Giro della Lunigiana

Giro della Lunigiana is a four-day road bicycle race for junior men (age 17 and 18) in the historical territory Lunigiana (currently the provinces of La Spezia and Massa Carrara), Italy. The race, class 2.1 MJ on the UCI calendar, counts as a big event in the junior men category. Famous Italian pro riders such as Gilberto Simoni, Danilo Di Luca, Damiano Cunego and Vincenzo Nibali won this race when they were juniors; as did future international stars including Remco Evenepoel and grand tour winners Tao Geoghegan Hart and Tadej Pogačar.

Giro della Lunigiana
Race details
DateEarly-September
RegionLa Spezia, Liguria, Italy and Massa Carrara, Tuscany, Italy
DisciplineRoad race
CompetitionUCI Junior Men
TypeStage race)
Web sitegirodellalunigiana.org Edit this at Wikidata
History
First edition1975 (1975)
Editions44 (as of 2019)
First winner Corrado Donadio (ITA)
Most winsNo repeat winners
Most recent Andrea Piccolo (ITA)

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1975   Italy Corrado Donadio
1976   Italy Ivano Maffei
1977   Italy Franco Chioccioli
1978   Italy Raniero Gradi
1979   Italy Silvio Rivieri
1980   Soviet Union Viktor Demidenko
1981   Soviet Union Oleg Petrovich Chuzhda
1982   Soviet Union Yuri Abramov
1983   Denmark Alex Pedersen
1984   Italy Gianluca Tonetti
1985   Italy Paolo Ricciuti
1986   Italy Gianluca Bortolami
1987   Italy Stefano Zanini
1988   Italy Giuseppe Guerini
1989   Italy Gilberto Simoni
1990   Soviet Union Pavel Cherkasov
1991   Soviet Union Andrey Mizurov
1992   Italy Marzio Bruseghin
1993   Russia Vitaly Kokorin
1994   Italy Danilo Di Luca
1995   Italy Alessandro Brendolin
1996   Italy Claudio Astolfi
1997   Netherlands Roel Egelmeers
1998   Italy Damiano Cunego
1999   Russia Alexandr Kolobnev
2000   Russia Alexander Arekeev
2001   Ukraine Oleksandr Kvachuk
2002   Italy Vincenzo Nibali
2003   Italy Valerio Agnoli
2004   Netherlands Rob Ruijgh
2005   Denmark Thomas Kvist
2006   Italy Daniele Ratto
2007   Italy Giorgio Cecchinel Vittorio Veneto
2008   Austria Stefan Mair Austria (national team)
2009   Italy Simone Antonini G.S. Stabbia
2010   Kazakhstan Maxat Ayazbayev Kazakhstan (national team)
2011   Italy Alberto Bettiol G.S. Stabbia
2012   Slovenia Matej Mohorič Hit Casinos
2013   Great Britain Tao Geoghegan Hart Great Britain (national team)
2014 No race
2015   Italy Daniel Savini Team Romagnano Guerciotti
2016   Slovenia Tadej Pogačar Radenska–Ljubljana
2017   Italy Andrea Innocenti G.S. Stabbia
2018   Belgium Remco Evenepoel Acrog–Pauwels Sauzen
2019   Italy Andrea Piccolo Team Lvf

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