Simon Yates held on for victory in the Tirreno-Adriatico after withstanding a challenge in Monday’s final stage from Geraint Thomas, who finished second.
Mitchelton-Scott’s Yates started the individual time trial in Italy with a 39-second lead over his fellow Briton.
Thomas clocked the fourth best time but his 22-second gain on Yates was only enough for second place overall.
The time trial was won by Thomas’ Ineos Grenadiers team-mate Filippo Ganna, with another, Rohan Dennis, third.
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