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Giro 2024: Pogacar in boss size in Oropa, the pink jersey changes shoulders, the summary of the 2nd stage

The second stage of the Giro 2024 was completed. won by Tadej Pogacar who confirmed his favorite status by giving a lesson à its competitors. The Slovenian takes the leader's pink jersey.

The essentials

  • The second stage of this Giro 2024 was completed. won by a vengeful Tadej Pogacar after his failure the day before. He was ahead of Daniel Felipe Martinez and Geraint Thomas.
  • In the general classification, Tadej Pogacar takes on the pink jersey of leader of this 2024 Giro. He has 45" ahead of Geraint Thomas and Daniel Felipe Martinez. 
  • The rest of this Giro 2024 is this Monday with a milder stage between Novara and Fossano. 


Tadej Pogacar establishes himself as boss à Oropa and seizes the pink leader's jersey. The first 10 kilometers of the race are dedicated to training. escape attempts. It's done à 153km from the finish with five riders in the lead: Bais, Marcellusi, Piccolo, Fiorelli and Scaroni. Very quickly Ineos will manage the distance which separates the peloton from this leading group. When passing below the 100km mark, the UAE team also came to take over while the breakaway had a advance of 4'30". As expected, the last part of the race ignited the breakaway and the peloton. À Before the race, Piccolo leaves and switches to head and tail. the first ascent. À At the back of the race, some runners let go and fell behind the peloton. In the second ascent of the day, Andrea Piccolo confirmed his good form of the day and increased his lead. Ineos then does the work when ù Tadej Pogacar falls à cause of a puncture. More fear than harm for the big favorite of this Tour of Italy who very quickly returns to the peloton just before the final climb at the end of the race. Oropa. It is in this ascent that Andrea Piccolo is taken back and leaves priority to the riders. to the favorites, but above all to the big favorite. Tadej Pogacar places a formidable attack which leaves all his competitors speechless before imposing himself à Oropa with around thirty seconds ahead of Daniel Filipe Martinez and Geraint Thomas. 

17:20 – The first& egrave;re analysis of Tadej Pogacar

"It was one of my dreams to win a stage of the Tour of Italy. I know that there are not many riders who have been able to win in three big Tours. I wasn't afraid after my fall. I took a hole and I think I broke it. my wheel. I wanted to stop before but my team told me I had to stop after but that's not the case serious", has relativizedé Tadej Pogacar after his victory in this second stage of the Giro 2024. 

17 :15 – 1'10" lost for O'Connor

It's a big blow for the Australian. Ben O'Connor triedé to respond to the lightning attack of Tadej Pogacar but finally cracked and loses a lot of time on the leader of the general ranking. 

17:10 – Felipe Martinez 2nd, Thomas 3rd

The group of pursuers ends up more than thirty seconds behind Pogacar. Daniel Felipe Martinez is ahead of Geraint Thomas. 

Tadej Pogacar wins for the first time in his career on a Giro! He also takes the pink leader's jersey. 

Tadej Pogacar is getting ready to play raise your arms to celebrate a first victory in a Giro. He is 30" in advance à one kilometer from the end. 

17:05 – Lutsenko and O'Connor in difficulty (1.7km)

How hard it is for these two runners. The Australian is surely paying off for his efforts. He was the only one with having followed Tadej Pogacar on the attack on Slovenian. 

17:04 – Martinez attacks (2km)

Behind Pogacar, Daniel Filipe Martinez places an attack but fails to achieve the goal. make the difference. 

17:03 – The gap is widening (2.5km)

Tadej Pogacar is now particularly well off to a good start. to achieve a first victory in a Giro. He has almost 30" in advance. 

17:02 – 15" lead (3km)

Tadej Pogacar has a lead of 15" on O'Connor and Thomas. No Romain Bardet in the mix who doesn't seem to have the legs like yesterday. 

17:01 – A group of hunters ( 3.5km)

Tadej Pogacar must now resist the return of a group of around ten runners taken by the team. by Geraint Thomas and Ben O'Connor. 

It's Pogi time! The Slovenian gets up from his saddle and places a huge attack which extinguishes all his competitors. Ben O'Connor éwas the last one to go. follow but it was too much. 

16:56 – Majka takes Pogacar (5km )

As usual, the Pole from UAE takes his leader on the final ascent of this second è stage of the Giro 2024. 

16:55 – Quintana let go (5.8km)

The Colombian is also left behind; in this final ascent which is very painful. The UAE team is preparing something for its leader Tadej Pogacar. 

