Kelderman: I still have to pay attention to riders like Nibali and Majka at Giro d'Italia

Giro d'Italia 2020 - 103rd Edition - 15th stage Base Area Rivolto (Frecce Tricolori) - Piancavallo 185 km - 18/10/2020 - - photo Luca Bettini/BettiniPhoto©2020
Wilco Kelderman of Team Sunweb finished second on stage 15 (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Over five years have passed since Wilco Kelderman last won a bike race, but the Dutchman is now six days – and 15 seconds – away from overall victory at the Giro d'Italia. An unpredictable Giro now has an unexpected favourite thanks to Team Sunweb's show of force at Piancavallo on stage 15. On Monday's rest day, Kelderman was reluctant to cast his mind ahead to wearing pink in Milan just yet.

"I want to get the pink jersey, but still there is a hard week in front of us. I look day by day and I don't want to think forward too much. That works well for me and it makes you less nervous as well," said Kelderman, who sliced the overall lead of João Almeida (Deceuninck-QuickStep) to 15 seconds this weekend. 

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