Team Sky’s Kwiatkowski seals overall victory in Tirreno-Adriatico
Team Sky claimed two of the podium places with Geraint Thomas in third.
Team Sky’s Michal Kwiatkowski secured overall victory at Tirreno-Adriatico following the final stage time trial.
The 2014 road race world champion was the fastest of the general classification contenders on the 10-kilometre race against the clock in San Benedetto Del Tronto.
The leading riders all had to deal with a damp course, with early finisher Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing) taking stage victory in a time of 11 minutes and 14 seconds – 20 seconds quicker than Kwiatkowski.
Caruso held on to second overall ahead of Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas, whose time of 11mins 37 secs earned him a podium place, 32 seconds adrift of his team-mate.
Thomas’ fellow Briton Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) moved up a place from sixth to fifth with a time of 12.08, while Lotto Soudal’s Tiesj Benoot recorded 12.01 to jump from eighth to fourth.
Chris Froome, who was out of the running in the GC standings after a number of mechanical issues during the week, finished in the same time as team-mate Kwiatkowski.
LottoNL-Jumbo’s Jos van Emden was second on the stage, four seconds behind Dennis, with Team Sky’s Jonathan Castroviejo a further four seconds back in third.