Nibali captures first Giro d'Italia title
Sicilian cyclist calls victory in grueling three-week race a dream come true
BRESCIA, Italy (AFP) -- Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) secured his maiden Giro d'Italia title on Sunday as Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) took his fifth stage win on the 21st and final leg into Brescia.
Nibali finished the weather-battered 96th edition with a lead of 4 minutes and 43 seconds over Rigoberto Uran (Sky) with Cadel Evans (BMC Racing) third at 5:52.
After negotiating the final stage successfully, an emotional Nibali said: "I've achieved one of ...
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