plus the hearts and imaginations of those watching. It was truly remarkable to watch. However, it did not earn him overall victory, which is ultimately the only thing that ...

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