The first prologue occurred in the 1968 Giro d'Italia. 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 … About Us [34], These are the time bonuses that the riders receive for crossing the lines in the first few positions:[35], The mountains classification is the second oldest jersey awarding classification in the Giro d'Italia. The scenery, hotels and atmosphere were unbelievable. Incredible rides from Dennis, Ganna, Jonathan Castroviejo, Ben Swift and Salvatore Puccio, in addition to Jhonatan Narvaez and Geraint Thomas, helped lay the foundations for a stunning and memorable race. Bikes & Travel The Trofeo Fast Team is calculate by adding the times of the best three cyclists per team on each stage were added; the leading team was the team with the lowest total time. Points classification winner Arnaud Démare, INEOS Grenadiers won the Team Classification, The winner of the 2020 Giro d'Italia: Tao Geoghegan Hart. Tao Geoghegan (right) just beats Jai Hindley for the stage win. They’re the ones that have inspired me to get here – watching this team inspired me. The Bookstore RCS Sport photo, Tuesday, October 6: Stage 4, Catania - Villafranca Tirrena, 140 km, Complete stage 4 results, stage story, photos, map & profile, Arnaud Demare (far right) just wins stage four. Giro d'Italia. Dream Bigger. Winner GANNA Filippo . [10] The classification was reintroduced in the 2007, and has been in each Giro since. [21] No one dominated the tour during the 1950s, Coppi, Charly Gaul and Fiorenzo Magni each won two Giros during the decade. Food #Giro d'Italia 2020. [10][13], The climbers' jersey is worn by the rider who, at the start of each stage, has the largest number of climbing points. [10][42] The Giro d'Italia awards a white jersey to the leader of the classification. The color pink was chosen as the magazine that created the Giro, La Gazzetta dello Sport, printed its newspapers on pink paper. [3][10] The jersey is presented to the leader rider on a podium in the stage's finishing town. 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. 1. The Giro is a UCI World Tour event, which means that the teams that compete in the race are mostly UCI WorldTeams, with some additional teams invited as 'wild cards'. [35] These points also count toward the TV classification (Traguardo Volante, or "flying sprint"), a separate award. They will be hoping to just survive the tough final stages. 2020 » 103rd Giro d'Italia (2.UWT) 2020 General classification. Tao Geoghegan Hart has won the 2020 Giro d'Italia. Wilco Kelderman was 11th in the stage and ended up 3rd in the final GC. Gilberto Simoni was the winner in 2001 and 2003, with Paolo Savoldelli victorious in 2002 and 2005. ASTANA PRO. google_ad_height = 250; Stage 4 (6 October) 3. [3] All of the stages are timed to the finish, after finishing the riders' times are compounded with their previous stage times; so the rider with the lowest aggregate time is the leader of the race. The classification was first won by Ariostea in 1993. [7][8], Along with the Tour de France and Vuelta a España, the Giro is one of cycling's prestigious three-week-long Grand Tours. The race traditionally passes through the Alps with some of the longest climbs in the Dolomites. I hope I can inspire a few kids in Hackney to dream big. Leader after stage GANNA Filippo . , Tour de France The last winner of the maglia nera was Giovanni Pinarello. [68][66] Ultimately, the race went ahead as scheduled and every team selected for the Giro took part, including two teams of Arabic ownership; the Bahrain-Mérida team and the United Arab Emirates team. That was the only moment where the moment was sinking in – otherwise it was a pretty simple TT – going through the process and whatever happened, happened. The Giro d'Italia (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒiːro diˈtaːlja]; English: Tour of Italy;[1] also known as the Giro)[2] is an annual multiple-stage bicycle race primarily held in Italy, while also starting in, or passing through, other countries. This award was known by various names in previous years, and was previously time-based. [31], The general classification winner was not always determined by a time system. The Giro was suspended for four years from 1915 to 1918, due to the First World War. [3][13] Riders usually try to make the extra effort to keep the jersey for as long as possible in order to get more publicity for the team and the sponsor(s) of the team. [55][59][60] The course was 60 km (37 mi) in length and stretched from Viareggio to Marina di Massa.[55][60]. [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. Date: 2020-10-03 - 2020-10-25 Race class: 2.UWT Race category: Men Elite UCI-Tour: UCI Worldtour Total distance: km The Giro takes place mainly in Italy, but some stages have departure or conclusion locations in, or pass through, the neighboring countries of San Marino, France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and Vatican City State. RCS Sport photo, Friday, October 9: Stage 7, Matera - Brindisi, 143 km, Complete stage 7 results, stage story, photos, map & profile, That makes three stage wins this Giro for Arnaud Demare. 21 days of racing stages spread over 23 days.