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The 2019 Giro d'Italia was a three-week Grand Tour cycling stage race organised by RCS Sport that took place mainly in Italy, between 11 May and 2 June 2019.[1] The race was the 102nd edition of the Giro d'Italia and was the first Grand Tour of the 2019 cycling season. The race started with an individual time trial in Bologna[2], and finished with another time-trial in Verona.[3] The race was won by Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team), who became the first Ecuadorian rider to win the Giro d'Italia.[4] Italian Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain–Merida) finished 2nd, with Slovenian rider Primož Roglič (Team Jumbo–Visma) in 3rd place.[5][6] Carapaz also became the second South American rider to win the Giro, after Nairo Quintana in 2014.[7]

2019 Giro d'Italia
2019 UCI World Tour, race 23 of 38
Giro d' Italia (Stage 19) leading group and winner of the Stage 19 Esteban Chavez (Mitchelton-Scott).jpg
A group of riders on Stage 19
Race details
Dates11 May – 2 June
Stages21
Distance3,546.8 km (2,204 mi)
Winning time90h 01'47"
Results
Winner  Richard Carapaz (ECU) (Movistar Team)
  Second  Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) (Bahrain–Merida)
  Third  Primož Roglič (SLO) (Team Jumbo–Visma)

Points  Pascal Ackermann (GER) (Bora–Hansgrohe)
Mountains  Giulio Ciccone (ITA) (Trek–Segafredo)
Youth  Miguel Ángel López (COL) (Astana)
  Team Movistar Team
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Pascal Ackermann (Bora–Hansgrohe) narrowly won the points classification before Arnaud Démare (Groupama–FDJ), with Damiano Cima (Nippo–Vini Fantini–Faizanè) on third place. Giulio Ciccone (Trek–Segafredo) won mountains classification after leading it through 20 of the race's 21 stages, and Miguel Ángel López (Astana) won the young rider classification. The team classification was won by Movistar Team.

TeamsEdit

All 18 UCI WorldTeams were automatically invited and were obliged to attend the race. Four wildcard UCI Professional Continental teams were also selected. Because of an agreement between RCS Sport and the organisers of the Coppa Italia di ciclismo (the Italian Road Cycling Cup) one of the four wildcards is traditionally reserved for the overall cup winner. One of the wildcards was therefore awarded to Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec. On 25 January 2019, the race organisers announced that the other three wildcards were awarded to Bardiani–CSF, Israel Cycling Academy and Nippo–Vini Fantini–Faizanè. All of the wildcard teams had previously participated in the Giro, and three out of the four teams participated in the previous year. The one exception was Nippo-Vini Fantini, whose last participation in the Giro was in 2016.[8] Each team started with eight riders. The on-stage presentation of the teams took place in Bologna on 9 May, two days before the opening stage.[9]

The teams entering the race were:

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental teams

Pre-race favouritesEdit

Two previous Giro d'Italia champions, Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain–Merida) and Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb), are considered to be among the favorites for the Maglia Rosa, together with Miguel Ángel López (Astana), Mikel Landa (Movistar Team), Primož Roglič (Team Jumbo–Visma) and Simon Yates (Mitchelton–Scott).

Other riders believed to be competitive in the general classification were Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team), Esteban Chaves (Mitchelton–Scott), Davide Formolo (Bora–Hansgrohe), Ion Izagirre (Astana), Bob Jungels (Deceuninck–Quick-Step), Rafal Majka (Bora–Hansgrohe), Bauke Mollema (Trek–Segafredo), Ben O'Connor (Team Dimension Data) and Ilnur Zakarin (Team Katusha–Alpecin).

Riders believed to be the main contenders for victories on the sprint stages are the current German national champion Pascal Ackermann (Bora–Hansgrohe), Frenchman Arnaud Démare (Groupama–FDJ), Australian rider Caleb Ewan (Lotto–Soudal), Colombia's Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates), and the defending winner of the points classification, Italian Elia Viviani (Deceuninck–Quick-Step).[10][11]

Route and stagesEdit

 
Miguel Ángel López (Astana) during stage 19, wearing the white jersey as the leader of the young rider classification

