Bernal completed the 30.3-kilometer (18.8-mile) route in 35 minutes, 41 seconds to clinch overall victory by 1:29, the biggest margin of victory at the Giro since 2015
Giro d'Italia 2021: Britain's Simon Yates wins 19th stage, Egan Bernal stays strong atop leaderboard
Colombian Bernal, the 2019 Tour de France champion, finished third on the day to keep hold of the leaders' pink jersey with only two stages remaining.
Giro d'Italia 2021: Lorenzo Fortunato climbs to victory in 14th stage, Egan Bernal holds on to leader's jersey
Colombian Egan Bernal of Ineos was the first of the favourites to cross the finish line to consolidate his hold on the leader's pink jersey.
Team Qhubeka's Schmid won the 162km stage as part of a long-range breakaway while the 2019 Tour de France winner Bernal extended his overall lead in Tuscany.
Former Vuelta a Espana champion Yates, 28, finished 58 seconds ahead of Spaniard Pello Bilbao and Russian Aleksandr Vlasov in third.
Team Bahrain's Bilbao edged Russian Aleksandr Vlasov of Astana with Yates, riding for Bike Exchange, third in the 'queen stage' of this year's race from Naturno to Pieve di Bono in northern Italy.
Giro d’Italia: British rider Simon Yates withdraws from remaining stages after testing positive for coronavirus
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Tour de France 2019: Egan Bernal sees lead trimmed by three seconds after mix-up in timekeeping during abandoned Stage 19
After climbing beyond his rivals in solo attacks on two consecutive Alpine stages, Bernal needs only survive a third one to seal victory in the 2019 Tour de France
Tour de France 2019: Simon Yates wins second stage in four days as Julian Alaphilippe keeps overall lead
Thomas struggled on the final climb into the clouds, but then closed the gap on the leader to 1min 35sec by dropping him with a late burst afer initially looking like he was going to lose precious time on the overall leader.
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Tour de France 2019: Britain's Simon Yates wins stage 12 as Geraint Thomas, Julian Alaphilippe finish together
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Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome retains yellow jersey in ninth stage marred by spectacular crashes
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