Giro d'Italia: Evans' chances increase as Wiggins slides back

As Bradley Wiggins (Sky) slid out the back of the peloton in the finale of Stage 12 of the Giro d'Italia, Cadel Evans was being carefully marshalled to the head of the field by his BMC squad. By the time a sodden afternoon's racing came to a halt in Treviso 40 kilometres later, Wiggins had lost 3:17 to Evans and the peloton, and all hopes of taking final overall victory.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.