16:53 – Schachmann at the back of the peloton (6km)

The second in the first stage of the Giro 2024 this Saturday is at the back of the peloton and seems to give up at the end of the race. 

16:52 – Piccolo caught up (6.5km)

The Italian is picked up by the peloton in this second stage of the Giro 2024. The EF rider will have done a superb race and will have to hang on to the peloton after a lot of effort.

16:49 – Piccolo cracks (8km)

The Italian is capitulating to the peloton in this final ascent of this second stage of the Giro 2024. He only has around thirty seconds left in the race. apos;advance. 

16:46 – Pogacar is back (9.5km)

Tadej Pogacar returned just before the immense difficulty; of this second stage of the Giro 2024. Place for the favorites! 

16:45 – Piccolo begins the rise of all dangers! (10km)

She was expected since the beginning of the afternoon! The Oropa coast wins ahead of Andrea Piccolo who has 1'14" ahead of the peloton which will not take long & tackle à this category 1 pass. 

Pogacar punctured; and takes a turn but it's too complicated; and he falls. The Slovenian takes on the challenge his team. More fear than harm for the leader of UAE. 

16:41 – Piccolo in the lead of the last intermediate sprint (11km)

The Italian takes the lead alone in the last intermediate sprint of this second ;th stage of the Giro 2024 & Biella. The peloton is relegated to à 1'35". 

16:37 – The chasing group recaptured (15km)

Marcellusi and Scaroni are picked up by the peloton which also returns to the impressive Andrea Piccolo who tries to resist against the Ineos wagon. 

16:34 – Marcellusi returned (18.5km)

He had been released in the ascent of the Nelva but comes back to Scaroni on the descent. 

16:33 – The last 20 kilom& egrave;tres (20km)

This second stage of the Giro 2024 is arriving soon. its term. The peloton gradually climbs back to Andrea Piccolo alone at the head. The latter has 1'43" in advance. Scaroni is interspersed with but turns around regularly and sees the platoon being taken away. by Ineos. 

16:29 – Piccolo in head à la Nelva (23.5km)

The one who is at the head of this second stage of the Giro 2024, has just changed at the top of Nelva. Scaroni, alone behind, is at the front. 1'10". 


The Giro d'Italia will follow the spring season and depart on May 4. The finish is scheduled three weeks later, at ; know May 26. 

The start of the Giro 2024 will be at Venaria Reale in the suburbs of Turin, near the Juventus Stadium. Arrival will be at Rome. Here is the list of steps:

  • 1st stage, May 4: Venaria Reale-Torino, 136km
  • 2nd stage, May 5: San Francesco al Campo-Santuario di Oropa, 150km
  • 3rd stage, May 6: Novara-Fossano, 165km
  • 4th stage, May 7: Acqui Terme-Andora, 187km
  • 5th stage, May 8: Genova-Lucca, 176km
  • 6th stage, May 9: Viareggio-Rapolano Terme, 177km
  • 7th stage, May 10: Foligno-Perugia, 37.2km (time trial)
  • 8th stage, May 11: Spoleto-Prati di Tivo, 153km
  • 9th stage, May 12: Allezzano-Naples, 206km
  • Day of rest, May 13
  • 10th stage, May 14: Pompei-Cusano Mutri (Bocca della Selva), 141km
  • 11th stage, May 15: Foiano di Val Fortore-Francavilla al Mare, 203km
  • 12th stage, May 16: Martinsicuro-Fano, 183km
  • 13th stage, May 17: Riccione-Cento, 179km
  • 14th stage, May 18: Castiglione delle Stiviere-Desenzano del Garda, 31km (time trial)
  • 15th stage, May 19: Manerba del Garda-Livigno (Mottolino), 220km
  • Day of rest, May 20
  • 16th stage, May 21: Livigno-Santa Cristina Val Gardena (Monte Pana), 202km
  • 17th stage, May 22: Selva di Val Gardena-col Brocon, 154km
  • 18th stage, May 23: Fiera di Primiero-Padua, 166km
  • 19th stage, May 24: Mortegliano-Cima Sappada, 154km
  • 20th stage, May 25: Alpago-Bassano del Grappa, 175km
  • 21st stage, May 26: Rome-Rome, 126km

Here is the route map for this Giro 2024:

Giro 2024: Pogacar in boss size in Oropa, the pink jersey changes shoulders, the summary of the 2nd stage

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