Video: Lund pride at Danish start for Giro d'Italia

Anders Lund

Anders Lund (Image credit: Tim de Waele/

Saxo Bank was the last team to be introduced to the crowd at Friday’s team presentation for the 2012 Giro d'Italia in Herning, as the honour of being the local team. The race itself will start in the native town of Denmark’s biggest cycling name, Bjarne Riis. Known as “the eagle of Herning” in his glorious and controversial days as a rider, he remains the pivotal figure in Danish cycling at the helm of the country’s only Pro Team.

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