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The 2018 Giro d’Italia was won by four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome, of Great Britain.
The Giro d’Italia is one of professional cycling’s three Grand Tour races, alongside the Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana. The Giro d’Italia is an annual multiple-stage professional cycling race that takes place primarily in Italy in late May and early June in the lead-in to the Tour de France.
The Giro d’Italia was first raced in 1909 and was established by Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, and has been staged on 101 occasions. It is raced across 23 days with 21 stages interspersed with two rest days, and normally concludes in the northern Italian city of Milan – although 2018 saw a break with tradition as the tour ended in Rome.
Three riders – Alfredo Binda, Fausto Coppi and Eddie Merckx – have tasted success at the Giro d’Italia on a record five occasions. Other notable winners of Italy’s most prestigious cycling race include Miguel Indurain, Marco Pantani and Alberto Contador.
* – the first three stages of the 2018 Giro d’Italia were held in Israel
|1*||May 4, 2018||Jerusalem||9.7km||Individual time trial|
|2*||May 5, 2018||Haifa – Tel Aviv||167km||Flat stage|
|3*||May 6, 2018||Beersheba – Eliat||229km||Flat stage|
|May 7, 2018 – Rest Day 1|
|4||May 8, 2018||Catania – Caltagirone||202km||Hilly stage|
|5||May 9, 2018||Agrigento – Santa Ninfa||153km||Hily stage|
|6||May 10, 2018||Caltanissetta – Mount Etna||169km||Mountain stage|
|7||May 11, 2018||Pizzo – Praia a Mare||159km||Flat stage|
|8||May 12, 2018||Praia a Mare – Montevergine||209km||Mid-mountain stage|
|9||May 13, 2018||Pesco Sannita – Gran Sasso||225km||Mid-mountain stage|
|May 14, 2018 – Rest Day 2|
|10||May 15, 2018||Penne – Gualdo Tadino||244km||Hilly stage|
|11||May 16, 2018||Assisi – Osimo||156km||Hilly stage|
|12||May 17, 2018||Osimo – Imola||214km||Flat stage|
|13||May 18, 2018||Ferrara – Nervesa della Battaglia||180km||Flat stage|
|14||May 19, 2018||Castellania – Oropa||186km||Mountain finish|
|15||May 20, 2018||Tolmezzo – Sappada||176km||Mid-mountain stage|
|May 21, 2018 – Rest Day 3|
|16||May 22, 2018||Trento – Rovereto||34.2km||Individual time trial|
|17||May 23, 2018||Riva del Garda – Iseo||149.5km||Flat stage|
|18||May 24, 2018||Abbiategrasso – Prato Nevoso||196km||Mountain stage|
|19||May 25, 2018||Venaraia Reale – Bardonecchia||185km||Mountain stage|
|20||May 26, 2018||Susa – Cervinia||214km||Mountain stage|
|21||May 27, 2018||Rome||115km||Flat stage|