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Van Garderen wins 18th stage, Dumoulin keeps Giro lead

Le Tour de France 2016 - Stage Eighteen

MEGEVE, FRANCE - JULY 21: Tejay van Garderen of USA and BMC Racing Team during the 17km Individual Time Trial stage eighteen of Le Tour de France from Sallanches to Megeve on July 21, 2016 in Megeve, France. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

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ORTISEI, Italy -- Tejay van Garderen claimed his first Grand Tour victory on the tough 18th stage of the Giro d’Italia as Tom Dumoulin kept the pink jersey on Thursday.

Van Garderen, of the United States, came round the inside of the final corner to edge Mikel Landa at the uphill finish of the 137-kilometer (85-mile) leg from Moeana to Ortisei.

The peloton rode five categorized climbs through the Dolomites.

Thibaut Pinot was third, eight seconds behind the front two.

Dumoulin remained 31 seconds ahead of 2014 champion Nairo Quintana, with two-time champion Vincenzo Nibali third, 1:12 behind.

The 100th Giro ends in Milan on Sunday.