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  Sunday, 2 June, 2002, 22:14 GMT 23:14 UK
Savoldelli takes Giro
Giro d'Italia

Final stage
Cantu - Milan (87.4 miles)

Mario Cipollini won the final stage but Savoldelli took the overall title
Julio Alberto Cuapio, Paolo Savoldelli, Mario Cipollini and Massimo Strazzer ride into Milan

Cipollini's win brings his career record to 40 stage wins in the Giro d'Italia - one short of the all-time mark of 41 held by Italian great Alfredo Binda
Italian Mario Cipollini crosses the finishing line to win the final stage

Savoldelli was cheered on by an estastic home crowd
Savoldelli gets to grips with the Giro trophy

Savoldelli claims his first Giro title
Savoldelli celebrates his victory with a well earned drink

Paolo Savoldelli completed overall victory in the Giro d'Italia with a one minute and 41 second lead over runner-up American Tyler Hamilton
Savoldelli (c) is joined on the podium by runner-up Tyler Hamilton (l) and third placed Italian Pietro Caucchioli

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