Bernal aiming to profit from current GC advantage on crunch Giro d'Italia climbs

Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) heads into the final two mountain stages with a two-minute lead on his nearest rival
Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) heads into the final two mountain stages with a two-minute lead on his nearest rival (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Embattled Giro d'Italia leader Egan Bernal (Ineos Grenadiers) has said that from now on his strategy for winning the race will be to profit from his current GC time advantage and, above all, to keep calm no matter the circumstances.

"We've got three big days ahead, and that's where the Giro will be decided," Bernal said on Thursday evening after an uneventful stage 18 for the Colombian race leader.

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