Di Rocco salutes Giro riders and organisers

President of the Italian cycling federation, Renato Di Rocco has congratulated the riders and organisers of the Giro d'Italia on a job well done. "From Petacchi to Simoni and Bettini, Di Luca and Basso to the final victory of Savoldelli," he said, "it was a race that raised the spirits of everyone who is passionate about cycling because several great champions challenged with utmost professionalism to wear the maglia rosa and with courage and athleticism they contributed to the success of the race."

"From its start with the evening prologue this Giro had something special," Di Rocco said.

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