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Matteo Malucelli wins stage 1 of Il Giro di Sicilia and leads the general classification

12/04/2022

Matteo Malucelli (Nazionale Italiana) has won Stage 1 of Il Giro di Sicilia Eolo, 199km from Milazzo to Bagheria. Matteo Moschetti (Trek – Segafredo) and Filippo Fiorelli (Bardiani Csf Faizanè) finished second and third respectively.

 

Matteo Malucelli (Nazionale Italiana) now wears the Maglia Giallo Rossa and leads the General Classification.

STAGE RESULTS

1 – Matteo Malucelli (Nazionale Italiana) – 199 km in 4h21’36”, average speed 45.642 km/h

2 – Matteo Moschetti (Trek – Segafredo) s.t.

3 – Filippo Fiorelli (Bardiani Csf Faizanè) s.t.

GENERAL CLASSIFICATION

1 – Matteo Malucelli (Nazionale Italiana)

2 – Matteo Moschetti (Trek – Segafredo) at 4″

3 – Filippo Fiorelli (Bardiani Csf Faizanè) at 6″.

THE LEADERS’ JERSEYS

The leader jerseys of the Il Giro di Sicilia EOLO are produced with SITIP garments and designed by GOBIK.

  • Maglia Giallo Rossa (Yellow/Red), leader of the General Classification, sponsored by Regione Siciliana – Matteo Malucelli (Nazionale Italiana)
  • Maglia Ciclamino (Cyclamen), leader of the Points Classification, sponsor dedicated to Made in Italy – Matteo Malucelli (Nazionale Italiana)
  • Maglia Verde Pistacchio (Green), leader of the Gran Premio della Montagna (KOM), sponsored by Enel Green Power – Stefano Gandin (Team Corratec)
  • Maglia Bianca (White), leader of the Young Riders Classification, born after 01/01/1997, sponsored by ENIT – Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo – David Martin Romero (Eolo-Kometa Cycling Team)

QUOTES

Speaking seconds after the stage finish, the stage winner and Maglia Giallo Rossa Matteo Malucelli (Nazionale Italiana) said: “It was a long day, I really needed this win. It’s a difficult period, my teammates and I found ourselves in a difficult situation but this result is a sign that I worked well during the winter and also in this period. I am very happy and we hope it will be a new starting point.”

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