The race started on 11 May with an 8 km cronoscalata, a mountain time trial, in Bologna. The stage concluded with a 2.1 km climb to the Sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca. The steep (average gradient 9.7%)[12] climb, which is regularly used as a finish in the Italian autumn classic Giro dell'Emilia, made its debut in the Giro in 1956 in a time trial stage won by Charly Gaul, and had now made its fourth appearance in the Giro.[13][14][15] The race is then planned to head south, with the 2nd stage crossing the Apennines into Tuscany honoring the Tuscan cyclist Gino Bartali, with a stage finish in Fucecchio. The following stage will start in Vinci, celebrating the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, and finish in Orbetello which will also act as the start location for the following stage, where the race will leave Tuscany for the Lazio region with a stage finish in Frascati. Continuing south, the peloton will then leave Frascati for a stage finish in Terracina. Following a short transfer to Cassino, the race is then to cross the country on a hilly stage to the Apulian region on eastern coast, finishing in the town of San Giovanni Rotondo. The race will then head north, with stage finishes in L'Aquila and Pesaro. With the exception of the opening stage, the first part of the race is considered to be dominated by the sprinters and potential breakaways. The battle for the overall win is expected to start during stage nine's individual time trial in San Marino. The stage in San Marino will be the last stage before the rest day, and the only occasion this edition of the Giro leaves Italy.[16][17]

Following the first rest day on 20 May, the riders will tackle two flat stages with finishes in Modena and Novi Ligure.[18] The twelfth stage from Cuneo is believed to be the first stage more suited for climbers, as it will include a climb up the Montoso [it], 1248 meters above sea level. The relatively short (146 km) stage will finish with a very short, but steep climb in the town of Pinerolo with gradients reaching 20%.[19] The thirteenth stage has been considered to become the first big test for the riders aiming for the general classification and will include the race's first summit finish, at Lago Serrù, close to Ceresole Reale, 188 km from the start in Pinerolo. Two other categorized climbs are included in the stage, namely the Colle del Lys, near Turin, and the Pian del Lupo.[20]

Following the second, and last, rest day on 27 May, the riders will face what has been dubbed as the queen stage of the race. The stage, which will start in Lovere, will include several categorized climbs, including the Passo del Mortirolo, before finishing in Ponte di Legno. Initially, the stage was meant to feature the Passo di Gavia, which was last featured in 2014, in a stage won by Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team), who later won the overall classification[21][22], however the climb was ultimately removed from the route two days before the stage was run due to snow and poor weather conditions. Mortirolo was first included in the race in 1990, and has since then made many appearances in the race, most recently on the 16th stage at the 2017 won by Nibali.[23] The race is scheduled to finish with a 17 km time trial in Verona on 2 June.[24]

List of stages[2][25]
Stage Date Course Distance Type Winner
1 11 May Bologna to Bologna (San Luca) 8 km (5 mi)   Individual time trial   Primož Roglič (SLO)
2 12 May Bologna to Fucecchio 205 km (127 mi)   Hilly stage   Pascal Ackermann (GER)
3 13 May Vinci to Orbetello 220 km (137 mi)   Flat stage   Fernando Gaviria (COL)[N 1]
4 14 May Orbetello to Frascati 235 km (146 mi)   Flat stage   Richard Carapaz (ECU)
5 15 May Frascati to Terracina 140 km (87 mi)   Flat stage   Pascal Ackermann (GER)
6 16 May Cassino to San Giovanni Rotondo 238 km (148 mi)   Hilly stage   Fausto Masnada (ITA)
7 17 May Vasto to L'Aquila 185 km (115 mi)   Hilly stage   Pello Bilbao (ESP)
8 18 May Tortoreto Lido to Pesaro 239 km (149 mi)   Hilly stage   Caleb Ewan (AUS)
9 19 May Riccione to San Marino (San Marino) 34.8 km (22 mi)   Individual time trial   Primož Roglič (SLO)
20 May Rest day
10 21 May Ravenna to Modena 145 km (90 mi)   Flat stage   Arnaud Démare (FRA)
11 22 May Carpi to Novi Ligure 221 km (137 mi)   Flat stage   Caleb Ewan (AUS)
12 23 May Cuneo to Pinerolo 158 km (98 mi)   Hilly stage   Cesare Benedetti (ITA)
13 24 May Pinerolo to Ceresole Reale (Serrù Lake) 196 km (122 mi)   Mountain stage   Ilnur Zakarin (RUS)
14 25 May Saint-Vincent to Courmayeur (Skyway Monte Bianco) 131 km (81 mi)   Mountain stage   Richard Carapaz (ECU)
15 26 May Ivrea to Como 232 km (144 mi)   Intermediate stage   Dario Cataldo (ITA)
27 May Rest day
16 28 May Lovere to Ponte di Legno 226 km (140 mi)
194 km (121 mi)[N 2]
  Mountain stage   Giulio Ciccone (ITA)
17 29 May Commezzadura (Val di Sole) to Anterselva/Antholz 181 km (112 mi)   Intermediate stage   Nans Peters (FRA)
18 30 May Valdaora/Olang to Santa Maria di Sala 222 km (138 mi)   Flat stage   Damiano Cima (ITA)
19 31 May Treviso to San Martino di Castrozza 151 km (94 mi)   Mountain stage   Esteban Chaves (COL)
20 1 June Feltre to Croce d’Aune-Monte Avena 194 km (121 mi)   Mountain stage   Pello Bilbao (ESP)
21 2 June Verona to Verona 17 km (11 mi)   Individual time trial   Chad Haga (USA)
Total 3,546.8 km (2,204 mi)
  1. ^ Elia Viviani was originally listed as the stage winner. Viviani was later relegated by the race officials.[26]
  2. ^ Stage re-routed due to snow and poor weather conditions

