May 11 - June 2, Bologna (ITT), Italy, Road

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2019 Giro d'Italia - Overview

The 2019 Giro d'Italia will kick off with the Grande Partenza of the 102 edition in Bologna on May 11 with a selective 8.2km individual time trial that has an uphill finish at the Santuario della Madonna di San Luca. 

RCS Sport revealed details of the event at the presentation in Milan on October 31. The second stage will also start in Bologna before the race heads south. There will be a second individual time trial on stage 9 from Riccione to San Marino, at a longer distance - 34.7km.

The race will take its first rest day on May 20 and resume with stage 10, a 147km stage from Ravenna to Modena. Two flat stages will ease the peloton back into the racing before they hit the high mountains, with a sting in the tail of the second week.


The first major summit finish comes on stage 13 to Ceresole Reale (Lago Serrù) - a grinding 20km ascent. The next day is a relatively short but mountain-packed stage to Courmayeur.


After one medium mountain stage to Como, the peloton will take a second rest day on May 27. They will race resume with a punishing week of climbing, heading straight back into the fray with a massive 226km stage crossing over the Gavia and Mortirolo passes before finishing up to the finish at Ponte di Legno.


Another summit finish comes the next day in Anterselva before riders get a 220km downhill ride for the sprinters to Santa Maria di Sala.


It's then back up to the mountains, with a summit finish in San Martino di Castrozza and another monster stage with four passes in 193km before the finish on Monte Avena.


Only a 15.6km time trial in Verona will then stand between the contenders and the final finish line.

Defending champion Chris Froome (Team Sky) won the 2018 edition thanks in large part to a solo attack on the dirt-road Colle delle Finestre climb. He is expected to focus on winning a fifth Tour de France in 2019, but said he isn't yet ruling out another attempt at the double.

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2018 Giro d'Italia - Final general classification

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Chris Froome (GBr) Team Sky89:02:39 
2Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Sunweb0:00:46 
3Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team0:04:57 
4Richard Carapaz (Ecu) Movistar Team0:05:44 
5Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Bahrain-Merida0:08:03 
6Pello Bilbao (Spa) Astana Pro Team0:11:50 
7Patrick Konrad (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe0:13:01 
8George Bennett (NZl) LottoNL-Jumbo0:13:17 
9Sam Oomen (Ned) Team Sunweb0:14:18 
10Davide Formolo (Ita) Bora-Hansgrohe0:15:16 


Stage 1

8.2km Bologna (ITT)

    Stage 2

    200km Bologna - Fucecchio

      Stage 3

      219km Vinci - Orbetello

        Stage 4

        228km Orbetello - Frascati

          Stage 5

          140km Frascati - Terracina

            Stage 6

            233km Cassino - San Giovanni Rotondo

              Stage 7

              180km Vasto - l'Aquila

                Stage 8

                235km Tortoreto Lido - Pesaro

                  Stage 9

                  34.7km Riccione - San Marino (ITT)

                    Rest Day 1

                      Stage 10

                      147km Ravenna - Modena

                        Stage 11

                        206km Carpi - Novi Ligure

                          Stage 12

                          146km Cuneo - Pinerolo

                            Stage 13

                            188km Pinerolo - Ceresole Reale (Lago Serrù)

                              Stage 14

                              131km Saint-Vincent - Courmayeur (Skyway Monte Bianco)

                                Stage 15

                                237km Ivrea - Como

                                  Rest Day 2

                                    Stage 16

                                    226km Lovere - Ponte di Legno

                                      Stage 17

                                      180km Commezzadura (Val Di Sole) - Anterselva/Antholz

                                        Stage 18

                                        220km Valdaora/Olang - Santa Maria di Sala

                                          Stage 19

                                          151km Treviso - San Martino di Castrozza

                                            Stage 20

                                            193km Feltre - Croce d'Aune-Monte Avena

                                              Stage 21

                                              15.6km Verona - Verona (ITT)
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