The Giro d'Italia is an annual road bicycle race held in May. Established in 1909 by newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Giro is one of cycling's three "Grand Tours"; along with the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España. The race usually covers approximately 3,500 kilometres (2,200 mi), passing through Italy and neighbouring countries such as France. The race is broken into day-long segments, called stages
The route is packed with climbs. Some are first-ever passes, others are plain legend – such as Mortirolo. Which riders will be best suited for this route? VIDEO AREA.
Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy). Winners, Podium, Distances, Average Speed. The Giro d'Italia (Tour of Italy) is generally regarded as the second most important race in cycling. It was launched as a wild gamble in 1909 by La Gazzetta dello Sport, then a struggling sports newspaper that had trouble even meeting its payroll
The Giro began with a 7 km (4 mi) prologue that went from Montesilvano to Pescara. The race came to a close on June 10 with a mass-start stage that ended in the Italian city of Milan. Twenty teams entered the race that was won by the Italian Gilberto Simoni of the Lampre–Daikin team. Second and third were the Spanish riders Abraham Olano and Unai Osa.
The Giro d'Italia is an annual multiple-stage bicycle race primarily held in Italy, while also occasionally passing through nearby countries. The first race was organized in 1909 to increase sales of the newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport; however it is currently run by RCS Sport.
Giovanni Visconti (Movistar) took a solo win in Sunday’s show-shortened stage 15 of the Giro d’Italia on the Col du Galibier. Carlos Betancur (Ag2r) placed second, with Przemyslaw Niemiec (Lampre-Merida) in third. Race leader Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) came in with a compact group of overall favouries to maintain his advantage at the top of the general classification. He leads Cadel Evans (BMC Racing) by one minute and 26 seconds, and Rigoberto Uran (Sky) by 2-46.
Giro d’Italia: Winners and records. The Giro d’Italia began in 1909 in a bid to increase sales for La Gazzetta dello Sport. Italian riders dominated the early decades of the race but that changed from the 60's onwards with foreigners seizing control. Recent years have seen a mix, with plenty of Italian victories to keep the tifosi happy. Three riders have won the Giro d’Italia five times. Namely Alfredo Binda and Fausto Coppi from Italy and Eddy Merckx, the Cannibal, from Belgium. Mario Cipollini took by far the most stage wins: 42.
2001 Giro d'Italia 2001 Giro d'Italia. A total of 20 teams were invited to participate in the 2001 Giro d'Italia. Each team sent a squad of nine riders, so the Giro began with a peloton of 180 cyclists The 20 teams that took part in the race were:.
Il Giro d'Italia 1976, cinquantanovesima edizione della "Corsa Rosa", si svolse in ventidue tappe dal 21 maggio al 12 giugno 1976, per un percorso totale di 4161 km. Fu vinto da Felice Gimondi. A 34 anni Gimondi si aggiudicò il suo terzo Giro, vincendo il duello con De Muynck nella cronometro dell'ultimo giorno, sul circuito di Arcore. In questa edizione del Giro fu istituita la classifica giovani, che premiava il corridore di età inferiore ai 24 anni meglio piazzato nella classifica generale.
|1||–Valeria Rossi||Tre Parole||3:40|
|2||–Daniel Vuletic||Imparando (a Stare Senza Te)||3:55|
|4||–Paolo Meneguzzi||Mi Sei Mancata||3:40|
|6||–Federico Stragà||Eleonora Non S'innamora||3:28|
|7||–Stefano Ligi||Io E La Mia Compagnia||4:32|
|8||–DC 9||Storia D'amore||4:18|
|9||–Sara 6||Un'altra Categoria||3:40|
|10||–Gazosa||Stai Con Me (forever)||3:33|
|12||–Principe e Socio M.||Targato Na (Remix)||3:55|
|13||–Francesco Boccia||Amo Le Ragazze||3:57|
|15||–Just Married||Un Pescecane Bau Bau||2:58|
|16||–Moses||Perchè Sei Nata Donna||3:33|
|18||–Xsense||Sai Cosa C'è (Non Mi Va)||3:25|
|19||–David Colaiacomo||Ci Vuole Culo||3:28|
|20||–Alessandro Caironi||Domani Chi||4:16|
2001 MBO di Mario Ragni & C.
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