Race overviewEdit

 
Primož Roglič (Team Jumbo–Visma, pictured on stage 18) became the first wearer of the pink jersey after winning the first stage.

The first stage, an 8 km mountain time trial in Bologna, was won by Primož Roglič (Team Jumbo–Visma) who therefore became the first wearer of the maglia rosa, the pink jersey identifying the leader of the general classification. Roglič also took the lead in the points classification. Giulio Ciccone (Trek–Segafredo) took the lead in the mountains classification and became the first wearer of the blue jersey, while Miguel Ángel López (Astana) finished as the fastest young rider and became the leader of the young rider classification.[27] Stage 2, the first bunch sprint stage, was taken by Pascal Ackermann (Bora–Hansgrohe), who benefited from a mistake by Elia Viviani (Deceuninck–Quick-Step) in the setup for the sprint. Roglič held the maglia rosa for another day, while Ackermann took the points classification. Ciccone also went into the breakaway and maintained his lead in the mountains classification.[28] The third stage was once again a group sprint, but this one had much more controversy. In the leadup to the sprint, Viviani pulled out of line and bumped Matteo Moschetti (Trek–Segafredo) out of the way. Viviani won the stage on the road, but judges later relegated him for an illegal sprint, which handed the win and points classification to Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates). No other changes in the jerseys occurred.[29] Richard Carapaz (Movistar Team) won the fourth stage after a late attack. Multiple crashes with only a few kilometers left of the stage saw several riders go down. One of those affected was favorite Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb), who eventually finished the stage four minutes after many other favorites had crossed the line. Roglič extended his general classification lead out to 35 seconds, and Ackermann took back the points classification.[30] Stage five was a drenched one, with a neutralized bunch sprint at the end. Ackermann took the win after nearly colliding with a Groupama-FDJ rider. Gaviria took a close second.[31] Dumoulin officially withdrew after only a few kilometers of the stage, stating that the pain was too much to continue.[32]

The first shakeup of the race occurred on stage six, where the breakaway took the stage. Fausto Masnada (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec) beat Valerio Conti (UAE Team Emirates) to the line, beating the peloton by a full seven minutes. Conti was handed over the maglia rosa with the rest of the breakaway riders between him and Roglič because of this. Giovanni Carboni (Bardiani-CSF) gained the young rider classification also.[33] Stage seven was another day for the breakaway, this time Pello Bilbao (Astana) fending off Tony Gallopin (AG2R La Mondiale) for the victory.[34] Stage eight saw Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) take the sprint over Elia Viviani and Pascal Ackermann, the holder of the maglia ciclamino at the time.[35] Stage nine, the San Marino time trial that would round out the first week, saw Primož Roglič victorious again, this time only 11 seconds over Victor Campernaerts (Lotto Soudal) and a full minute over Bauke Mollema (Trek–Segafredo) and the rest of the GC favorites. Conti still held the maglia rosa.[36]

