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Egan Bernal doesn't think he'll be able to win the Vuelta a España this year but dreams of completing Grand Tour set

Egan Bernal has said he doesn't think he'll be able to win the Vuelta a España this year, but completing the set of Grand Tour victories is on his bucket list. “I don’t know if I can be at the level you need to be at to win a Grand Tour but I’ll be there,” Bernal told Reuters in Colombia, having returned home after winning the Giro d'Italia.
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Egan Bernal meets Pope Francis: 'It's the most beautiful experience in my life'

Just a few days after leaving isolation due to a positive Covid-19 infection, Egan Bernal has celebrated his freedom by meeting the Pope. The recent winner of the Giro d’Italia met the head of the Catholic church in the Vatican City on Wednesday morning, gifting Pope Francis with a pink jersey and a Pinarello bike decked in the colours of Argentina, the pontiff’s country of birth.
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Egan Bernal set to travel back to Colombia after recovering from Covid-19

Egan Bernal has recovered from the Covid-19 virus and has tested negative after only experiencing "mild symptoms" following the Giro d'Italia. Bernal was celebrating his Giro victory with his girlfriend, Maria Fernanda, but the party was cut short due to a positive Covid-19 test that they had to take before flying home to Colombia.
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Egan Bernal back in training after recovering from COVID-19

Egan Bernal has revealed he has recovered from COVID-19, saying he is "ready to rock". The Giro d’Italia winner is not expected to be part of the Ineos Grenadiers team for the Tour de France and will not ride the Tokyo Olympics Games. Instead, he hopes to target the Vuelta a España that starts in mid-August, probably after a spell of training at home in Colombia.

Giro d’Italia Champion Egan Bernal Tests Positive for COVID-19

Egan Bernal, who just won the 2021 Giro d’Italia, tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. The Colombian took a test before traveling back to his home country; instead, the 24-year-old had to cancel celebrations and is isolating in Monaco. Colombian Egan Bernal is isolating with mild symptoms after contracting COVID-19,...
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Egan Bernal diagnosed with COVID-19

Egan Bernal has tested positive for COVID-19 just days after winning the Giro d’Italia, forcing him to delay a return to Colombia to celebrate his Grand Tour victory. According to a message put out by his personal press team and later confirmed by his Ineos Grenadiers team, Bernal discovered he was positive for COVID-19 when doing a PCR test in preparation to travel from Europe to Colombia on Saturday.
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Egan Bernal seals Giro d’Italia title after final time trial stage in Milan

After the disruption of 2020, the first Grand Tour of the cycling season, the Giro d’Italia, marked a return to something approaching business as usual, with Egan Bernal of Team Ineos taking victory. In spite of a couple of glitches in the final week, Bernal fended off late challenges from Damiano Caruso and Simon Yates, largely thanks to the strength of the team with the biggest budget in cycling.

Giro d'Italia: Egan Bernal wins with Britain's Simon Yates third

Egan Bernal has won the Giro d'Italia, with Britain's Simon Yates finishing on the podium in third. Ineos Grenadiers' Bernal, 24, adds victory in the three-week Grand Tour to his 2019 Tour de France win. Team Bike Exchange rider Yates claimed his second best result in a Grand Tour after...

Egan Bernal secures Giro d'Italia overall as team-mate Filippo Ganna claims final stage 21 time trial

Egan Bernal has won the 2021 Giro d'Italia after making his way through the final stage 21 time trial in Milan to secure the maglia rosa. The Colombian crossed the line with his arms raised in celebration, not rushing as he finished a couple of minutes down on stage winner and team-mate Filippo Ganna, the world time trial champion having won all five of the time trial stages at the past two Italian Grand Tours.

Egan Bernal 'empty' after Giro victory, doesn't think he'll be able to race Tour de France

It's a cruel aspect of professional sport that almost as soon as you've secured one victory people immediately begin asking you about the next. Egan Bernal had barely climbed off his time trial bike, having secured the Giro d'Italia maglia rosa in Milan, before facing questions as to whether he'll race the Tour de France in a few weeks, or maybe try and win the Vuelta a España later in the season.
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Egan Bernal wins 2021 Giro d’Italia

Egan Bernal has won the 2021 Giro d’Italia.In doing so, the 24-year-old Colombian adds to his maiden Grand Tour victory, which came at the Tour de France in 2019.The Ineos Grenadiers rider entered the 21st and final stage with a lead of one minute and 59 seconds over Bahrain Victorious’ Damiano Caruso, a lead that Bernal held with relative ease on Sunday. He lost only 30 seconds to Caruso, who finished second.Briton Simon Yates of Team BikeExchange came third, four minutes and 15 seconds behind Bernal.It was Bernal’s team-mate Filippo Ganna who won the final-day time trial in Milan on Sunday. 🇨🇴 @Eganbernal triunfa en el Giro d'Italia 2021!🇨🇴 @Eganbernal wins the Giro d'Italia 2021!🇨🇴 @Eganbernal vince il Giro d'Italia 2021!#Giro— Giro d'Italia (@giroditalia) May 30, 2021More follows... Read More Egan Bernal on verge of Giro d’Italia victory after surviving mountain stageFascinating weekend of Giro d’Italia in store after Simon Yates wins stage 19Simon Yates turns up heat on Giro leader Egan Bernal
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Egan Bernal secures Giro d’Italia victory as Simon Yates claims podium place

Egan Bernal sealed overall victory in the Giro d’Italia as his Ineos Grenadiers team-mate Filippo Ganna won the closing time trial in Milan and Simon Yates claimed a podium finish. Bernal began the 30km race against the clock with a one-minute-and-59-second advantage over Damiano Caruso after the Italian’s victory on...

Colombian cyclist Egan Bernal defeated Giro di Italia

(CNN Espasol) – Colombian cyclist Egan Bernal was crowned champion of Giro di Italia at the end of the 21st stage of the 30.3 km time trial. Now, with the pink jersey, Bernal is expanding his legend in the world sport after capturing the Tour de France in 2019. Bernal...
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Colombian rider Egan Bernal wins Giro d'Italia

MILAN (AP) — Colombian rider Egan Bernal appears to have finally put his back problems behind him as he added the Giro d’Italia title to his Tour de France win on Sunday. Bernal, who won the Tour in 2019, safely maintained his advantage on the final day’s time trial to Milan. As tradition dictates, he was last off the ramp and the Ineos Grenadiers rider had an overall lead of almost two minutes.