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The 100th edition of the Gran Piemonte one-day cycling classic race , also known as the Giro del Piemonte, was held on 20 September 2016, one day after Milano–Torino and two days before Il Lombardia, as part of the Trittico di Autunno. It covered a distance of 209 kilometres (130 mi), starting in Diano d'Alba and ending in Agliè. Italian Giacomo Nizzolo won the race in a bunch sprint before Fernando Gaviria and Daniele Bennati.[1]

2016 Gran Piemonte
2016 UCI Europe Tour
Race details
Dates29 September 2016
Distance207 km (128.6 mi)
Winning time4h 25' 21"
  Winner  Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) (Italian selection)
  Second  Fernando Gaviria (COL) (Etixx–Quick-Step)
  Third  Daniele Bennati (ITA) (Tinkoff–Saxo)
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Final general classification[3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) Italy 4h 25' 21"
2   Fernando Gaviria (COL) Etixx–Quick-Step s.t.
3   Daniele Bennati (ITA) Tinkoff s.t.
4   Juan José Lobato (ESP) Movistar Team s.t.
5   Sonny Colbrelli (ITA) Bardiani–CSF s.t.
6   Philippe Gilbert (BEL) BMC Racing Team s.t.
7   Ben Swift (GBR) Team Sky s.t.
8   Zdeněk Štybar (CZE) Etixx–Quick-Step s.t.
9   Filippo Pozzato (ITA) Wilier Triestina–Southeast s.t.
10   Alberto Bettiol (ITA) Cannondale–Drapac s.t.


  1. ^ "100th Giro del Piemonte (1.HC)". Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  2. ^ "2016 Gran Piemonte - Startlist". FirstCycling. Retrieved 8 March 2019.
  3. ^ "2016 Giro del Piemonte/Gran Piemonte (HC), Italy". BikeRaceInfo. Retrieved 13 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Nizzolo wins Gran Piemonte". Cycling News. Retrieved 13 March 2019.