A slight controversy opened up the second week, with stage ten ending in a reduced sprint caused by the fall of the maglia ciclamino holder Ackermann. Arnaud Démare (Groupama–FDJ) found victory over Viviani and Rudiger Selig (Bora–Hansgrohe), who sprinted after Ackermann's crash. Ackermann would finish, although losing the ciclamino to Demare, and Matteo Moschetti would withdraw from injuries sustained in the incident.[37] Ewan found victory once again in stage eleven, where he once again beat Demare and Ackermann. Ewan and Viviani both announced their withdrawals afterwards, in preparation for the Tour De France.[38] Stage twelve followed the common roads of the Il Lombardia, where Cesare Benedetti (Bora–Hansgrohe) of the breakaway took his first pro win over Damiano Caruso (Bahrain-Merida) and Eddie Dunbar (Team INEOS). It also saw Jan Polanc (UAE Team Emirates) taking over the general classification from his teammate Conti.[39] The thirteenth stage was the first true mountain stage of the Giro, and was potentially the turning point. Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha-Alpecin) took victory after an attack, in which he caught up and surpassed second placed Mikel Nieve (Mitchelton-Scott), with Mikel Landa (Movistar Team) coming in third. The surprise of the day was Richard Carapaz, who essentially was let go by Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) and Roglič. This placed him right with the other favorites, two down on Roglič and a further two on Polanc. However, on the other end of the spectrum, big names like Miguel Ángel López (Astana) and Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) lose multiple minutes on the day.[40] Stage fourteen was arguably the maglia rosa-deciding stage, as Carapaz was once again on the attack for minutes. The rest of the favorites once again let him go, and let his gap grow to nearly two minutes for a decisive victory. Yates placed in second, gaining about 20 seconds on the rest of the favorites.[41] The fifteenth day of racing was one for the break again, as Dario Cataldo (Astana) edged out Mattia Cattaneo (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec) for the win, with Yates once again placing on the podium. This stage saw Roglic lose a bit of time on his rivals after a nightmare day filled with crashes and such, obtaining a needed break from the final rest day.[42]

The third week began with the now-shortened "queen stage" of the race. Missing out on the Gavia, the challenging day saw the maglia azzurra (mountain classification) leader Giulio Ciccone (Trek–Segafredo) not only secure the classification, but win the stage from a tough breakaway with Jan Hirt (Astana) in a close second. Fausto Masnada (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec) grabbed his second podium of the race in third, and saw Lopez lose some 20 seconds on Nibali, as well as Roglič over a minute.[43] The seventeenth day was another one for the break, this time Nans Peters (AG2R La Mondiale) breaking through for the win, with Esteban Chaves (Mitchelton-Scott) around a minute and a half back, and Davide Formolo (Bora–Hansgrohe) rounded out in third. Nibali, Roglič, and others once again lost seconds on Carapaz.[44] Stage eighteen, however, was more or less a break in the action for many. Damiano Cima (Nippo-Vini Fantini) outlasted the sprint trains to take a surprise win over Ackermann and Simone Consonni (UAE Team Emirates). Demare held the points classification up to this point, but bad positioning meant he brought it home in eight, putting Ackermann in the maglia ciclamino to the end of the race.[45] Stage nineteen was yet another for the break, this time Chaves finally nabbing a stage win for himself and Mitchelton-Scott. Andrea Vendrame (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec) and Amaro Antunes (CCC Team) made up the top three, with Lopez gaining around 45 seconds on his rivals.[46] The penultimate stage of the Giro was maybe one of the more exciting ones, with Pello Bilbao (Astana) taking another one for himself over Landa, with Ciccone not far behind in third. Roglič and Yates both lost 50 seconds to the favorites, and Lopez once again lost 2 minutes on them.[47] That left everything on the table for the final time trial to round out this year's edition. The American Chad Haga (Team Sunweb) surprisingly gave Sunweb their one and only win in the Giro, with Campernaerts once again only four seconds down, and with Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal) taking the final place on the podium, rounding out an excellent Giro.[48]

Carapaz became the first Ecuadorian rider to win a Grand Tour and the second South American rider to win the Giro, after Colombian Nairo Quintana in 2014. Vincenzo Nibali placed second, one minute down, and Roglič managed to take third back from Landa on the final day by eight seconds. Pascal Ackermann took the points classification by 13 points over Arnaud Demare, and Giulio Ciccone outright dominated the mountain classification. Miguel Angel Lopez unsurprisingly took the youth classification over Pavel Sivakov, and Movistar unsurprisingly took the team classification.[49]

