Nizzolo angry after being relegated in final Giro d'Italia sprint

Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo) was first over the line during stage 21 in Turin and celebrated what he thought was his first-ever stage victory in the Giro d'Italia, only to see race judges relegated him from first place and award victory to Nikias Arndt (Giant-Alpecin). The German sprinter finished second, ahead of Sacha Modolo (Lampre-Merida), who was blocked by Nizzolo's move to the barriers as the finish line approached.

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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.