Giro d'Italia 'legends' pedal together for Italian Red Cross

Francesco Moser inducted to the Giro d'Italia hall of fame
(Image credit: ANSA – Dal Zennaro / Peri & Bettiniphoto)

A large group of past stars of the Giro d'Italia assembled for a virtual ride of the last 37.4km of stage 9 of the planned route for the 2020 Giro d'Italia to Vieste on Sunday to help raise funds for the Italian Red Cross' COVID-19 response.

The Red Cross is offering aid to first responders, screening for coronavirus, and logistical and psychological support during the pandemic. The Giro d'Italia Legends event partnered with Rete del Dono, a longstanding partner of Giro organisers RCS Sport to raise money to help the Red Cross, bringing together top former pros to ride the virtual route.

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