Newly confident Australian aims at the top step in this year's race.
Ineos Grenadiers has won three of the past four pink jerseys, and is now in pole position to win another one.
With five riders within 61 seconds of the pink jersey, nothing is decided, and everything is still in play.
Carapaz has the strongest team but Bora and Bahrain have cards to play, and Almeida remains a threat.
Four riders within 1:01 of pink jersey Richard Carapaz sets the scene for a scintillating third week through the high mountains.
'It’s always better to defend than to attack,' says 2019 winner but with a final time trial to come attacks are on the menu.
Ciccone keeps the Trek-Segafredo celebrations rolling with Alpine victory as Carapaz and the GC contenders recover from red-hot Turin stage.
Stage 15 to Cogne is not the most difficult mountain stage of the race, but it will be a tough test after the dramatic Turin stage.
Juanpe López and his valiant Giro d’Italia pink jersey defense comes to a close: ‘I gave everything’
López loses grip on maglia rosa after 10 defiant days of Giro d'Italia debut.
Three years on from breakout Giro victory, Carapaz is back in pink, but the Ecuadorian admits that he was surprised by the strength of rivals.
Richard Carapaz moves into the maglia rosa but Jai Hindley is just seven seconds back as the overall standings massively shift.
Yates goes solo to reverse his bruising defeat on Blockhaus as Richard Carapaz seizes control of the pink jersey.
Hot and humid weather set to make for a tough stage that could see some GC contenders lose time.
Giro di Hoody: The French climber seemed poised for more in this Giro d'Italia, and the race will miss his elegant, attacking style in the final week.
Ben Swift helping his team leader to climb the standings through bonus seconds ahead of the Giro d'Italia's final week.
A Shimano satellite button is positioned inside the hood of his Dura-Ace lever.
Ineos Grenadiers tries to blow up the race and position Carapaz for the bonus seconds and a run at pink in hectic stage finish.
Van der Poel sat up before the line and gave Girmay the ‘thumbs-up’ sign.