The 104^ edition of Round of Italy left Turin on Saturday May 8 and will close in Milan on Sunday 30 May. In all, 21 stages with only two days without competing: May 18th and May 25th. For the rest, always pedaling. But how much does the final winner earn, the one who will be the last to wear the pink jersey? And how many euros will you win if you win the single stage? Everything you need to know about the prize money.
Giro d’Italia 2021, how much the winner earns
The prize pool, as reported by Eurosport, should be the same as in past editions. There victory finale allows you to earn 115.668 euro. Not all will go to the individual rider: the winner of the Giro d’Italia will have to share the prize money with teammates and team leaders. Contrary to what it may seem, in fact, cycling is a team sport: often, in moments of difficulty, the wingmen help the team star, doing the ‘dirty’ work and sacrificing personal victory.
The second classified in the Giro d’Italia earns instead 58 thousand euro. The third step of the podium just under 30 thousand. You actually get money up to the 20th position. So the 4th will go to 14,516, to the 5th 11,654, to the 6th and 7th 8,588, to the 8th and 9th 5,725, from the 10th to the 20th 2,863.
Then there are other additional prizes, defined ‘special‘and paid substantially by the sponsors. The winner final will then earn others 150 thousand euro, the second classified others 75 thousand euro and the third classified others 40 thousand. Special guarantee awards up to 10th classified, divided as follows: the 4th will go to 7 thousand euros, to the 5th 6,500 euros, from the 6th to the 10th 5 thousand euros.
Giro d’Italia 2021, how much the winner of each stage earns
The Giro d’Italia is a stage race and you don’t win money ‘just’ by looking at the general classification at the end of the event. Each stage, in fact, brings with it some cash prizes. The winner of the single stage earns 11.010 euro, the second will go to 5,508 euros and to the third 2,753 euros. Also in this case, the single stage includes prizes up to the 20th rider who crosses the finish line: the 4th 1,377 euros, the 5th 1,102 euros, the 6th and 7th 826 euros, the 8th and 9th 551 euros, from the 10th to the 20th 276 euros.
But the prizes aren’t over. There are others related to special jerseys and competing actions:
- Mesh rosa: 2 thousand euros per day;
- Cyclamen jersey: 750 euros per day;
- Mesh blue: 750 euros per day;
- White shirt: 750 euros per day;
- Finish line in the sprint: 500 euros (only for the first one);
- Prize escape of the day: 100 euros per day;
- Combative of the day: 300 euros per day;
- Ranking in teams: 500 euros per day.
In addition to the general ranking, there are several other rankings that allow you to earn euros:
- Ranking in points: 10 thousand euros;
- Ranking climbers: 5 thousand euros;
- Ranking Young people: 10 thousand euros;
- Goals steering wheels: 8 thousand euros;
- Ranking escapes: 4.800 euro;
- Supercombative: 4 thousand euros;
- Ranking in teams: 5 thousand euros;
- Prize fair play: 5 thousand euros.
And to whom the stages are hosted, how much does the Giro cost? You swing by 70 thousand ai 100 thousand euro for a departure. Be the theater ofarrival, and therefore of the cut of the finish line, it can cost up to 200 thousand euro.