2022 Giro d'Italia: Full race route confirmed with just 26km of time trialing

Giro d'Italia 2022
(Image credit: RCS Sport)

The 2022 Giro d’Italia will feature the race’s lowest amount of time trialling in sixty years, with just 26.3km on the route. RCS Sport completed its protracted route presentation on Thursday by confirming that the race will conclude with a 17.1km time trial finishing in the Arena in Verona.  

The Giro also includes a 9.2km time trial on stage 2, giving the event its lowest total mileage against the clock since 1962. On that occasion, there were no time trials on the route as Franco Balmamion claimed the first of his two consecutive overall victories.  

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.