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Giro d'Italia 2012 Results And Recap: Ryder Hesjedal Leads Way For Garmin-Barracuda

Ryder Hesjedal was the racer that made headlines on Sunday, winning the 2012 Giro d'Italia over longtime leader Joaquim Rodriguez thanks to a furious finish in the individual time trial in Milan. Hesjedal erased the 31-second lead that Rodriguez had held for much of the race's final stages, eventually finishing the race in 91:39:02, which bested Rodriguez's 91:39:18 by 16 seconds.

But Hesjedal wasn't the only racer for his team, Garmin-Barracuda, to have a successful Giro d'Italia, as the team managed to place three racers in the top 30, and 7 in the final standings overall. Here is the final placements and times for the seven Garmin-Barracuda racers (full standings are here):

  • 1. Ryder Hesjedal, 91:39:02
  • 22. Christian Vandevelde, 92:17:25
  • 27. Peter Stetina, 92:33:27
  • 114: Jack Bauer, 95:29:29
  • 125: Sebastien Rosseler, 95:53:57
  • 137: Ramunas Navardauskas, 96:04:07
  • 150: Alex Rasmussen, 96:34:55

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