Gadret versus Rodriguez: duel of non-time triallists

In the finale of stage 20 to Sestriere, two riders went on the attack because they had it in mind to gain some time over their adversaries, as they were well aware that they can only lose some during the final time trial. John Gadret accelerated to catch up with Joaquim Rodriguez who had attacked from the pink jersey group with ten kilometres remaining before reaching the ski resort that hosted the 2006 winter Olympics.

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