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Remco Evenepoel wins the opening time trial of the Giro d’Italia and is our first Maglia Rosa


Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Quick-Step) has won Stage 1 of the 106th Giro d’Italia, the 19.6km long Costa dei Trabocchi Tudor ITT from Fossacesia Marina to Ortona that marks the start of the Corsa Rosa and decides the first Maglia Rosa of the race.

Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) and João Pedro Gonçalves Almeida (UAE Team Emirates) finished second and third respectively.

1 – Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Quick-Step) – 19.6 km in 21’18”, average speed 55.211 km/h
2 – Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) at 22″
3 – João Pedro Gonçalves Almeida (UAE Team Emirates) at 29″

1 – Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Quick-Step)
2 – Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) at 22″
3 – João Pedro Gonçalves Almeida (UAE Team Emirates) at 29″

The leader jerseys of the Giro d’Italia are designed by CASTELLI and produced with SITIP recycled fabrics.

  • Maglia Rosa, leader of the General Classification, sponsored by Enel – Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Quick-Step)
  • Maglia Ciclamino (Cyclamen), leader of the Points Classification, sponsored by Agenzia ICE with the brand – Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Quick-Step)
  • Maglia Azzurra, leader of the Gran Premio della Montagna (KOM), sponsored by Banca Mediolanum – Brandon McNulty (UAE Team Emirates)
  • Maglia Bianca, Best Young Rider, sponsored by Intimissimi Uomo – Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Quick-Step)

Speaking seconds after the stage finish, the stage winner and Maglia Rosa Remco Evenepoel (Soudal Quick-Step) said: “Super happy. It’s the best result we can get for the first day. I said I needed a time of 21’30” to win and I did 21’18”. I felt from the start that I had the right rhythm, always on the same gear. Now I want to stay safe in the first week and save as much energy as possible for the next time trial.”

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