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Giro Rosa unveils participating teams and stages
 
By Imelda March
Date: 5/3/2013
Giro Rosa unveils participating teams and stages
 
Today, in Pontecagnano Faiano (SA), the President of the Organization Giuseppe Rivolta revealed the details related to the 24th edition of Women International Giro d'Italia at the presence of the Italian Women National Team Coach Edoardo Salvoldi and the young Italian talents Rossella Callovi (Pasta Zara - Cogeas), Francesca Cauz (Top Girls - Fassa Bortolo) and Dalia Muccioli (BePink).


2013 Giro Rosa official presentation: (left to right) Showing the new jerseys are Francesca Cauz, Giuseppe Rivolta, Rossella Callovi, Dalia Muccioli and Edoardo Salvoldi.

The race director revealed the eight stages of the "pink race", which will unfold from June 30 to July 7.

STAGES
Stage 1, June 30 - Giovinazzo - Margherita di Savoia 123,800 kms
Stage 2, July 1 - Pontecagnano Faiano – Pontecagnano Faiano 99,6 kms
Stage 3, July 2 - Cerro al Volturno – Cerro al Volturno 111,000 kms
Stage 4, July 3 - Monte San Vito – Castelfidardo 137,200 kms
Stage 5, July 4 - Varazze – Monte Beigua 73,300 kms
Stage 6, July 5 Terme Di Premia – San Domenico 121,00 kms
Stage 7, July 6 Corbetta – Corbetta 120,00 kms
Stage 8, July 7 Cremona Individual Time Trial 16,000 kms

"As we have already announced we will cross seven regions in eight days, in the following order: Puglia, Campania, Molise, Marche, Liguria, Piedmont and Lombardy. I would like to thank the Italian Cycling Federation and all the local authorities, who have given us their trust and support. We are working hard to organize a great race" Rivolta explained.

During the presentation 19 teams were named as participating in the event. Each one of them will be composed of eight athletes:

♦ RABO WOMEN CYCLING TEAM (the Netherlands)
♦ SPECIALIZED – LULULEMON (USA)
♦ ORICA – AIS (Australia)
♦ HITEC PRODUCTS UCK (Norway)
♦ PASTA ZARA – COGEAS (Lithuania)
♦ BOELS DOLMANS CYCLING TEAM (the Netherlands)
♦ RUSVELO (Russia)
♦ BEPINK (Italy)
♦ MCIPOLLINI GIORDANA (Italy)
♦ LOTTO BELISOL LADIES (Belgium)
♦ WIGGLE HONDA (United Kingdom)
♦ FAREN - LET'S GO FINLAND TEAM (Italy)
♦ S.C. MICHELA FANINI – ROX (Italy)
♦ VAIANO FONDRIEST (Italy)
♦ BIZKAIA – DURANGO (Spain)
♦ TOP GIRLS FASSA BORTOLO (Italy)
♦ CHIRIO FORNO D’ASOLO (Lithuania)
♦ THE NETHERLANDS NATIONAL TEAM
♦ THE USA NATIONAL TEAM

At the starting line in Giovinazzo there will be for sure the 2012 pink jersey, world and Olympic champion Marianne Vos together with all the best riders from all over the world, ready to dress the five jerseys realized by Dama, Giro Rosa technical partner:

JERSEYS

Pink jersey DERMA FRESH (General Classification)
White jersey ALGIDA (Best Young Rider classification)
Blue jersey DAMA (Best Italian Rider Classification)
Green jersey SAUGELLA (KOM Classification)
Cyclamen jersey SELLE ITALIA (Points Classification)

For further details about the event, please visit Giro Rosa.

A preliminary list of women participants are listed at Giro Rosa Start Lists

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