Jai Hindley

Name: Jai Hindley

Born 5 May 1996:

Birthplace: Perth,Australia

Turned Pro: 2018

Height: 1.75m

Jai Hindley (born May 5, 1996) is an Australian professional cyclist who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Bora-Hansgrohe.

At the 2018 Volta ao Algarve, Hindley made his debut for Team Sunweb. In the same year, he was named on the start list for the Vuelta a España. In May 2019, he was named on the start list for the 2019 Giro d'Italia.

In February, Hindley kicked off the 2020 season by winning two stages and the general classification at the Herald Sun Tour. In October, he began the Giro d'Italia. He climbed to the third position in the overall standings after finishing third on Stage 15. He won stage 18, known as the "Queen Stage," which traversed the Stelvio Pass. After the stage, he climbed up to second overall and claimed the lead in the young riders' classification. On the hilly stage 20, he finished second behind Tao Geoghegan Hart and moved into the overall lead at the same time as Tao Geoghegan Hart. The Giro's final stage was a 15.7-kilometer time trial. Hindley completed the Giro in the second position in the general classification by finishing 39 seconds later than Geoghegan Hart.

Hindley pulled out of the 2021 Giro d'Italia before the start of stage 14. He was afflicted with a saddle sore.

He begin the Giro d'Italia in May 2022. He won the Giro by 1:17 minutes over 2019 winner Richard Carapaz, who led the race during the third week, while Mikel Landa finished third in the final time trial. This is the second Grand Tour victory for an Australian rider - after Cadel Evans won the Tour de France in 2011-and the first time a rider from the nation conquered the Giro d'Italia.

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