IncidentsEdit

About 60 km (37 mi) from the finish of stage 18, a spectator walked onto the road shortly before the escape group reached the spot and dropped a bicycle in the path of the riders. The man then walked away from the scene. Another spectator stepped in and removed the obstacle. On 4 June 2019, it was reported that the identified perpetrator, a man from Tunisia, faced expulsion back to his home country due to his actions.[50]

During the final ascent to Croce d'Aune on stage 20, Miguel Ángel López was knocked off his bike in an incident with a spectator. Before he got back on his bike, López hit the fan several times in anger. He would go on to lose almost two minutes on the group of other favourites at the end of the stage. Even though UCI regulations stipulate that a rider who engages in physical violence is to be disqualified from the event, López was given no punishment for his action.[51] The UCI announced on 2 June 2019 that they had launched an investigation into the jury's decision not to apply a penalty.[52]

Classification leadershipEdit

In the Giro d'Italia, four different jerseys are awarded. The first and most important is the general classification, calculated by adding each rider's finishing times on each stage. Riders receive time bonuses (10, 6 and 4 seconds respectively) for finishing in the first three places on each stage. Smaller time bonuses are also given to the top three riders at the last intermediate sprint on each stage (3, 2 and 1 seconds respectively). The rider with the lowest cumulative time is awarded the pink jersey (Italian: maglia rosa),[53] and is considered the winner of the Giro d'Italia.[54][55]

Points for the points classification
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Flat stages Finish 50 35 25 18 14 12 10 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Intermediate Sprint 12 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
Hilly stages Finish 25 18 12 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
Intermediate Sprint 12 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
Other stages Finish 15 12 9 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0
Intermediate Sprint 12 8 6 5 4 3 2 1 0

Additionally, there is a points classification. Riders win points for finishing in the top placings on each stage or by being within the first cyclists to reach intermediate sprint locations along each mass-start stage. Flat stages award more points than mountainous stages, meaning that this classification tends to favour sprinters. The leader of the points classification wore the cyclamen jersey.[53]

Points for the mountains classification
Position 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Points for Cima Coppi 50 30 20 14 10 6 4 2 1
Points for Category 1 40 18 12 9 6 4 2 1 0
Points for Category 2 18 8 6 4 2 1 0
Points for Category 3 9 4 2 1 0
Points for Category 4 3 2 1 0

There is also a mountains classification, for which points were awarded for reaching the top of a climb before other riders. Each climb was categorised as either first, second, third or fourth-category, with more points available for the more difficult, higher-categorised climbs. For first-category climbs, the top eight riders earned points; on second-category climbs, six riders won points; on third-category climbs, only the top four riders earned points with three on fourth-category climbs. The leadership of the mountains classification was marked by a blue jersey.[53] The Cima Coppi, the race's highest point of elevation, awards more points than the other first-category climbs, with nine riders scoring points. Initially, the Cima Coppi was scheduled to be the Passo di Gavia on the sixteenth stage, but due to weather the climb was removed from the itinerary. The next highest climb was that to Serrù Lake, however the climb had already been ascended prior to the cancellation. As a result, organisers chose to assign the Cima Coppi to the highest climb out of those which had not been ascended - the Passo Manghen on stage 20.

The fourth jersey represents the young rider classification. This is decided the same way as the general classification, but only riders born after 1 January 1994 are eligible. The winner of the classification is awarded a white jersey.[54] There are also two classifications for teams. In the Trofeo Fast Team classification, the times of the best three cyclists per team on each stage are added up; the leading team is one with the lowest total time. The Trofeo Super Team is a team points classification, with the top 20 riders of each stage earning points for their team.[54]

