2014 Giro del Trentino
The 2014 Giro del Trentino is the 38th edition of the Giro del Trentino cycling stage race. It started on 22 April in Riva del Garda and will end on 25 April on the top of Monte Bondone. The race will consist of four stages; it started with a team time trial on the same route of the first stage in the 2012 edition of the race, and will end on Monte Bondone for the queen stage. The race was part of the 2014 UCI Europe Tour, and was rated as a 2.HC event.
|2014 UCI Europe Tour|
|Dates||22–25 April 2014|
|Distance||538.2 km (334.4 mi)|
|Winning time||14h 14' 03"|
Australian rider Cadel Evans of BMC Racing Team won the General Classification, claiming the leader's jersey in second stage (won by the Italian Edoardo Zardini), and securing his lead by winning the third. Ag2r–La Mondiale's Domenico Pozzovivo was second in the General Classification and Przemysław Niemiec of Lampre–Merida was third. Colombian Leonardo Duque (Colombia) won the red jersey of the Intermediate Sprints Classification, Jonathan Monsalve of Venezuela (Neri Sottoli) won the King of the Mountains Classification and South African Louis Meintjes (MTN–Qhubeka) finished first in the Young Rider Classification. Astana won the Teams Classification.
|1||22 April||Riva del Garda to Arco||14.3 km (8.9 mi)||Team time trial||BMC Racing Team|||
|2||23 April||Limone sul Garda to San Giacomo di Brentonico||164.5 km (102.2 mi)||Mountain stage||Edoardo Zardini (ITA)|||
|3||24 April||Mori to Roncone||184.4 km (114.6 mi)||Mountain stage||Cadel Evans (AUS)|||
|4||25 April||Val Daone to Monte Bondone||175 km (108.7 mi)||Mountain stage||Mikel Landa (ESP)|||
|Total||538.2 km (334.4 mi)|
The start list includes 16 teams. Among the riders, pre-race favourites were Cadel Evans (BMC Racing Team), Michele Scarponi (Astana) and Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky); other notable riders who are taking part in the race are Domenico Pozzovivo, Ivan Basso, Franco Pellizotti, Giovanni Visconti, Luis León Sánchez and Moreno Moser. The defending champion Vincenzo Nibali did not participate in the race.
|Stage 1 Result
|General Classification after Stage 1
|Stage 2 Result
|General Classification after Stage 2
|Stage 3 Result
|General Classification after Stage 3
|Stage 4 Result
|Final General Classification
Classification leadership tableEdit
||Young rider classification
||Intermediate sprints classification
|1||BMC Racing Team||Daniel Oss||not awarded||Rick Zabel||not awarded||BMC Racing Team|
|2||Edoardo Zardini||Cadel Evans||Giorgio Cecchinel||Fabio Aru||Leonardo Duque||Astana|
|3||Cadel Evans||Jonathan Monsalve||Adriano Malori|
|4||Mikel Landa||Louis Meintjes||Leonardo Duque|
|Final||Cadel Evans||Jonathan Monsalve||Louis Meintjes||Leonardo Duque||Astana|
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