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Rome, 27/05/2018. Today, the last race of the Giro D'Italia 101 was held in Rome, in a city circuit of 11,5 km to be repeated 10 times. For the first time in 101 years a British athlete, Chris Froome (33 years old, born in Kenya and grew up in Kenya and South Africa, and British rider since 2008), won the "Maglia Rosa" (Pink Jersey) of the famous 3-week-long cycling race. Thousands of people gathered in the streets of the 'Eternal City' to have a chance to see their 'heroes': Froome, Dumoulin (who won the 2017 Giro D'Italia 100), Pozzovivo, Yates, Viviani, Lopez, Bennett, Chavez, Fonzi, Kwiatkowsky and all the other participants of the 'Corsa Rosa'. Unfortunately, due to the bad conditions of the streets of Rome, with presence of old-dangerous-slippery "Sampietrini" (cobbles) areas and numerous and (in)famous treacherous potholes, and after a long discussion between Froome, Tom Dumoulin (Actual second position of the Giro at 46sec from Froome), other participants and the race organisers, it was agreed that the race would be neutralised after just three laps. All the general classification positions and the different "Maglie" (jerseys) remained the same and the race was won by Sam Bennett after a thrilling sprint with Elia Viviani. "It was great to be able to soak up the atmosphere of Rome [about 2771 years old] and all the monuments and crowds [...] I have always been a little bit afraid of coming here and really targeting it because of the demand of the Giro. It is just so different to any other race. So to be in this position, and to have won, I can't quite believe it", said Chris Froome after the podium on the Fori Imperiali. The Podium of the 2018 Giro d'Italia 101: 1. Chris Froome (Team Sky), 2. Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb), 3. Miguel Angel Lopez Moreno (Astana Pro Team).<br />
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Rome, 27/05/2018. Today, the last race of the Giro D'Italia 101 was held in Rome, in a city circuit of 11,5 km to be repeated 10 times. For the first time in 101 years a British athlete, Chris Froome (33 years old, born in Kenya and grew up in Kenya and South Africa, and British rider since 2008), won the "Maglia Rosa" (Pink Jersey) of the famous 3-week-long cycling race. Thousands of people gathered in the streets of the 'Eternal City' to have a chance to see their 'heroes':...
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