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Giro 2024: route, stages, favorites… All the information before the big start

All information à a few weeks from the start of the Grio, where Slovenian Tadej Pogacar will be the big favorite

À a few weeks before the start of the Tour of Italy, we know a little more about the forces present. Huge favorite, Tadej Pogacar will try to achieve a very difficult double. Giro-Tour de France. He will not have this year to face the competition. him his compatriot Primoz Roglic, winner last year. The new leader of BORA-Hansgrohe should indeed concentrate on the Tour, and will not be on the ramps of the Stelvio this year. Qunitana and Geraint Thomas should also try to overtake the first two grand tours of the season. No Wout Van Aert, however, for this 2024 edition of the Giro. After his violent fall on March 27 on À through Flanders which caused himé a fracture of the collarbone and seven ribs, the Belgian announced; his package, insufficiently recovered from his injuries, "I can't train at all at the moment. This is why we made the decision not to start the Tour of Italy." It is the Frenchman Christophe Laporte who will replace him for the Dutch team Visma | Lease a Bike. This package is added for Visma to that of Wilco Kalderman. The Dutchman, 3rd in the last Giro, had fallen. on Paris-Nice, fracturing his collarbone.

A tailor-made journey for Pogacar ?

The organizer made no secret of it, he absolutely wanted to attract Tadej Pogacar to the Tour of Italy this year. If he denies having traced the course only for the Slovenian, he is obviously delighted with his participation. "The course was not completed designed for Pogacar; we simply changed our philosophy on how we design the Giro route. However, this ploté gives à Pogačar the possibilityé to double the size of the director of the test  Mauricio Vegni. In the absence of his main competitors in the three-week races, Remco Evenepoel and Jonas Vingegaard, Pogacar is therefore the huge favorite for this tour of Italy. He could make significant gaps with 70 kilometers of time trials, and key passages, notably the double ascent of Mount Grappa the day before the arrival. eacute;e.

Show from the first week

If the organizers of the Giro have chosen to reduce the altitude difference, total and the number of mountainous stages to attract riders who would also like to do the Tour de France, the route should offer a spectacle from the first week, and particularly during of the 6th stage taking the gravel paths of Strade Bianche. The penultimate stage before the first day of rest could also cause damage, with an arrival at altitude , &agrav; Pravi di Tivo.

In a second week of transition, with stages promised to the sprinters, the 31 kilometer time trial should make it possible to gauge the state of everyone's form before a terrible sequence in the Dolomites which risks causing great damage. As justice of the peace for this Giro 2024, the terrible Monte Grappa will have to be climbed. twice during the penultimate stage, & the day before arriving in the streets of Rome.

The Giro d'Italia will follow the spring season and depart on May 4. The finish is scheduled for three weeks later, &agrav; know May 26. 

The start of the Giro 2024 will be at Venaria Reale in the suburbs of Turin, near the Juventus Stadium. Arrival will be at Rome. Here is the list of steps:

  • 1st stage, May 4: Venaria Reale-Torino, 136km
  • 2nd stage, May 5: San Francesco al Campo-Santuario di Oropa, 150km
  • 3rd stage, May 6: Novara-Fossano, 165km
  • 4th stage, May 7: Acqui Terme-Andora, 187km
  • 5th stage, May 8: Genova-Lucca, 176km
  • 6th stage, May 9: Viareggio-Rapolano Terme, 177km
  • 7th stage, May 10: Foligno-Perugia, 37.2km (time trial)
  • 8th stage, May 11: Spoleto-Prati di Tivo, 153km
  • 9th stage, May 12: Allezzano-Naples, 206km
  • Day of rest, May 13
  • 10th stage, May 14: Pompei-Cusano Mutri (Bocca della Selva), 141km
  • 11th stage, May 15: Foiano di Val Fortore-Francavilla al Mare, 203km
  • 12th stage, May 16: Martinsicuro-Fano, 183km
  • 13th stage, May 17: Riccione-Cento, 179km
  • 14th stage, May 18: Castiglione delle Stiviere-Desenzano del Garda, 31km (time trial)
  • 15th stage, May 19: Manerba del Garda-Livigno (Mottolino), 220km
  • Day of rest, May 20
  • 16th stage, May 21: Livigno-Santa Cristina Val Gardena (Monte Pana), 202km
  • 17th stage, May 22: Selva di Val Gardena-col Brocon, 154km
  • 18th stage, May 23: Fiera di Primiero-Padua, 166km
  • 19th stage, May 24: Mortegliano-Cima Sappada, 154km
  • 20th stage, May 25: Alpago-Bassano del Grappa, 175km
  • 21st stage, May 26: Rome-Rome, 126km

Here is the route map for this Giro 2024:

Giro 2024: route, stages, favorites… All the information before the big start

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What TV broadcast for the Tour of Italy ?

The Tour of Italy is broadcast live and in full on the Eurosport antennas. The race can be followed on Eurosport 1, Eurosport.fr as well as on the applications Eurosport and GCN. Each step will be accompanied by a presentation and a brief of the  "Kings of the Pé dale", animated successively by G&raldine Weber and Lesly Boitrel. The race will be as for à she commented by Guillaume Di Grazia and Jacky Durand, joined in turn   tour by Steve Chainel, David Moncouti&eac;, Philippe Gilbert, Audrey Cordon Ragot.

What are the winners of the Tour of Italy ?

Here are the results of the last 15 years of the Giro d'Italia, called the Giro d'Italia. Giro d'Italia. 

  • 2023: P. Roglic
  • 2022: J. Hindley
  • 2021: E .Bernal
  • 2020 : T. Geoghegan Hart
  • 2019: R. Carapaz
  • 2018: C. Froome
  • 2017: T. Dumoulin
  • 2016: V. Nibali
  • 2015: A. Contador
  • 2014: N. Quintana
  • 2013: V. Nibali
  • 2012: R. Hesjedal
  • 2011: Mr. Scarponi
  • 2010: I. Basso
  • 2009: D. Menchov
  • 2008: A. Contador
  • 2007: D. Di Luca
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