Greipel: When we started we said that stage 12 would be my last at this Giro d'Italia

Andre Greipel (Lotto Soudal) said arrivederci to the Giro d'Italia with a third stage victory at stage 12 in Bibione. He defending his move to close the door on Caleb Ewan (Orica-GreenEdge) in the final sprint, along with his decision to quit the race and head home to rest up and prepare for the Tour de France and other goals that lay ahead in his long season of racing.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.