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Giro Rosa stage 1 team time trial start times

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Wiggle-High5 (Image credit: Giro Rosa)
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Marianne Vos (Waowdeals)

Marianne Vos (Waowdeals) (Image credit: Giro Rosa)
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The Giro Rosa trophy

The Giro Rosa trophy (Image credit: Giro Rosa)
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Ale Cipollini

Ale Cipollini (Image credit: Giro Rosa)
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Elisa Longo Borghini is the home favourite

Elisa Longo Borghini is the home favourite (Image credit: Giro Rosa)

The 24 teams set to compete in the 2018 Giro Rosa were presented on Thursday on the Piazza Garibaldi in Verbania, on the shores of the Lago Maggiore.

The race begins on Friday with a 15.5km time trial, which starts at 18:00 with the Conceria Zabri-Fanini squad as the first team down the ramp to begin the fight for the maglia rosa.

The final squad will be that of last year's winner Anna van der Breggen, with Boels Dolmans starting without the defending champion. The team will be led by Megan Guarnier, winner of the 2016 event, with the team starting their test at 18:46.

The team time trial in Verbania is only the start of a challenging 10-day race, with the race also including a mountain time trial to Diga di Campo Moro on stage 7 and a summit finish on the queen stage on the Monte Zoncolan on stage 9.

More on the Giro Rosa:

Stage 1 TTT Start Times

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Conceria Zabri-Fanini18:00:00
2Top Girls Fassa Bortolo18:02:00
4Bizkaia Durango-Euskadi Murias18:06:00
5SC Michela Fanini18:08:00
6Servetto-Stradalli Cycle-Alurecycling18:10:00
7Aromitalia Vaiano18:12:00
10Valcar PBM18:18:00
11Team Virtu Cycling18:20:00
12Astana Women's Team18:22:00
13Hitec Products-Birk Sport18:24:00
14BTC City Ljubljana18:26:00
15FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope18:28:00
16Cylance Pro Cycling18:30:00
17Ale Cipollini18:32:00
18Waowdeals Pro Cycling Team18:34:00
19Wiggle High518:36:00
20Canyon-SRAM Racing18:38:00
21Cervelo Bigla Pro Cycling Team18:40:00
22Team Sunweb Women18:42:00
23Mitchelton Scott Women18:44:00
24Boels Dolmans Cyclingteam18:46:00