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Giro Ciclistico d'Italia

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Girobio, also known as Baby Giro, is an Italian road bicycle racing amateur stage race created in 1970. Girobio is the most important race on Italy's amateur calendar and it is considered the amateur version of the Giro d'Italia. The list of winners includes renowned riders like Francesco Moser, Marco Pantani, Gilberto Simoni, Leonardo Piepoli and Danilo Di Luca.[1]

Girobio
DateJune
RegionItaly
Local name(s)Giro Ciclistico d'Italia Dilettanti Under 27 (in Italian)
Nickname(s)Baby Giro
DisciplineRoad
TypeStage race
Web sitewww.giroditaliau23.it Edit this at Wikidata
First edition1970 (1970)
Editions40 (as of 2017)
First winner Giancarlo Bellini (ITA)
Most recent Andres Camilo Ardila (COL)

After the 2012 edition, the race was not held for a few years, but it was announced that in 2017 the Girobio would return as a U23 race.[2]

WinnersEdit

Year Country Rider Team
1970   Italy Giancarlo Bellini
1971   Italy Francesco Moser
1972   Italy Giovanni Battaglin
1973   Italy Gianbattista Baronchelli
1974   Italy Leone Pizzini
1975   Italy Ruggero Gialdini
1976   Italy Francesco Conti
1977   Italy Claudio Corti
1978   Italy Fausto Stiz
1979   Sweden Alf Segersäll
1980   Italy Giovanni Fedrigo
1981   Soviet Union Sergey Voronin
1982   Italy Francesco Cesarini
1983   Soviet Union Vladimir Volochin
1984   Soviet Union Piotr Ugrumov
1985   Soviet Union Sergei Uslamin
1986   Soviet Union Alexandre Krasnov
1987 No race
1988   Soviet Union Dmitri Konychev
1989   Soviet Union Andrei Teteriouk
1990   Italy Wladimir Belli
1991   Italy Francesco Casagrande
1992   Italy Marco Pantani
1993   Italy Gilberto Simoni
1994   Italy Leonardo Piepoli
1995   Italy Giuseppe Di Grande
1996   Italy Roberto Sgambelluri
1997   Italy Oscar Mason
1998   Italy Danilo Di Luca
1999   Slovenia Tadej Valjavec
2000   Italy Raffaele Ferrara
2001   Italy Davide Frattini
2002   Italy Giuseppe Muraglia
2003   Lithuania Dainius Kairelis Modal Faresin
2004   Italy Marco Marzano VC Ceramiche Pagnoncelli
2005 No race
2006   Italy Dario Cataldo Bedogni Natalini Praga
2007–
2008
No race
2009   Colombia Cayetano Sarmiento Colombia national team
2010   Colombia Carlos Betancur Colombia national team
2011   Italy Mattia Cattaneo U.C. Trevigiani–Dynamon–Bottoli
2012   United States Joe Dombrowski United States national team
2013–
2016
No race
2017   Russia Pavel Sivakov BMC Development Team
2018   Russia Aleksandr Vlasov Gazprom–RusVelo
2019   Colombia Andres Camilo Ardila EPM Scott

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Baby Giro: Where future stars are recruited
  2. ^ "Under-23 Giro d'Italia to return in 2017". Cyclingngews. 10 November 2016. Retrieved 28 May 2017.