Definition of pink jersey in English:

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pink jersey


(In the Giro d’Italia) a pink sports shirt worn each day by the rider who is ahead on time over the whole race to that point, and presented to the rider with the shortest overall time at the finish of the race: the British cyclist will be wearing the pink jersey as he starts the next leg of the race on Sunday
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  • Garzelli's win in the 209 km ride from Cologne to Ans saw the Mapei rider take the leader's pink jersey.
  • Barring accident or illness, Simoni is almost guaranteed to pick up his second pink jersey, having also won the race in 2001.
  • They are working together, clearly hoping that without the Pink Jersey on board they might be given more leeway.

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