28TH GIRO ROSA, AQUILEIA AND GRADO ARE READY FOR THE BIG START

Grado

The two host cities of the opening Team Time Trial are very ready to welcome the athletes who are going to take part to the most important stage race in the world of Women’s Cycling. The roads of Grado and Aquileia are full of decorations, banners and flowerbeds dedicated to the event. The Main Square of Aquileia, Piazza Capitolo and its Basilica is also prepared with a stage where tomorrow at 20:45 there will be the Team Presentation, composed of seven athletes each. This stage will be used for the TTT start on Friday, 30th June. The stage is 11.5 kms long, along the magnificient Laguna of Grado, where at the end the first jerseys of the 2017 edition will be assigned, included the prestigious Maglia Rosa of the General Classification.

The Friuli – Venezia Giulia Region, hosts the Giro Rosa after the very successful stage Tarcento – Montenars one year ago. In that occasion the American Evelyn Stevens found the victory in a small group sprint on the uphill finish. The stages in Friuli are two this year: after the Big Start in Aquileia and Grado, the stage 2 Zoppola – Montereale Valcellina will be raced.

Stage 1: Aquileia – Grado 11.5 km (TTT)
Stage 2: Zoppola – Montereale Valcellina 122.250 km
Stage 3: San Fior – San Vendemiano 100 km
Stage 4: Occhiobello – Occhiobello 118 km
Stage 5: Sant’Elpidio a Mare – Sant’Elpidio a Mare 12.730 km (ITT)
Stage 6: Roseto degli Abruzzi – Roseto degli Abruzzi 116.160 km
Stage 7: Isernia – Baronissi 141.980 km
Stage 8: Baronissi – Palinuro 141.800 km
Stage 9: Palinuro – Polla 122.300 km
Stage 10: Torre del Greco – Torre del Greco 124 km

THE JERSEYS OF THE 28TH GIRO ROSA: 

PINK JERSEYS (General Classification) – Official Sponsor COLNAGO
GREEN JERSEY (Climbs Classification) – Official Sponsor PURPLE by GLOBALSTOCK
CICLAMINO JERSEY (Points Classification) – Official Sponsor SELLE SMP
WHITE JERSEY (Best Young Riders) – Official Sponsor COLNAGO
BLUE JERSEY (Italians Classification) – Official Sponsor GSG 

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