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On May 9, 2024, two Canadian cyclists, Michael Woods and Riley Pickrell, were forced to withdraw from the Giro d’Italia after being involved in separate crashes during the fifth stage of the prestigious Grand Tour event. The crashes had a significant impact on the general classification standings, and the withdrawals were a major blow to the Canadian cycling community.

At the Giro d’Italia, rising Canadian star Derek Gee showcased his immense potential with six top-five finishes, including four second-place results. Meanwhile, veteran Geraint Thomas remains poised to rewrite history as he battles Primoz Rogli for the overall title, setting the stage for a thrilling showdown in the penultimate mountain time trial.