Classification leadership by stage
Stage Winner General classification
 
Points classification
 
Mountains classification
 
Young rider classification
 
General Super Team
1 Primož Roglič Primož Roglič Primož Roglič[a] Giulio Ciccone Miguel Ángel López Team Jumbo–Visma
2 Pascal Ackermann Pascal Ackermann
3 Fernando Gaviria Fernando Gaviria
4 Richard Carapaz Pascal Ackermann Bora–Hansgrohe
5 Pascal Ackermann
6 Fausto Masnada Valerio Conti Giovanni Carboni Movistar Team
7 Pello Bilbao
8 Caleb Ewan
9 Primož Roglič Nans Peters
10 Arnaud Démare
11 Caleb Ewan Arnaud Démare
12 Cesare Benedetti Jan Polanc Gianluca Brambilla Hugh Carthy Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec
13 Ilnur Zakarin Giulio Ciccone Pavel Sivakov Movistar Team
14 Richard Carapaz Richard Carapaz
15 Dario Cataldo
16 Giulio Ciccone Miguel Ángel López
17 Nans Peters
18 Damiano Cima Pascal Ackermann
19 Esteban Chaves
20 Pello Bilbao
21 Chad Haga
Final Richard Carapaz Pascal Ackermann Giulio Ciccone Miguel Ángel López Movistar Team
  1. ^ In stage 2, Simon Yates, who was second in the points classification, wore the cyclamen jersey, because Primož Roglič (in first place) wore the pink jersey as leader of the general classification during that stage.

The first additional award is the intermediate sprint classification. Each road stage has two sprints – the Traguardi Volanti. The first 5 riders across the intermediate sprint lines are awarded points (10, 6, 3, 2 and 1 points respectively); the rider with the most points at the end of the race wins the classification. Another classification – the combativity prize (Italian: Premio Combattività) – involves points awarded to the first riders at the stage finishes, at intermediate sprints, and at the summits of categorised climbs. There is also a breakaway award (Italian: Premio della Fuga). For this, points are awarded to each rider in any breakaway smaller than 10 riders that escapes for at least 5 kilometres (3.1 mi). Each rider is awarded a point for each kilometre that the rider was away from the peloton. The rider with the most points at the end of the Giro wins the award. The final classification is a "fair play" ranking for each team. Teams are given penalty points for infringing various rules. These range from half-point penalties, for offences that merit warnings from race officials, to a 2000-point penalty, for a positive doping test. The team that has the lowest points total at the end of the Giro wins the classification. When several teams are tied on points, the team with the highest classified rider in the general classification will be the higher ranked team in the fair play classification.

Additional classification leadership by stage
Stage 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Intermediate sprint classification not awarded Damiano Cima Arnaud Démare Damiano Cima Fausto Masnada Damiano Cima Fausto Masnada
Combativity classification Primož Roglič Damiano Cima Arnaud Démare Damiano Cima Pascal Ackermann Arnaud Démare Fausto Masnada
Breakaway classification not awarded Łukasz Owsian Marco Frapporti Damiano Cima
Fair play classification Jumbo-Visma Mitchelton–Scott UAE Team Emirates Movistar Team Bahrain-Merida

StandingsEdit

 
Arnaud Démare (Groupama–FDJ) (pictured during stage 18) wore the cyclamen jersey as points leader for seven stages and eventually finished in second position.
Legend
  Denotes the leader of the general classification   Denotes the leader of the mountains classification
  Denotes the leader of the points classification   Denotes the leader of the young rider classification

General classificationEdit

Final general classification (1–10)[56]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Richard Carapaz (ECU)   Movistar Team 90h 01' 47"
2   Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Bahrain–Merida + 1' 05"
3   Primož Roglič (SLO) Team Jumbo–Visma + 2' 30"
4   Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team + 2' 38"
5   Bauke Mollema (NED) Trek–Segafredo + 5' 43"
6   Rafał Majka (POL) Bora–Hansgrohe + 6' 56"
7   Miguel Ángel López (COL)   Astana + 7' 26"
8   Simon Yates (GBR) Mitchelton–Scott + 7' 49"
9   Pavel Sivakov (RUS) Team Ineos + 8' 56"
10   Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) Team Katusha–Alpecin + 12' 14"

Points classificationEdit

Final points classification (1–10)[57]
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Pascal Ackermann (GER)   Bora–Hansgrohe 226
2   Arnaud Démare (FRA) Groupama–FDJ 213
3   Damiano Cima (ITA) Nippo–Vini Fantini–Faizanè 104
4   Fausto Masnada (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 93
5   Richard Carapaz (ECU)   Movistar Team 90
6   Davide Cimolai (ITA) Israel Cycling Academy 60
7   Mirco Maestri (ITA) Bardiani–CSF 54
8   Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) Bahrain–Merida 51
9   Primož Roglič (SLO) Team Jumbo–Visma 50
10   Pello Bilbao (ESP) Astana 48

