100 giro d italia 2017

Dumoulin wins the 100th GIRO D’ITALIA

100 giro d italia 2017


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The route was packed with legendary climbs, such as a double ascent of the Stelvio, Blockhaus, Mortirolo, and more. Dumoulin delivered the decisive blow in two long individual time trials. The best sprinter in the Giro was Fernando Gaviria, who took four stages in his first Grand Tour. Tick links in underneath scheme to read about the route of individual stages, including detailed route maps and height profiles. Profile 3rd stage Profile 4th stage Profile 5th stage Profile 6th stage. Profile 7th stage Profile 8th stage Profile 9th stage Profile 10th stage.

The race was won by Tom Dumoulin , who became the first Dutch male winner of the Giro. Details about the first three stages of the race were unveiled at a press conference on 14 September The remainder of the route was unveiled by race director Mauro Vegni on 25 October There were 21 stages in the race, covering a total distance of 3, Ulrich ; and stage 19, to Piancavallo.

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The th edition of the Corsa Rosa celebrates a hundred years of the Giro d'Italia and so is also a celebration of Italian cycling and Grand Tour racing that will last three weeks, 21 stages, and this year, a total of km. This year's tough, but finely balanced route, and a peloton packed with overall contenders of different talents promises to make the Giro a special race.

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They say the Giro d'Italia breeds chaos like no other Grand Tour. In any case, the km leg from Alghero to Olbia, flat save for a trio of fourth-category climbs, was meant to end in a bunch kick and the pink the jersey on the shoulders of one of the peloton's fastmen. And it only got bigger, as Bennett urged his lead-out man to crack on over race radio. As he did so, the riders who everyone had been talking about enacted a somewhat futile sprint for second place, Ewan getting there ahead of Andre Greipel Lotto Soudal and Giacomo Nizzolo Trek-Segafredo — all no doubt bitterly disappointed. It worked out — victory for the team, first professional victory for me, maglia rosa. I think I will need many weeks to take this victory in. It's unbelievable, really.

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Giro d’Italia 2017 start from Sardinia

The 18 WorldTour teams are automatically invited to the Corsa Rosa meaning a total of 22 teams will ride the th edition of the Giro d'Italia. Missing out on a wild card invitation to the Giro d'Italia is a huge blow for Androni Giocattoli and Nippo-Vini Fantini and could affect their long term futures. Head of cycling at RCS Sport Mauro Vegni has often supported Italian cycling despite it loss of importance in recent years but made it clear that the commercial interests of RCS Sport come before any form of patriotism. RCS said the wild card places for the end of season Il Lombardia will be decided "after evaluating all the results of the teams that have requested participation at the race. However this will be of little consolation to the two Italian teams. CCC Sprandi is no doubt content to miss the first monument of the season but have a golden ticket to the th Giro d'Italia. It will be the third the Polish team rides the Giro d'Italia after invitations in and

Like the other Grand Tours, the modern editions of the Giro d'Italia normally consist of 21 day-long segments stages over a 23 or 24 day period that includes two or three rest days. The rider with the lowest aggregate time is the leader of the general classification and wears the pink jersey. While the general classification gathers the most attention, stages wins are prestigious of themselves, and there are other contests held within the Giro: the points classification , the mountains classification for the climbers, young rider classification for the riders under the age of 25, and the team classification. The idea of the holding a bicycle race that navigated around Italy was first suggested when La Gazzetta dello Sport editor Tullo Morgagni sent a telegram to both the paper's owner, Emilio Costamagna, and cycling editor, Armando Cougnet, stating the need for an Italian tour. Since the organizers lacked the funds, 25, lire , [12] needed to hold the race, they consulted Primo Bongrani, an accountant at the bank Cassa di Risparmio and friend of the three organizers. Bongrani proceeded to go around Italy asking for donations to help hold the race. In , there was no individual classification, instead there was only a team classification, which was won by Team Atala.

After a challenging couple of days, Tom Dumoulin laid his hands on the most important maglia rosa of the Giro d'Italia, the final one. Dumoulin put in a superb effort in the final time trial from Monza to Milan, to take second place on the stage and make up more than enough time to climb above Nairo Quintana in the overall standings. Dumoulin beat the Colombian by just 31 seconds with Vincenzo Nibali finishing third overall. An emotional Jos van Emden made it a doubly good day for the Dutch with the stage victory, just ahead of Dumoulin. The Grande Partenza will set things off in Sardinia on May 5 in Alghero with a lengthy km road race to Olbia and overall winner will be crowned three weeks later upon its conclusion following a flat 28km time trial to Milan on May





  1. Mason L. says:

    For the first time Alghero hosts a stage at the Giro.

  2. Onwivarli says:

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  4. Thérèse B. says:

    The Giro d'Italia was the th edition of the Giro d'Italia, one of cycling's Grand Tour races. The race started on 5 May in Alghero on the island of Sardinia, .

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