In 2017, the race’s second weekend featured the Blockhaus, while the Giro tackled Montevergine and the Gran Sasso d’Italia at the same point a year later. In mass start stages there are time bonuses of ten, six and four seconds for the first three finishers, and, in some years, bonuses of three, two and one seconds at intermediate sprints. 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The lead can change after each stage. 1. It was introduced in the 1966 Giro d'Italia and was first won by Gianni Motta. [37], The point distribution for the mountains is as follows:[38], The points classification is the third oldest of the four jersey current awarding classifications in the Giro d'Italia. [53] With the occasional exception, the start and finish in Milan were the standard for the Giro d'Italia. The Amore Infinito never stops! [12] In addition to that, the organizers chose the point system since it would be cheaper to count the placings of the riders rather than clocking the riders during each stage. Cyclist out of Giro with broken back after freak helicopter accident. [24] Merckx was also wearing the Maglia Rosa late in the 1969 edition when he was accused of doping in one of the most controversial scandals in Giro history. Our photographer James Startt has been working his way around Italy with the Giro d’Italia, and he has captured one bike from each of the 22 teams in attendance for this gallery. 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. They range from category 4, the easiest, to category 1, the hardest. 2020 Giro d'Italia Start list, October 2, 2020: , Tour de France [3] The first race was organized in 1909 to increase sales of the newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport;[3][4] and is still run by a subsidiary of that paper's owner. If a rider is leading more than one classification that awards a jersey, he will wear the maglia rosa since the general classification is the most important one in the race. [10], 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. [44] The last winner of the classification was Stefano Zanini. Giro d'Italia 2020 Live Dashboard Race Info, Preview, Live Video, Results, Photos and Highlights. More photos from every stage below. [13] However, in 1969 the red jersey was changed to a cyclamen (purple) colored jersey. [13][39] Points are given to the rider who is first to reach the end of, or determined places during, any stage of the Giro. Fabrizio Guidi won the classification three times, the most by any rider. They now have the same GC time going into the stage twenty-one 15.7 km time trial. [35][50] The mass-start stages make up most of the twenty-one racing days of each year's Giro d'Italia,[50] there are usually two time trials in each edition of the Giro d'Italia, and sometimes three if there is a prologue or team time trial. Year-to-Date Results Here is the final stage summary from 2020 Giro d'Italia winner Tao Geoghegan Hart's Team INEOS Grenadiers: Tao Geoghegan Hart rode a perfect final stage to take overall victory at the Giro d’Italia. In the 1967 Giro d'Italia, the red jersey was added for the leader of the classification. His first victory came in 1968; another triumph in 1970 was followed by three successive victories from 1972 to 1974, which is the record for the most successive victories in the Giro. [3], The rider with the lowest aggregate time is the leader of the general classification and wears the pink jersey. [42] Evgeni Berzin, Nairo Quintana and Tao Geoghegan Hart win the young rider classification and the general classification in the same year : in 1994, 2014 and 2020. RCS Sport photo, Monday, October 5: Stage 3, Enna - Etna (Linguaglossa-Piano Provenzana), 150 km, Complete stage 3 results, stage story, photos, map & profile, Jonathan Caicedo takes a brilliant victory. Photo: RCS Sport, Saturday, October 17: Stage 14: Conegliano - Valdobbiadene 34.1 km individual time trial, Complete stage 14 results, stage story, photos, stage map & profile, Filippo Ganna finishing his stage-winning ride. Subscribing to FloBikes cost $150 for the year and gives you access to watch most of the season's biggest races. ASTANA PRO. Other repeat winners this century have been Ivan Basso (2006 and 2010), Spaniard Alberto Contador in 2008 and 2015 and Vincenzo Nibali in 2013 and 2016. McDonald's announces plans for new plant-based burger. [10] If a rider leads more than one classification that awards, he wears the jersey of the most prestigious classification. We can expect some attacks to launch on the steeper gradients of the second climb. The Giro d'Italia, postponed from May, will take place from 3-25 October. Spaniard Miguel Indurain, winner of five Tours, won successive Giros in 1991 and 1992. I think this is an amazing sport. [11][12] Even Corriere, La Gazzetta's rival, gave 3,000 lire to the race's fund. Tao Geoghegan has just won the 2020 Giro d'Italia. RCS Sport photo, Saturday, October 10: Stage 8, Giovinazzo - Vieste (Gargano), 200 km, Complete stage 8 results, stage story, photos, map & profile, Alex Dowsett takes a solo win in Vieste. Geraint Thomas saw his Giro d’Italia hopes go up in smoke on Mount Etna and Simon Yates faltered badly as Jonathan Caicedo won stage three and … 21 days of racing stages spread over 23 days. The Giro d'Italia (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒiːro diˈtaːlja]; English: Tour of Italy; also known as the Giro) is an annual multiple-stage bicycle race primarily held in Italy, while also starting in, or passing through, other countries. The first Alpine pass included was the Sestriere in 1911. Gilberto Simoni was the winner in 2001 and 2003, with Paolo Savoldelli victorious in 2002 and 2005. Winner ULISSI Diego . The UCI would lift his suspension almost immediately but Merckx was not allowed to start stage 17 and Felice Gimondi outperformed all of the remaining riders to claim the victory. [64], For the first 47 editions of the race, the race started on Italian soil. The last winner of the maglia nera was Giovanni Pinarello. Giro d'Italia. Portella Mandrazzi. Added Hofstetter Hugo (Israel Start-Up Nation) Removed Hofstetter Hugo (Israel Start-Up Nation) 2020-10-02. [54][55] Some of the most famous mountains used in the Giro are the Passo dello Stelvio,[56] Passo Pordoi, and the Passo di Gavia. [40] However, in April 2017 RCS Sport, the organisers of the Giro, announced that the maglia ciclamino would be revived for the 2017 Giro d'Italia. The Trofeo Super Team classification was discontinued in 2017, when it was won by Quick-Step Floors. RCS Sport photo, Sunday, October 11: Stage 9, San Salvo - Roccaraso, 208 km, Complete stage 9 results, stage story, photos, map & profile, Ruben Guerreiro wins stage nine. [13] The Giro's director received only 150 lira a month, 150 lira fewer than the last-placed rider. The Young rider classification is restricted to the riders that are under the age of 25. RCS Sport photo, Sunday, October 18: Stage 15, Base Aerea Rivolto [Rivolto Air Base] - Piancavallo, 185 km, Complete stage 15 results, stage story, photos, stage map & profile, Tao Geoghegan Hart takes a solo win at Piancavallo. Giro: hét szakasz és két trikó az Ineosnál. Tao Geoghegan Hart has won the 2020 Giro d'Italia. Giro d'Italia 2019 Best Of Massif Central Tour de France 2019 Vuelta a España 2019 World Championships 2019 Tour de France 2020 Giro d'Italia 2020 Vuelta à España 2020. Giro d'Italia - Teams. Stage 1 - Monreale - Palermo. Other less well-known classifications, whose leaders did not receive a special jersey, are awarded during the Giro. Winner GANNA Filippo . Additionally, the Trofeo Fuga Pinarello rewarded riders who took part in a breakaway at the head of the field, each rider in an escape of ten or fewer riders getting one point for each kilometre that the group stayed clear. RCS Sport photo, Sunday, October 4: Stage 2, Alcamo - Agrigento, 149 km, Complete stage 2 results, stage story, photos, map & profile, Diego Ulissi takes stage two.