Wednesday, May 23

2018 Giro d'Italia


Wikipedia - "The 2018 Giro d'Italia is the 101st edition of the Giro d'Italia, one of cycling's Grand Tour races. The Giro started in Jerusalem on 4 May with a 9.7 km (6 mi) individual time trial, followed by two additional stages in Israel. After a rest day, there will be 18 further stages in Italy to reach the finish in Rome on 27 May. The 2018 Giro d'Italia Israel start also paid tribute to Italian cyclist, Gino Bartali, a three-time winner of the Giro d’Italia. Bartali helped rescue hundreds of Italian Jews during the Holocaust and was recognized by Yad Vashem in 2013 as Righteous Among the Nations. ... The 21-day race began with a 10-kilometer time trial in Jerusalem, a 167-kilometer race from Haifa to Tel Aviv and a 229-kilometer race from Beersheba to Eilat. They were the first stages of any Grand Tour event ever that have been held outside Europe. ..."
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