Mountains classificationEdit

Final mountains classification (1–10)[58]
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Giulio Ciccone (ITA)   Trek–Segafredo 267
2   Fausto Masnada (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 115
3   Damiano Caruso (ITA) Bahrain–Merida 86
4   Richard Carapaz (ECU)   Movistar Team 75
5   Mikel Nieve (ESP) Mitchelton–Scott 68
6   Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) Team Katusha–Alpecin 54
7   Mattia Cattaneo (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 53
8   Pello Bilbao (ESP) Astana 46
9   Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team 42
10   Gianluca Brambilla (ITA) Trek–Segafredo 40

Young rider classificationEdit

Final young rider classification (1–10)[59]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Miguel Ángel López (COL)   Astana 90h 09' 13"
2   Pavel Sivakov (RUS) Team Ineos + 1' 30"
3   Hugh Carthy (GBR) EF Education First + 9' 10"
4   Valentin Madouas (FRA) Groupama–FDJ + 14' 33"
5   Giulio Ciccone (ITA)   Trek–Segafredo + 19' 53"
6   Eddie Dunbar (IRL) Team Ineos + 35' 00"
7   Lucas Hamilton (AUS) Mitchelton–Scott + 57' 05"
8   Ben O'Connor (AUS) Team Dimension Data + 1h 10' 23"
9   Chris Hamilton (AUS) Team Sunweb + 1h 16' 36"
10   Jai Hindley (AUS) Team Sunweb + 1h 20' 43"

General Super TeamEdit

General Super Team classification (1–10)[60]
Rank Team Time
1 Movistar Team 270h 44' 14"
2 Astana + 17' 36"
3 Bahrain–Merida + 18' 31"
4 EF Education First + 25' 35"
5 Mitchelton–Scott + 30' 56"
6 Team Ineos + 37' 36"
7 Trek–Segafredo + 1h 11' 03"
8 Bora–Hansgrohe + 1h 37' 39"
9 Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec + 1h 41' 39"
10 Team Jumbo–Visma + 2h 07' 26"

Intermediate sprint classificationEdit

Intermediate sprint classification (1-10)
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Fausto Masnada (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 88
2   Damiano Cima (ITA) Nippo–Vini Fantini–Faizanè 83
3   Mirco Maestri (ITA) Bardiani–CSF 58
4   Marco Frapporti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 50
5   José Joaquín Rojas (ESP) Movistar Team 31
6   Arnaud Démare (FRA) Groupama–FDJ 31
7   Mattia Cattaneo (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 28
8   Sho Hatsuyama (JPN) Nippo–Vini Fantini–Faizanè 26
9   Jan Bakelants (BEL) Team Sunweb 22
10   Dario Cataldo (ITA) Astana 21

Combativity classificationEdit

Combativity classification (1-10)
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Fausto Masnada (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 74
2   Damiano Cima (ITA) Nippo–Vini Fantini–Faizanè 58
3   Giulio Ciccone (ITA)   Trek–Segafredo 57
4   Arnaud Démare (FRA) Groupama–FDJ 47
5   Pascal Ackermann (GER)   Bora–Hansgrohe 43
6   Mirco Maestri (ITA) Bardiani–CSF 36
7   Marco Frapporti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 35
8   Mattia Cattaneo (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 34
9   Richard Carapaz (ECU)   Movistar Team 30
10   Dario Cataldo (ITA) Astana 27

Breakaway classificationEdit

Breakaway classification (1-10)
Rank Rider Team Points
1   Damiano Cima (ITA) Nippo–Vini Fantini–Faizanè 932
2   Marco Frapporti (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 816
3   Mirco Maestri (ITA) Bardiani–CSF 742
4   Giulio Ciccone (ITA)   Trek–Segafredo 367
5   Mattia Cattaneo (ITA) Androni Giocattoli–Sidermec 306
6   Sho Hatsuyama (JPN) Nippo–Vini Fantini–Faizanè 259
7   Dario Cataldo (ITA) Astana 246
8   François Bidard (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale 219
9   Łukasz Owsian (POL) CCC Team 195
10   Sean Bennett (USA) EF Education First 180

DopingEdit

On 15 May 2019, the UCI announced that they had provisionally suspended Kristijan Koren (Bahrain–Merida), part of his squad for the 2019 Giro, for his alleged involvement in the Operation Aderlass doping case.[61] The team subsequently pulled Koren out of the race.[62]

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