Giro d'Italia: Van der Poel wins crash-marred uphill sprint in Visegrád, takes first maglia rosa

Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) took victory and with it the pink jersey on the first stage of the 2022 Giro d'Italia, out-duelling Biniam Girmay (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert) in a hectic hilltop finish at Visegrád in Hungary.

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1