2001 Giro d’Italia, Invitato Credential for Stage 8 Start in Montecatini Terme

$18.00

The 2001 Giro d’Italia was was won by the Italian rider Gilberto Simoni of the Lampre–Daikin team. Spanish riders Abraham Olano and Unai Osa filled out the winner’s podium in second and third.

In the race’s other classifications, Selle Italia–Pacific rider Fredy González won the Mountains Classification, Massimo Strazzer of the Mobilvetta Design–Formaggi Trentini team won the Points  Intergiro and Combativity classifications.

The Giro d’Italia was founded in 1909 by the newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport as a way to increase sales of the paper.  Along with the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España the Giro is one of cycling’s three Grand Tours. The Giro is usually held during May, sometimes continuing into early June. While the route changes each year, the format of the race stays the same, with at least two time trials, and a passage through the mountains of the Alps, including the Dolomites. Like the other Grand Tours, the modern editions of the Giro d’Italia normally consist of 21 stages over a 23 or 24 day period that includes two or three rest days.

Size: 3.75 x 4.25 in (9.5 x 10.5 cm)

Credential is printed on a lightweight cardboard.

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