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2 June 2019

Stage 21 of the Giro d'Italia

Stage 21 of the Giro d’Italia, organised by RCS Sport/La Gazzetta dello Sport, and running from 11 May to 2 June. The 17.0km Verona-Verona ITT marks the end of the 102nd Giro d’Italia.

The first rider to start will be Sho Hatsuyama (Nippo – Vini Fantini – Faizanè) at 13:45. The last rider, the Maglia Rosa Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team), will start at 16:46. Stage 21 starting order available here.

 

WEATHER

Verona (13:45 – first rider start): sunny, 27°C. Wind: weak N – 8km/h.

Verona (17:15 – last rider finish): sunny, 28°C. Wind: weak N – 8km/h.

 

POINTS AND TIME BONUSES

During the stage, no seconds of time bonus are available, a maximum of 15 remaining points for the points classification and the last 3 points for the King of the Mountains competition.

JERSEYS

Maglia Rosa (pink), general classification leader, sponsored by Enel – Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team)

Maglia Ciclamino (cyclamen), sprinter classification leader, sponsored by Segafredo – Pascal Ackermann (Bora – Hansgrohe)

Maglia Azzurra (blue), King of the Mountains classification leader, sponsored by Banca Mediolanum – Giulio Ciccone (Trek – Segafredo)

Maglia Bianca (white), young rider general classification leader, sponsored by Eurospin – Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana Pro Team)

 

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION

1 – Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team)

2 – Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain – Merida) at 1’54”

3 – Mikel Landa (Movistar Team) at 2’53”

4 – Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo – Visma) at 3’16”

5 – Bauke Mollema (Trek – Segafredo) at 5’51”

 

ROUTE

Stage 21 – Verona-Verona ITT 17.0km – total elevation 250m

The final stage is an Individual Time Trial on the Torricelle Circuit (the same as in the World Championships), covered counter-clockwise. The first part is on broad, straight boulevards, followed by an ascent sloping for 4.5km at 5% in a series of steps, on narrower roadway. Split time is taken at the summit, where mountain points are up for grabs. The route then descends for 4km, still on broad and straight roads. The last 3km along the city streets, including some sharp bends, lead all the way to the finish in Piazza Bra and the Verona Arena.

Final kilometres

The final kilometres are on broad, straight urban avenues. The final time is taken in Piazza Bra, before entering the Arena. The home straight is 150m long, on 6.5m wide asphalt road.

TV COVERAGE

Stage 21 of the Giro d’Italia International TV Schedule available here.

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