The Giro d’Italia 2022 returns to Sicily and Calabria. Stages for sprinters with arrival in Messina and Palmi-Scalea – PHOTO

The Giro d’Italia 2022 returns to Sicily and Calabria. Stages for sprinters with arrival in Messina and Palmi-Scalea – PHOTO
The Giro d’Italia 2022 returns to Sicily and Calabria. Stages for sprinters with arrival in Messina and Palmi-Scalea – PHOTO

After the presentation of the Great Start from Hungary, with two stages suitable for sprinters and an individual time trial in the heart of Budapest, the journey continues through the stages, territories and excellences of the 105th edition of the Corsa Rosa. There are a total of seven stages suitable for the group’s fast wheels: the first two will take place on Hungarian soil, the others on Italian territory.

The seven stages for sprinters of the Giro d’Italia 2021-2022

These are the seven stages: Budapest-Visegrad of 195 km; Kaposvar-Balatonfured of 201 km; Catania-Messina of 172 km; Palmi – Scalea (Riviera del Cedri) of 192 km; Santarcangelo di Romagna-Reggio Emilia of 201 km; Sanremo-Cuneo of 157 km; Borgo Valsugana-Treviso of 146 km.

“It is a Giro full of excellent opportunities for sprinters – commented the Italian sprinter and pistard, Elia Viviani – Perhaps the arrival of the first stage is more favorable for a finisseur or a sprinter who holds up well on the climbs. I would like to be able to fight. to win the Ciclamino jersey again and try to win some stages like the one in Treviso, close to my fans, or the one in Reggio Emilia. Surely there is ground to repeat a Giro like the one in 2018: it would be a dream “. The mid-mountain stages will be unveiled tomorrow.

The Catania-Messina

A classic in Sicily starting in Catania and arriving in Messina. From the province of Catania go up the Peloritani mountains arriving at Portella Mandrazzi and descend towards the Tyrrhenian coast touching, among others, municipalities such as Barcelona, ​​the Milazzo junction, Villafranca Tirrena up to Ganzirri and the center of Messina.

La Palmi-Scalea

Slightly wavy stage once again probably to end with a sprint. It starts from Palmi passing through Rosarno and going up from the SS 18 towards Mileto and Vibo. From 500 meters above sea level in Vibo you go down towards Pizzo and again the SS 18 to go along the Tyrrhenian coast of the lower Catanzaro area and entering the province of Cosenza until you reach the finish line in Scalea.

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