Fourth in Giro d'Italia opener a morale boost for Cort

Magnus Cort (EF Education-EasyPost)
Magnus Cort (EF Education-EasyPost) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Magnus Cort's quest to complete his Grand Tour stage win set fell a little short at the Giro d'Italia's opening uphill finish at Visegrad, but the EF Education-Easy Post rider is not complaining.

Currently on the recovery trail after breaking his collarbone and wrist earlier this season, Cort came into the Giro d'Italia uncertain of how his form would hold up in the first Grand Tour of the year.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.