Giro d'Italia 2012. Concluding stage of the 95th Giro d'Italia
Published: May 27, 2012 05:13PM
Updated: May 27, 2012 05:13PM
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Canada's Ryder Hesjedal celebrates after winning the 95th Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race, in Milan, Italy, Sunday, May 27, 2012. Hesjedal won the 95th Giro d'Italia finishing 16 seconds ahead of Joaquin Rodriguez in the general classification after overhauling the Spaniard's lead on the final stage in Milan. Hesjedal started the 21st stage 31 seconds behind Rodriguez, but completed the 28.2-kilometer (17.52-mile) individual time trial in 34 minutes, 15 seconds to finish the race in a total time of 91 hours, 39 minutes and 2 seconds. He becomes the first Canadian to win the Giro. Marco Pinotti won the stage in 33:06. (AP Photo/Fabio Ferrari)
Cycling action from the finishing stage of the 95th annual Giro d'Italia, this May the 27th, 2012 . Canadian cyclist Ryder Hesjedal overcame prior race leader Joaquin Rodriguez, in the 21st stage, to win the race with a total time of 91 hours, 39 minutes and 2 seconds.